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

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RATINGS: 2081   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shot (218) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Pours dark copper. Thin head dissipates quickly with fairly good lacing. Aromas are smoky caramel, leather and yeast. Flavors are muted brown sugar and caramel, yeast. Slight hop bite. Light mouthfeel with a dry finish. Overall, it’s okay. It doesn’t have much character, but it’s not the worst beer ever. It’s probably a good representation of a traditional English bitters.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mjp12 (680) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2015
Pours dark brown, sweet malt aroma, under a thick head. Nice metallic bitter finish, not bad for a supermarket bottle

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
damjan (44) - CROATIA - MAY 15, 2015
50cl bottle. Pours brown-red color with big rich offwhite head. Strong malty smell. Coffee and caramel taste with pleasant bitterness in the end. Aftertaste is long and bitter. Nice beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
skortila (4801) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2015
Bottled. The aroma has caramel, nuts, earth, some bubblegum. Clear, red-brown coloured beer with a thin, off-white head. The taste is light-moderate sweet, slightly bitter, has toffee, nuts, bubblegum, some earthy and flowery hops, bit metallic. Mwoah.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
aumentm (400) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 10, 2015
This is a dark english beer that is covered in malts. Dark appearance and tan head that tastes malty.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
DJpowerage (1) - Nantwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2015 does not count
Love the taste of this beer, It has a very distinctive flavour. It is dark in colouring and can be brought at a bargain.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
huineman (300) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 10, 2015
Pours ruby red, white head. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, iron, iodine... Fresh and sizzling, creamy, with a fine bitterness in the long finish. Formidable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fombe89 (397) - Asturias, SPAIN - MAY 8, 2015
On Tap. @Cimmeria, Oviedo 07/05/2015 Color ambar, espuma blanca, Aroma y sabores a malta ycaramelo.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
kptNemo (14) - GERMANY - MAY 5, 2015
Flasche 0,5 L. Antrunk leichte bittere. Malz, Karamel. Stabiler Schaum. Farbe dunkell Bernstein. Abgang sehr hopfig aber angenehmen.Ein leckeres Bier

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Piw (309) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - MAY 5, 2015
500ml Flasche. Klar und rotbraun. Mittelgrosses Schaumkrone. Malzig. Leichtes Kaffeearoma. Leicht bitter im Antrunk, trockener Abgang.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cutitoutdave (65) - - APR 30, 2015
Pours deep red Amber from 12 oz with medium off white head. Aroma of caramel, toast, chocolate and nuts. Semi sweet, biscuity, not over aggressive hops and dry finish. Smooth on the palate with medium body. Delicious beer, very well balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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