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


on tap

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RATINGS: 236   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   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.

Martyn's rating

   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!!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DSG (11399) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 5, 2016
Bottle shared at a tasting at Ben’s 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 (4) - - 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 (2075) - 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 (181) - - 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 (85) - - 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 (137) - 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 (103) - Devon, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2016
Tasty amber ale. Great caramel, citrus and fruity notes. Long, balanced hoppy finish. Complex and extremely drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (4040) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2016
Cask @ Montgomery’s Tower, Shrewsbury. Pours deep amber with good creamy off-white head. Aroma is fairly fruity. Taste is smooth and fruity with some nice mellow peach notes. Good flavoursome amber bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ManVsBeer (8307) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2016
Bottle from Booths, Media City. Dark amber with a thin head. Has a light pale ale hoppiness, crisp, with a dry texture and taste.

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