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Wychwood

Wychwood Bah Humbug

Wychwood Bah Humbug
78A nicely balanced spiced ale that still comes over as a beer rather than simply a festive confection.

Wychwood Beewyched
World Beer Awards 2007 World's Best Honey Beer - Winner

Wychwood Beewyched
78A full-flavoured and thankfully not-too-sweet, dark golden ale, produced in Oxfordshire with Fair trade honey and sugar.

Wychwood Blackwych

Wychwood Blackwych
70A nicely balanced beer sadly spoiled by light pervading the clear glass bottle.

Wychwood Duchy Originals Ale

Wychwood Duchy Originals Ale
78A hearty, satisfying, deep amber blend of assorted malt flavours and hops.

Wychwood Duchy Originals Select Ale

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.

Wychwood Goldwing

Wychwood Goldwing
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.

Wychwood  Hobgoblin

Wychwood Hobgoblin
73A tasty red-brown beer, just a little thick in the finish.

Wychwood Oxford Gold
Tastingbeers.com Recommended - Winner

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...

Wychwood Whirlygig

Wychwood Whirlygig
45An unusual beer described on the label as a ‘rich ruby ale' but appearing more amber in colour in the glass.

Wychwood Wychcraft

Wychwood Wychcraft
75Attractively packaged, flavour-packed beer that may be a touch too overpowering to be consumed in quantity.

Top of the chocs (Beer & Chocolate)
Ben McFarland gets all gooey at a beer and chocolate tasting

A very British dish
Few things are as well matched as beer and curry, but is it as simple as that? Sally Toms finds out

Where the heart is (Central England)
Dominic Roskrow sees what's brewing in Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire

Wychwood branches out
Marston's is eating up outstanding British regional breweries faster than Beers of the World can visit them. But could this guarantee the future of some of England's best premium ales? Dominic Roskrow...

Brewing in the bard's back yard
As well as being Shakespeare's old stomping ground, the West Midlands is one of England's most important regions as far as brewing history is concerned, but what's the status today? Dominic Roskrow re...