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

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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   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."


dannylyons' rating

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dannylyons (6) - - NOV 13, 2012
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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (3549) - 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

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
danlo (1588) - 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

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dchad56 (93) - - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JPC1524 (25) - 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.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
GuideDogSaint (778) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eduardovl (1064) - 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. ...

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
uckelman (383) - Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2014
Pours clear dark amber. Thick off-white head. Musty aroma. Too sweet. Medium body. Mild aftertaste of caramel.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
sarauckelman (260) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1792) - 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.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
eastkenttom (93) - 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.


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