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Bah Humbug - Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd

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BA SCORE
80
good

292 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 292
Reviews: 220
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 14.61%


Brewed by:
Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: UnionMade on 12-18-2003)
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.35/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

500 ml brown bottle. Pours with a mostly short-lived, bubbly head. Lovely deep red-amber color.

Caramel and medium roast malts in the nose, with cinnamon and a subtle hint of coffee.

Flavor: largely follows nose, with cinnamon flavored caramel and medium roasted malts.

Feel: seems clearly too thin.

O: OK for the holidays.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2014 00:51:09 | More by chinchill
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budgood1

Minnesota

2.86/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

pours out of the half litre bottle a clear garnet colour with a short lived light tan head. little retention and lace. the aroma reminds me a bit of red wine...quite fruity with hints of x-mas spice. the taste profile is mish mash of toasted maltiness with fruity undertones and accents of nutmeg and cinnamon spice. it's a little flat on the tongue, which reduces the overall enjoyment of the various flavours. there is some residual bitterness from the hopping, which gives it a bit of balance and character. the mouthfeel is on the light side as is the overall body, which gives it a touch of drinkability. this concoction is a bit mundane for a spiced x-mas ale, but pleasant enough i suppose.

overall, the first thing that is evident is that this bottle is past its prime and i'm sure a brewery fresh pint would be rather festive to drink. that being said, i'm drinking this on March 31st during a raging blizzard when Spring is supposed to be springing and to that i say....BAH HUMBUG!!!!

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2014 22:01:02 | More by budgood1
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chogm54

Australia

3.16/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

I saw this dusting on the back of the shelf at the liquor store, the addition of cinnamon looks intriguing. Luckily it is an unusually cold February day in Oz, so great time for the xmas beer.

A - slightly hazy, copper colour. Pours a nice 1cm beige head, then lingers to a good sized lacing

s - not much in the way of smell. Sweet, dried fruit and bread , almost like an xmas pudding. Whiff of cinnamon

t - a bit flat here, sweet malts are there, some fruity (orange) and spicy notes but the cinnamon is subdued. A short sour aftertaste. A bit like flat chinotto.

A - slightly thin and watery feel, metallic finish, low carbonation

Average, a bit more body, higher ABV content, and a dash more cinnamon may have made it more interesting. Or maybe I don't have the xmas spirit anymore!

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2014 07:19:52 | More by chogm54
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doktorhops

Australia

3/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

T'was the night before Christmas, and all through the fridge, not a cold beer was stirring, not even a Gruit; the glassware was placed in the cupboard with care, in the hope that Doktor Hops would soon be there; the bottle-opener was nestled on the kitchen counter with glee, while it awaited its first bottle to open for me... turns out that bottle was Bah Humbug! from those fine purveyors of the beered beverage: Wychwood.

Poured from a 500ml bottle into a nonic pint.

A: Deep translucent russet body with an off-white head that starts out grand but diminishes greatly, let's hope this last statement isn't a valid description for any other category in this review.

S: Big toasted biscuit, burnt caramel/toffee malt base, not unlike the Hobgoblin, with spice notes of cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom. So far so good. Also noted is a whiff of over-ripe banana (i.e. when the banana starts going black and you really have to eat it or throw it in the bin).

T: That's a shame, was kind of hoping for a festive spiced version of Hobgoblin but it really falls flat with all-too-muted flavours; toasted biscuit, burnt caramel/toffee, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla. Hops? Forget about 'em. Perhaps I'm drinking it too cold? (which is a possibility with any English brew).

M: Mid to light bodied with medium carbonation. Not bad but not impressive.

D: This brew gets a big Christmas "Meh!" from me. Thus far all the seasonal beers from Wychwood have been miss & miss for me, a lazy afterthought attempt at holiday sales from a brewer I once respected [Ouch me!]. If you get the opportunity to buy this then do yourself a favour and don't, it's been a long time since finishing a glass of ale felt like a chore (WTF? I'm only half done!?!).

