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Brewed by Wychwood (Marston’s)
Style: English Strong Ale
Witney, England

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RATINGS: 571   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in 500ml pasteurised bottles.
Previously 6.0%.
NOTE: The cask version (at 4.3%) has a separate listing.

Bah Humbug is a 6% abv brew using not just the traditional malted barley and hops, but also a big sprinkling of cinnamon. The effect of the cinnamon is to give a spicy, almost banana-like flavour as often found on German wheat beers; and this blends with the sweet-honeyed flavours of the Maris Otter barley to create a beer with all the fruit flavours of mince pies, Christmas Pudding and Christmas cake all rolled into one.

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2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tampierre (1354) - Pilsen, - MAR 24, 2013
Bottled ; Devon ; UK ; Malty,caramel,fruit and floral aroma ; Light brown color with smaller head ; Medium sweet and lighter bitter taste ; Medium body ; Pretty good.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Trolleo (1478) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 18, 2017
Spicy, shy cinnamon aroma, also some cloves, yeasty, honey cake, even some banana. Clear dark ruby color with small white head. Taste is cinnamon, banana and spices, moderately sweet with long spicy sweet finish. Thin body, watery, flat carbonation. Not exactly a winter warmer but quite nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
azzurro (142) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2017
Good spiced beer for the christmas season. Nice warm touch with the cinnamon, not too spicy, good balance.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alvaro78 (439) - Sevilla, SPAIN - MAR 31, 2017
Leves aromas a canela y caramelo. Buen aspecto rubi, espuma persistente. En boca maltosa y especiada levemente, muy ligera y bebible

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarcinG (753) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2017
Butelka 500ml . Ciemno miesziany kolor. Piana srednia,lekko palona,opada szybko. W aromacie karmel,toffi przyprawy i slody. W smaku slodkawe,alkohol lekko ciagnie o jezyku. Slody, suszone owoce,karmel,ciastka.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vells (1792) - Rīga, LATVIA - MAR 7, 2017
Usually not a fan, but this one was quite nice. Mostly because I am really thirsty X) Some decent malty background, caramel, some bread, and that cinnamon that you love in one sip and hate in another. Otherwise decent brew with moderate sweetness and moderate to light bitterness with some herbal hops in finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HopsSensei51 (1) - SWANSEA, WALES - FEB 27, 2017 does not count
orange, clear, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, full body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thejackpacker (322) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2017
Bottle from Aldi. A slightly bland Christmas ale compared to others but after a while, one gets some lively Christmas flavours coming through.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
stringtiff (1) - Rotherham, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2017 does not count
Bah Humbug 5% abv brew, has a toffee like flavour, deep rich red colour with the taste of Christmas cake and other tastes of Christmas. A most enjoyable ALE

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marduk (7172) - Reval, ESTONIA - FEB 4, 2017
500ml bottle. Clear dark copper color. Small size, beige head, stays. Sweet, caramel, shy hops, malty in aroma. Sweet, lollipop, caramel, icing, bit of strawberries in taste. Sweet, strawberry-pear lollipop caramel in aftertaste. Beer is hidden. In some ways it feels like pear lemonade is mixed with beer and strawberry lollipop is the cherry on top. Weird stuff.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hrabren (1143) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 11, 2017
0.5 l bottle from a local store in Slovenske Konjice, Slovenia. Thanks Zvonko&Monika. Light spicy, light malty, toasty. Nuts and dry fruits aroma, overripe fruit or candy. Perfumed. Light body, medium carbonation, abrupt finish. Spicy after. Nice, but weak.


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