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

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RATINGS: 1158   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."


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
midovark (550) - Balassagyarmat, HUNGARY - JUN 5, 2016
0.5 l bottle, 5.2% ABV, shared with my father. Amber color, quickly disappearing white head. The aroma is not so intense, some hops and malts. The taste however is way better, malty sweetness followed by bitter hops. Medium bitter finish. Soft carbonation, medium body. Nice drinking beer.

1.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Scrumpy369 (477) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 5, 2016
Bottle shared at home. Clear ligthbrown colour, white head disappear fast. Nose is malty, caramelly. Taste is medium bitterness, low sweetness. Definitve iron in the taste. Almost no carbonation. Watery. No palate, no taste, and faulty.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pedrogve (13) - - MAY 29, 2016
Una buena cerveza con aromas de malta pan tostado, algo lupulosa y en general bien balanceada no mantiene la espuma aunque en general es una buena cerveza aunque costosa.

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
FBoekman (195) - SWEDEN - MAY 27, 2016
Nötbrun med skum som lägger sig. Luktar jord, fruktigt. Smakar lite fruktigt, lite lätt bränt och svagt smörkola. Ok bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tanstil (138) - Athens, GREECE - MAY 21, 2016
0.5l bottle, 5.2%. A clear dark red beer with a brown head. Butterish aroma with notes of flowers and hops. Slightly bitter taste with notes of flowers, caramel, hops. Nice bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MetalMurphy (464) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 13, 2016
bottle @ british store (budapest) bitter english one, but I realize soon, this is not for my taste

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
HourGlass13 (609) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 7, 2016
Poured up a deep amber with a creamy tan head. Sweet biscuity malt aroma. Taste is sweet crystal malty flavor, some toffee notes. Rich caramel.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
puredelusion (269) - Lviv, UKRAINE - MAY 5, 2016
Pours copper color with high, mostly lasting white head. Malty and caramel aroma. Smooth taste, light sweet, medium bitter. Medium long and again medium to high bitter finish. Watery texture, light body, average carbonation.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
StilleStorm (1421) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAY 5, 2016
DWF; Can 500ml., ALC 4.3. Pours moderate, clear cobber with a somewhat lasting and lacing boble creamy, off-white head. Nose is shy to moderate, malt, caramel, citrus fruit, light honey and spice. Taste is medium sweet and bitter with a somewhat lasting malt, light metalic finish. Body is light to medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is avarage.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
I_LUV_BEER (176) - - APR 29, 2016
Served in a tulip from a 500ml bottle. Pours dark copper with a thin head. Aroma is malts, caramel, red fruits. Tastefollows the nose very closely with a combination of red fruits, malts, caramel. Smooth body with medium carbonation. Very nice indeed


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