Food match: The tears of a Grinch.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2013 13:13:24 | More by doktorhops
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ADZA

Australia

2.99/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Let the Xmas beers begin and pours a light hazed copper hue with a creamy three finger head and lacing everywhere,the smell is vanilla,strong cinnamon,bananna and dried fruits not expecting much from the smell of things and the feel doesn't get much better which is light bodied with moderate carbonation and the tastes are pretty much the same as hobgoblin with cinamon added and overall no this not for me cheers.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2013 06:56:53 | More by ADZA
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admiral

Australia

3.48/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

strong flavour and easy to drink but a little sweet and artificial tasting for my liking

aroma: cinnamon, candy and artificial banana

taste: cinnamon, candy, artificial banana, spice, malt and toffee

a little thin in relation to mouthfeel

alright beer and could imagine it being popular in the mainstream at Christmas but not one I would seek out again

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2013 08:27:43 | More by admiral
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djoprahwinfrey

Manitoba (Canada)

3.71/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - copper red pour, 1/2 finger of off white head, fast dissipation leaving random lace all over

S - strong banana ( reminds me almost exactly like those little candy bananas you can buy at 7-11 ) vanilla and caramel, an underlining sweetness

T - sweet and fruity upfront, prominent banana and some bubble gum, pear, cloves and cinnamon near the end, a fast finish with a slightly sweet yet tart aftertaste

M - medium carbonation, smooth, medium body

O - i think this is my first winter warmer and i quite enjoyed this throughout. the aroma and flavor was way off from what i first expected and i found this fairly well balanced and easy to drink, i am glad i tried this.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2013 17:33:18 | More by djoprahwinfrey
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thehyperduck

Ontario (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

500 mL bottle from the LCBO; best before Sept 1 2014, served slightly chilled. This brew has been brought into my local store for a few years now, but the supply always seems to get snapped up before I get around to picking up a bottle. Naturally, I decided to just bite the bullet and try it right away this year.

Pours a beautiful, clear ruby-amber colour, generating about two finger's worth of frothy, off-white foam that soon recedes over the next minute or two. A creamy cap and collar are its eventual remnants, with a sticky ring of lace denoting the former high-water mark of the foam. The aroma is quite malty and sweet - light caramel and biscuits, with some ripe, spotted banana vibes. There's also some very faint clove and cinnamon spiciness in the background. Nothing off-putting, but too safe to be interesting.

That's about all I can really say about the flavour too - sweet, malty, and pretty straightforward. Bready malts, cinnamon toast and light toffee sweetness start us off, in addition to some plum and more of that ripe banana I picked up on the nose. The finish is a pleasant mixture of very light clove/cinnamon spice and leafy, almost citrusy hop notes. Lightly bitter in the aftertaste, with some roastiness and a hint of what seems like baker's chocolate. Not quite medium-bodied, but it has a velvety smooth, almost creamy mouthfeel with mild carbonation that gives the illusion of a heftier body.

Final Grade: 3.53, a passable B grade. Wychwood's Bah Humbug is a rather plain winter warmer, but there's nothing inherently bad about or even wrong with it. The flavour is balanced but mild, with a gentle brushing of fruity spice and a finish/aftertaste that really ties the profile together. Unfortunately, it's just too light to have the same complexity and rich, inviting features that my favourite warmers tend to have. A serviceable English-style ale for the autumn and winter months.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2013 17:17:29 | More by thehyperduck
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DenisKolkin

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

500 ml bottle purchased at LCBO. Served cold and poured into a pint glass. Kick-ass label as with the rest of the Wychwood product line.

Appearance - Nice dark garnet color that yielded just over 2 fingers of creamy ivory head. The head lasted quite a while leaving tons of spidery lacing down the glass. Beer was transparent and had some bubbles present.

Smell - Cinnamon, herbs, spices. Hard to put my finger on it but smelled very festive, like a bakery at Christmas minus the yeasts and bready smell.

Taste - Cinnamon, herbs dominate left with a slightly bitter taste. Also quite spicy as far as beers I've had but unsure of how this compares with others in the style.

Mouthfeel - Smooth, rich, dry finish with medium carbonation. A definite warming effect in the mouth which is certainly understandbale given the style.

