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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamaty (1546) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 8, 2015
Ambar, con un dedo de espuma. Aroma dulce, malteado y algo floral. Sabor a malta tostada y caramelo. Bajo gas, cuerpo medio y final limpio.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dacrza (693) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - JUN 7, 2015
DATE TASTED: June 7, 2015... GLASSWARE: Victory nonick... OCCASION: Cavs/Warriors Game Two--down to a true supporting cast without Kyrie... APPEARANCE: dark cedar body that is translucent nonetheless; head is off-white, half-fingered, and strong, with a creamy consistency... AROMA: nice, soft, spicy notes early; malts are bitter, hearty, and woody; hops are subtle and floral... PALATE: dry and vinous, with a thin overall presence--easy drinking... TASTE: an English bitter in its profile--businesslike, malty, and understatedly active; cherry, pear and some other fruity elements surprise the tastebuds... OVERALL: this beer is an enjoyable beer while watching a game and talking to the TV--great balance, subtle textures, and little fanfare...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
YantarCoast (588) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JUN 6, 2015
500ml bottle. Pours dark brown with a small head. Aroma is nuts, orange, caramel. Taste is caramel and dried fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sudomorph (966) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 5, 2015
500ml can. 5.2%. Pours a clear, rich garnet/caramel with a one finger, off white head. Aroma has creamy notes of caramel, slight dark fruits, fruity English yeast esters, and faint, earthy/spicy/slightly floral hops. Really nice. Taste is balanced. Starts with toasted bread, caramel, a touch of dark fruits, then traditional hops, and a slightly bitter ending. Medium body and carbonation. Clean in the mouth with a bone dry finish. Overall a great beer. Classic flavours of caramel, bread, dark fruits, wrapped in am easy drinking package. Would get again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2454) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2015
Bottle from local supermarket. Copper colour with a thick white head, aroma is fruity caramel. Taste is a touch sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
klm1 (630) - - MAY 28, 2015
Dark brown colour with no head. Medium body with big bubbles, so it look like Coca Cola - carbonation is too high. Almost without aroma, I noticed only pale malt. Taste is sweet with fruity - caramel notes and similar, little bitter finish. Very drinkable, but still an average beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
huineman (454) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 26, 2015
Pours dark amber. Scarce greenish head. Aroma is high: Seville orange, nuts, pie, iodine. Creamy, very well balanced between a certain sweetness, fresh acidity, refrained bitterness, metallic mouth and a hint of saltiness in the finish. Very good ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
artiredbirds (257) - St.Petersburg, RUSSIA - MAY 24, 2015
Пробова& давно, но отнести сюда хочу, посколь& был доволен, что данный продукт можно найти на российс& полках.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sandog_au (38) - Gladstone, AUSTRALIA - MAY 23, 2015
Pours a clean dark brown copper with a moderate creamy off white head. Aroma is of toasted bread with a slight caramel malt and spice. Pleasant smooth caramel malt up front into a raisin finish and a hint of coffee lasting on the palate.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
SangreSani (295) - Głowienka, POLAND - MAY 20, 2015
Copper colored beer with low head. Hints of flowers and dark malts but mainly paper and dry grass. Medium bitterness. Some sourness is present. Very frothy texture. The label says itís fruity. Itís not.

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