overall
41
38
style
Brewed by Wychwood (Marstonís)
Style: English Strong Ale
Witney, England

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 544   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.

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5


imaragingbull's rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imaragingbull (572) - Sydney, - MAR 27, 2014
Pours near clear amber orange with well retained off white head. Aromas of nutmeg, burnt toffee, grains, cinnamon and figs. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel, light breast biscuit sweetness, hints of mint mixed with the Christmas cake and cinnamon nutmeg spice. Finishes lightly sweet, lingering malt and spice with earthy hop character lingering. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikkellund42 (785) - DENMARK - DEC 8, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear dark reddish brown with small white head. Aroma is malt syrup, caramel, rock candy, port wine, cinnamon and pears. Taste is medium sweet, light bitter, light acidic and faint salty. Body is oily with light carbonation. Finish is long and balanced sweet and bitter with notes that follow the nose plus Taveners licorice drops and rye bread.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HenrikSoegaard (13397) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2016
Bottle. Creamy White good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy spicey aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Cinnamon, caramel and some ginger. Oily palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tom303 (123) - Northumberland, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2016
Dark amber creamy head aroma sweet malt fruit, taste to follow very warm cinnamon and fruity bitterness over underlying sweetness. Strong tasting. Nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kajser27 (1490) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 30, 2016
Clear, copper-golden colored, small beige creamy head. Aroma is of malt, quite spicy, cinnamon, some caramel, dried fruity, bit apple. Taste is medium- sweet malt, caramel, bit toffee, spicy cinnamon, bubble gum, light+ bitterness, bit dried ruits. Medium- bodied, average- carbonation, bit watery.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brettsky06 (236) - Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 25, 2016
Pours an amber colour. Some caramel and sweet fruit aromas. Taste has caramel, spice, cinnamon and some fruitcake.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Paddycairns (33) - - NOV 25, 2016
Mildly spicy but sweet smelling, being a abv bitter you can taste the alcohol with a dried berry sweetness and a small spice. Ok but boring

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (18119) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2016
Bottle from Kvickly. Clear brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, light banana and spicy. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. 221116

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marko (5153) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 20, 2016
Thanks Vanja L.! Bottled at Pivoteka. Clear ruby-amber body with an off white head. Light malty aroma, vague orange. Full malty taste, earthy (yup, Maris in evidence), maybe vague bubblegum and cherry notes, ending in a very light bitter end, somewhat flat. Meh, OK beer, didnít thrill, didnít offend. Thankfully, the cinnamon didnít come out flavor-wise as, well, cinnamon.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fajry (1685) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 18, 2016
Flasa Saltney. Tmavo jantarova farba, bez peny. Vona sladova, karamel, cierne ovocie, vanilka. Chut sladova, prazdna, karamel, trosku ovocie, zlahka korenie. Prazdne telo, stredna nasytenost. Pikantne na zaver.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Niller (1476) - Hammel, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2016
Bottle from Bilka, Tilst. Pours dark amber with an off-white head. Aroma and taste is malt, dark fruits, cinnamon, spices, caramel. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Sweet spicy finish.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 55
Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5