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Wizard's Winter Ale - Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.

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BA SCORE
80
good

133 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 133
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 13.96%
Wants: 6
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
English Strong Ale |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 11-15-2001)
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3.45/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of j0hnc2468
3.26/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tikiri
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of HayleyHK
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Cylinsier
3.54/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz.

Pours a clear deep amber brown, very light tan head is fine and retains well.

Smells of toasted biscuit and caramel with some toffee and brown sugar.

Tastes of coppery barley and crisp brown sugar and buttered biscuit malts. A light dry hop bitterness is detectable in the finish.

Medium body with tingly carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

An above average ale with some nice aroma and body and a decent flavor. Nothing special, but certainly enjoyable and refreshing.

Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of malfunxion
3/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of FrankShirley
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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4/5  rDev +14%

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2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of lovindahops
4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of ejh06752
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of Cooker_stp
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of BGsWo22
2/5  rDev -43%

Photo of JohnQVD
4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of rmargeson
4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of Antikythera
3.68/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

a: pretty light golden/amber with a solid proteiny head that takes a long time to go away.

s: hoppy and tangy.

t: a little tart, especially when it warms up. The fruitiness of the hops doesn't survive long.

m: a little too fizzy, but nice and solid for a winter ale.

o: ultimately a little too lightweight for my tastes, but I'd drink it again.

Photo of Andragos
4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

Photo of rlee1390
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Clear orange, two finger head, not much carbonation, with some lacing.

S-Malt, way to much malt, some caramel, bland, no spices.

T-Very malty. Tad caramel, wee bit of cinnamon, nothing else.

M-Light to medium bodied, not much carbonation, finishes flat.

O-A boring bland beer, makes me wonder why I pick up Middle Ages when I see it.

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4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of CloudStrife
3.4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a snifter.

A: Pours an orangish amber with a 2 finger puffy off white head. Some visible carbonation, head is fairly quick to dissipate. Doesnt leave much lacing.

S: A sweet carmel like malt dominates this for me, also some lighter malts. A dark fruitiness to it but again seems sweet.

T: Carmel malts like the smell, not as sweet as I expected seems to be balanced out by a nice bittering hop. Not offensive but seems a little lacing.

M: Feels a little thin for a strong ale, low carbonation. A little slick. Alcohol is pretty well hidden though.

Overall nothing to write home about. fits well in the winter but could use some more oomph.

Photo of thebuck
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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Wizard's Winter Ale from Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
80 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.