RateBeer
overall
88
94
style

bottled
common

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 416   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our flagship beer, this English Strong Ale is available throughout the Adirondacks and greater Northeast. Deep garnet red in color, Ubu weighs in at 7% alcohol by volume (ABV) but is known for its fantastic taste. It features dark fruit and roasted malt flavors, with a slightly bitter finish. 43 SRM.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomTron (366) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - JAN 28, 2014
Dark brown pour with a dense, foamy head. Big time roasted malt aromas and some earthy hops. Flavor is straight-forward malty sweetness. For a strong ale this is quite weak but overall it’s highly drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Barreras (942) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Pours a cola color with a garnet hue. Taste is simple, almost watery. A mild sweetness with a bitter caramel aftertaste. The bitterness disappears quickly, leaving an easy drinking beer that wasn’t as complex as I hoped but overall good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (3441) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle: Pours nearly black with a short, dark tan head. Chocolate, wood, dark fruit aroma. Taste is coffee, chocolate, malt.... Earthy, minimal bittering. A very nicely done ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kschwab14 (9) - New York, USA - DEC 19, 2013 does not count
Pours a dark ruby/blackish hue with a khaki colored head. Great chocolate and dark fruit aroma. Taste is of plums and raisin. A great beer no doubt, but still leaves something to be desired.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drjohnrock (428) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 2, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 3, 2013 12 ounce bottle from Beer Of The (Every Other) Month Club. Dark brown/ruby hue, medium tan head, strong malty nose with noticeable alcohol, fine firm bittersweet flavor with solid malt backbone and some fruit notes, very well balanced. I’ve heard stories of how good this beer is and was glad to finally try it. One of the very best beers I’ve ever received from a beer-by-mail/UPS club. Tasted on February 26, 2013.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown color, small tan head. Aroma is roasted coffee beans and milk chocolate. Taste is cocoa, coffee. Tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zita (4538) - Assentoft, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2013
bread, cereal, brown, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, bitter, long finish,

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (6474) - Assentoft, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2013
Dark brown with a red note. Clear. Light off-brown head. Malty aroma, light bread, faint roasted. Flavor starts sweet, faint vanilla-note, then some delicate hoppy notes. Finish moderate to heavy bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlovakSniper (3036) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 8, 2013
En fût. Un verre presque glacé qui me semble être brun et rouge. Un petit anneau de mousse qui flotte sans conviction. Un nez tempéré qui donne des parfums de chocolat, de raisins, d’épices, de caramel et de noix. Une bouche simple, caramélisée et fruitée avec une touche légèrement mentholée. Un corps plutôt mince et un pétillement qui me semble être forcé. Une texture qui n’est pas aqueuse. Une finale surprenante avec des houblons vigoureux et épicés.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bbbeer (583) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Dark red-brown with small tan head. Aroma toasty malt, chocolate. Medium body, lightly carbonated. Flavor nutty roasted malts, cocoa, a nice grassy hop background, finishes fairly dry. Good flavors and nice balance.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1  2  3 4 5 » 42


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50