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Wells Bombardier Burning Gold (Cask)

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Brewed by Charles Wells
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bedford, England

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 2.83/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Special for Wetherspoons;
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."


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dynamiteninja (1614) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Cask at the Castle Tavern, Richmond. Medium white head. Gold body. Hops. banana, spice. Bittersweeet and tangy. Dry finish. Creamy mouthfeel. Pretty good, drinkable stuff.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (33066) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2014
From cask. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is grassy and cornish. Bitter, cornish and grassy. Bitter, grassy and slight herbal dry finish.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SilkTork (5297) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Yachtsman Tavern, Woolston, Southampton. Fairly thin and uninteresting blonde ale. A little vinegary - possibly not fresh, but also could be the style. Not a beer I’d like to try again but it’s drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1230) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2014
From the bull Bracebridge Heath. Clear golden colour with a creamy head. Aroma has malt and citrus. Taste of malt and caramel.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AndySnow (4208) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2014
How: Cask.
Where: GBBF 2014.
Appearance: Clear golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Malt, some caramel, a hint of citrus.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Malt, some caramel.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike67 (841) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 29, 2014
On Tap in London. Pours hazy golden with white head and nice lacing. Aroma is of citrus fruit, bready malt and yeast. Body is medium and smooth. Taste is of earthy, herbal hops, bready malt, some salt and green apples. Finish is long and earthy. Good session brew.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (5219) - Utah, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Cask at GBBF
Clear golden with a small white head, spotty lacing. Aroma is fruity. Taste is light malts, fruity and bitter
Ok

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (9160) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF day 2. Clear yellow to golden color, small off-white head. Smell and taste lightly malts, lightly hops, lightly bitter and the slightest hint of citrus. Average body and carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BigRor (12) - SCOTLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Light golden colour, frothy head, balanced blend of hops, bitterness and sweetness. Perfect with a Sunday roast at a country pub in Summer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (4698) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2014
Cask @ White Swan, Hebden Bridge. Clear gold with a smooth head. Has a light sweet malt in both aroma and faste. Light and relatively smooth tasting in the palate.


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