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RATINGS: 1120   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.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jseifer (62) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 30, 2010
Extremely hoppy! Itís very similar to hopslam, pliny the elder, and a little sumpin extra. Great hoppy flavor, citrus and a floral scent. Lots of flavor. Great beer!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Aevesely33 (1) - USA - JAN 6, 2011 does not count
This is one of the best beers I have ever had. Amazing flavor with a classic Oskar Blues twang. . .

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
watsonmd (12) - Georgia, USA - FEB 29, 2012
Awesome ipa. Twelve ounce can poured into tulip glass. Very nice palate, lingering hop. Excellent imperial IPA.

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!

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
pkbites (711) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 3, 2010
Average looking pour (piss yellow with white head that dies quickly) cloaks itís excellence! Strong hop and grapefruit aroma. Little malt but huge hops with citrus (mostly grapefruit) overtones. The strong alcohol content is not detected at all. No burn whatsoever. Pure enjoyment of the hops and grapefruit flavors. Iíve said it before, and Iíll say it again: OSKAR BLUES CAN DO NO WRONG!!!!!!!�

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SanfordBrewer (1406) - Sanford, Florida, USA - APR 24, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 6, 2010 On tap at redlight redlight, filtered thruogh citra hops.

holy hoppiness, this is incredible! I donít know how much the randal is changing the original hop character, but this is like stuffing your mouth full of hops and then drinking a sweet ipa. Itís got a sweet pale malt foundation, but is as full of fresh hops as it can get. Malt sweetness and hop bitterness are balanced, but hop aroma and flavor is off the charts.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tia (1218) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - SEP 21, 2011
Yum! A new favorite! Can. Dark golden. I get pine, resin, grapefruit, and skunkiness on the nose. I saw another comment that said they got a bad batch because it was oniony, which may be the case with this one because its chivey, but I like it that way. Also just a little sweet plus a lot of bitter with a long hop finish. More please!

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
haukur (1345) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - SEP 13, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2012 Interesting aroma, much spicier than fruity. Explosive bitterness, not sweet but very big palate. A very interesting take on the style and highly drinkable

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
56lespaul (31) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Big ABV (10%) - caramel hop bomb. Best beer I have had in a long time. Super smooth palate. Takes a while to sip and svor. Incredible beer. Changed my opinion about beer in a can forever.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ctplt777 (308) - - AUG 13, 2014
Exceptional IPA. Like crazy delicious. The aroma is just massive pineapple and soft tropical fruits. A little sweetness from the malts. Taste is just insanely good. Tons of pineapple right at the front of the tongue followed by more soft fruit and massive hop bitterness. A little sweetness from the malt but a tropical forward imperial IPA. Super fresh. Iíve had it out of the can and in the can and personally I think itís better in the can. It keeps all the hop oils and really makes it just punch you in the face. So good.


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