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RATINGS: 1206   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beardface (1517) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - AUG 8, 2010
12 oz can from Bier Stein. Poured pretty much straight bright orange with a sticky and thick white head. Aroma is big orange citrus with notes of grapefruit and a more prominent than expected caramel malt smell. Flavor is pretty much the same, big orange and grapefruit but also too over caramel-malted for me. A decent beer but kind of like Dale’s Pale it disappointed me. I think I’ll stick with Gordon and Ten Fidy when it comes to OB brews.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PilsnerPeter (3037) - Flushing, New York, USA - AUG 8, 2010
Can: Pours a deep golden with good clarity and a white film. Clean citrusy aroma with a sharp pine note and sweet cookieish maltose. Creamy slick body. Fairly sweet throughout- honeyish maltose dominates with a brief inky bitterness. Not dry enough and one dimensional. Drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (7117) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2010
Small white head. Hazy yellow body. Citric floral anise aroma with notes of resin and pepper. Dry-sweet orangey anise taste with meaty floral notes. Fullish body. Sharpish mealy somewhat hot mouthfeel. Bitter orangey mealy aftertaste with floral alcoholic notes. A bit too overpowering and harsh. Could use more restraint. (0.35l can, Olympen, Oslo.)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
steelcitybrew (454) - Orlando, Florida, USA - AUG 7, 2010
12 oz can from total wine. Pours a golden orange, a bit cloudy with a thick white head. Lots of lacing. Aroma is grapefruit, maltiness, and very hoppy. Taste is citrus grapefruit notes. Very hoppy and with a bitterness bite at the end. Palate is good. Medium mouthfull with a decent finish. Not the most drinkable. But very good anyway

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bubbleflubber (2139) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 7, 2010
Man, what a great offering. Pours hazed orange-straw into the glass, with a minimal ring of soap lacing left behind. Fresh citrus nose. Nice caramel malt, grapefuit, orange peel, citrus zest, and a whallup of fresh resinous peppering pine hops to finish off the back-palate. The body is chewy with a full body. A touch of alcohol at the very end of the pull, but otherwise, the 10% ABV is well-integrated. Thick, big and bold with lots of character, substance and complexity... just like I like my IIPA’s. Superb, really.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
zdk (1854) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 6, 2010
can: pours clear orange. Floral, grassy and hay arouma. Caramel and bready malts, cloying honey sweetness that’s just too much. Has a nice hoppy bitterness but balance is off. Finishes really boozey and astringent. bleh

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jlab2010 (9) - Alabama, USA - AUG 6, 2010 does not count
Extremely bitter aroma and taste. Not enough of an actual flavor to counteract the bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AR (1000) - Georgia, USA - AUG 6, 2010
Clear amber with a decent sized head. There is a strong pine aroma when the can is opened. The beer is strong and smooth. The flavor includes citrus and pine. Appears to be a combination of oranges, grapefruit, and a little lemon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 6, 2010
The Dan Journal #375. Tasted 8/2/10. 12oz Can. Hazy and mildly sedimented. Golden orange hue. Lacing bone white head. Bready aromas with a bitter note of orange rind and fresh, soggy hops. Big skunky hop note. Full bodied and very bitter. Hop dominant with a nice rye accent. Great bitter on bitter between the rye malts and the hops. Solidly produced!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fear025 (213) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - AUG 3, 2010
Aroma:Smells like a skunky grapefruit. There’s a small garlic or onion smell in the aroma. Appearance:Gold in color, very clear, and has very good head retention. Taste:This beer is heavy on the malt and the hops. On the foretaste I get wild onion. This changes through the aftertaste to become more hoppy. This beer has an interesting savory flavor. Palate:Nice carbonation. Medium thick body. A little bit harsh. Overall:A slightly challenging beer to drink, but if you like DIPAs you will be well rewarded with a unique complex beer.

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