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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.


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   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arventresca (561) - 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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
roder60 (1282) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
apoptosis (1317) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 9, 2003
Not a bad ESA, especially because of its higher alcohol content. Very, very dry, and the finish is pretty bitter, but the somewhat malty, lightly roasted flavor stays with you - and that's nice. Easy to drink.

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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GuilTTy (728) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - MAR 9, 2005
Deep and clear rosewood color with a small off-white head. Sweet malty aroma with a touch of caramel and vanilla. Great earthy flavor with a little chocolate and toasted malt riding a sweet malty backbone with just a little hoppy bitterness to balance everything out. Finish was very dry and very much in line with classic English Ales. My only real criticism was that the mouthfeel was definately thin, otherwise, I really liked this beer and I could easily drink far too many of them at a time.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
freekyp (1473) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - APR 10, 2005
Nutty and malty nose with a hint of minty aroma hops. Beautiful mahogany with a creamy, but dissappointingly flighty head. Eanglish malt dominates the flavor with a sharp lingering hop bite on the end. Slightly tangy, slightly sweet, this brew hides its ample alchohol content very well. I really like this one. There are far too few decent east coast strong ales.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 19, 2005
HBF 2005. I was surprised by how much I liked this beer. Im usually not into english strong ales, but this one was really good. Deep amber/mahagony with a slight lasting light beige head. Aroma is loaded with sweet caramel malts and balanced by a nice herbal/earthy hop presence. SOme fruity hints as well. Flavor is toffee, crystal malts, and some fruit with a good hop balance. Slightly bitter finish balances some of the sweetness. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Scubatrip (596) - Annandale, Virginia, USA - OCT 4, 2006
From the bottle, pours a very dark color with a bit of red peaking through. Not much of a head or lacing. Smells initially of dark berries, and some sweet malts. Really not much in the nose. It’s got a very unique taste that is hard to describe. Initially of dark berries, like some raspberries and maybe blueberrries, and a bit like loganberry. As it warms, there’s a bit more of a sweet malty flavor, but the fruitfulness remains. I like this beer, and the higher alcohol helps too.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LAC2007 (17) - Edgewater, New Jersey, USA - JAN 9, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2007 This dark ale has a malty character with very little hops apparent. Little to no head but somewhat sweet and vinuous. Hints of chocolate and wildberries or possibly cherry flavors. Very unique in taste and flavor.


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