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Wychwood Bah Humbug! (Cask)

Brewed by Wychwood (Marstonís)
Style: Bitter
Witney, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Cask; Seasonal - December.
Previously 4.8%.

Tis the season to be jolly - oh no it isnít!
At least you can take refuge from the Christmas shopping with this rich, fruity spiced ale guaranteed to make even the most seasoned party pooper smile.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3739) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2015
part of my 2013 backlog. Hazy amber colour, aroma has fruit. The taste has more fruit and spice. bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iznogud (2500) - CROATIA - NOV 27, 2014
Cask at the Northumberland Arms, London. Pours clear amber with off-white head. Malty, caramel, fruity, spicy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gary (1871) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2014
Cask in Chatham dusty yeast aroma. Toffee and fruit cake palate. I m not a great fan of wychwood beers but the merits of cask beer make this decent. I bet this suck from a bottle

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjsint (2328) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2014
Cask @ Bankers Draft (JDW). pours a thin copper brown. Little head & carbonation. Smells of clove, cinnamon & mulberries. I was afraid from the aroma that it would be like drinking liquified potpourri - I was wrong. Sweet but balanced and very pleasant. One of the better festive ales Iíve had - on 2 January! Bah Humbug indeed!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (7671) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JAN 1, 2014
Cask at The Anchor, Birmingham. Poured a clear medium amber with a thin white heat and lots of broken lace. The aroma is weak malt, yeast and light citrus. The flavour is medium bitter with a fruity malt spicy aniseed palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Really very drinkable and perfect for a session which is something I rarely do these days because of all this damn ticking ;-)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1822) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2013
Cask at Jacksons Wharf in Hartlepool. Medium creamy white head. Amber body. Foam bananas, malt herbs wheat yeast cloves. Toast. Oranges. Bittersweet. Dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wheresthepath (2121) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2013
Cask at the Hobgoblin, Reading. Deep amber with a thin white head. A fruity beer dominated by sweet cinnamon. In fact, it tastes like Hobgoblin with cinnamon syrup added. There is an earthy bitterness in the finish, but not enough to balance the sticky sweetness. Oh well, at least itís that rare thing- a UK Christmad ale that actually tastes Christmassy!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2013
On cask at Agricultural Hotel, Penrith. Pours rub red with off white head. Light spice. Cherry, malt. Nice balance for a decent Xmas ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
imdownthepub (13227) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2013
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Brown with slight head. I know itís cold out there, but itís a little out of season for this to appear. There was a tart fruity note with some fungal type notes, sourish cherry with a plum background. Not good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (6669) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2012
Cask at JDW Arthur Robertson; clear brown pour, sweet malt aroma, bitter taste with a hint of nutmeg. Quite good one of the better Xmas ales Iíve had.

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