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

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RATINGS: 2072   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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tampierre (961) - Pilsen, - MAR 24, 2013
Bottled ; Devon ; UK ; Malty,caramel,cereal and fruit aroma ; Ruby color with smaller head ; Medium sweet and lighter bitter taste ; Full body ; Very pleasant beer.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cutitoutdave (58) - - 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

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
felip989 (84) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - APR 28, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 1, 2015 Brown with a persistent medium beige head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, marmalade, earthy and herbal, some chocolate and red fruits. Taste is sweet: chocolate, red fruits, caramel and toffee. Some yeasty and earthy character in flavour. Malty aftertaste. Delicious beer, could be more bitter.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BOSSbrewer (2319) - Arkansas, USA - APR 26, 2015
Bottle at a BOSS meeting, thanks to Brent. Pours amber with a thin, creamy off white head. Aroma is slightly malty and some caramel. Thin bodied. Nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AlfredoGarcia (92) - Santiago, CHILE - APR 26, 2015
500 ml can. Hoppy smell, chocolate, dark fruits, roasted malts. Look is perfect! Beautiful dark amber color with a big dense white head that stays. Delicious creamy taste, just a little watersish aftertaste, but it is really nice. Tremendous beer for me, don’t agree with the other moderate reviews at all. This is a top league beer.

4.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
heberblack (3) - BRAZIL - APR 25, 2015 does not count
Muito gostosa e rara aqui na minha cidade, Infelizmente está foi a única que encontrei em uma cervejaria aqui de Goiânia

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheKernOwl (3) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2015 does not count
Nicer-than-average English fruity bitter. Dark brown/ ruby red. Sweet aroma - Christmas-blend coffe/ orange chocolate/ caramel sweetness; some bubblegum ester. Clash of light bitterness and fruity vibes - nice balance. Medium, creamier-than-average body, a little too much fizz. Finish a bit cliff-drop quick, albeit with a slight fruit return.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
canddw (21) - - APR 22, 2015
Bottled. Deep brown with thin head and soft carbonation. Nose has yeasty, cakey, chocolate, coffee with a hint of bubblegum. Taste is hops, apricot, strawberries, coffee with dry tangy bitter finish. Palate is a bit too fizzy, but otherwise a nice beer.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rdixon77 (1409) - Georgia, USA - APR 19, 2015
Old rating. Red brown pour. Pretty sweet - caramel, brown sugar, fruity, bready body. Bitterness at the end. Just okay.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gegwilson (1798) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2015
Bottle. Pours ruby with an off white head. Peppery spice flavour with some caramel, stewed fruit and a touch of pear drop. OK. I used to love this stuff before I discovered the world of craft beer. How times have changed...

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jerseyjohn71 (259) - corsicana, Texas, USA - APR 17, 2015
good bite in the brew,,,, copper, caramel, resin, grass, dough, cooked vegetables, orange, red, clear, rocky head, frothy, tan foam, lightly bitter, lightly sour, medium body, average carbonation, creamy, long finish,


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