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RATINGS: 429   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MartinT (8550) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 15, 2002
Thin but stinging hops on the nose and palate...Some dark chocolate in the back...Watery but even...

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
estoppel (1028) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 7, 2003
Mild floral nose, small tan head, reddish-orange body with a slight haze. Mild fruity hops with finishing spice, medium bitterness, not much body despite a good mouthfeel. No discernable alcohol presence.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
notalush (5362) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 9, 2003
Aroma is roasty and lightly fruity - tiny bit of lacing - a well-hopped English Strong - tiny bit of spice - a bit lacing in body and complexity - this seems very similar to their 46er IPA, the only real difference is the roasty quality to the flavor and aroma and the slightly higher maltiness.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
joeycapps (1468) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 4, 2003
Opaque chocolate brown. Light brown head. Malty, nutty aroma w/ light alcohol. Body is a little on the light side of medium, perhaps over-carbonated. Nutty, caramel flavour w/ some chocolate & roastiness & a decently bitter, lightly alcoholic finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vwsteggie (684) - Paxton, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 11, 2004
Art of Beer Festival 2004: Has a dark brown color with some lacing and a malted smell. Taste is somewhat smoked malt and finishes with a moderate bitterness. Overall an ok beer, but nothing too special.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gorbalev (3000) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 20, 2004
Buffalo Brewfest 04. Dark brown pour, hops and malt in aroma. Taste was creamy at first with a decent malt body and noticeable, but hardly overwhelming hops - a sweet taste. Had no idea it was 7%. Good beer.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jimhilt (2470) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 7, 2004
Pours with a five+ finger light tan head that fades slowly leaving a good lace. Cloudy amber color. Light carbonation. Nose is faintly malty. Medium bodied. Starts and finishes with a balance of malt and hops, the high ABV is not noticable. $1.85 for a 12oz bottle from Hoosick Street Discount Bev. Troy, NY.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 15, 2005
pours amber/brown with a small ring of white fine bubbles around the rim of the glass. Smells breaddy with some decent rose and grapefruit aromas popping through. Taste is on the nutty side like a brown ale with some mild peppery notes. A bit thin on the mouthfeel for an english strong ale, but very drinkable. A bit bland on the finish. This one has potential, but is not as balanced as other English Strongs I’ve had.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Discofish (152) - USA - SEP 18, 2003
This beer goes down pretty smooth at 7% ABV. It has a good blend of malt and hops, with a nice finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
redlem (1306) - Ohio, USA - OCT 28, 2003
Aah Lake Placid, home to the greatest American sports moment, which has nothing to do with this beer. Brown ale characteristics in aroma and taste, would not of guessed this at 7%. Substantial body, nice.


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