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RATINGS: 1105   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jblauvs (1356) - Chester, Vermont, USA - MAY 31, 2010
orange clear pour with a fluffy white head. Aroma is earthy, resinous, herbal, straight up smells like skunky weed, bark, lightly toffee malt. Mouthfeel is thick and creamy. Flavor is dense nug, , a bit piney, herbal, sweet otfee malt, bitter pot like hoppiness. Unique, odd, and really great.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Maltajo (329) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAY 31, 2010
12 oz can. Wow! I thought I would never say this but..... This stuff is just as good as Captain Lawrence Double IPA! Sorry Scott. Bold refreshing fuity strong hopps delicious! Since I canít get my Captain Lawrence here in Tucson (yet) I will be drinking Gubna... Unless I run out of money. The only negative is that it costs you $$$$. But what the hey? Live my bruthas live!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cbeers21 (693) - Miami, Florida, USA - MAY 31, 2010
Solid pour with good lacing, deeper copper amber color. Sturdy pined out hops presence to both smell and taste. Body a tad thinner in spectrum with a focus on the heady hop backbone, little in the way of balance and structure. A Stickier beer, good for tooth coating stickiness and medicinal alcohol warmth. Solid brew and good example of the style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sparky (2244) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAY 31, 2010
Can. Pours clear dark gold with a half finger off-white head. The nose is ripe citrus, hops, ganja oils and malt. The taste is caramel, ripe tangerines, orange peel and a mellow tart grapefruit finish that lingers for a few minutes. Medium mouthfeel. Nice stuff. Smells just like weed.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Radek Kliber (6602) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - MAY 31, 2010
Can 355 ml
Aroma crisp fresh hop aroma , citric, touch of mango and wet leafy grass. Hint of raw bark and high alcohol. 8-
Appearance amber gold with mid tine top. Bone white head.
Flavor and Palate : full bodied , fair amount of malts with mid leafy citric hops. Garden fresh feel of vegetables. Long bitter finish. Alcohol is covered bu hops. Clean strong bitter brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
petematte46 (330) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2010
Can. Why am I not shocked this was good? A golden color with a laced white head. A strong hoppy pine aroma with bitter pine flavor of citrus and grapefruit. Pretty balanced with a malty sweet body and huge hop flavor.. Kind of reminds me of port brewing IPAís off the tap. Got to love those hops!!!!!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ben4321 (4555) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAY 30, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2010 Location: 12 oz can at Bierkraft, 5/30/10

Aroma: The nose is floral hops, some citrus, some malty notes
Appearance: A mostly clear golden-orange color with streaky lace
Flavor: The taste has a nice balance, leaning bitter, but moderate (plus) sweet as well
Palate: It has a medium texture, an oily feel, and a long duration
Overall Impression: This is a pretty solid IIPA, another very good beer from the Oskar Blues guys. Ripe and hoppy.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leafs93 (1840) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 30, 2010
Thanks to Chalsk for the can. Pours a hazy orange with decent but quickly dissipating white head. Aroma is grapefruit and resin, some alcohol there as well. Taste is sweet with a nice bitter finish. Nice warming on the finish. Solid.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
merlin48 (656) - Jenkins, Kentucky, USA - MAY 29, 2010
Can pours a hazy golden amber body with a small bone white head. Scattered lace is left on the glass. Aroma is sharp and pungent, with grassy, earthy, and herbal traits. I donít pick up any citrus notes but I do sense an odd note that is like wild onions. Really sharp on the palate. This one seems almost medicinal, and a sensation like biting into raw ginger takes your breath. Finishes dry, earthy, coarse, and raw. The Summit hops just donít work for me here. Interesting expereince from a brewery I like, but this one comes off as coarse and unsophisticated.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brenn79 (1688) - Idaho, USA - MAY 29, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 23, 2013 12 oz. can- Pours golden with a nice creamy head, aroma is piney hops and alcohol. The flavor tastes like a fresh hop ale that is amped up to Imperial status, very different and strong resinous flavors, somewhat overwhelming. Not for everyone, but I liked it.


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