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Bah Humbug - Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd

Bah HumbugBah Humbug

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BA SCORE
80
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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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UnionMade on 12-18-2003)
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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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rulisekmartin

Czech Republic

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

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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

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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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Bah Humbug from Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd
80 out of 100 based on 292 ratings.