Brewed by Hogs Back
Style: English Strong Ale
Farnham, England


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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Cask; Seasonal - December.
Occasionally produced in cask at other times when its known as Still Wobbling.
Bottle conditioned year round as Wobble In A Bottle, but bottled as Santas Wobble around Christmas.
Full bodied, ruby in colour with a slightly smokey aroma.
Ingredients: Maris Otter pale malt, crystal malt, chocolate malt. Fuggles and East Kent Goldings Hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (5783) - ITALY - SEP 23, 2007
ambrat schiuma quasi inesistente persistenza minima quasi una birra piatta profumi dolciasti fruttato lieve di nocciala alcool buon bilanciamento con il luppoli

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2003
I too have the 'Santas Wobble' that omhper mentions. Pretty approachable strong ale. Nice rich barley sweetness, with some juicy, slightly citric hops at the finish. I don't get the smoke in the aroma, oh, well, ever so slightly. Spiesy hit the nail on the head with the 'savoury finish' comment, abit spicy i the finish aswell. Pretty decent. A touch syruppy and sticky.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilkTork (5275) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2002
Hogs Back’s strong use of hops is here well balanced by a luscious sweet malt base. The alcohol provides a rich satisfying depth. A splendid beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 19, 2007
Comes as "Hogs Back Wobble in a Bottle". Amber colour with an off white head. Malty, sweet fruity aroma. Malty, light caramel sweet flavor with a vague hoppy finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2009
Bottle@Home. Sourish, laurel, licorice, fruity aroma. Red colour, light hazy, beige irregular small head, no lace. Sweet, bitter, laurel, licorice, hint of fruity sourness. Very oily. Off-flavours, unblanced. Did I have a bad bottle?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebeertourist (4901) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 4, 2007
Bottle (Wobble in a Bottle). Clear, red amber- glowing orange. Small head. Sweet malty and fruity aroma. Sweet flavours with fruity notes and a hint of nuts and raisins. Full body, slightly sirupy, smooth. In the end it was not that special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (4677) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2007
275ml bottle "Wobble in a Bottle". Slightly hazy copper colour with a thin white head;rich tropical fruit aroma;flavour is also very fruity and syrupy; lots of obvious alcohol in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - SEP 26, 2005
Poured a hazy red-brown color. Sweet aroma of mild cherry and some sugar. also light notes of sweat. Flavor of sweet malt that was short lived. Mild bitter finish. Medium body with a dull mouth feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4293) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2006
Bottle. Bronze beer with a strong slightly off white head. The aroma is very rich and slightly spiced and the flavour has a zing, is rich and fruity and syrupy. Overall a very nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4083) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2008
Bottle Brown and flat.Sweet and malty and left no lacing. Some fruitiness and all round a pleasant winter ale.

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