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

bottled
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on tap
common

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RATINGS: 2285   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikedevilsfan (226) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 4, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 19, 2014 Interesting. Dark ruby color slightly creamy head. Smell is one of malts and iced tea with very slight citrus and hops on the back end. Has a little bit of a bitter taste to it. Some roasty notes. Could drink barrels of this stuff.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chocolatepoppa (5) - Bath, Somerset, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2017 does not count
Smooth and easy drinking ale. Good dark amber colouration with minimal head, soft aroma consisting of liquorice and malts, taste is slightly fruity with hints of chocolate and toasted malts and is very well balanced. Overall a very good, easy drinking beer, perfect for any occasion

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
djcampbell (99) - Moravany, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 27, 2017
Poměrně dobré pivenko , které má sice nižší hodnocení na ratebeeru, nicméně mně chutnalo.. Jemná chuť, sladší aroma i říz ale skvělý dozvuk.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wim (3935) - Weelde, BELGIUM - MAY 26, 2017
On holiday in wales dark amber colored body with white head and with a fruity malt hop aroma a malt hop sweet light bitter taste with a bitter finish

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zlotta (3104) - Hagen / Bonn, GERMANY - MAY 22, 2017
Sampled from tap at ’The Shakespeare’. Clear, dark brownish red with a medium large, frothy, slowly diminishing, white head. Sweetish, slightly malty and a little fruity aroma of caramel, raisins and some licorice root. Sweetish-malty, slightly bitter and a little fruity taste of caramel, raisins and licorice root, followed by a short, moderately bitter, a bit spicy and slightly dry finish. Medium body, slightly effervescent mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Okay, but not really my cup of tea.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Namlig (12) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 21, 2017
This beer was so disappointing. I bought it in the can, I think it is a new format for them, but no different to the bottle. Thin, acidic taste even though the can was not old at all. I could tell by the best by coding. Unbalanced and just a "beer" in my opinion. Maybe it is better locally as a real ale, that is possible. In fact I never enjoyed any in the range, the ones I could find here.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
coil (23) - - MAY 21, 2017
500ml bottle. Dark amber colour. Malt, toffee, caramel, fruits. Enjoyable bitter.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geiserich (4426) - Linz, AUSTRIA - MAY 14, 2017
Bottle: Dark brown colour, creamy head. Aroma is light malty with toffee notes, roastiness, nuts. Flavour is also mainly malty with some fruity berry notes, candies, chocolate, roasted malt.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
HighandLow (8) - Indiana, USA - MAY 10, 2017 does not count
One of my all time favorite beers. Top 5 for sure. Awesome to drink while watching The Hobbit or something of epic proportion like the beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oiolosse (131) - Granada, SPAIN - MAY 7, 2017
Botella de supermercado en Clapham, Londres. Intensas maltas de caramelo dulce, especias, cereales y maltas de pan dulce. Ámbar claro, oscuro, medio, cremoso, cabeza blanquecina. Luz dulce. Más maltas dulces de grano y pan, caramelo, especias, carbonatación suave, cuerpo medio, ligeramente amargo. Decente ESB, nada demasiado complejo pero bastante sólido.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ChewyBeer (363) - SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 7, 2017
Appearance: bright clear copper. Great fluffy off white head Aroma: earthy, light fruits Palate: medium full mouthfeel. Medium carbonation Taste: malt, slight sweetness. A little fruity. Overall: good drinking. Tasty but easy drinking


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