The Hobgoblin Gold for me. When I first tried it I was blown away. The last couple of times I’ve had it, I could have been drinking any generic golden ale. I’ve kindly been pointed in the direction of a recipe for a clone of the original so I’m quite excited to try it out!Hobgoblin I def think has gone downhill.
Yes it was definitely the distinctive flavour from the NS that disappeared. I have a clone recipe from AdeDunn that I plan to brew at some point.I have hazy memories from somewhere that the original Hob Gold was made with Nelson Sauvin...until they became more expensive...it was a good drink though.
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Funkmasterwoofs hobgoblin gold clone....looks interesting...
It’s actually got more hops in it now and more expensive to make. I did a few taste tests that were organised when they were working on the revised recipe.It’ll be down to 3.6 by the end of the next bloody lockdown
I don’t really care about the abv, I always thought it was too strong for a session beer anyway
It’s the stripping back and changing of the hops whilst coincidentally happens at the same time as “double punk” is launched, 8.8% £3.50 for 440ml and tastes bought like the original
Sell out b******s
Sorry Bud have to respectfully disagreeIt’s actually got more hops in it now and more expensive to make. I did a few taste tests that were organised when they were working on the revised recipe.
I can't like this post , cos as you allude to, blind taste tests will blandardise the product if joe public have a say.Brew Dog used to have something on the bottles like "We brew our way and if you don't like it, up yours!" Now they're doing blind taste tests and allowing the public to decide. The logical conclusion to this scenario is that they'll soon be making a John Smiths smooth clone