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Brewed by Wychwood (Marstons)
Style: English Strong Ale
Witney, England

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RATINGS: 451   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Bottle: Pasteurised
Only ever brewed under a full lunar moon, with crystal malts and sovereign hops for a rich, smooth sublimely satisfying taste of pure beer indulgence.


VictorStr's rating

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VictorStr (1564) - Helsingborg, - JAN 6, 2013
Har haft den här flaskan i kylskåpet i säkert ett år. Hela tiden varit säkert på att den skulle vara tjock och mindre god. Men ack så fel


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
princepurple (22) - wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2015
Brewed only on a Full Moon, a vintage version of an all time great. I literally found this a slightly better, stronger crack of the whip. Itís biggest difference from the non kingly version, this addition has a powerful Aroma, it hits the nose from across the room, and packís a Toasty, Roasted Cocoa, oddly Banana toffee like Aroma, though a little overpowering in that it melts your nasal passages. It pours a deep darkest of dark ruby glimmering Ale, a little hazy with a Liberal medium brown, frothy head. In the mouth it literally feels just like Hobgoblin, Stout like, Heavy and strong, of great fortitude. I find itís taste simply a stronger more punchy version of regular Hob, Toasty, dominating chocolate, vanilla, and high Coffee profile. Itís Finish is much longer and provides a smooth, but warming bitter-sweet taste, an amazing Brew and a Bold step.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratballs (4) - - APR 12, 2015 does not count
Bottle from asda. Pint glass. Much thicker feel that hobgoblin and indeed most of this breweries beers. Caramel, citrus, spruce. Deep red amber beer. Very good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3966) - McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 9, 2015
From a pint bottle shared at Ryanís. Pours a clear copper with an ecru head. Light malty nose. Flavors of caramel. Decent.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SangreSani (143) - Głowienka, POLAND - APR 7, 2015
Very good head. Color between amber and copper. Clear. Hops, esters, raspberry and caramel in aroma. Medium bitterness, sweet. Light carbonation, medium body, frothy texture.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
custardtrout (7) - - APR 3, 2015 does not count
A much heavier hitter than the Hobgoblin, that strength adds a great new deeper darker taste

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alexi91 (112) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2015
Origin: Bottle. Vessel: Pint Glass. Supplier: Morrisons (Bristol). Strong and thick with fruity bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (4407) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2015
Poured medium reddish amber with a frothy tan head. Aroma of sweet berries and light liquorice. Medium body, flavour as the aroma, lightly bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (5538) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 12, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours copper amber, nose is caramel, fruit, sweet toffee taste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nathan30533 (833) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2015
This is a unique English strong dark ale. Only brewed on a full moon. Tasty fruity brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DwarfeD (1392) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - FEB 22, 2015
500ml bottle at home. Clearish amber brown with a medium slightly off-white head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Medium sweetness and quite some bitter tones. Caramel, malts, brown sugar, citrus and hops. A tasty English strong ale.


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