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Wailing Wench - Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

397 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 397
Reviews: 303
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.62%
Wants: 37
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HappyHourHero on 10-23-2003)
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number1bum

Pennsylvania

4.58/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I've enjoyed the Wench many, many times but have never reviewed, so here goes...

22oz bomber pours a chestnut brown that shows lots of ruby hues in the light. Huge frothy beige head retains exceptionally well and leaves a lot of stick. Smell is semi-sweet and super hoppy. Big floral hoppy nose, also a bit of citrus. Awesome.

Taste is also really hoppy but is superbly balanced by some cake-like sweet malt. The juicy citrus and floral hops dominate for the most part, though, leaving a little bit of bitterness in this medium to full bodied brew. Taste is just magnificent, and the mouthfeel is slick and creamy from all those hop oils. So smooth, as well.

This is a beer that really doesn't fit a standard "style," and as such probably throws some people off who don't know what they're getting into. It's a phenomenal beer if you like hops, but if you don't, treat it as you'd treat an IPA.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2007 00:28:53 | More by number1bum
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Lemony citrus and caramel, hints of herbal bitter in a light/medium strength aroma.

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Worst feature of this beer. Low carb., low viscosity, ho hum finish, and not the cleanest linger either.

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Wailing Wench from Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
89 out of 100 based on 397 ratings.