PorterPounder (8363) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 16, 2003
Sit, Ubu, sit - wasn;t that from Mad about you? I digress....Excellent strong ale - elements of Fuggles Hops - reminds me of a strong bitter. Nice, dark tea colored appearance with a mocha colored head. Pleasant chocolately aroma. Thick mouthfeel - gets better as it warms. FROTHINGSLOSH (8291) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 8, 2011 This beer came in my beer club. Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a dark red-brown color with a medium sized tan head. The aroma was a lovely mix of sweet malts, chocolate and ripe fruit. The flavor was sweet and malty with a light roasty undertone and notes of chocolate brownies and ripe fruits. The mouthfeel was fairly thick and smooth. Very nice! AirForceHops (8037) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Multiple samples @ Empire Brew Fest. Garnet color with huge head and decent foamy retention. Nose of caramel, toffee and light chocolate notes. Flavor is toasted grain, caramel, toffee, brown sugar, light dark fruit, mild hop bitterness on the finish with only a hint of alcohol. Full body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Long bitter finish. Very nice brew. TaktikMTL (8014) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 15, 2006
Bouteille de 12 achetée chez Beverage Warehouse (Winooski, VT). Arôme: Odeur de noix et de chocolat. Apparence: La couleur est brune rougâtre. Présence d’un moyen col mousseux beige et d’une large dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Odeur de caramel, de chocolat ainsi qu’une point de fruité. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement huileuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Présence de caramel en arrière goût. (Rating #654) mjs (7778) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 30, 2009
(Draught) Poured dark brown and almost clear with medium sized and white head. Aroma was of malts and liquorice. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Tasted of malts, liquorice, sweetness, hops, lightly fruity and bitter. Sweet, malty and lightly bitter aftertaste.
Radek Kliber (7501) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - SEP 22, 2009
Bottle 355 ml mansquito (7136) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUL 27, 2009
Appearance: clear dark brown brew with plus sized frothy , slightly tanned shade. Good lace. Ubu is quiet handsome … 4+
Nose: crisp , clean and very refreshing. Solid blend of leafy , citric hops with malt. Highly aromatic with hint of grapefruit.8-
Flavor/Palate : Mid bodied. Straightforward brown ale with solid hop feel to balance. Simple yet with good depth. Slight warmth with well rounded finish. Lake Placid brewery offered pleasant surprise for me today. 14+/20
When this beer poured, I was sure that it was a brown ale, because the tan head and the dark brown body made it seem that way. The aroma was not exquisite... mostly just roasted malts and sugars, but not in a really appetizing way. The beer’s texture was a little bit on the creamy side, but was also in a strange way kind of watery. Caramel and roasted malt sweetness were the primary flavors in the beer. Don’t really know if I liked this or not, but hell it was interesting. HogTownHarry (7086) - Toronto (Harbourfront), CANADA - NOV 22, 2005
Bottle (12oz). Poured dark clear mahogany with a small off-white head. Aroma of lightly roasted malt, tart berry fruit and a hint of mustiness. Fair hit of alcohol off the top, then the sweet light roast malt enters, balanced by fruit, average somewhat bitter linger. Very pleasant - average body, a little flat but I guess that’s the style. swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 20, 2007
on tap @ Coles Buffalo NY. Smooth drinking brown ale. Malty, slight chocolate. Seemed to be better a couple of years ago though.