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Wychwood Hobgoblin (Cask)

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Brewed by Wychwood (Marstons)
Style: Bitter
Witney, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
available

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
Was 5% - changed to 4.5% early 2008
Traditionally Crafted Legendary Ruby Beer.
Hobgoblin is strong in roasted malt with a moderate hoppy bitterness and slight fruity character that lasts through to the end.
The ruby red coloured Hobgoblin is full-bodied and has a delicious chocolate toffee malt flavour balanced with a rounded moderate bitterness and an overall fruity character.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oleg85 (50) - Yaroslavl, RUSSIA - FEB 3, 2016
L: Clear brown, 3-4 fingers tall thick beige head that doesn’t reduce much. S: Smells more like lager. A bit malty, a bit hoppy, dried fruits. T: Nice, the same as smell. Dry and slightly bitter finish (35 IBU I think). А: Light-bodied, low carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Giochaurand (267) - FINLAND - JAN 29, 2016
Can. Pours clear dark ruby with a nice head. Aroma is malts, burnt sugar, toffee and caramel. Taste is grains, barley, dark fruits.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
biirusaikou (1894) - - JAN 2, 2016
Draught at Hobgoblin. Mostly toffee with a bit of plum and grassy notes, bittersweet finish. Decent for the style I guess but a bit too heavy for my liking.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Taboada (583) - Compostela (Galiza), - NOV 24, 2015
Tasted from the tap on the 24/10/2015. Nothing special, malt and caramels predominates in this beer. Next one please!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenkiGonzo (818) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 14, 2015
Cask at The Linen Weaver. Deep ruby with an off-white head. Malt and caramel aroma. Flavour has some dark fruits. Pretty light.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thomat (2915) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2015
On tap @ John Scotts Stable. Reddish amber with a medium tan head. Malty and fruity tones. Malt, fruit, caramel and hops. Medium body with a bitter sweet finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
szeli (193) - GERMANY - SEP 18, 2015
Punktabzug für sehr schwachen Schaum. Direkt nach dem Zapfen verschwunden. Im Aroma fruchtiger Hopfen und Karamell. Im Geschmack Punktabzug weil wässrig. Wenig Körper. Ansonsten viel Karamell, sehr fruchtig und blumig. Aber nichts besonderes.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
einherjar (235) - Rijeka, CROATIA - AUG 23, 2015
Dark red color, medium head. Aroma caramel, fruit and hops. Taste first sweet, caramel, full body, bitter finish. Balanced taste. More bitterness in aftertaste. One of my favorite.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bartholos (136) - GERMANY - JUN 30, 2015
Tap. Dark amber colored with a creamy, tan longlasting head. The nose starts off fruity along with some toasty maltiness. Taste start mild and slightly sweet and turn more and more bitter till the finish. The fruity flavor stays but gets domanited by the bitterness at some point. The body is light to medium as is the carbonation. Very easy drinking.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redders1974 (555) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2015
On cask a t the Talbot head Rochdale nice eaasy drinker paty taste quote sweet could drink all night and be satisfied if unexcited.


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