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


on tap

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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   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."

worldbeertaste's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
worldbeertaste (1740) - West Midlands, - SEP 17, 2012
Amber with a thick, frothy, lasting orange head. Smells of soft malt, light roast, caramel and a citrus hops. medium watery thin body with soft carbonation. Tastes of sweet malt, elderflower with a subdued bitter and light citrus hop finish. Pleasant, sweet and its a beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
canddw (45) - - JUL 23, 2015
Clear amber with off-white foamy head and heavy carbonation. Non-descript hoppy nose with some staleness. Watery taste dominated by metal and grass and clawing metallic finish. Very gassy. Reasonable palate. Not impressive.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (3634) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUN 4, 2015
500ml bottle (more than 10 months beyond the best before date) at home, Morrisons, Ayr, weak malty, light citrus aroma, clear deep golden amber, a few streams of bubbles, very thin head, no lacing, resinous, grain, malty flavour with a bit of citrus, a bit fizzy

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
danlo (1631) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2015
500ml bottle from local shop. Clear golden colour, frothy white foam head leaving lacing and aroma of malt & caramel with some metallic notes. Taste is malty, toffee, with grassy, slightly metallic hop bitterness. Medium bodied, medium carbonation, dry grassy bitter finish. OK

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dchad56 (122) - - 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 (29) - 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 (807) - 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 (1076) - 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 (390) - 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 (263) - 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 (1913) - 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.

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