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Hobgoblin - Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd

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BA SCORE
85
very good

2,218 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,218
Reviews: 1,022
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.83%
Wants: 66
Gots: 181 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-15-2002)
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3.7/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A full bodied ale that shows in ruby colour with a beige head that stays at half a finger. Smell of malts, chocolate, chestnut, apple pie and dark fruits, the aromas growing up as the beer warms. It has an interesting taste of malts, chocolate, cream and fruits that is well balanced by some kind of acidic character, maybe coming from the yeast or just from the malt itself. Quite earthy, with hints of toffee and orange also, and very subtle hops. Full bodied and very smooth in the mouth, with almost no carbonation and good drinkability.

Maybe not as rounded as the ESB from Fuller´s but still a great sweet ale to be tasted on a night like this, as the winter is actually coming.

DiUr, Nov 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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Hobgoblin from Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd
85 out of 100 based on 2,218 ratings.