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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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CapFlu (4522) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GonZoBeeR (2926) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 8, 2005
Aroma:grapefruit hops...... Apperance:Redish brown,light tan head... Flavor:Grapefruit hops and light torefaction....

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Goodgrief (1791) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - AUG 19, 2007
Aug 2005 - An okay beer...not what I was expecting. Didn’t appear red like it said on the bottle. Poured and looked like a cola...dark brown with bubbly head which left as fast as it appeared. Taste sort of defied style...almost porter like. Tasted strong of roasted malt with a nice hoppy finish. A little thin. An ok beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
goldbrew (99) - USA - MAY 5, 2008
Respectable. Small head, very dark. Hint of molasses and chocolate. Fullness in the mouthfeel. Very little hop flavor in this bottle at least. Not a lot of depth of flavor, but what’s there is executed pretty well. Smooth and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
elihapa (1525) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - SEP 21, 2008
Bottle, from Jon. Aroma of caramel malt, hops, baking soda. Initial flavor is malty sweet and woody, with caramel, brown sugar, and a touch of dark fruit. Finish is dry and a bit astringent, with stealthy bittering flavors creeping in. Maybe it was just me, but I could have sworn a slight metallic flavor lingering in the finish as well. Certainly not the rich finish I desired based on the initial (tasty) flavors. The mouthfeel of this brew is average, leaning a bit thin. So-so overall, but a nice story of a Labrador adds some character to this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PilsnerPeter (3028) - Flushing, New York, USA - APR 13, 2009
Tap at Barcade? I think. (I’m backlogged at the moment) Very deep brown with crimson in the light. The thin tan head stays around. Toasted malt aroma- a touch earthy with some tobacco and thin cocoa notes. Rounded carbonation- could be less fizzy. Dark toasted flavor. Malt forward with some husky bitterness and tobacco notes. Mildly hopped with residual toasted biscuity malt notes. Underwhelming.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blklab2007 (1965) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 15, 2009
bottle poured a brown in color with a coating of creamy dark tan head. aroma has brown malt, brown sugar, and pipe tobacco. mouth feel falls short and has low carbonation. flavor has minerals, malt, coffee bitterness, and chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (5789) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 21, 2009
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2014 [2422-20090802] Tap. Berry malt toast aroma. Clear, dark mahogany red body with a long-lasting creamy off-white head. Mild roast malt grains flavour has more fruit in the background. Full body is quite boozy. Average, a little too rough and boozy. (6/4/6/3/13) 3.2
(@ Cole’s; Buffalo, NY)

[5322B-20130430] Tap. Not much aroma. Clear, mahogany brown body with a quick foamy off-white head. Milky toasted grains flavour has a lingering bitterness. Medium-full body. Interesting, a little rough around the edges. (5/3/6/3/13) 3.0
(@ brewpub, Lake Placid, NY)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14552) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 13, 2009
Draught at Pony Bar, New York
Dark brown color. Light aroma. Medium body structure, with some chocolate flavor and dark caramel; medium-low bitterness. Easy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NPRugby11 (219) - New York, USA - APR 5, 2010
A nice example of the style, deep red with toffee and hop scent, with caramel and a bit of coffee in the taste and aftertaste.

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