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


on tap

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RATINGS: 213   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
eastkenttom (103) - herne bay, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2015
Liking this a lot. Hadn’t expected to as I’m hardly a bitter fan really but there’s a crispness to it that really slips down well. 8/10.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hippoman (130) - Durham, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2015
Cask from The White Lion, Disley, Cheshire, £3.10/pint. Dark amber/brown beer with thick, off-white head that last the full pint down. Pretty dull bitter. Opens with hoppiness, closes with some sweet, caramel. Some roasty malts but pretty tame. Won’t bother again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yiannnos (1102) - , CYPRUS - JUN 8, 2015
Bottle. Amber colour. Malty caramel aroma and flavour, clean, slight bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorgeLee (1430) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2015
Cask at the Spaniards NW3. Amber brown colour, bright, thin white head. Solid well balanced ale with a malty bias, nutty and some toffee, decent bitterness. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
99smithsamuel (74) - - MAY 23, 2015
500ml bottle from Sainsbury's. Poured clear. Rich amber in colour with a large, long lasting frothy white head. Good lacing throughout consumption. Malty, subtly spiced aroma. Floral and rich, sweet caramel flavours with a hoppy, malty, bitter taste developing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
SangreSani (205) - Głowienka, POLAND - MAY 18, 2015
Dark amber colored beer with medium head. Some citruses in aroma. A bit roasty. Medium body, smooth texture. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
redders1974 (347) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2015
drunk on draught at the king bill little borough nice malty pint with some biscuit and oath taste left a nice set of ringlets down pint glass good session beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (14465) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2015
Bottle, 4.5%. Faintly fruity hop aroma. Clear amber colour. Small frothy head. The flavour is caramelly with a slightly spicy hop. Medium bitterness. Seems to have a little smoke in the finish, but that might just be my imagination.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bamsen78 (4414) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2015
Bottle.mPours clear rich amber with airy white head. Clear aroma of malt and fruit, with some notes of hops. Bitter, hoppy flavour with notes of fruit and malt and some estery touches. Bitter aftertaste. Mild but not unenjoyable. Reasonable for the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AWS9 (549) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 4, 2015
Bottle. Reddish-brown pour, with slight head. Caramel, mild grass, hoppy malts. Very clean, smooth finish, with a touch of carbonated bitterness. Easy drinker, if not especially flavourful.

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