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 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tseo (153) - Athens, GREECE - JUN 22, 2012
Aroma: Good lemony freshness, a little mineral, a few earthy elements. Some honey, vanilla and peach notes, too. Very good, except for a metallic hue amongst the aromas. Mouthfeel: Thin body with an oily texture. Taste: Bitter start, then a citrusy, dry taste. Some sourish notes. Not much malt character. Good, but a bit shallow. Finish: A mediocre finish. Dry, mineral with a short lasting bitterness. Overall: An easy drinker’s brew. Not great, but I do appreciate its dryness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14092) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 30, 2015
Bottle from the Cromwell Road Sainsburys. Pours dark gold with a white head. Floral/grass aroma. Near med body. Flavor is floral/grass with some very slightly roasty malt. Finishes nicely better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TorbenJensen (1457) - Valby, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2015
Lovely malted in both the nose and mouth. Mostly dry taste which is dominated by caramel and fine hoppy bitterness to follow. It is very complex and at the same time easy to drink. It would just be a shame to drink it too fast for its nuances make the treat worthy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoestring (357) - larkhall, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2016 Bright orange, with initial large foamy head. This dissipates to leave thin, lasting coating on beer. Maltyness is there amongst the hops. Caramel comes through a wee bit for me. a slight zestiness of citrus coming back into the mouth once swallowed. Inoffensive and certainly drinkable/quaffable. Not spectacularly flavoursome but quaffable and nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4639) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2007
Bottle. Golden beer with a very strong head The aroma is dry and lightly caramel, and the flavour is dry and weakly toffee. Overall a smooth drinkable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beer Snob (501) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 16, 2008
Very grassy aroma and a lovely golden colour. Not all that bitter, but a nice mix of hops and malt. A touch sweet, but not overpowering. Very easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gam (3909) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 17, 2008
Large head on a misty straw coloured beer,good carbonation.Aroma malt,hoppy,note of bread.Flavour,malty,mild good bitterness,citrus touch,nothing special just a good drinkable English ale I could drink all day.No nasties,very plesant,finish malty,bitter lasting taste,very nice,underrated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rarbring (2262) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AntonyWilson (130) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 5, 2016
500ml bottle: Pours a clear golden with a small white head. Fruity aromas. Medium bitterness with a good malt backbone. Some stone fruit as well. Low carbonation and medium light body. Overall an easy drinking ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (7683) - 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.

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