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Hobgoblin - Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd

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BA SCORE
84
good

2,009 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,009
Reviews: 999
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 53
Gots: 99 | 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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Bestuurder

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Very dark, almost black, in colour with a slightly offset yellow head. Very thick head, though lacing set in very quickly.

Fairly pleasant aroma, though lacks the chocolate aroma that it so deserves.

Full taste, and thick mouthfeel. Chocolate is very descent and not overpowering. Taste is well balanced and fairly even.

You oculd easily drink three or four of these in a couple of hours, but begins to get heavy after a few. Really fills you up.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2005 03:52:19 | More by Bestuurder
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M - Thin and finishes a bit dry. Carbonation is just right for the style.

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Hobgoblin from Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd
84 out of 100 based on 2,009 ratings.