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Wells Bowman Stout (Bottle)

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Brewed by Wells & Youngs
Style: Stout
Bedford, England

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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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First brewed in the late 19th Century, this is a dark, ruby coloured stout with a beautiful creamy head.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Graphirus (48) - - SEP 28, 2013
A - Pours a very dark brown liquid with a big foamy beige head that lasts forever. Lots of lacing. The beer looks perfect, seductive and inviting. S - In the nose is roasty, with dark chocolate and caramel notes. T - Caramel, roast and coffee notes. Medium bitterness M - In the mouth feels medium body with a thin to creamy texture and lively carbonation. O - A great English Stout Serving type: bottle ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
satanda (407) - CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 21, 2013
Celkem dobry stout, ale neshledal jsem ho byt nicim vyjimecny. Toceny guiness v pubu byl predevcirem lepsi. Lahvac z pivonky.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jamedra (384) - Hostivice, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 23, 2013
Láhev 500 ml. Chlebové aroma doprovázené kávou a hořkou čokoládou. Pěna je krémově hnědá, extra vysoká a držící, krásně příjemná na rtech. Barva samotného piva je temně černá proti světlu téměř neprůsvitná kalená rudá. Chuťově je pivo znát po třešních v čokoládě, doprovázené bílou slazenou kávou, celkově je pivo jen lehce hořké opravdu příjemně se pije. Jedná se o velmi kvalitní stout, který dělá opravdu dobrý, celkový dojem.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jookos (1523) - FINLAND - APR 30, 2013
Bottle, black. Roasty malts, some chocolate, milk. Black salty licorice. Soft body. Roasted malts, dry. Chocolate somewhat, roasted coffee. Light medium palate, good pencil finish. Quite a nice roasty stout.

-- bb/h(n9)

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
andriesradu (401) - ROMANIA - APR 20, 2013
Pours dark brown with a nice head. Aroma is roasted, malty, coffee, caramel. Flavour is the same, roasty, coffee, but too watery like being diluated with water.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 10, 2013
Malty nose. Pale brown large head. Dark black red color. Soft slightly sour malty taste with some licorice. Some coffee and average hops.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (1885) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - APR 2, 2013
Black with light brown frosty foam head. Aroma is weak, quite in contrary to tast. Strong bitter chocolate, coffee, strong stout. Aftertaste is short again. (Moscow 201304)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanCrusher (510) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - MAR 24, 2013
Bottle 0,50L. Very dark, ruby colour (can’t see through it) with frothy light brown head. Foreground aroma is dark chocolate, strong coffee and smoke, while there is some caramel and roasted malt in the background. Taste is light sweet in the start and turns into moderate bitter aftertaste with dark chocolate notes. It has medium to full body, oily texture and soft carbonation. OK stout, but nothing outstanding.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kita (860) - Koper, SLOVENIA - MAR 20, 2013
Bottled, 0.50l. Clear dark brown color with large frothy brownish head, decent lacing, small floating particles and lively tiny bubbles. Aroma of caramel, coffee, smoke, herbal hops and vanilla. Taste starts with rich roasted malt, followed by fresh grassy notes. Mouthfeel is astringent, while aftertaste is moderately bitter and quite long. Full body, thick texture and average carbonation in palate. Totally cool stout...

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omikr0n (658) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 14, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear dark brown color with decent tan head. Aroma is roasty, malt, hint of hops and smoke. Flavor is roasty, slightly malty and a hint of some hops.


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