Overall - First of the style I've tried, but overall was pretty enjoyable. Was expecting a little more in the way of bold flavors but would definitely consider a repurchase.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2013 14:38:34 | More by DenisKolkin
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Top_Jimmy

Ontario (Canada)

2.9/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I grabbed a handfull of these leading up to Christmas but did not crack one until today. It pours a nice ruby red with oinly a minimal head. While drinking some lacing remains but nothing to drastic.

Mouthfeel seems watery without the body that some other Wychwood beers present. Carbonation is mild as well.

Smells is a mild malt, a hint of spice, overall nothing very prominent.

Taste is milder than I expected. Same mild spice, slight hop, no real sweet taste at all as I had expected. Finishes with a hoppy after taste.

Overall, I probably wouldn't buy this beer again but it is drinkable. Just an average beer and a slight let down from its apperance and packaging.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2012 03:06:26 | More by Top_Jimmy
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

3.68/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Props to my in-laws for including a bottle with my Christmas gifts.

A - Pours a nice ruby red colour, finger of head with relentless retention that remained throughout and some sporadic lacing.

S - A touch metallic and a hint of corn bread, a touch of lemon grass and citrus rind with a leafy green finish.

T - An ESB flavour profile off the top with musty caramel and leafy green hop note, hits of cloves and plums with a metallic finish and hints of toffee and espresso.

M - Medium bodied, smooth and wet.

O - A solid winter ale with a decent flavour profile and an English ale backbone which makes for an easy drinking session ale. A tasty Christmas treat indeed!

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2012 03:34:40 | More by andrenaline
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maclean25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.8/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One of several beers I got for Christmas. I only got one and drank it while waiting for Christmas dinner to be ready.

It has a deep, dark red-brick red, but clear, body. It poured with a excellent, creamy, beige head. Aroma is fresh, dominated by a hops and caramel, as well a dark (or over-roasted) coffee. The flavour is much like the aroma but ends with a shot of vanilla. The further into the beer I get the more an overly ripe fruit taste sticks. I also detect a touch of coriander and cloves. I find it has a heavy body with medium-to-high carbonation.

Overall, good for a seasonal winter warmer. Wouldn't be a regular and there are better winter ales, but this is good. Reminiscent of fruit cake: caramelized ripe fruit, would only get in winter, traditional, makes me think only the English would create it.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2012 03:00:14 | More by maclean25
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jrenihan

Ontario (Canada)

3.43/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

BB August 14, 2012

Beer is dark amber, a bit on the maroon side. A finger-width of white head. Dissipates relatively quickly, leaving a film. A fair bit of lacing.

A grassy smell (likely the hops) is most apparent, with some spice (clove) present as well. Biscuity malt scents. Pretty mediocre really, thin and not particularly nice.

Taste is a bit of an improvement over the smell, but is generally pretty similar. Grassy hops, bicsuit malt, some clove and coriander. A bit of dark fruit, such as plum, but not particularly pronounced. Mildly bitter finish.

High carbonation, irritating. Medium bodied, chewy.

Overall, similar to the bulk of Wychwood's products for me: fine but not particularly good and not something I would return to.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2012 02:02:36 | More by jrenihan
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jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

2.6/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A 500ml bottle with a BB of Oct 2012. The rear label mentions the addition of cinammon during the brewing process.

Poured into a tulip pint glass. A bright coppery-amber hue with medium carbonation and faint visible sediment. Produces a decent head of creamy off-white foam that lasts for a minute or so before collapsing. Aroma is very sweet, with an intense hit of ripe bananas. Warm, fruity notes with cinammon and brown sugar. A whiff of alcohol in the background.

Tastes of sweet, fruity malt with a dominant banana note. A subtle warming hint of cinammon/spice along with toffee/caramel and yeast. A harsh stewed hop bitterness upon swallowing, and a background note of alcohol. Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly, but thin. Pretty astringent; dries the palate thoroughly. Aftertaste of fruity bananas and a harsh bitter note.

Bah! Not good at all - this could ruin your Christmas! A vile, cloying aroma of bananas pervades this ale. Too sweet, with an unbalanced fruitiness that lacks balance from the malt. Finishes with a harsh stewed bitterness that is equally unpleasant. The spice is also rather lacklustre. In short, not much to enjoy here. There are other beers out there - give this a miss. Bah Humbug indeed!

