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style
Brewed by Wychwood (Marston’s)
Style: Bitter
Witney, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
Was 5% - changed to 4.5% early 2008
Traditionally Crafted Legendary Ruby Beer.
Hobgoblin is strong in roasted malt with a moderate hoppy bitterness and slight fruity character that lasts through to the end.
The ruby red coloured Hobgoblin is full-bodied and has a delicious chocolate toffee malt flavour balanced with a rounded moderate bitterness and an overall fruity character.

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
evadoit (36) - meath, IRELAND - AUG 11, 2012
toast, roasty, herbs, basement aromas, smoke, red, hazy, frothy, light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, medium body, average carbonation, ah jaysus its nice

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Deu (948) - Nantes, FRANCE - JUL 24, 2012
500 ml bottle. Color dark ruby. Really good (One of my favorite of type). I recommend it .

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
caseynswan (46) - - JUL 16, 2012
Very sour characteristically british aroma. The beer is a gorgeous dark ruby color. Malty flavor with a bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vladivostok (472) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2012
Dark, almost porter coloured with a nice off-white head. Flavours are subtle - licorice, roasted malts. All very gentle with no strong hop flavours but a really tasty Burton type beer. I like it.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
gaddy (1) - Dorset, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2012 does not count
Wonderful beer. Dark rich and full of flavor would recommend to everyone. Always my go to drink

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sir__v (2545) - FRANCE - JUN 3, 2012
Color: amber, and bronze reflexion with a small dirty white head. Smell: hops, and flowers. Taste: bitter and caramel. Aftertaste: bitter

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
NikkTwist (3003) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 26, 2012
Cask at Khyber Pass. Dark orange honey brown with a foamy tan head. Light sweet toasted malt notes balanced against a mild hop bitterness. Slight carbonation on the tongue but the body still reads very thin. Flavors are pleasant just not very complicated and too watered down.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martinrumsam (564) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2012
cask deep brown with ruby hints thin beige head no lacing .minimal carbonation .malt/floral nose . fruity / toffee taste , pleasant bitter finish , smooth , a touch watery . not bad though

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dogbomb (1173) - ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2012
Cask. Deep ruby red with a light tan head. Malt nose with some slight floral hints. In the mouth, nice and solid maltiness throughout, peppered with light grasses, a little spice, some boiled fruits. Finish is sweet, slight bitter and warm.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DnAuK (112) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2012
Very dark with plenty of toffee in the aroma. Taste is balanced by a decent hop character though giving it almost dark fruit flavours. Not great, but better than most beers of this type. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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