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RATINGS: 674   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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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tripelthreat (190) - Soquel, California, USA - MAR 7, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark brown with reddish edges, a large light tan head that leaves some thick lacing. The aroma has pine, earth, roast, coffee and mint. Flavor is lots of bittersweet chocolate, roasted malt, and piney hops. Medium full mouthfeel and it finishes on the sweet side with some light bitterness. This one crosses over to big, hoppy porter territory. Very flavorful and easy to drink.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (907) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Draft at the Funky Buddha Lounge in Boca Raton, FL. Snifter. Pours very dark with a small off-white head. Decent lacing. Powerful roasted aroma with dankness, pine, weed, and soy. Taste is also bold with serious roasted malts, pine, pine resin, weed, and a dank finish. Medium body, slight bitter and roasty finish. Serious good black IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Imaena (1789) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle. This is a ripper of a black IPA with lots of great roasting to go around.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Busick (352) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 6, 2014
A very good black IPA! Really enjoyed the various malts and the enormous amounts of hops!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gkeh (175) - Texas, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Dark cola pour. Nice off-white head. Aroma is big citrus hops, balanced with light chocolate and sweet licorice. The taste follows the nose splendidly. Thick creamy mouthfeel, good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
50belair (2144) - Florida, USA - JUN 29, 2014
On tap at Dixie. Dark brown/black pour with a tan head. Grapefruit hop aromas. Big grapefruit/citrus/pine hop notes. Good balance. Good mouthfeel and body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zach8270 (3366) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUN 26, 2014
(bottle - 12 oz) Dark brown pour with a thin tan head. Roasted malt and light chocolate aroma with a floral hop background. Flavor is bitter hops at the start with light chocolate and roasted malt middle. Lingering hop bitterness on the aftertaste. Couldn’t taste the hemp seed, but then again I don’t know what it tastes like.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MSBrindbergs (210) - Solna, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2014
Flaska från MrHult, stort tack! En kolsvart med fantastisk ljusbrun trefingerskrona som är gräddig och fin. Bra doft av humle, rostad malt och kaffe. Stor smak, lakrits, mörk choklad och kaffet igen. Mycket fin kropp och beska, äntligen en svart IPA i min smak!

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewBoxer (1871) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Draft at the growler nyc on stone street. Pours a deep black color. Nice malt hop balance and masks the booze. Decent beer

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
armando629 (2404) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 21, 2014
12 fl.oz. bottle as a gift
Black one with a good lookin’ creamy beige head. Atoma ppens with hrass, some chocolate, resin and pine, light cocoa. At the first slips the beer was a bit unbalanced but after a while it opens, warmed up and gets really better. Creamy body with cocoa and some roasted barley, balanced hops like reson and grass, herbs and juniper.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (3401) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUN 17, 2014
Bottle: Pours slightly rubied black with a steady tan head. Caramel, pine and grapefruit/prange-peel aroma. Taste is bitter, roasty chocolate, resiny hops, burnt coffee....almost a licorice note in there as well.... Creamy...like a hoppy, bitter porter.


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