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Wells Bombardier Burning Gold (Cask)

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


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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Desverger (6938) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 13, 2016
Cask@Beehive JDW, Gatwick (11/04/2016) - golden pour with white head. Aroma and taste is lemon fruity with bready malts, some cereal, straw, grassy and light floral hoppy into the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stuu666 (9526) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 17, 2016
Cask at the haymarket. Pours clear golden, nose is sweet toffee, floral, taste is dry, toffee, bit bland

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Garrold (3756) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2016
Cask. Cross Keys, Handsworth, Sheffield. Which isn’t a JDW. Clear gold. Thick, dense, creamy white head. Nose has creamy malts. Some sulphur. Search hard enough and there’s some citrus. Taste is light, metallic bitter. Medium body. Metallic bitter finish. Not quite as bad as I thought it might be.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
theprof (375) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2016
Cask. Aroma lightly citric and grainy. Golden with white foam. Has a crisp clear taste with some fruity sweetness. Softly carbonated at the finsh. A plesant taste of summer on a winter night.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (17447) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2015
Cask at the Queen of Iceni, JDW - Norwich. Pours perfectly clear pale yellow with a frothy white head. Crispy grains in the nose, some straw, lemon peel. Light sweet flavor with grassy bitterness, a little grain husk, mild lemon peel, pith, grass, dirty hay. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Lightly sweet to finish, with some biscuits, hay, gain, straw, grass. A serviceable gold.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (19872) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 15, 2015
Cask. Hazy golden color, large bubble head. Aroma of caramel, grass, light lemon. Taste has light citrus, straw. OK.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Towey1989 (1504) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2015
Cask at The Coachmakers Arms, Hanley. A pale amber colour with a medium white head. Aroma of grain, cereal, some orange, subtle apple and slight caramel. Taste of grain, orange, slight apple, some straw, slight caramel and maybe floral hops. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A soft apple bitterness in the finish. Positively a drinkable pale bitter, negatively, bland, grainy and badly brewed. Boring and not recommended.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmgreenuk (6952) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 5, 2015
Cask at the Field House, Solihull. Poured a crystal clear light Amber with a frothy white head. The aroma is light hop, some malt. The flavour is moderate to light bitter with a light, lightly watery malt, woody hop bitter palate. Moderate to light bodied with average carbonation. Pretty light all round and lacking any defining flavours.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lux_edwards (265) - - OCT 4, 2015
On tap. Pours a clear yellow with minimal white head. Aroma is of cereal and hops. Taste is slightly bitter. Palate is light. Overall OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (33387) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2015
Cask. A golden beer with no head. The aroma has notes of malt and fruits. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and fruit, leading to a bitter finish.

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