Brewed by Purity
Style: Bitter
Alcester, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled - microfiltered but not pasteurised (bottled by Thwaites).
Pure UBU - pronounced OO-BOO - named after our faithful canine friend and protector of our secrets. UBU 4.5% ABV is a distinctive premium amber coloured beer. Made from English Maris Otter, Crystal & Black Malts with Challenger and Cascade hops, creating a balanced full flavoured beer that is a pleasure to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LazyPyro (520) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2016
500ml bottle. Clear amber colour with a one finger white head. Aroma: malt, caramel, citrus fruity hops. Taste: citrus fruit, peach, sweet caramel malt, light bitterness, finish wasnít that bitter either. Medium body, oily texture. Bitters arenít usually my thing but I liked this one, though it felt more like a golden ale to be honest. Either way, a good, drinkable beer, albeit nothing spectacular.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
catinnaflat (11) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2016
Bottle from Waitrose. Beautiful deep brown/red beer, clear, small, tight off white head. Not much of an aroma, light malt/caramel. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth drinking archetypal bitter, malt, slight toffee, slight fruit. Ends up being much more than the sum of itís parts and really rather good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DSG (11468) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 5, 2016
Bottle shared at a tasting at Benís place. Thanks Rotem for this bottle! Clear amber. Aroma of malt, some floral and fruity hops, a bit skunky, and a bit of butter. Sweet flavor with malt, a bit of caramel, and bitterish floral hops, slightly skunky. Light to medium-bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Smyles (5) - - JUN 30, 2016 does not count
Caramel in appearance. Only brought this since mad goose had run out. Top brewery. Both tasted so far superb

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wheresthepath (2097) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2016
Cask at the Swan, Broadway. Chestnut with a thick cream-coloured head. Good rich mouthfeel. Toffee flavours with orange and a little earthy bitterness. Top-notch traditional-ish bitter. Lovely. Purity really are very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerowl80 (198) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2016
Bottle. Pours chestnut brown. Aroma of caramel, bread and grass. Malty taste with some hop bitterness. Steady beer, nothing too memorable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
digitalviking (93) - - APR 19, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 17, 2016 One of the better bitters I have had from cask. Flat palate as expected from cask, but a nice taste and very little aroma to be detected. Is the name also a Pere Ubu reference by chance?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
apearson (1) - - APR 17, 2016 does not count
500ml bottle. Chestnut amber colour. Caramel hoppy flavour, sweet dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fullpintofbeer (176) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2016
Cask at Royal Navy Volunteer, Bristol. Appearance: medium white head, amber colour, clear, good lacing. Aroma: a mix of malts and hops, but not very strong. A little bit of bubble gum. Taste: from lightly sweet to bitter. Palate: light to medium body, bitter finish, flat. Overall: alright beer, but nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JPC1524 (107) - Devon, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2016
Tasty amber ale. Great caramel, citrus and fruity notes. Long, balanced hoppy finish. Complex and extremely drinkable.

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