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Hobgoblin

Tasting notes:

Legendary Ruby Beer

Traditionally craft brewed with Chocolate & Crystal malts and a blend of Styrian, Goldings & Fuggles hops to produce a full-bodied, Ruby beer that delivers a delicious chocolate toffee malt flavour, balanced with a rounded moderate bitterness and an overall fruity, mischievous character.

Goes with

Hobgoblin is the perfect beer to drink with meat stews & Steak & Ale pies, Sausages & Mash, Burgers & BBQs; roasts; & char-grilled vegetables. Ideal for Halloween!

Abv: 5.2% bottle, 4.5% in cask & mini cask

Hops: Fuggles & Styrians

Malt: Pale, Crystal & Chocolate

Taste: Toffee, dry, biscuit

Bitter: 3

Sweet: 3

Allergens: Barley

Bottle: 500ml

Cask: All year

Mini Cask: 5l

See: Ruby

Smell: Toffee, slight citrus, chocolate

Style: Ruby beer

Hobgoblin Gold

Tasting notes:

A hidden treasure has been unearthed in the Wychwood Brewery… and it’s as pure and precious as it’s forefather.

Hobgoblin Gold is the latest beer carrying the little fella’s moniker, and while Gold might be lighter in colour, it’s definitely no lightweight. A combination of hop varieties & an infusion of wheat and malted barley has resulted in the perfect golden beer – with a huge hop punch.

Guilt edged golden refreshment. Well what did you expect?

Abv: 4.5% bottle, 4.2% cask

Hops: Pilgrim (UK), Nelson Sauvin (NZ), Citra (US) & Summit (US)

Malt: Barley and Wheat

Taste: Mouth-watering malt & refreshing citrus hop kick

Bottle: 500ml

Allergens: Barley, Wheat

Cask: All year

See: Golden

Smell: Fragrant citrus and wild forest gooseberries

Style: Golden beer

Bitter: 3

Sweet: 2

King Star

Tasting notes:

A King Star shines brightly on the Wych Wood drawing on the expertise and knowledge of our master brewers to hand craft a big and bold lager which is laced with flavour.  An escape from the average, brewed with fine English pale malted barley, and dry hopped with noble hop Styrian Goldings.

A lager that is delicately balanced, full bodied with a hint of sweetness that complements the aromas encapsulated from the noble hops. Enjoy a spicy herbal nose and a crisp quaffable elixir.

Abv: 4.8%

Hops: Styrian Goldings

Malt: Pale malted barley

Allergens: Barley

Keg: 50l

See: Blonde

Smell: Spicy herbal

Style: Crafted lager

Gratis

Tasting notes:

A 4.2% ABV crafted golden beer. Brewed with the flavoursome Styrian Goldings hop to give a light floral aroma, but a heady and firm bitterness, for a sharp and bold aftertaste.

Packed full of flavour and free from gluten – it’s a no-grainer!

Abv: 4.2%

Hops: Styrian Goldings

Malt: Pale malted barley

Allergens: Barley

Bottle: 330ml

See: Golden

Smell: Lightly Floral

Style: Crafted Golden Beer

King Goblin

Tasting notes:

Brewed only on a Full Lunar Moon.

As the full moon casts its eerie light over the shadowy old Eagle Brewery, a magical brew gurgles forth from the casks. A beer enlivened by the energies of the universe, when the elements are converging into a harmonious alignment. Truly a brew fit for a celestial majesty.

King Goblin is hand crafted from roasted chocolate and crystal malts, with a timely infusion of fuggles, sovereign, styrian and cascade hops to produce an indulgently rich, full, smooth beer of exceptional quality and character.

A full, rich, sublimely fruity & satisfying indulgent beer; a beer for the connoisseur of the finer things.

 

Abv: 6.6%

Hops: Fuggles, Sovereign, Styrian & Cascade

Malt: Chocolate, Crystal

Taste: Rich, full & smooth

Allergens: Barley

Bottle: 500ml

Cask: Not available

See: Ruby

Style: Special Reserve

Black Wych

Tasting notes:

A dark, mysterious and spellbinding porter

Once again the Black Wych has cast her spell. Start with a measure of alluringly rich dark malt and allow the bitterness to creep in. Watch out for the caramel sweetness lurking behind. This silky smooth 5% ABV Porter is no taboo, she is a spellbinding force to be reckoned with.

 

Abv: 5.0%

Hops: Fuggles, Progress, Challenger

Malt: Pale, Black Crystal, Oats

Taste: Smooth, smokey, bitter

Allergens: Barley, Oats

Bottle: 500ml

Cask: Not available

See: Very dark

Smell: Sweet, chocolate, coffee

Style: Porter

Imperial Red

Tasting notes:

Do not fear the Imperial Red who comes in peace to liberate your taste buds with his robust yet succulent beer.
A toasted malt flavour balanced by a bold pronounced hop delivered in a rich ruby 4.7% ABV beer.

Abv: 4.7%

Hops: Brawling Cross, Styrian, Chinook

Malt: Pale, Dark Crystal, Cara, Oats

Taste: Caramel, Fruity, Ester, Moorish

Allergens: Barley, Oats

Bottle: 500ml

Cask: Not available

See: Ruby

Smell: Malty, toffee, sweet

Style: Robust Ruby Beer

Dr Thirsty’s

Tasting notes:

No. 4 Blonde

Fresh off his cart is No.4. It’s an unpasteurised shimmering blonde concoction of fruits. Instant refreshment with an insanely fragrant aroma. No.4 is the first of the good DR’s elixirs to emerge from his apothecary. We expect more brews to follow from this enigmatic character.

