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UBU Ale - Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

567 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 567
Reviews: 287
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 12
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
English Strong Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our famous English-style Strong Ale, deep garnet red in color, with a smooth, hardy taste and a nice warm feeling to follow.

38 IBU

(Beer added by: sponberg on 10-20-2002)
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Reviews by Thads324:
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Thads324

Connecticut

3.28/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A : aggressive pour into a tupli yields a big tan head, thick and frothy. Color is dark brown with a hint of ruby edge.

S : smells of cleaning solution a bit. a little bit of booze and a hint of dried or candied fruit. a bit of sweet honey type malt and very little hop.

T : dark malt flavor up front with a slightly bittersweet chocolate back. A hint of coffee and a bit of slightly flavor, slightly bitter hops towards the back end of the brew. A bit of booze centralized, but nothing else really. The malt character is quite nice.

M : despite the big head after the pour, the carbonation is low and easy going. A full bodied brew with a bit of a wet finish, yet clean.

An interesting beer for sure. A big malt body with nice hop, but all the balance is towards the malty front. A good beer but not something I'd buy very often.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2011 17:19:28 | More by Thads324
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S - Dark smoky malt. Alcohol.

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UBU Ale from Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 567 ratings.