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RATINGS: 820   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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%.


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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
finn1918 (232) - Georgia, USA - NOV 11, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2013 Pours a dark brown with a 1-finger khaki head that recedes very slowly and leaves excellent lacing. Aroma is faint roasted malt that is quickly overpowered by a barrage of hops. Taste is similar: dark chocolate for a split second before a tongue-splitting hop bitterness. This is not a beer for an inexperienced beer drinker, but is guaranteed to put the hair on your chest. Excellent black IPA, and the 9.2% abv packs a punch at the end of the glass.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
uhclem (417) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - APR 28, 2016
Deep brown pour with a nice aroma of citrus and sweet malt. Taste is complex with light and dark notes. Excellent mouthfeel and finish. Alcohol is well-hidden.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (4465) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2016
Pours a deep dark amber color. Aromas of big hop action, sweet malts, and more hops. Flavor has some bready maltsy tastes with nice grapefruit and floral hop taste.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Block (2075) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - APR 12, 2016
A really nice black IPA. A dark pour, good aroma of malts a hops. Body is balanced and the alcohol is masked exceptionally well. Must more potent than it tastes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mbgrayson (690) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - APR 10, 2016
Pours a full black, with a tan head. Aroma is of hops and malts. Taste is rich and hoppy, with lots of complexity. Long lasting hoppy palate. This is a very nice black IPA. Thumbs up.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadRobin (2664) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - MAR 31, 2016
On tap 4 oz. sampler at Pizza Paradiso in Alexandria, VA. Opaque, very dark brown, with a light tan head and very good lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, citrus, licorice, chocolate and pine. Taste of roasted malt, orange, licorice, vanilla, chocolate and pine. Full body and medium/low carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
danfontaine (40) - - MAR 28, 2016
Ar- hint of hop citrus, pineapple are balanced with roasty malts. Light chocolate, Ap- clear dark brown with string tan head Fl- sweet malts up front, roasty and hop bitterness blend very nicely in the mid palate, citrusy hops take over toward the end finishing bitter with hint of tobacco and licorice. Ov- damn good. Would like a touch more hop character for a double IPA, black or not. But still really good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kassner (1506) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 10, 2016
This beer is on tap at Mad Mex. Really an IPA with plenty of hops, the smoke is minimal but enough to add character. dark cola with a nice tan head.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brownaler (481) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - MAR 1, 2016
Hoppy aroma with a burnt body finish is chocolatey with a slight hop profile.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanscourt (1241) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2016
Creamy dark body with malt/hop finish. A little roasted flavors hiding in there. Not too bad.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
emartell (328) - Zapopan, Jalisco, MEXICO - FEB 18, 2016
Muy buen aroma donde se combinan notas tanto cítricas como herbales. De color completamente negro, cuerpo medio, Corona de espuma excelente y muy buena retención. Al paladar se perciben sabores complejos, notas dulces, regaliz y punch de lúpulo. Al final es muy equilibrada, las notas torrefactas ahí están, notas a regaliz, notas licorosas, pero el lúpulo es lo destacado. Excelente Imperial Black Ipa.


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