Abv: 4.1%

Hops: Styrian, Cascade, Soverign, Chinook

Malt: Pale Lager

Taste: Refreshing, crisp, bitter finish

Allergens: Barley

Bottle: 500ml

Cask: Not available

See: Blonde

Smell: Citrus, floral, honey

Style: Unpasteurised Blonde

Fire Catcher

Tasting notes:

A dazzling 3.5% golden beer. The warming hints of honeyed nectar will spark the intense & sharp gooseberry flames. A refreshingly crisp catch smouldering in a citrus aroma that will leave you glowing from inside.

Abv: 3.5%

Hops: Pilgrim (UK), Summit, Nelson Sauvin and Citra

Malt: Pale ale and wheat malt

Taste: Delicate floral and refreshing

Bottle: 500ml

Allergens: Barley, Wheat

Cask: Not available

See: Flaxen straw

Smell: Floral citrus

Style: Blonde Ale

Bitter: 3

Sweet: 2.5

Arrowaine

Tasting notes:

This dark beer is a nod to the archer of yesteryear. The rich and full-roasted toffee malt delivers a lingering flavour that is straight & true… and really hits the spot

Abv: 3.6%

Hops: Fuggles, Admiral, Challenger

Malt: Crystal malts, Black malts and a touch of malted wheat for smoothness

Taste: Roasted Malts, Chocolate and Coffee

Bottle: 500ml

Allergens: Barley, Wheat

Cask: Not available

See: Dark as the Night Sky

Smell: Roasted malts coffee and caramel

Style: Dark Chestnut Ale

Bitter: 2

Sweet: 3.5

Goliath

Tasting notes:

The Beer to Slay a Mighty Thirst. A full bodied & robust ruby bitter brewed with Pale Crystal malts, with a rich malty taste & a hefty whack of Fuggles & Goldings hops.

Abv: 4.2%

Hops: English Fuggles and Styrian Goldings

Malt: Pale ale and crystal malt

Taste: Malty balanced by refreshing bitterness

Bottle: 500ml

Allergens: Barley

Cask: Not available

See: Ruby

Smell: Subtle malty and hop aroma

Style: Ruby Beer

Bitter: 2.5

Sweet: 2.5

Dryneck

January

The perfect beer to quench the driest of throats. The combination of exotic Belma, Waimea and Bobek hops and Munich malt; result in a mouth-watering golden beer to stop the January drought.

Abv: 3.6%

Style: Golden

 

Dirty Tackle

February and March

Avoid the scrum & make sure you score an early try as our most popular seasonal ale makes a winning return. A full-bodied malty beer with a clean citrus aroma tackles your taste buds & kicks its opponents into touch.

Abv: 4.0%

Taste: Luscious & hoppy, subtle citrus

See: Dark Amber

Smell: Aromatic & Spicy

Style: Aromatic Bitter

Bitter: 4

Sweet: 3

Occasion: 6 Nations

Pinhead

March

The addition of the tiny pinhead oatmeal gives this stout a huge punch of flavour.  Lose you head in the rich coffee and chocolate flavours balanced with a moderate bitterness. Be careful it doesn’t blow your mind!

Abv: 4.6%

Style: Stout

Hoppleganger

August

Hops to the left of you and hops to the right. As you drink this beer you will be introduced to seven hoppelgangers, only a special few will be able to correctly identify one from another. The aroma of exotic fruits paired with a refreshing citrus hop hit make this blonde beer a double delight

Abv: 4.4%

Style: Golden

Drophead Steam Beer

June

A blend of pale and caramel malts fermented at elevated temperatures. Let off some steam with this delicious amber beer.

Abv: 3.8%

Style: Amber

Ripsaw Rye

September

This rich red beer is testament to the mighty rye malt. The spicy hop aroma from Cascade and Topza hops intice you in, while the distinctive caramelised flavours from the rye malt gives you a beer to get your teeth into!

Abv: 3.7%

See: Red

The Dogs Bollocks

November

Standing out from the crowd, an old favourite returns that always lives up to its name. Pale golden, well rounded flavours warm the palate & come together with a hint of nuts, resulting in a robust fulsome aroma that hangs low ’til the last. A great excuse to go & see a man about a dog.

Abv: 5.2%

Taste: Fruity, spicy hop

See: Straw yellow

Smell: Fragrant citrus

Style:  Amber

Bitter: 3

Sweet: 3

Bah Humbug

December

Tis the season to be jolly – oh no it isn’t! At least you can take refuge from the Christmas shopping with this rich, fruity spiced ale guaranteed to make even the most seasoned party pooper smile.

Abv: 4.3%

Taste: Spicy fruit

See: Dark Gold

Smell: Bananas and fruit, cloves

Style: Spiced Ale

Bitter: 2

Sweet: 3

Occasion: Supping@Christmas

12 Drummers

December

Drum roll please…introducing a well-balanced, smooth and lightly bitter copper coloured beer.  A crescendo of flavours that starts with a bang from the biscuity maltiness, perfectly complimented by a delicate fruity taste.  March on to the bar…

Abv: 3.5%

Taste: Biscuity Maltiness, complimented by a delicate fruity taste

See: Amber

Style: Smooth and lightly bitter

 

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