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

Wizard's Winter AleWizard's Winter Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

125 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 125
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 14.2%


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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Reviews by busterthecat:
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busterthecat

Massachusetts

2.18/5  rDev -38.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A 12 oz bottle served into a SA Perfect Pint glass at 45 degrees. No bottle date.

A- pours a dull tarnished copper hue from bottle and sits a transparent amber in glass. A good cream white head forms and lingers around as a good film capping.

S- Lightly spiced bready malts, pears, apple. Medium strength aroma. Some buttery note detected.

T- Similar to beer that I fermented too warm giving it an cidery/ off flavor from acetaldehyde. Sharp cidery notes that end dirty. Drinkable, but not good.

M- Sharp on palate, not in a good way. Finishes dry.

O- Perhaps a bad bottle or maybe from last year (no bottle date), but if this is what was intended, it is not good. Got through half the glass before opting to drain pour.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2012 03:02:11 | More by busterthecat
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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.

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

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Wizard's Winter Ale from Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
80 out of 100 based on 125 ratings.