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2011 23:34:55 | More by jazzyjeff13
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Foddz

Ontario (Canada)

3.43/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: 500ml bottle fills glass perfectly with two fingers worth of creamy, off-white head that recedes to a soapy film leaving plenty of lacing on its way down. Beer is a rich orange-brown that almost seems to glow as the light hits it. Very appealing.

S: Some floral hoppy notes with an underlying rich malty sweetness. Caramel, and perhaps a hint of spices on the back end. Not much to it.

T: The taste is more complex than the nose. Initial presentation is sweet and malty. Caramel and biscuit, and perhaps a few hints of dried prune towards the middle. The cinnamon presents more towards the middle and is quite subtle but well balanced. A little overly hopped for my tastes and leaves a bit of a lingering bitterness on the tail end. Overall quite tasty.

M: Medium bodied and smooth. A pleasant tingling of carbonation and perhaps a bit extra from the cinnamon. Leaves the mouth slightly sticky from the malty sweetness.

O/D: A little bit of a let down considering how good this beer looks, but it ends up tasting quite good in the end so it gets a passing grade. If you don't mind a beer heavy on the malts, this one is plenty drinkable. The cinnamon is a subtle twist and doesn't get in the way.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2011 05:32:19 | More by Foddz
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Less spectacular for a Christmas treat than I'd hoped.

Beautiful dark amber colour, photograph-worthy and hits the light in all the right ways.

Aroma is disappointing after the visual lead-on; pure caramelized malts. Taste has no more complexity than the aroma; pure malt sweetness.

I would have preferred additional roasted tones, or hop bitterness, but on a cold (Christmas) night, I can't argue with the "winter warmer" classification!

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2011 03:44:48 | More by hopsolutely
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Reddish copper to a light mahogany colour with a thin, off-white head that is about a pinky-width in size and settles down to a thin lacing.

Sweet and sugary with some malts in the mix too and an unusual caramel smell that is slightly off-putting. There is some spices lingering at the end as well.

Same as the smell with lots of sugar and malts upfront along with the weird caramel flavour from the nose that went down with a little effort but wasn't the nicest taste in the world. Too sweet for me though.

Medium bodied and pretty smooth with mild carbonation levels and a lingering bitter finish that is incredibly sweet on the palate.

An all right beer as a one off and something a little different for the holiday season without being great or making me want another.

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Serving type: bottle

12-25-2011 01:06:39 | More by flyingpig
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

3.63/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Best before date of 14 AUG 12. Poured in to Duvel tulip.

A - Medium to dark amber colour with ruby around the edges. Half a finger of bubbly cream coloured head formed and slowly receded.

S - Sweet caramel and bready malts with a touch of toffee and a hint of cinnamon in the background.

T - Caramel and bready malts with some toffee and spice. The cinnamon is not specifically evident among the other spices. A decent hop bitterness with some light floral notes. A fairly standard winter warmer.

M - Light to medium body with moderate carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2011 00:32:03 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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TheHammer

Ontario (Canada)

2.2/5  rDev -37%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Appearance: Good finger of head that laces and retains well. The body is a a cross between ruby red and cinnamon brown. Steady carbonation is nice.

Smell: A detect a hint of spicing, which would lean me towards them not going overboard with a bit of light caramel malt and some fruitier apple and pear notes. Nothing bad, but not quite what I would expect from a beer that would typically have a lot of spice.

Taste: Starts with a dull malt with some dry spicing that quickly turns oddly dry, bitter mashup of various spices, hops and the kitchen sink which isn't anywhere near as good as it sounds. The worst part about it is that there doesn't seem to be any really sweeter elements that would compliment the spicing. I thought maybe I served it too cold, but warming didn't help it's case at all.

Mouthfeel: That kick doesn't transition well at all, and it leaves a subtle dryness that does the beer no favours. The carbonation is there, but it doesn't really accentuate anything. Thankfully it doesn't leave too much of an aftertaste for very long.

Drinkability: Even as an occasional winter drinker, I can't see wanting to drink this again. I mean, sure you CAN drink it, it's not unbearable, but there is too much of the wrong kind of volume to this beer to make it worthwhile. Saving grace is that it sits down.

