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Ubu Ale | Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company
New York, United States
ubuale.com

Style: English Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

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

Added by sponberg on 10-20-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#33,287
Reviews:
307
Ratings:
757
pDev:
12.57%
Bros Score:
3.25
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
109
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 757 |  Reviews: 307
Photo of mikr
3.28/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of thoglund
3.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zylod
3.89/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rock_Glenn
3.26/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Very nice deep burgundy color. Doesn't drink as thick as it looks. Tastes strong of alcohol but not of malt. The hop profile is very nice and fits the beer very well. Balanced but a bit weak for my tastes.

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Photo of Herze
3.44/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BAsbill
3.3/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PhillyNole
3.99/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MasterRigger
3/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of FedJack
3.99/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CFram
3.46/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rpbisaillon
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of maltman24
4.34/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I was pleasantly surprised by this beer. Pours a rich dark Amber with a creamy head. Aroma is dominated by roasted malts with some earthy hops. Malt is up front in flavor but quickly followed by a nice rounded hop flavor. Great balance to this beer. Creamy mouthfeel with a smooth finish.

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Photo of Marc427
4.45/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very good English style Strong ale very easy on the pallet and overall a high-quality Ale to come out of Lake Placid.

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Photo of BuddyZ
3.71/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BFCarr
4.03/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

My second English Strong Alex in two days. Cold weather really helps. The warming feeling is much appreciated. Good mouth feel and smooth taste. It's definitely worth a try.

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Photo of Aesop321
4.16/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Very good overall dark ale. I had it on tap.

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Photo of Cholinger10
3.31/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Simon212
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AirBob
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cdtoffers
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beer21
4.04/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Holden
3.82/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Deep ruby color, nice sustaining small head. Minimal aroma, but rich malty taste. Enjoyable.

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Photo of Lucular
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Celtics76
3.67/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KWolf
3.82/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The new recipe is much better than the original...IMHO.

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Ubu Ale from Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 757 ratings
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