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RATINGS: 1201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gmku (297) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - MAR 24, 2016
Excellent Double IPA. Slightly thin tasting at first but the palate thickens with each sip, and the flavors and aromas deepen. Resin, floral, some spruce, a good sort of farmyard hay malt backbone. In a word, yummy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tsd08460 (613) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - MAR 5, 2016
Aroma: pine, rye, citrus, tropical fruits Appearance: clear gold with a white head Taste: medium sweetness, very bitter, Palate: medium body, sticky, average carbonation, bitter finish Tasty

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
AndyW68 (1336) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 5, 2016
Great beer. Pours straw with a hint of orange. Thin but sticky head. Aroma of pineapple, orange and chrddar. Taste follows nose. Strange hops with a nice bitter back.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mjp12 (1240) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 27, 2016 Poured from a can, big foamy white head, lots of hops, and yes, a slight cheese hint in the aroma. Very clean tasting, not as sweet as you would expect for its abv. Good hop finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (908) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 14, 2016
Mild orange tangerine aroma. Hazy burnt orange body with finger thick white head. Bitter blast balanced with a tangerine sweetness. Bold and warming going down.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (9160) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2015
Can from Beer Gonzo webshop, Earlsdon, Coventry, consumed at Cliff House Campsite, Dunwich, Thursday Christmas Eve 24th December 2015 Pours mid to warm gold with a white head that slips elegantly down the side of the glass. Really thick in the mouth, you can tell this is a big beer. Cheesy bittersweet bite, oily mouthfeel, also the aroma is a little cheesy a damn good beer but one is enough. A7 A5 T8 P4 Ov15 3.9

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (3015) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 20, 2015
Keg at Andrew Usher’s. Hazy orange body with a thick white cap. Thick lacing marks. Aroma of orange and golden syrup. Flavour of overripe pineapple and resin. Medium to thick body with a sticky mouthfeel. Light, prickly fizz. Surprisingly mild given the ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
scottm2588 (147) - SCOTLAND - DEC 18, 2015
Can at home. Pours a hazy golden with a lasting medium white head. Aroma is pineapple, apricot with a caramel sweetness. Taste is mango, pineapple, piney hop resin, slight citrus and dried apricot. Really juicy and sweet with a nice balancing bitterness, thoroughly enjoyed this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
FlyinFisch (8) - - DEC 13, 2015 does not count
Super strong apricot fruit nose with a prune taste on the back of the tongue. Complex palate with piney and fruity sweet tip and then waves of gentle, lingering, comforting, bitter tones.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (3777) - South Carolina, USA - DEC 13, 2015
{From notes}. Pours a slightly hazy, orange-gold color with smallish, near white head that has little retention. Too much alcohol on the taste, yet it is partially hidden in the nose. Plenty of hop aroma, a expected, with malt (rye?) in the background. Nice lasting hop finish Medium body This is a more piney than citrusy IPA, a characterization that often leads to a lower rating for me. The sensory impact of the high ABV doesn’t help either.

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