Final Thoughts: Bah Humbug indeed, this beer is a surprising disappointment from Wychwood. I mean, there isn't a lot here I can recommend other then the beer and the bottle look nice. Nowhere near as good as Hobgoblin or Fiddler's Elbow (which seems to have disappeared in Ontario and from their website). You'll want to pass.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2011 06:27:09 | More by TheHammer
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EmperorBevis

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a lovely inviting chestnut brown body with a flimsy looking creme caramel colured head.

A smell of cough drops,(and yes) Humbugs and burn't toffee.

The taste is very similar slightly sweet in an old fuddy duddy old timey world not all out candy barley type. Roast malts are there but very subdued and rounded with a hint of hops bitterness.

Allright, do you know, not bad, had better but tasted far worse.

not the big hitter I had expected in the taste stakes

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2011 21:45:52 | More by EmperorBevis
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korguy123

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Crystal clear deep chestnut pour with ruby highlights. Finger width off white head that sticks around forever. Lacing is excellent.

S- Toasted malts, raisins, figs, cinnamon and nutmeg.

T- Cinnamon, raisins, nutmeg and vanilla. Like liquid fruit cake.

M- Light bodied, subtle carbonation. Chewy finish.

O- One of my first craft beers and still one of my holiday favorites.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2011 03:13:32 | More by korguy123
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timtwoface

British Columbia (Canada)

3.65/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Wow, lots of Canadian comments on this one, seems that its taking the country by storm!

Anyway, it's Christmas time and lately I've been bringing a lot of winter warmers back up from Washington and Oregon. So far they've all been great but I wanted to try something new from a local BC Liquor Store. Enter Bah Humbug.

I wasn't horribly impressed but this is a decent beer. It's not as smooth or vanilla-infused as say, my current local favourites, GI Winter Ale or Tree Vertical Winter Ale, but it still has all the necessary delicious Christmas spices in there. It just didn't pack the punch I was hoping for, so I personally won't likely be buying it again.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2011 03:16:39 | More by timtwoface
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Stocean1

Ontario (Canada)

3.58/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured this one into a pint glass - two finger off white head upon a deep amber ruby toned body - lots of sticky lacing - retained a fine follar of bubbles throughout

Smell is malt, cinnamon and cloves, with some grassy hops

Taste follows the nose with some green apple and pear and stale bread coming through, a faint hint of chocolate as it warmed

light to medium bodied with little carbonation this is surprisingly smooth and drinkable (could have more than one which is unusual for the style to me), the tart bitterness lingered on the middle of my tongue throughout.

This is the first brew I have enjoyed from this brewery and it is worth another try

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2011 04:49:16 | More by Stocean1
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beerayrton

British Columbia (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I thought i'd have my second winter warmer for the year (after granville island's winter ale) and I thought i'd do it with some bah humbug!

Appearance - One finger of head, slowly dissipating to minimal lacing. it has a deep robust amberish red. very good looks.

Smell - You certainly get malty overtones, but a little bit of cinnamon peeks in from behind. it actually has a very muted smell. The one thing I should say is it might have been served a little too cold, which is my fault, and may detract from the smell.

Taste - You get the cinnamon right off the bat, and a little bit of spice in the aftertaste. The aftertaste is actually one of the best things about it, as there is a little bit of oiliness as it's going down. There are also caramel notes in there.

Mouthfeel - Slight Carbonation, with that oiliness really coming into play. It is definitely not full bodied, but it's trying.

Overall - Good winter warmer, definately much better than GI Winter Ale, but i'm sure i'll have better this christmas season. (or should I say, Christmas Saison?) Ha, I crack me up.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2011 05:59:52 | More by beerayrton
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

3.8/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: It has a nice ruby/amber colour to it. It has a nice tan head that dies down slowly and leaves nice lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitly give out hints bready malts, caramel, spices, dark fruit and cherries.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has a caramely and cherry sweetness to it with some dark fruit, some cinnamon and a slight bitterness.

Mouthfeel: It has a low carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with decent flavors and aromas.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2011 20:46:41 | More by SebD
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Bah Humbug from Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd
80 out of 100 based on 292 ratings.