I installed it on my home computer a few days ago. I used alien to convert the .deb to a Slackware package. No problems with the install.
I agree that the UI is fairly unattractive. Also, I find it to be sluggish (i.e., when scrolling). I may spend more time testing it out, but to be honest, I like Brewtarget so I doubt I'd switch. Still, it is very nice to see them release a Linux version.