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RATINGS: 684   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%.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcox90 (1527) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 20, 2012
12 oz bottle from Douglas88. Pours black with a one finger beige head. Some stray lace here and there. Dark, roasted malt aroma with a good amount of grapefruit hop scents. Flavor is quite bitter balanced nicely with some chocolatey/toffee sweetness. Earthy as well. Moderate palate with a lingering bitter finish. Nice example of the style.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stumpyiliz (213) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 17, 2012
Solid nose of chocolate to subdue the hemp seeds, nice dry finish, uber hoppy. One of the best IIPA values out there. I remember when 90 minute IPA cost this much.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gws57 (1274) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2012
Found this one bottled at Lundeens in St. Charles, Illinois. Deep, dark brown pour with a very malty, chocolatey nose. Potent chocolate malts and resiny hoppiness throughout. Alcoholic bite in the finish. Not bad. Good to see a Utah beer outside Utah. Now, can I get a hold of some Fry Sauce??

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thisis12ptfont (828) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - JUN 14, 2012
Rich, floral hops accompanied by a subtle coffee malt aroma rises from the glass. Pours a deep dark magenta color with a small foam top. Dark malty flavors of molasses, coffee, toffee, caramel and vanilla. Flavors balanced nicely, all topped off with a alcohol and bitter hop finish. Overall, a very interesting take on a Black IPA. Mostly malt based when it comes to the flavor yet, noticable hop and alcohol presence. I’d give this an A rating.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (2540) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 13, 2012
This beer is insane. Very complex and hard to even begin rating. Aroma is malty and thick coffee smell. Pours dark and thick. Taste has a ton going on at once with crazy hops, sweet and bitter, fruity backbone too. Hard to explain but comes together nice. A must try ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ChainGangGuy (4351) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JUN 11, 2012
12 ounce bottle - $2.59 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia. Bottled 04/16/12.

Appearance: Pours out a matte black body with a lightly foamy, lightly hued beige head.

Smell: A fist-a-cuff tussle of malt notes and hop notes: charred bread crusts, heavy resins, bitter chocolate squares, citric-scented lemon pith, and roasted barley.

Taste: Bitter chocolate coated roast with some slight ashtray qualities. Low sweetness that’s altogether brief. Hard-handed resins, powdered pith, discarded lawn weeds, and coagulated, gloopy pine resins. High bitterness. Roasted, highly bitter finish with the angry-looking bitterness slowly riding out like a senior citizen cruisin’ at twenty under the speed limit in the fast lane.

Mouthfeel: Medium-plus body. Medium carbonation.

Overall: Though the hemp seed is an appreciated added ingredient, it’s, for me, completely lost amidst the hard roastiness and heavy hoppiness. It’s black, it’s high on the alcohol scale, and it’s bitter -- that’s IN these days, right?

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
HopTsing (412) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JUN 9, 2012
From the bottle poured a brownish brew with a yellowish browh head. Strong falvors and aromas of hops, hops, and more hops with a bit of maltyness thrown in. Heavy bodied with a hoppy finish that really sticks to your tounge.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tia (860) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JUN 9, 2012
Bottle. Very dark with thin mocha head and decent lacing. Nice pine aroma plus some grapefruit and something reminiscent of creamsicle and a slight undercurrent of caramel. Slight roasty flavor with a nice bitter and dry hoppiness. Not too heayy, not overly carbonated, nice long hop finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4443) - Milton, Delaware, USA - JUN 6, 2012
Pours a deep brown almost black with a medium creamy tan head that left great lacing. Aroma of fresh citrusy and floral hops along with caramel and lightly toasted malts. Flavor of toasted and slightly roasted malts, caramel and toffee. Hop flavors of pine and citrus. Got more hops in the aroma then the flavor.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
craftbeerdesign (2167) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 4, 2012
bottle. pours a light black with a 1 finger tan head. lovely big citrus hop aroma nose with layers of chocolate and roast. med body with spices, a big citrus bitterness and chocolate malt. roast finish layered with chocolate and smashed with citrus and pine bitterness that lasts throughout. excellent.


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