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RATINGS: 1094   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (2648) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Wonderful aroma, thick clumpy lacing. Taste is oranges and other citrus, a hint of cough syrup sweetness, with a smidge of alcohol warmth. Be careful, this one will sneak up on you.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kidobutai (479) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Wow this is a surprising beer. Pours cloudy light orange. Cinnamon spice aroma, maybe a Bourbon flavor--stronger than expected because of the color.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike5326 (1082) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Poured from a can. Cloudy golden color, medium white head. Medium phenol aroma. Medium body with a delicious sweet hops flavor and a medium bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zekada (375) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - OCT 19, 2014
Can from Bishops Arms, Helsingborg. Smell has some fruit and hops and is very sweet. Pours clear golden with a rich white head. Taste is a bit bitter with some nice hopiness. Palate is oily and sticky. Overall a nice beer, though a bit sweet. Looks very tasteful!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zakoon (144) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2014
Can @ home. Pours hazy golden with big and bubbly white head. Aroma is grassy. bread and citrus. Taste is a little bozzy and hoppy with mostly grapefruit. It’s sweet, full bodied and thick. The booziness continues and the hops turn into pine with and slight bitter earthy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gaultier (734) - SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
Can @ The Bishops Arms, Helsingborg 19/9-14. Aroma: Hoppy, fruity, citrus (Sorachi ace), toffee. Taste: Hoppy, fruity, citrus, sweet. Body is medium to light full, the finish is dry and bitter with toffee and hoppy notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jorn69 (1449) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
Can @ The Bishops Arms, Helsingborg 19/9-14. Fruity and hoppy, peachy and citrusy, caramely aroma, sweet, medium body with an oily texture.The finish is dry, bitter and hoppy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
czar (5207) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 17, 2014
can - 2014 vintage - funked up sorachi et al. pours unclear bright golden with a tall creamy white head, excellent retention and very nice lacing. coconuty pineapple, danky citrus, peaches in syrup, fresh sweet lightly spicy breadiness, grass, pepper, warming alcohol - doesn’t feel that boozy, appreciable sweetness - honey and tasty golden corn syrup. light carbonation, medium body - oily and sticky, sweet and very fragrant coconut-piney-spicy-citrusy finish. much appreciated alongside my burger with the missus. never tasted previous vintages, but i’m guessing this is the most unique and should definitely be repeated!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Don_Hague (3) - - SEP 13, 2014 does not count
A most excellent beer. Its smoothness belies the high ABV count. In growler from growlerguys at Bend OR

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
liquidhedonism (287) - Beaverton, Oregon, USA - SEP 11, 2014
12 oz can from New Seasons Market in Hillsboro, OR. Surprising light in color. Aroma is floral, with strong hints of citrus and tropical fruits. It kind of reminds me of limoncello or Lemonheads candy. Mouthfeel is crisp, with a long, slightly bitter finish. Not a lot of residual sugars from the malt, which allows the hops to make a much brighter appearance. I have a very hard time believing that this is 10% ABV. Strange beer, but certainly delicious.

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