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RATINGS: 753   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%.


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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
b33r (689) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 14, 2013
Dark brown color with small off-white head. Aroma and flavor or dominantly hoppy but with a strong malt presence as well. Tasted like a mix of IPA and porter. Very interesting balance and good price too


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (6530) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - FEB 28, 2015
2/28/15. On tap at Island Girl, Jax. Rich black pour under a nice creamy tan head, fantastic lacing. Roasted malts, a bit of citrus and pine on the aroma, mild chocolate. Solid flavor, citrus, roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, pine. Tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bill Becker (450) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Pours a very dark brown with an inch of tan foam and there’s some nice lacing. Very hop forward smell of grapefruit but has a sweetish side to it. A very bitter first sip of grapefruit and grass, not getting any roasted malt at all but perhaps the slight sweet note or 2 could be chocolate. Hard for me to tell. Medium body and carbo. Best by June 12 and I reckon it would be fine even after that. My bottle, I bought at least a month ago. Bottom line, this is super hoppy and super tasty. The abv is hidden well too. Worthy of repurchases.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vyvvy (4398) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Really nice black IIPA. Pours very dark with a tan head. The aroma has roasty cocoa maltiness, dark caramel, grapefruit,, pine and a bit of dank and tropical hops. It has a medium / full body with some bite to it and light frothy carbonation. The flavor begins with grapefruit, earthy / woody hops, spice, roasty malt with some cocoa notes and a bit of nectar fruit. The finish is very bitter and hoppy. Really great example of the style. Tastes like what it says and not just like a hoppy stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
aumentm (183) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 22, 2015
This is a very dark beer that is good on cold nights. Has a distinct roasted taste. Good aroma and a creamy head. Nice palate with great overall taste. Very impressive

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GranvilleTim (1743) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Black pour with a light brown head. Aroma is roasted malt and fruity hops. Taste is a nice roasted malt base shadowed by the hops. One of the better black ipas I have had. Alc. well hidden. Nice lacing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (4307) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 5, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a thick beige head.
Aroma: Citrus, herbal, malt, some chocolate.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Liquorice, grapefruit, some fruit, alcohol, caramel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
astanford (14) - California, USA - FEB 3, 2015
bread, hay, roasty, grass, spruce, herbs, dough, barnyard, basement aromas, earthy, black, cloudy, frothy, medium bitterness, lightly sour, medium body, oily feel, sticky, lively, bitter,

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BadAprilia1000 (312) - Sevierville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Pours a very dark brown with a small head. Aroma of citrus, pine, powdered cocoa, caramel, chocolate malt, anise. Tastes of citrus, pine, chocolate, caramel, espresso, milk chocolate. Very light bodied beer for a 9.2% Imperial Black IPA. Very good beer, and very drinkable......

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
TattooJack (193) - Illinois, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Poured from the bottle of the 4-pack into the pint glass. This is a mind and taste bud confusing beer, It looks like a Guinness but has the taste of a mighty fine Double IPA with a touch more malt. I would call this a hybrid strong IPA stout, I hope the hemp doesn’t cause me to fail my next drug test, but if it does I’ll just sit home all day and drink this.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
edwardbass (590) - Illinois, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Very dark brown color with a pinkie-finger tan head. Aroma is a bready and a tad astringent. The taste is mildly sweet with a slight tang similar to tropical fruit, then fairly in-your-face citrus and rind hops. The palate is a bit juicy and thick, heavier than most black IPAs. Not my favorite black IPA, but very good.


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