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Hobgoblin - Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd

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BA SCORE
84
good

2,008 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,008
Reviews: 999
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 14.17%
Wants: 53
Gots: 98 | 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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4/5  rDev +7%

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5/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of my all-time favorites! The moderate carbonation and reddish hue make for a very presentable beer. The aroma and flavor have a certain spicy character that I do not recall any other beer having. Not sure of the origin, but the unique flavor keeps me coming back. My perfect beer!

Serving type: bottle

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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Michigan

3/5  rDev -19.8%

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Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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Alabama

4/5  rDev +7%

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Pennsylvania

4.59/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottle at cellar temp into an imperial pint
Aroma of Wood and fruity malt
Head large (5cm), off white, creamy, slowly diminishing to an irregular layer varying from 2 – 4 mm
Lacing OK – partial rings of small bubbles as well as large irregular islands
Body deep red-amber, clear
Flavor of wood and light chocolate; no hops, no alcohol, faint diacetyl, ends quickly to dry finish
Palate medium, watery, soft carbonation

An excellent Brit beer – what’s sold in the US is pasteurized but still very good. I almost always have some of this in the cellar. The flavor is fantastic, the appearance is outstanding, the aroma and palate are exceptional.

Serving type: bottle

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United Kingdom (England)

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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Florida

5/5  rDev +33.7%

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Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

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Florida

4/5  rDev +7%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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Saskatchewan (Canada)

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Hobgoblin from Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd
84 out of 100 based on 2,008 ratings.