Hobgoblin - Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd
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Reviews by Baileyuk:
4.08/5 rDev +9.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A - Amazing head, amazing lacing, continous white coating on top of this beer. Excellent start. Nice light brown color.
S - Sweet malts that after the initial smell die down quite a bit. Very nice at first blah later.
T - Exceptional. Caramelized malts give a sweet, although not overly, taste. Plays very nicely with the malts. Hops are definately present although not the big feature of this beer. One of the best browns I have had.
M/D - Both add to this beer. Medium to full bodied mouthfeel. Not sure how many browns I can drink in one go but it is an easy beer to drink a couple off here and there. Very nicely done
Serving type: bottle
11-26-2009 17:27:11 | More by Baileyuk
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United Kingdom (England)
4.25/5 rDev +13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Hobgoblin in a can; comes a little smaller than the bottles, but the better flavour from the totally airtight seal of a can preventing any oxidization makes up for it I feel.
Hobgoblin has always been a favourite of mine. Was only the 3rd ale I ever tried in my life after a brief flirt with the commercial lagers and it's definitely the beer which steered me onto real ale and craft beer.
A nice strong red ale, bittersweet and uncomplicated, and very sessionable despite the ABV being a percent or two above the point most people go for in a session beer. Very good colour and feel to the beer too; always keeps the head and throws an inviting glow around the room
Serving type: can
07-07-2014 16:33:29 | More by Leeham991
Hobgoblin from Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd
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