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Purity Pure UBU

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Style: Bitter
Alcester, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nilz (345) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 11, 2014
2/4/14 On cask. Tan coloured ale with an off-white slim head. Aroma floral hops and a little burnt note. Taste mild bitter and hoppy flavour.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pricey290483 (78) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2014
bottle from sainsburys quite liked it not much of an aroma nice bitter taste nice after taste that stayed for a little bit i would have another bottle but i wouldn’t rush out and get another

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tfredvik (941) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 23, 2014
Clear, medium copper body with a nice, creamy, long-lived, off-white head that laces the glass excellently. Moderate aroma that is sweet, it’s moderate malty and light hoppy, with notes of sweet caramel, citrus and a generic fruity feel. Quite strong flavours that surprises me a bit, this is more tasty than I’d dared to hope for! Caramel, burnt sugar, fruit and grapefruit in the light bitter and rather long-lasting finish. The initial taste is moderate to light sweet. Crisp and light body, quite dry and bordering on watery. A very nice beer for such a low ABV, and exceptionally nice for the style!
[50 cl bottle, enjoyed 3 months before BB date, from ICA Ullevål, Oslo]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (264) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2014
500ml bottle from Asda. Pours a dark amber with an off-white head. Aroma of fruit and hops. Very hoppy and a full after taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle - Amber in colour. Fruity; citrus fruity (oranges). Malty; toasted malts, buttery, caramel. Hoppy; grassy hops. Nice fruit/malt/hops balance. Full flavoured. Sweetish fruity malty bitter with bitter hoppy edge.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Connor66 (23) - - MAR 9, 2014
A nice light amber ale. Good taste with now nasty surprise. Found it tasted better with a chill to it ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (1044) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 7, 2014
Boittle from Waitrose. Clear ruby body with a thin white head. Light carbonation. Faint lacing. Weak aroma of stewed tea. Flavour of bread, biscuit, tea and a light fruity note. Thin body with a watery, slightly oily texture. Soft fizz. No real depth of flavour but very drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (598) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2014
Cask the bell Walsall. Dark amber colour decent white head and lacing. Aroma is malty slight hops. Taste is toffee biscuit sweet malts slight. Hop bitter finish. Well balanced. Medium body nice smooth mouthfeel soft carbonated. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tmplerns (6) - Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014 does not count
Deserves higher score. Lovely amber ale. They call these bitters but it’s the wrong word! Not bitter at all, smooth, sweet, real ale!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
kufdam (159) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2014
500ml bottle from Tesco in Windsor. English bitter brown. Not much head. Toffee with some honey but not too sweet. Some spicy hop.

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