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FUBAR - Tiny Rebel Brewing Co.

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12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 8.68%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tiny Rebel Brewing Co. visit their website
United Kingdom (Wales)

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: FLima on 12-12-2012

A unique schizophrenic beer where you'll face off against floral hoppy flavours up front, leading into a dry spicy bitterness on the back. Need something a bit different to wake up your taste buds? It's time to get a FUBAR.

30 IBU
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Photo of jonb5
3.25/5  rDev -9%


A: Pale golden, clear, initial one finger head, kept a lid of film the whole time.

S: Citrus gummi bears, floral, more of an American than English aroma.

T: Fruity, lots of wheat, moderate bitterness, slightly watery.

M: Light body, minimalcarbonation, smooth.

O: Another British take on an American style, others have done it better.

Photo of PaleAndBitter
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of hb_sol
4.25/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Dracook
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of TheMissingDrink
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Visual: Clear golden. Visible carbonation. Pillowy white head.

Nose: Earthy yeast, grassy hops with a fruity tinge. Subtle and green.

Taste: Bready malts with a dry grass, pine and slightly peppery hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Crisp, with a tickle from the carbonation. Slightly drying, but refreshing.

Photo of eet_fuk
3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of jazzyjeff13
3.58/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A 330ml bottle with a BB of March 2014. Picked up a little while back from Trembling Madness in York. Love the label art....

Poured into a tulip pint glass. A golden-amber hue with faint haze and light carbonation. Yields a large head of creamy white foam that hangs around for a few minutes before subsiding to a surface layer. Some lacing. Aroma of fruity hops with hints of grapefruit, peel, citrus, mild caramel and earthy yeast. Hoppy but not too in-your-face.

Tastes of fruity hops and subtle malt with a dry, bitter finish. Notes of grapefruit, orange peel, citrus, faint grass, light caramel, earthy yeast and stewed hops. Well-attenuated and slightly spicy, followed by a crisp bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth, tingly and dry, with pleasant carbonation but a somewhat underwhelming body. Mildly astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of bitter aromatic hops, citrus and earthy yeast.

Nicely crafted, even it if doesn't blow my socks off. Looks good, with a lovely aroma of fruity hops and faint malt. The flavour is a tad less impressive, with the hop notes more restrained relative to the malt. So-so body; verges on the watery. Decent if not outstanding, though I'd have it again on a hot day. Worth sampling if you come across it.

Photo of BlackHaddock
3.39/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

FUBAR (F...d Up Beyond All Recognition): half-pint in Ye Olde Fighting Cocks, Oakengates on 10 Oct 2013.

Golden, crisp and sharp: hop bitterness from the start. Wasn't sure what to expect, it certainly impressed. The aroma was a mixed bag with spicy hops and grains, as was the taste, with the aforementioned hops to the front.

Different and interesting, don't normally have keg style dispensed beers, glad I did on this case.

Photo of EmperorBevis
3.96/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A Pale Ale?
Well it certainly looks like one pale amber with sporadic but healthy tiny white bubbled head.

Big candy grapefruit aroma and sorry to sound pretentious but a whiff of bracing sea air.

Not the tongue wrestler I was expecting but still flavoursome but more importantly complex and with depth yes there is floral hops in the opening sequence
but not greatly citrusy yes it does warm into a dry bitterness but somehow
there is more of a traditional UK rather than US nature to this.

Sterling mouthfeel, perfect carbonation
easy drinking but not thin,
light unobtrusive fizz but not flat

Good stuff.

Photo of Kirk
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of CwrwAmByth
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Half pint from cask at the Cask Pub and Kitchen. Pours a yellowy golden colour, with a white head. Smells fresh and fruity. Tastes nicely balanced between the dry, biscuity malts and fruity, citrus hops. Less of a hop presence than the other Tiny Rebel Pale Ales. Overall a pretty nice beer.

Photo of FLima
3.62/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had it Hand pulled from cellar-cask.
Light amber color with a thin head. Fruity and citrusy hop aroma.
Sweet malty taste with a hoppy initial punch (not extreme) of floral or parfumy hop notes, then followed by a fruity (rather tropical) finish. Though still a bitter and hoppy aftertaste.
Light body with light carbonation and practically with no bubbles.

FUBAR from Tiny Rebel Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.