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Style: Bitter
Alcester, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 198   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   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.


Martyn's rating

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Martyn (15) - Greater London, - DEC 7, 2007
A beautiful bright amber appearance with a lovely fruity nose. An initial red berry fruit flavour is followed by a butterscotch middle and a superb long caramel malt finish balanced out with a nice hop background. A great traditiional british ale with a great appearance and branding. Lets get some younger people drinking cask ales!!


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mike_77 (3482) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2015
Pale brown colour. Aromatic floral hop tones. Pleasant malt and hop balance. Great session bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (11421) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle. Amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, hop. Flavour is fruit, malt, hop, caramel, floral. Medium body. Ordinary beer. KRS 160814.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjsint (991) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2015
Cask at the Prince Albert, Ely. Reddish brown, generous white head, an incredible amount of lacing. Slight berry and twig aroma. Malty taste with an underlying hoppy bitterness. Strong bitter aftertaste. Fairly full palette for this ABV. Decent enough.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rob_D_UK (1016) - Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2014
Pours a deep mahogany with a thin whiteish head. Sweet caramel malt aroma. Mild bitter taste.

3.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pith (148) - New York, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Appearance amber and clear with a nice solid light tan head. Aroma slightly soapy with a barrel - like sweetness. Taste gentle same clean barrel taste on the tongue to a slight light sweetness then into a gently toasted wooden malty medium depth that bites back a bit in a very pleasant way.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gary (1476) - Boosting beer @ London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2014
Bottled) OK Im tired of these god damn bitters ,really I’m done rating them. Its all typical butterscotch, caramel and apples, some earthy notes. who cares ?so boring. Any cascade hops are really not used with any flair.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dxbrad (15) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2014
Dark amber beer with a fine malty flavour which disappeared leaving a sharp citrus ending. Unspectacular session ale

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frode (308) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 17, 2014
Bottle 50 cl.
Amber, off-white head. Roasted malty, caramel and spice. Medium sweet and bitter flavour.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cimbasso (290) - - OCT 27, 2014
Copper-coloured beer sampled on draught. Good foamy white head, and hoppy., slightly citrus aromas. The taste is exceptionally clean, with a very gentle maltiness balanced by powerful English hop flavours. Merest hint of orange peel. Very nice beer but just a little watery. Highly quaffable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Joakgust (984) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2014
Bottle. Clear amber copper beer with a large white head. Aroma is fruity with notes of caramel, toffee, herbs, nuts, citrus and peaches. Flavor is malty with notes of caramel, herbs, apricots, nuts and dried fruit. Great balance!


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