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

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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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."


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SarkyNorthener (2624) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2013
Bottle. Pale golden amber beer with a large frothy head. The aroma is that found in most pasturised beers of this type. Taste is mild sweet hops and a touch of butter. Too carbonated for my liking. Easy drinking but forgetable.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (5320) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JAN 8, 2013
Poured a light amber with a thin white head and some broken lace. The aroma is hoppy and buttery leading to a medium bitter, grassy, slightly malty flavour with some citrus notes on the palate and a nice lingering bitterness. I like this beer. The hop combination works well. It’s not packed full of flavour, but it’s smooth, balanced and when served cool, it’s a super refreshing summer beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rarbring (1688) - Linköping, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2012
Aroma: Smelling of ripe apples, yellow dried peas and grass.
Appearance: A clear golden/brass colored beer. A high white head with good lacing and good curtains.
Taste: Tasting of brown bread, apple peel, nettles and grass.
Palate: Low carbonation, a soft texture. A medium body with a somewhat dry finish.
Overall: Balanced British brew.
Note: Bottle 330 ml at De Klomp. Reviewed 2012-12-29.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bamsen78 (3759) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2012
Bottle. Pours clear amber with airy white head. Clear aroma of hop and malt with a faint skunky note. Bitter flavour of hop with a little dry finish. A little watery mouthfeel despite rich carbonation. Not bad as such but nothing really impressive, either.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beesbeer (452) - WALES - DEC 12, 2012
Neither the worst nor the best of beers. The colour is gorgeous. The taste is easy, mild bitterness, a tiny bit of lemon and honey perhaps. Not too sweet though. Easy to drink.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dannylyons (6) - - NOV 13, 2012 does not count
Not as sweet as normal Bombardier, and so a lot more quaffable. A decent beer with a less heavy taste, nice on occasions, possibly to cleanse the palate after a decent bitter.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
peral2 (574) - SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark copper with nice head. Some malt and some hopper but unfortunately less bitter ness than this type requires

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MustangMarkF (219) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2012
Bottle 500ml. Aroma is a faint malt and honey. It pours a light amber body with a thin white head that all but disappears leaving the smallest residue. It starts slightly citrusy but this fades quickly into malt with a hint of honey. It finishes with a slightly dry bitter palate. A reasonable beer but it just doesnt have enough character.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MichaelAwesome (5039) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 21, 2012
Bottle shared with McTapps. Grainy in aroma with some hints if honey. Gets better and better with the evening. Nice beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
McTapps (5039) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - SEP 21, 2012
Bottle shared with MichaelBruch. Aroma of sunny grains and cereals, flavour of light ale with hints of grains, hay and sugared cereals. Light sweet, medium to low bitterness.


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