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RATINGS: 417   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CapFlu (4518) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 9, 2003
(Bottle) Dark brown with beige head. Wheat, sweet and peat. Tart malty, much hops but not overly complex. Bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IPFreely (1470) - Sanborn, New York, USA - JUN 7, 2003
Deep brown color, tan head with some lacing. Roasted malt aroma and taste. Smooth finish. Quite enjoyable.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DYCSoccer17 (3320) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 6, 2003
UPDATED: JAN 15, 2004 Pours a nice dark mahogany color with a beige head that stays throughout. Aroma is moderate, with some fruits bleded in there, not sure what it is. The flavor is awesome, with a nice burst that mildly tapers down into an extremely smooth finish that makes you want to keep drinking the beer. This stuff is awesome! Rerate: some chocolate malts in the nose. Start is somewhat hoppy smoothing down into a great malty finish with some chocolate taste shining through. Hides 7% well. Even better then second time. I highly recommend this stuff to anyone that hasnt had it before. If you want to trade, let me know.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
1more4dessert (330) - Upstate, New York, USA - JUN 3, 2003
out of bottle this was a dissappointment. Little malt flavor even when served at correct temperature. Very thin. Dark red color not matched by depth of flavor. On tap my recollections of this brew more positive.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (4734) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUN 3, 2003
Dark amber colour with a thin white head. The aroma was pretty fragrant and pretty malty. The aftertaste was potent and lasted quite a long time. I sampled the Lake Placid 46'er IPA and hated it, but figured I'd give this a tasting (blind--not from a review), and it turns out I was pretty impressed by Lake Placid this time around. Try this beer and not the 46'er IPA. I tasted this on tap at MacGregor's in Rochester, New York.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OldGrowth (2663) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 25, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 3, 2003 Bottle: Malty nose, burnt molasses, with light fruity in background. Dark reddish brown color. Roasted malt flavor with a bitter finish thats kinda creamy. Pretty good, like a winter ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mribm (457) - Ocala, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2003
Poured from the bottle with a slight tan head which left a thin lacing on the glass. It was dark brown in color with a malty nose. This is a very nice and tasty beer. Most suitable for the cold fall and winter months, as it is a rich, thick and warming beer.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAY 16, 2003
Nice sour apple malt aroma, beautiful, rich amber color, enough head to keep you interested. Nice roasty malt flavor with a good kick of bitterness to make it interesting. I am glad I made this my #200, because it is a very tasty ale.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 16, 2003
This beer was so enjoyed by President Clinton during his visit to Lake Placid that he had Lake Placid Brewing send more to him at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. However, I'm not Bill Clinton and I'm less enamored with this beer. It has considerable bitterness, particularly noticed after the malt taste has faded. Also, it's a bit roasty. Reminds me how at the end of watching TV's "Family Ties", they would say "Sit Ubu, sit! Good dog."

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrinkingbuddyD (129) - Warsaw, New York, USA - MAY 4, 2003
UPDATED: MAY 17, 2003 A well hopped English Strong ale. It has a delicious, sweet, roasted flavor with a hint of dark chocolate that stays with you to the last drop. Very dark amber in color with a tan head. The ale was drank from a fresh keg purchased directly from the brewery. I reccomend it this way.


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