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RATINGS: 680   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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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wilkie (1208) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUL 30, 2011
Bottle, thanks argo0. Pours black, ruby edges, tan head, very nice retention and lacing. Aroma is a little hard to pinpoint. Some roasted malt, some hops. Flavor is incredible, very roasty, chocolate, caramel, nice bitter malts, and nice bitter aftertaste, with dry grassy hop aftertaste added in. With all of the dark malt it’s hard to detect the hops, but they are with you well after you finish the beer. Excellent. Faint feeling of alcohol in aftertaste, but it isn’t overpowering.


2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
HULK777 (335) - - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cool_Bond (1245) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2014
Decent fruity aroma. The taste is lightly hopped but mostly bitter with small hints of dark chocolate. Nice bitterness that fills the mouth a long time. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Icedz (1) - Florida, USA - JUL 19, 2014 does not count
Overall a very good beer. I’m not a fan of the mouth feel but flavor and aroma is great. Also a high gravity Beer. Another good release by Uinta.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EricTeusink (678) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Freshness uncertain. Pours black with small head. No hop character to balance roasted malts. Over carbonated.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tide (1680) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 15, 2014
Bottle from Boulder Liquor Mart. Black color, beige head. Bitter taste with hops, coffee, licorice, roasted malts and citrus. Bitter finish with citrus, hops and roasted malts. Excellent black IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndyW68 (1034) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Dark black brown pour with tan head.Aroma is roasted malt, pine and resin. Taste follows nose. Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (936) - 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 (1799) - 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 (366) - 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 (186) - 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.


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