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


on tap

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RATINGS: 300   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Based on the Great British pudding, full of rich sticky toffee-ness.

kansascityCW's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kansascityCW (109) - kansas city, Missouri, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Pours medium to dark brown, half finger of head. Aroma is toffee, caramel, burnt sugar. Smells great but isnít as strong as I thought it would be. Taste is the same as aroma. Body is a little thin. Very tasty dessert beer but a little underwhelming.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmohno (1321) - Iowa, USA - OCT 5, 2015
Clear, dark, red. Light head. Aroma is vanilla and caramel extract. possibly a hint of chocolate. Almost has a peppery spice. Taste is caramel, watery, almost like a soda with fake flavor as the main flavor no malt, besides maybe a caramel malt. Has some bitterness like a heavy black pepper clove type finish. Id rather drink a flavored soda than this probably.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HuskerTan (1038) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - SEP 26, 2015
Bottle. A- Toffee, malty, iron. A- Dark mahogany color, clear liquid, tan head. T-Toffee, watery, malty, sweet. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, sweet malty finish. O- Not near as good as their banana bread beer. Not sure how this is a bitter/esb either. Seems more like a spice beer. Toffee was definitely there but it was an odd taste. Not as sweet as expected which was alright, but just lacked a lot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
srwalker155210 (108) - Port Orange, Florida, USA - SEP 24, 2015
This is not as good as their banana bread beer. It smells great, but tastes like any other beer. Skip ur, and drink the banana. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
atlrizzob (210) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - SEP 16, 2015
Pours brownish red. Aroma of dark fruit and some sweetness. Taste is bitter at first but lingers sweet. I guess thereís some toffee in there. Mostly a bland concoction in opinion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SaintMatty (6055) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2015
500ml Bottle - Copper red with a foamy head. Toffee, dates and raisins in the aroma. Toffee, nuts, fudge, raisins and dates can be detected in the taste. Not bad but a bit sickly after a while. A

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nazbion (143) - TŁbingen, GERMANY - SEP 8, 2015
Pours dark ruby with frothy beige head. Really nice aroma, caramel, toffee, vanilla. Taste is light bitter, with toasted malts and sweet caramel. Light body with bitter finish. Although it has flavourings, itís a pretty nice ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
themightylazza (34) - - SEP 7, 2015
Dark bet ale with a strong toffee aroma, toffee caramel flavour, the finish is dry and earthy, slightly warming. A tasty well crafted ale, wells and youngs still have what it takes to make distinctive yet traditional ales, a fine effort.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OsuStu (141) - - SEP 6, 2015
12 oz bottle. Cola color with a khaki grass. Aroma is caramel, toffee, light coffee, chocolate. Milk chocolate, toffee, biscuit, and finished with a marshmallow. Slight very light for those flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nuffield (3900) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 31, 2015
I love Sticky Toffee Pudding. I have made it for Christmas dinner for the past 15 or so years, and Iíve had many versions of the dessert while in the UK. This beer puts the name on it, but the beer isnít really approaching the dessert. You get a lot of sweet caramel, to be sure, but it is missing the richness of the dark fruit (dates) that come in the cake. It is fine, though a little bit limp in the palate. Bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ogivlado (6473) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 27, 2015
Bottled 500ml. -from Pivoljub Ljubljana. Dark amber coloured, small off-white head, toffee in the nose. Sweet malty, toffee, caramel and mild nutty notes in the finish. Pretty sweet and artificial. Not my type.

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