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Fiddler's Elbow - Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd

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BA SCORE
82
good

251 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 251
Reviews: 216
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 14.33%
Wants: 9
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-22-2002)
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Thur123

Georgia

4.22/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Ok so, the color of this brew is an almost opaque deer black, with just a tinge of red on the edges. The head was slight and a brownish red color that look nice. The smell is deep and sweet roasted malts. The smell isn't huge but it's rich. There is chocolate and liquorish, with a whiff of caramel as well.

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Slight hop bitterness in front fades into a roasted coffee rich flavor with anise showing up to on the back end. The mouth feel of this is great, really full and creamy without being to cloying. The aftertaste shows mostly the roast flavor and just a bit of the hops as well, giving this beer a spicy kind of aspect to it. Overall this is a really solid stout, and at 10.99 a sixer and only 6%, I'm only a little bummed.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2009 02:15:12 | More by Thur123
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A: Hazy orange with a foamy white head.

S: Big orange presence in the nose, with citric hoppiness, strawberry, grass, and lemon.

T: A slight pleasant bitterness, with citrus nose dominating taste, along with fruity esters, berries and a touch of grass upon a malty backbone.

M: Medium-light bodied, pretty smooth.

O: Delicious. I would definitely recommend picking this up if you can find it.

Note: Recommended with other Wychwood beers (especially hobgoblin and king goblin) whilst watching Tolkien adaptations (my friends and I put on the hobbit cartoon, this was a few years ago).

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Fiddler's Elbow from Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd
82 out of 100 based on 251 ratings.