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


on tap

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RATINGS: 234   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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hayduke (5634) - Eureka, California, USA - SEP 4, 2011
From a cask in London. It came in the glass dark copper color with a small white head. Good nose of malts and nuts. Body medium and mouthfeel creamy smooth with low carbonation. Flavor of caramel malts and nuts. Bitter finish. Easy drinking

thepegjett (1281) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2011
A - Roasted fruitiness with citrus A - Dark amber with thin, but lasting head T - Sweet with nice controlled bitter P - Full to medium and smooth O - Nice and flavorful

maupie (1103) - Roosendaal, NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2011
After the beer was served in the glass there was found a lasting quantity wall adhesive light brown foam collar which was fine and even of structure. The beer also contained much carbonic acid in the glass. The beer has a clear brown color and a sweet taste. The after tast of the beer is hoppy bitter with a roasted malty touch . This beer smells malty.

johndoughty (5538) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2011
Cask. My second rate of a beer in both cask and bottle form. This was tried whilst on holiday in the Isle of Man wth my lovely wife Glenys in July 2011. For some reason it is fairly easy to obtain on the island.Not a lot of body and lacks complexity.Taste what it is- a bitter for mass cosumption. Boring and bland.

stravale (3135) - Co. Westmeath, IRELAND - JUL 28, 2011
Cask @ Old Mill, Brodie
Appearance - Dark brown/ruby, clear, thick white head
Aroma - Fruity malts, caramel, bitter hops.
Taste - Fruity, caramel, slight roast malts, slight spice and gentle bitter hops
Palate - short malty finish with light bitter hop, soft carbonation
Overall - Quite a good malty bitter 230711

MrHangover (4693) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2011
On tap @ Harbourlights, Noordwijk, Netherlands. Colour is brown, with a red glow over it. Flavour is nutty, roasted and malty. Flavour has a bittersweet touch in it and it goes down pretty well. Nice find.

trapped (3599) - New York, TURKEY - JUL 1, 2011
Draught at Mike’s Place, Carleton University, Ottawa. Reddish amber color, clear appearance, light amber-yellow spongy head, slight flavor of coffee and cacao, low carbonation, smooth body, abrupt finish. Liked it.

RexTalionis (3797) - FINLAND - JUN 5, 2011
At Kitty’s, Helsinki. Poured dark reddish brown in colour with a small light tan head. Roasted notes in aroma. Light sweet malty notes in flavour. Felt a bit watered down. Odd sweet ’kotikalja’ taste in the end.

zexpe (39) - SCOTLAND - JUN 3, 2011
This beer varies a lot - sometimes great, sometimes awful. Used to drink in Southampton in Cask form.

steinar (54) - rvk, ICELAND - FEB 28, 2011
Pours amber brown with small head. Aroma of roasted malt. Taste is hoppy, with roasted notes. Medium bitterness, fruit and chockolate. Palate is soft carbonation, wet texture and medium-full bodied. Decent beer

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