Wells Banana Bread Beer | Wells & Young's Ltd

Wells Banana Bread BeerWells Banana Bread Beer
3,090 Ratings
Wells Banana Bread BeerWells Banana Bread Beer

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Long ago, ale was known as 'liquid bread'. We've used our long history of creating the finest malt blends & added fair-trade bananas to awaken the senses with a seriously fruity, rich, yet surprisingly versatile banana bread beer.

An inspired brew made with our own natural mineral water & fairtrade bananas. Tempting Banoffee aromas & flavors are balanced by the silky richness of a masterful malt blend & the peppery spice of the freshest, ripest hops.

Added by rastaman on 08-15-2002

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.72/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a clean yellow to orange-ish color, with an off white head. In the aroma, it smells like banana Runts. In the taste, banana bread, with a pleasant note of cinnamon. A small bite and a medium bodied mouthfeel, with a dry ripe banana in the aftertaste. Just like what it's called, banana bread beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.15/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Single bottle from the LCBO. Pretty much had to try this, even though my "gimmick beer" radar was reading off the charts.

Poured into a short conical glass, enjoyed at a recent beer tasting.

Looks like your standard pub brown ale. Dark chestnut, thin off white head.

Nose is caramel, brown ale malt, and a distinct, sharp banana flavour. Overripe or artificial, can't tell which.

Delivered what it promised - a beer that tastes somewhat like banana bread. Or rather, a weak brown ale with over strong artificial banana flavour. The gimmick side wins this round. Thin bodied, sticky. A case of the English clear bottle ale effect.

Try one for the novelty, but I won't be getting again.

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Wells Banana Bread Beer from Wells & Young's Ltd
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 3,090 ratings
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