Brewed by Charles Wells
Style: Bitter
Bedford, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Ingredients: Water from the brewery well; ’Maris Otter’ malt (crushed, not ground); Fuggles and Goldings hops, sampled by hand.
"Inspired by the words of William Blake’s Jerusalem, Wells Burning Gold is a tribute to all that is celebrated in English ale.
Our Master Brewer insists on the ’Holy’ brewing method - fermenting for a full 7 days."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dchad56 (358) - - MAY 21, 2015
Decent hoppy aroma, golden amber with frothy white head. Nice tasting with medium bitter finish. Easy on tongue and mouth - quite a nice modest bitter - easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JPC1524 (121) - Devon, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2015
A very nice, easy drinking beer. Maybe lacking a little complexity. Has a nice balance of biscuity moorishness with hoppy bitterness. The beer is very attractive looking with a great aroma.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
GuideDogSaint (1183) - Xiamen, CHINA - FEB 22, 2015
500ml bottle from Tasty Life, Xiamen. Pours golden with a thin white head. Malt aroma with a whiff of hops. Short bitter finish. Not too different to some lagers I’ve had recently.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eduardovl (1354) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 25, 2014
500ml bottle served in a tulip glass. A: Pours a clear yellow color forming a small and non persistent white color head. Pratically no lacings left in the glass. S: Sweet pale malts and flowery hops. Notes of honey. T: Slightly sweet upfront. Notes of honey and pale sweet malts. Flowery and grassy hops in the end. M: Light body. Medium to low carbonation. Pale malts and light grassy hops in the aftertaste. O: Medium drinkability. ...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
uckelman (635) - Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2014
Pours clear dark amber. Thick off-white head. Musty aroma. Too sweet. Medium body. Mild aftertaste of caramel.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
sarauckelman (408) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2014
Clear dark amber; minimal cream/tan-colored head. Musty/peaty aroma, not very strong; not very pleasant. Full round body quickly dissipates, and then rises into a sort of skunky aftertaste. Tastes overcarbonated. Not very good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3739) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2014
500ml bottle from Tesco. Golden colour with very wispy white head. little aroma nothing to really say, maybe a touch of malt and hop. Another dull beer from this brewer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
eastkenttom (120) - herne bay, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2014
Pretty disappointing. Had expected better. Tastes a bit synthetic and rubbery. Not offensive but I’ll not buy it again. Stick to Badger’s golden ales if this is your kinda thing when buying at the supermarket. ’Hopping Hare’ in particular.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
christhoel (286) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
caramel, citrus, golden, clear, minimal head, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, soft carbonation, an nice drink i enjoyed it

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjsint (2328) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2014
Bottle @ Bedford Arms (jazz night!) standard golden brown with a bit of carbonation but almost no head. Slight aroma of caramel, metal and candy corn. Taste is a classic bittersweet, a bit bland but slips down nicely. Tickly carbs add to an otherwise weak mouthfeel. Not one of Charlie Wells’ more adventurous recipes.

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