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

bottled
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RATINGS: 1114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered
Previously 4.7% then 5.2%, now back to 4.7
Also known as Bombardier Celebration Ale, and Bombardier English Premium Bitter.
Ingredients: Water from Charles Wells well; Pale Malt; Crushed Crystal Malt; Challenger and Goldings hops.
"Bombardier is the definitive English Bitter, perfectly balanced with a dry personality."


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenOver (222) - SLOVENIA - NOV 12, 2015
Dark red, dark amber, little head, nice aroma. Very full taste and body. A perfect evening beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
szymonskc (255) - Skórcz, POLAND - NOV 6, 2015
Ciemnozłota barwa, z długo utrzymującą się białą pianą. Aromat delikatny, ziołowy. W smaku lekko karmelowe, z lekką goryczką.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JPVMJPVM (55) - - NOV 5, 2015
Cerveja um pouco aguada, leve, de bom paladar, pouco alcoolica, sem nada especial

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gaelic (99) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 19, 2015
Amber coloured bitter. Slightly whote head. Convenient bitters, dry taste, bread,also caramel

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mark_Eck (1376) - - OCT 12, 2015
Pours a copper color. Aroma and taste are some caramel and biscuit with some dryness.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarcinG (214) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2015
Ciemnobursztynowa barwa z biala gesta i dlugo utrzymujaca sie piana. Delikatne w smaku z bardzo ulotnym chmielem i lekka goryczka. Malo gazowane i raczej wodniste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grisza77 (320) - Poznań, POLAND - OCT 7, 2015
Miedziane, klarowne piwo o średniej pianie, która zdobi szkło i pozostaje do końca w postaci pierścienia przy brzegu szkła. Aromat przyjemny karmelowy i ziołowy. W smaku troche mniej intensywnie, ale także wyczuwalny karmel i zioła. Goryczka średnia, szlachetna, krótka, przyjemna. Ogólnie bardzo pijalne i udane angielskie piwo, wszystko jest w nim na miejscu, mi bardzo smakowało.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VDuquerroux (925) - Airvault, FRANCE - OCT 4, 2015
Bottle, 50cL. Home. A sparkling red mahogany beer with a medium off-white head ; medium retention. Toffee roasty aroma, light herbal. Light to medium sweet, light dry, light bitter. Light to medium body, thin texture, average carbonation, malty herbal finish. Overall, a pleasant drinlkable malty sweet roasty ale ; 1-dimensional.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
blackradioboy (140) - SCOTLAND - OCT 2, 2015
Bottle. Extremely bland. There's no sign of the suggested "malty richness" "tangy hops" or "sultana fruit" on MY palate thank you very much, Mr Wells. And I'm still waiting for the "long soft spicy finish". This bottle contains only faint beer-style water. Grrr. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GlassBrass440 (313) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 26, 2015
BB 16/06/16. Potential low fill can (~1/2cm from top). Pours a clear, dark rust color with long lasting white head and good lace. Aromas are very light but bring oatmeal cookies and light fruit. Moderately oxidized flavour seems to confirm a low fill. Moderate undefined fruits in the flavour and caramel sweetness. Sticky full body with bitter, off-dry finish.


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