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Hoptimus Prime | Robinsons Family Brewers

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Brewed by:
Robinsons Family Brewers
England, United Kingdom
robinsonsbrewery.com

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.10%

Availability: Spring

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Added by woosterbill on 03-22-2013

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2
Ratings:
5
Avg:
3.23
pDev:
9.29%
 
 
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2.75/5  rDev -14.9%

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2.99/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Hand-pulled pint into a UK sleeve on 1 May 2013 in a local pub I rarely use.

Amber, clear body with a white head that produced some good lacing.

Hops first and foremost, as the name suggests, but this isn't a hop bomb or even a beer majoring on hops, just not a lot of malt presence throughout.

I found it boring and bland to be honest, a semi-dry finish with uninteresting flavours: fruit esters blend with mildly citrus hints, but nothing was strong or bold. Not a bad beer, just not my cup of tea.

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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of kjyost
3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of woosterbill
3.51/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Handpump halfpint at the Eagle and Child in Oxford.

A: Clear deep amber body under a wispy ring of off-white head. Average.

S: Fruity, with both specialty malts and some hops playing their parts. Not nearly as hoppy as the name would suggest, but just fine for a Bitter.

T: Floral hops and fruity malts. Sweet. Apricot preserves. Bittersweet finish. Disappointing in terms of hoppiness, but still quite quaffable.

M: Smooth, slick medium body. Very low carbonation. Ok.

O: Why do some breweries use hop puns to describe beers that aren't hop-forward?

Cheers!

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Hoptimus Prime from Robinsons Family Brewers
3.23 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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