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RATINGS: 1126   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
sfontain (842) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 23, 2013
3 oz sample, The Pint Room, Dublin. Pale yellow. Aromatic, pineapple, grapefruit. Extremely frothy, medium lacing.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SHIG (3923) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Can: Poured copper with white head. Sweet and hoppy aroma. Nice strong malts and hoppy.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ramboraffe (1121) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2015
355 ml can. Clear Amber with odd white head. Fruity floral grapefruit zest and pine. Dry with high bitterness and medium carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
aenima (307) - Askim, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2015
Compact citrusy aroma. The taste is huge, compact and citrusy. Very dry finish. Good beer!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lawger (228) - SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2015
Canning date: 05/01/15 (just over 2 months old). Pours clear gold with white head, looks like a macro lager in the glass. Extremely fruity aroma. Peaches, plums, mango, candied papaya, a hint of pine resin and some fir honey. Rather full bodied for an IPA, balanced sweetness, the bitterness is rather restrained, but the finish is quite impressive non the less.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Patrik (390) - - JUL 3, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 5, 2015 Testar 2 gången. Åh ja omdömet står sig. Omedelbart kommer HALLON massor kul å annorlunda. Smakar fan hallon och krusbär och i enormt fin blandning. Fiiin låång eftersmak av tidigare nämnda ingridienser. Mycket ovanlig Dipa med sina smaker å oerhört god. Kvalar in i segmentet top 15 Double IPA av över 200 Dipa jag betygsatt. Kom igen svenska bryggare försök göra en topp IPA nån gång . Jag å ratebeer väntar .

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TychoJames (465) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2015
Burk 35 cl systembolaget. Gyllengul klar vätska med beiget skum. Frisk och fuktig doft av färska humlelottar och gräs. Kraftfull smak med med barr, grape och hö. Aningen söt med en värmande touch av alkohol och bra tryck i beskan

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (2550) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 30, 2015
On tap at Cork and Cask. Pours a golden color with white head. Citrus, hoppy, grapefruit flavors.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmohno (1238) - Iowa, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Can to goblet dated less than 3 weeks ago, fresh. Pours a light med gold with 1/2 inch head receding with some lace. Aromas of sweet malt, caramel, mild bready/yeast, light floral, mild ripe fruit that intensifies a little more upon warming. Pretty mild and subtle if much of any hop character. Taste is some sweet caramel malt of the lighter variety, spicey toast malt, hoppy in a biting just general hoppy flavor, with a spicey pine maybe being predominant. Foamy med full body, a bit of off yeast at times, fairly clean ipa, sort of a minty pine/ peppermint and alcohol in finish. Fairly dry, drinkable. Not too sweet or alcoholy but it is strong with a bite to it. Overall not bad for a double ipa its size but this doesn’t inspire me as a double ipa this size either. Too expensive, I can think of at least a dozen and more this size I would buy before this on average... but this is probably above average. This actually might be one the cleanest IIPA’s Ive ever had and I mean that in a boring one dimensional kind of way.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbaaron (1650) - Arizona, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Draft. Clear gold. Great frothy white head. Lots of hops but great balance. Some alcohol. Lighter full body. Creamy. Tropical. Great drinkability for an imperial IPA. Would have thought this would be more aromatic.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidtjm (886) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 21, 2015
Can. Pour is clear gold with a thin head, aroma is fruity, sweet. Taste is fruity, alcohol. Nice


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