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

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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle Conditioned.
Charles Wells and Young’s merged in 2006. Young’s brand acquired solely by Charles Wells in 2011.
Brewed using the highest quality barley grown on UK assured farms. Golden in colour with a light, dry palate & a fresh, fruity aroma. Perfect with bangers & mash or roast beef.
Matured live in the bottle for a fresher taste. Can be enjoyed cloudy, but ideally pour slowly leaving the last few drops in the bottle with the yeast. For best results store upright & serve at 10-12°C.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
panzerwolf (233) - FINLAND - AUG 30, 2014
A very full white head. A taste of malt and hops with a slight floral tinge. Very enjoyable and full, would buy this one again.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McTapps (6194) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle from Tesco in Eastbourne. Pours out in a deep amber colour with low head and medium body. Aroma of bitter hops, torf and barley. Taste of bitter hops as well, mild barley, light bread, green nuts, straw and light herbs. Well-balanced bitterness. Not a bad beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MichaelAwesome (6146) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle shared with McTapps. Nose of hops, some leaves, a bit of bread and a bit acid. Easily drinkable with a sweetish touch of caramel. Crispy, but mild finish. Not bad.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Toomio (410) - Joensuu, FINLAND - JUL 28, 2014
Ei minkään tekijäks. Vettä on, humalaa on, mutta mallasta uupuu. Korttipelin seassakin ankea.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gopherfan99 (1132) - CROATIA - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle, pours gold with a thin white head, malty aroma with some fruit and hops, nice crisp citrus bitter taste, dry finish, very smooth and easy to drink, nice Bitter

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
SperkeleForce (791) - FINLAND - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle 50 CL. Pours hazy orange with white thick head. Notes of citrus etc.

- beerbasher

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
aleksander9 (1050) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 31, 2014
Pours a pale orange with stable white head. Aroma is fruity british yeast, floral hops, lemon, metal and some caramel. Fruity palate. Aftertaste is noble hop bitterness, fruit, lemon, honey and lingering hop finish. Overall: Nice ale, maybe a little boring.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Iznogud (1560) - CROATIA - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle, 500 ml at Drustvo prijatelja piva, Zagreb. Pours orange with off white head. Malty caramel aroma and flavor. Light to medium body. Somehow I expected more from this one.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThirstyBird (2379) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2014
Pours a clear gold color with a thick bone white head. The smell is mild fruit, yeast, some citrus and biscuit. The taste is fruit, biscuit, mild caramel, yeast citrus ending mildly bitter and dry. Light body with average carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ruigo (1893) - PORTUGAL - APR 4, 2014
50cl from Auchan (Luxembourg). It has a beautiful golden yellow colour with a small head. Some hop aroma. Medium carbonation. Bitter but nice end. Lacks flavour.


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