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Brewed by Wychwood (Marstonís)
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Witney, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 2220   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle and can: Pasteurised.
Ingredients: Pale, chocolate and crystal malts; English Fuggles and Styrian Goldings hops.
Hobgoblin is a powerful full-bodied copper red, well-balanced brew. Strong in roasted malt with a moderate hoppy bitterness and slight fruity character that lasts through to the end.
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
murawski (160) - USA - APR 17, 2006
Bottle at Therapy in Charlotte, NC. Amber-red color with a slightly sweet aroma. Flavor was pretty good, with a hint of roastyness and toffee. Smooth, but a bit watery going down the hatch. Overall, a decent and drinkable ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnnyOS (646) - Golden, Wisconsin, USA - APR 16, 2006
Pours reddish amber color with light tan head. Aroma of sweet caramel malts with a flavor to match. Flavor is not in your face, but shines through enough to make it work. Crisp clean finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (14127) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 16, 2006
Bottle.Red brown colour with nearly no beige head.Sweet caramel aroma. Light roasted but still sweet caramel flavour.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
AlKHall (161) - West Hartford, Connecticut, USA - APR 14, 2006
Auburn appearance - very frothy head. . Has a strong bitterness and full body. Not too hoppy - mild aftertaste. This beer is confident and proud.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
decaturstevo (5788) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - APR 12, 2006
A slight aroma of malt and just a touch of hops. Pours a dark red brown and tastes of roasted malt and slightly sweet with a light hops kicker which make for a pleasant bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (16507) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 6, 2006
Bottled. Copper-coloured with a small, beige head. The aroma has malt and caramel, and some hops. The flavor is caramel, light roastiness and some hops. Very moderate flavors. Thin to medium body and a lightly hopped finish. Thx to gunnfryd for sharing. (060406)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beer5000 (5903) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 6, 2006
500 ml bottle. Dark reddish brown colour with a nice, rich white head. Flavour is malty, well balanced sweet and medium bitter. Finish a bit fruity with a hint of vanilla. An easy drinkable ale.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (13284) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 31, 2006
500ml bottle poured a clearbrown with a small but lasting amber head. Aromas of grain, carmel, toffee and a hint of cherries. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of carmel, toasted malt, toffee and a bit of fruittiness with a crisp, clean finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Numenor (871) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 28, 2006
Beautiful dark cherry body, with a minimal tan head that diminishes quickly. Malts, cherry, some yeast are all evident in the aroma. Good caramel malts with some light hops in the body, carbonation is noticable though not overwelming. Sweet ending.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 28, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2010 Bottle on 09/03/2010. Clear dark copper body with a medium frothy off-white head. Big sugary aroma with caramel and faint fruit. Sweet caramel flavor, lots of sugar with some fruity notes. Medium body with moderate carbonation. 6/3/6/3/13 - 3.1 03/28/2006 - Clear brown color with a thin light brown head. Sweet malty aroma. Sweet caramel malts and light bitterness. 7/4/7/3/14 - 3.5


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