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RATINGS: 699   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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Ale brewed with Hemp seed.

Introducing the newest addition to Uinta Brewing Company’s lineup, Dubhe (pronounced Doo-bee), an Imperial Black IPA.

Dubhe was named after Utah’s Centennial Star, a star classified as a Red Giant. Dubhe, the star, appears orange in color, and is found at the top end of the big dipper’s spoon. The name “Dubhe” continues Uinta’s tradition of celebrating the great state of Utah, however, “Dubhe” is a fitting name for more than that reason: this beer is as black as the night sky and is brewed with an astronomical amount of hops.

Dubhe is comprised of five hop varieties, a hop profile bold enough to shine through the roasted, dark malt character of this beer. A citrusy hop aroma, achieved by dry hopping with a proprietary blend of extreme Northwest hops, balanced with notes of mild dark chocolate and a hint of sweet licorice. Smooth from start to finish, Dubhe’s layered flavor profile emerges with rich and rounded toasted malt flavors, and is followed by a lively hop bitterness. At over 5 pounds of hops per barrel, Dubhe is the most hop-laden beer Uinta has ever produced. This shinning new addition is brewed with hemp seed (A play on the name, perhaps?), and has a far-out ABV of 9.2%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mstrcrwly (276) - New York, USA - AUG 7, 2014
On tap at the Black Sheep..opaque pour..off white head..aroma of citrus,pine,hops..hop forward but with nice balance of roasted malt base..very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (4550) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 7, 2014
Bottle, kindly shared by MisoW, many thanks. Dark chestnut brown color with thick beige head. Aroma of dark malt, grapefruit, resin. Dark MALT overlapped by extra portion of citrus and resiny hops. Long hoppy bitter finish. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MisoW (1306) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 7, 2014
Bottle from my secret Santa - Cunningham :) Pours dark brown, nearly black, color, beige head. Aroma is hoppy, roasted malt, Taste is sweet, bitter, roasted malt, nicely hoppy, plums, raisins. Extra long roasted hoppy bitter finish. Very nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stouby (3726) - Holbæk, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2014
Bottle at home. Black with a large light brown head, nice lacings. Aroma medium+ malty (roasted, licorice, chocolate) and hoppy (floral, piney). Flavor light sweet, heavy bitter, light spicy/herbal, licorice and chocolate. Almost full body, smooth, some alcohol felt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MichaelAwesome (4053) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUL 29, 2014
Dick und stark mit einer orfentlichen Prise Alkohol. Dazu Malz, ein wenig Hopfen, Kaffee und einer unausgewogenen Trinkbarkeit. Die Schwere lastet auf diesem Pwio wie ein Amboss, aber weiss sich dann und wann doch zu wehren und punktet mit Sueffigkeit. Nicht schlecht, aber kein grosses Kino.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McTapps (4053) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUL 27, 2014
Bottle from trade with Cunningham - thank you so much, Henrik! The beer pours out in a deep black colour with smooth body and low head. Wonderful aroma of fresh hops and herbs. Taste of fresh hops, spruce, oak, raisins, wild flowers, herbs and peppers. Alcohol is not hidden what makes it a bit difficult to drink - very strong. Intense and deep bodied. Enjoyed it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Senap (357) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2014
Oj, den här var det bra tryck i. Kaffe, mörk choklad m.m. påminner i smaken om en imp stout än en ipa. En upplevelse, men inte för alla tillfällen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrHult (239) - SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2014
Flaska från Systembolaget. Svart vätska med ljusbrunt skum. Doftar gräddig fruktig amerikahumle. Mycket fyllig smak med tydlig maltkaraktär men även en del humle. Man känner att den är 9.2% men inte på ett dåligt sätt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Headbanger (3303) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 26, 2014
12oz bottle 7/26/14 (Jewel Mix A Six)-46° in Shaker-Pours black with ruby tints and a one finger tan head. Aroma of hops, licorice, and malt. Taste of chocolate, hops, malt, and licorice. This medium bodied brew is well balanced and easy to drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
HULK777 (358) - - JUL 25, 2014
Nice color and crown. Fresh aroma containing citrus, honney, and toffee. Sweet licorice dominates the flavor palate. A more bitter licorice taste appears afterwards. Some hints of tar also.

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