Ubu Ale | Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company

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

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

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Brown coloring that creates a light brown foam. Slight lacing and foam disappears fast.

S - Toasted malt and caramel hit the nose from this. Slightly acidic and some caramel smell.

T - Flavors seem a bit mild. Some earthy flavors and bready notes are present. Roasted\toasted malt flavoring is the main component. Finish has a small acidic bite.

M - Meh. A find this a little thin and watery for the style. It is easy to drink however, and smooth.

O - Interesting in that it is a lighter type of Strong Ale. I could see this going well on a cold northern NY night.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big thanks to my friend Larry Lushia for bringing me back a few of these from Upstate New York! Cheers!

Served in a chilled tulip glass.

-Appearance 4.0: Poured out a chocolaty brown; not completely black. Nice 1/2" head that faded away into pleasant white swirls.

-Smell 3.5: Nice bouquet of chocolate, toasted grains. Aroma is somewhat flat, but does not detract from the enjoyment of the beer at all.

-Taste 4.5: Sweet up front, with slight hints of chocolate. Middle features a lot of subdued barley and slight hints of hops. Finish is more of that sweetness and toasted grains, along with still more chocolaty goodness. Aftertaste is creamy and smoky; very, very enjoyable.

-Mouthfeel 4.0: Carbonation was right on the nose for this style and certainly adds to the enjoyment of the beer.

-Overall 4.0: Very good to excellent strong ale. This is somewhere between a porter and a stout and just very enjoyable. If you are a fan of unique beers THAT ARE ACTUALLY ENJOYABLE this is the brew for you. If you find it, buy it.

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Ubu Ale from Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 760 ratings
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