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RATINGS: 416   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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
generallee08 (614) - New York, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Its body has a dark brown color with deep crimson highlights. The head on top was about one and half fingers thick, light tan in color and made very nice lacing on the glass. Sweet caramel and brown sugary notes pop out in the nose along with some toasted malt and mild earthy/leafy hops. It has a base of roasted and toasted bready malt flavors. There is plenty of sweetness up front with notes of brown sugar, sweet/buttery bread, diacetyl and dark caramel. The 7%abv adds only a slight touch of character and is mostly well hidden. The middle sees the addition of dried leafy and earth hop flavor along with some bitterness for balance. The finish has a nice blend of sweet malt, a hint of bitter dark chocolate and hops. It has a smooth, slightly slick texture with soft yet active carbonation in a solid medium to full body.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
posikyle (165) - Alabama, USA - MAR 22, 2008
Probably one of my favorite beers. Pours a deep brown/red color, head dissipates rather quickly. Big malt aroma/flavor with a hint of caramel and a nicely balanced hoppy finish. Very smooth, easily drinkable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4831) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 8, 2011 This beer came in my beer club. Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a dark red-brown color with a medium sized tan head. The aroma was a lovely mix of sweet malts, chocolate and ripe fruit. The flavor was sweet and malty with a light roasty undertone and notes of chocolate brownies and ripe fruits. The mouthfeel was fairly thick and smooth. Very nice!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsnbeer (2) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 11, 2010 does not count
Aroma spirals out sticky and fluid of Caramel, molasses - slight alcohol hits you for this nicely balanced 7%’r. Pours Dark but a crisp amber / brown in color - with a slight tan head. Medium Bodied - Thinner texture with a lively carbonation leaves you with intricate malt overtones - to a sharp hoppy back end. Finishes a little grainy but full of complex flavor. Good suggestion Mr. Pres.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigflatsbeer (3) - New York, USA - FEB 13, 2012 does not count
Appearance: Vert dark brown color. You can see light through it but it may be the darkest brown beer I have seen. Smell: Sweet somewhat fruity smell. Taste: Very smooth and drinkable. I’m imprerssed, a received a mixed 12 pack as a gift. Mouthfeel: A little on the heavy side, but it is very drinkable. Overall: I would buy this agian, good during the winter months up north. This was 2nd beer I tried in mixed 12 pack, the best so far and my guess the best in the pack.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
micronaut129 (241) - chalfontborotowntonbergville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2012
Pours brownish with ruby hig lights. It has a tall dense head leaving fine sticky lacing. Well carbonated too. Aroma is strong of rich malts and some molasses. There is also a toffee sweetness too. Taste is of complex malts with good character. Some roasted malts come through as well as wood and leather and a finish similar to licorise. This beer has a medium feel with a bitter and slight alcohol warming. I was pleasently surprized with this beer. I was expecting something like an amber ale, but this style took me back a bit.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nike (950) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 30, 2014
12 ounce bottle, brown pour medium tan head, strong malt aroma. Excellent flavors, balanced, solid malt backbone, hops and some fruit notes. Excellent brew!!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
checkmatei1 (765) - Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 30, 2009
Bottle: Poured a dark brown color with a frothy head. The aroma was sugary malts, roasted nuts, and a touch of coffee. The flavor was bitter coffee, a touch of hops, and sweet toffee. Overall, sit UBU sit...good dog and a better beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arventresca (562) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 11, 2010
Bottle. Pours reddish brown with a nice head. Aroma is malty goodness. taste is much the same. This beer comes across as strong but not overwhelming.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
roder60 (1283) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2010
Had at an awesome restaurant in the fingerlakes region of NY. Poured a real nice brown with thick layer of foamy tan head that lasts. Aroma is bit roasty, yet also sweet and molasesy. Flavor is really well balanced. Dark chocolate, tad bit of bitterness, some boozy sweet undertones, dry creaminess, and a real nice sweet finish. Overall, really liked this one.


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