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


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RATINGS: 1960   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
czlowiekwiadro (207) - POLAND - JUN 21, 2014
słodki, słodowo karmelowy zapach z wyraźnymi biszkoptami i lekkimi nutami chmielu (ziołowymi). kolor rubinowy, klarowny, piana dość obfita i trwała. w smaku dość pełne, karmelowe, kawa zbożowa. lekko kwaśne (jak karmel) i dość wyraźnie goryczkowe. goryczka ziołowa i lekko przypalana. lekki posmak alkoholowy i toffi. niskie nasycenie.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sjohnh (147) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2014
An old favourite of mine, which I prefer from the bottle than from the cask. Clear brown with an almost purple hue, medium body and moderate carbonation. Great English hop tastes come through alongside the malt - plums, herbs, mulled wine, and there is a sugary sweetness present before a slight bitter edge to the finish. Good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bryanvdv (521) - - JUN 21, 2014
0,5l fles gedeeld met rikstar. Kleur is robijnrood, met een crème schuimkraag . Geur is choco toffee. smaak is mild bitter met een licht zure afdronk. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rikstar (725) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 21, 2014
0,5l fles gedeeld met bryanvdv. Kleur is roodbruin, met een crème schuimkraag . Geur is toffee met gekookte wortels. smaak is mild bitter met een fruitig zoetje als in abrikozenjam afdronk is droog met een medium body

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gopherfan99 (423) - CROATIA - JUN 17, 2014
Bottle, pours a copper color with a beige head, hoppy bitterness to start followed by a bit of fruit and roasted caramel malt, decent bitter

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mkaminski (21) - POLAND - JUN 10, 2014
It’s not bad, but it’s not great either - lacks some stronger defining qualities. Hoppier than your average bitter, but the malt profile is lackluster.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoshuaStranger (152) - - JUN 8, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy reddish brown,white head. Aroma is toasted malts,caramel,raisins. Taste is rasted malts,ccaramel,bitter hops,raising,bittersweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DannyJamesWard (2) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014 does not count
A truly incredible beer in my opinion, one of my personal favorites that I have discovered. The bottle design is great, I love the art style they have chosen and works well in the beers favour. The beer has a complex taste which I am sure many will appreciate as I did. Good citrus notes complemented by a strong yet not overpowering hop flavour. The spice that comes through at the end is what stands out to me. Highly recommend this one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (635) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2014
500ml bottle from local supermarket. Clear, dark copper colour with a short and tanned foamy head. Slightly toasted malty aroma with caramel.prodominently bitter flavour, with toasty malty, with caramel and a bitter hoppy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Brewdork (228) - Sanford, Florida, USA - JUN 3, 2014
330 ml bottle poured into tall straight-sided glass. Beautiful deep copper color with a respectable off-white head. Aromas of grass, caramel and subtle fruitiness. As for flavor, this one’s all about the bitterness and the English hops deliver. This is a great example of the style... it’s just not my favorite style.

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