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Dark Mischief

Dark, smooth, bitter – Hobgoblin (5.2%) from Wychwood is a delicious pudding of a beer!  The bottle says “Traditionally Crafted Legendary Ruby Beer” – their capitals, not mine.  It’s darker than ruby – at least I’ve never seen a ruby this dark – it is very like a porter or a stout.  It has a rich malty aroma, a chocolatey – almost chewy – taste, and a dark bitterness, like bitter chocolate or espresso coffee, with a little bit of a fruity tang, and a long-lasting bitter finish.  I thoroughly enjoyed this bottle, and it is definitely up there among my current favourites.

Although the bottled version is 5.2%, the cask version comes in at 4.5% – which would make it possible to drink two or three in a session.  With the bottled version I’m afraid it’s one at a time for me!

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