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RATINGS: 1120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Each year GUBNA takes on a personality of its own. We seek out the most exciting and best available hops from each individual season to create a potent and complex Imperial IPA. GUBNA is packed with Rye and North American Pale Malt and accented with Munich Malt to give a spicy and flavorful backbone to support loads of kettle hops driving the IBUs to triple digits.
** This beer will now feature different hops in the massive dry hop every year.
2015 - Features whole leaf Galena hops, plus Sorachi Ace and Columbus hops. Dry hopped with copious amounts of El Dorado, Comet and Chinook.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dorkenstein (84) - - JUN 7, 2015
Aroma is peach, mango, and pineapple. Taste is syrupy caramel, mango/peach, then bitter pine needles.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ronaldtheriot (1498) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - JUN 6, 2015
Oskar Blues Gubna has a thick, foamy, off-white head, a semi-clear, orange-gold appearance, bubble streams, and moderate lacing left behind. The aroma is of sweet, white bread, sugar, and mildly-piney hop resin. Taste is of an odd-and off-putting coconut, white bread, sugar, and strong, but not harsh, bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium to heavy, and Oskar Blues Gubna finishes dry and surprisingly easy drinking. The alcohol is not picked up in the flavor, unless it is that odd coconut thing, but the drinker will feel the alcohol, about half-way through the can. I also notice the rye component, as I drank it down. RJT

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ebone1988 (340) - Wyoming, Michigan, USA - JUN 6, 2015
Aroma is sweet, tropical fruit, malt, nice. Appearance is great, golden amber with a white head. Taste is great, very sweet fruits, floral, smooth. Mouthfeel is great, carbonation on point and no real hint of booze. Overall, I’m a huge fan of it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mrohia (202) - - JUN 5, 2015
Chappy's Social House, Dayton, OH, draft. Tastes earthy. Strong. Very dry. Bourbony. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
PartyFowle (583) - - JUN 3, 2015
Draft, 2015 edition. Gamboge in color, with a head white and dense as a bundle of cotton. Perfect clarity. Fruity-sweet nose blends stripe strawberry and cantaloupe with grass-sprinkled honey. Smells like a brunch-time fruit plate. The melon-like quality reappears in the flavor, but with a resinous, sugary addition: grapefruit peel, mango, candied lemon and dill. Malt is faint but present, carrying the fruit-forward blend on shortbread to a velvet-smooth finish. Paired with the creamy body -- this stuff is like whipped cream -- and gentle carbonation, the beer doesn’t so much leave the palate as dissolve into it. Hits of peppery spice, however, remind that this is an intensely bitter IPA with sharp pinches to the tongue. This is a vastly different beer than when it first hit the scene -- and a much better one.

2.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
emartell (273) - Zapopan, Jalisco, MEXICO - MAY 25, 2015
El aroma es sabroso e intenso, fresco a la vez, pero desaparece rápidamente. Se perciben notas cítricas, principalmente piña, lima y naranja. Su color es dorado intenso, ligeramente turbia. Cuerpo ligero, carbonatacion media y corona de espuma abundante y de alta retención. En boca es cítrica y bien equilibrada. Al paladar es muy fácil de tomar. El equilibrio entre el dulzor de la malta y sus más de 100 IBU es excelente, tanto que el amargor no es agresivo en ningún momento. Las notas cítricas dominan, sin embargo el retrogusto es bastante herbal. Muy buena cerveza, que integra muy bien su amargor y esconde su potencia alcohólica.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gschrade (814) - Collinsville, USA - MAY 21, 2015
I had this at Global Brew. Pours gold with a white head. Taste caramel, pine, earthy. I thought this was ok. I could drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (2614) - Melboring, Florida, USA - MAY 21, 2015
Draft. Nose is strong with the pine and citrus but light of dank or tropical. Very clear pale orange color with a large white head. Taste is immediately orange marmalade and sugar with a moderately firm bitterness. A very light and smooth alcohol warming is complimentary and a touch of pepper. Yum.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Seannpc (82) - - MAY 18, 2015
Mild aroma. Lighter yellow color with medium cloudiness. Very smooth start and finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
bartzluke (261) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 15, 2015
2015 release. 4 oz chilled pour into a cylindrical tasting glass from tap at the brewery’s taphouse. Fresh as can be! Super clear and dark yellow. Pleasant head with good retention. Fairly full bodied and creamy. Taste is very hop forward-- citrus and grapefruit with a kind of mulch/herb aftertaste. Lingers on the tongue. Very bitter with a dank nose. Kind of dirty tasting. Too dank and aggressive of a beer for me.


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