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Old Prickly - Hobsons Brewery

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Reviews: 3
Hads: 5
Avg: 3.18
pDev: 7.55%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: BlackHaddock on 05-13-2012

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Reviews: 3 | Hads: 5
Reviews by windypete:
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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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Photo of BlackHaddock
2.92/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

500ml Bottle: slightly out of date when poured into my Abbot Ale tankard @ home on 29 Dec 2012 (BBD of 25 Nov 2012).

Very palegolden yellow and hazy with a thin white head.

Again not really impressed (as I wasn't with the cask pints I've had): citrus notes in the taste and nose but lacks real flavour and anything of interest.

The worst beer I've ever had from Hobson's?

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Photo of gutbucket2
3.47/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

500ml, bottle-conditioned. Pours gold with subsiding white head. Aroma: floral hop. Taste: noble hop. Medium sweetness, light bitterness. Mouthfeel: light bodied, thin. Overall: pleasant pale ale. Polish lubelski is the aroma hop.

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Photo of Timadae
3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours with a light frothy head that quickly fades, colour reminds me of a cloudy larger. The nose offers slight malty citrus notes. On the palate it is medium weight and dry with a nice refreshing citrus bite that finishes with a biscuity hint. I enjoyed this and would probably drink more as a session beer.

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Photo of BillRoth
3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

Old Prickly from Hobsons Brewery
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