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Old Prickly | Hobsons Brewery

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Brewed by:
Hobsons Brewery
England, United Kingdom
hobsonsbrewery.co.uk

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BlackHaddock on 05-13-2012

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Reviews:
4
Ratings:
6
Avg:
3.3
pDev:
10.91%
 
 
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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 6
Reviews by windypete:
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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

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Photo of BlackHaddock
2.92/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

500ml Bottle: slightly out of date when poured into my Abbot Ale tankard @ home on 29 Dec 2012 (BBD of 25 Nov 2012).

Very palegolden yellow and hazy with a thin white head.

Again not really impressed (as I wasn't with the cask pints I've had): citrus notes in the taste and nose but lacks real flavour and anything of interest.

The worst beer I've ever had from Hobson's?

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Photo of vinicole
3.75/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Cask drawn. The Feathers Ludlow.
Clear straw. Thin head.
Floral aroma.
The malt and hops balance quite nicely. A toffee apple sweetness leads to a mild astringent finish.
Easy drinker.

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Photo of gutbucket2
3.47/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

500ml, bottle-conditioned. Pours gold with subsiding white head. Aroma: floral hop. Taste: noble hop. Medium sweetness, light bitterness. Mouthfeel: light bodied, thin. Overall: pleasant pale ale. Polish lubelski is the aroma hop.

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Photo of Timadae
3/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours with a light frothy head that quickly fades, colour reminds me of a cloudy larger. The nose offers slight malty citrus notes. On the palate it is medium weight and dry with a nice refreshing citrus bite that finishes with a biscuity hint. I enjoyed this and would probably drink more as a session beer.

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Photo of BillRoth
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Old Prickly from Hobsons Brewery
3.3 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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