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Hobgoblin - Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd

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BA SCORE
85
very good

2,146 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,146
Reviews: 1,013
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.87%
Wants: 64
Gots: 158 | FT: 0
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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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Dark copper color with a beige head with medium retention and leaving good laces.
Nice aroma of English and yeast hops with notes of tea leaves, caramel malts and tangy citrusy.
Fruity flavor with notes of spices, roasted and caramel malts, mild dark chocolate, Brazilian guaraná, slightly lemon tartness, tea leaves, British earthy hops, sugarcane juice, minerals, lots of nuts and dark fruits. Dry and bitter aftertaste.
Medium body with appropriate carbonation.
Love this beer with full of English tangy fruity notes, very balanced with a unique complexity.
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Hobgoblin from Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd
85 out of 100 based on 2,146 ratings.