Wells Bombardier 4.1% Glorious English | Wells & Young's Ltd

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Brewed by:
Wells & Young's Ltd
England, United Kingdom

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Loaded with distinct English brilliance, Bombardier is the very epitome of impeccable taste and great character and the full-bodied nectar is a lingering reward – English, ever reliable and damned tasty!

Brewed with naturally accredited mineral water, Bombardier has a rich, tempting aroma of peppery hops and raisins, while the palate is dominated by more dark fruit, juicy malt and tangy hops. Bang On!

The copper hued delicacy of Bedford. Bombardier… Bedford’s finest. Huzzah!

Added by Mr_Pink_152 on 01-07-2014

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Photo of JonnoWillsteed
3.98/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

330ml bottle purchased in Ankara, Turkey July-2017, Best-before 12/10/17.
L - Deep brown/red mahogany. Some rising CO2. Thin tan head recedes to lacing.
S - Malts with some citrus and leather following.
T - Refreshing front into malts and then a hoppy and toasty finish. Nice.
M - Modest carbonation, dryish hoppiness. Refreshing.
O - A very well balanced and enjoyable bitter. The taste has more oomph than the 4.1% suggested in the beer title above. And indeed rechecking the bottle it says it's 5.2%, which explains it!

Ps I see on another beer rating website this beer has this in it's commercial description: 'Previously 4.7% then 5.2%, now back to 4.7%'. Perhaps the ABV/% has been adjusted over time and/or geographies.

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Photo of mick_cooper
2.29/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

On tap. Seemed to have managed to extract any vestiges of taste from the beer. Flat and lifeless

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Photo of emincems
3.59/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EmperorBevis
3.59/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

renamed & relaunched as Glorious English
Bog standard English bitter which is actually rather good on cask
but not so good bottled and plain disappointin canned

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Photo of Mr_Pink_152
2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

Photo of ColdWaffles
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of Fettpopps
3/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of LocalRepublic
4.75/5  rDev +35.3%

Photo of T100Mark
3.92/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pulled (cask) into an imperial nonic pint glass at the Borbardier Pub in Paris.

Appearance - A nice orange color. Great clarity. A nice lumpy hear that sticks around for a bit. Very good stickage. Pretty.

Smell - A combination of sweet caramel and flowery hops. Nice.

Taste - Mild caramel flavored malt. The hops are subtle but present (a mix of flowery and spicy). The malt and hops are perfectly balanced.

Mouth - Velvety smooth. The carbonation is barely perceptible.

Overall - A good English cask bitter. Very tasty/chugable! Unfortunately, this ale wasn't as Glorious as I hoped it would be (a bit too mild for my taste).

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Wells Bombardier 4.1% Glorious English from Wells & Young's Ltd
Beer rating: 3.51 out of 5 with 9 ratings