Wychwood Bah Humbug
78A nicely balanced spiced ale that still comes over as a beer rather than simply a festive confection.
78A full-flavoured and thankfully not-too-sweet, dark golden ale, produced in Oxfordshire with Fair trade honey and sugar.
70A nicely balanced beer sadly spoiled by light pervading the clear glass bottle.
Wychwood Duchy Originals Ale
78A hearty, satisfying, deep amber blend of assorted malt flavours and hops.
Wychwood Duchy Originals Select Ale
78A complex and successful, dark amber beer that belies its strength a little. Formerly known as Duchy Originals Winter Ale.
73An ‘English blonde beer', exclusive to Sainsbury's. Tasty, but perhaps a touch too dry. A little more sweetness would help, especially in the finish.
73A tasty red-brown beer, just a little thick in the finish.
Wychwood Oxford Gold
80Formerly known as Brakspear Organic Beer. A crisp and rewarding, bottle-conditioned beer with an excellent track record in what – because of the unpredictable quality of the ingredients – is a dif...
45An unusual beer described on the label as a ‘rich ruby ale' but appearing more amber in colour in the glass.
75Attractively packaged, flavour-packed beer that may be a touch too overpowering to be consumed in quantity.
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