overall
98
92
style
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1235   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Each year GUBNA takes on a personality of its own. We seek out the most exciting and best available hops from each individual season to create a potent and complex Imperial IPA. GUBNA is packed with Rye and North American Pale Malt and accented with Munich Malt to give a spicy and flavorful backbone to support loads of kettle hops driving the IBUs to triple digits.
** This beer will now feature different hops in the massive dry hop every year.
2015 - Features whole leaf Galena hops, plus Sorachi Ace and Columbus hops. Dry hopped with copious amounts of El Dorado, Comet and Chinook.

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3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pressboxjoe (453) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 27, 2010
Can. Big fluffy lasting head, cloudy. Aroma woody, pineapple, orange, floral. Just wish the flavor were a bit bigger. At $14.49/4-pack this has got to be better, and that doesnt mean its bad. A bit green tasting, but nicely bitter, with a pleasant sweet/sourness wrapping around the sides of the tongue.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (11824) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 26, 2010
Better than expected, under control, high IBU but still nicely drinkable. Carbonation right there. Deep yellow coloured body with off-white head. Hop aroma.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JFURYCAT (1078) - East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2010
My wife likes it and she could not believe it had 100 IBUs because the malty base nicely complements the explosive hops. The alcohol is not well hidden though and with the rye malt seems to add a scotch like palate at its bitter end. The flavor up front is dark caramel with a nice touch of resin to it. Maybe OsKar should bottle this and stray from its can ethos for just this beer? Imagine this with a cork popping out? There is a nice creamy bubbly medium dry texture here. Id love to have this in a bomber.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadIndian (2743) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2010
Dark gold pour with a fragerance of fruit, pine and pepper. The mouth was piney, hoppy and olive with a citrus finish.. Medium bodied, different from the norm. Spicy and good.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bpreo (2779) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - SEP 23, 2010
Smells like Oscars, looks like Oscars, tastes like Oscars. It is! It is Oscars!

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mu11igan (133) - Davis, California, USA - SEP 23, 2010
At least now I know that I cant stand a beer brewed with only summit hops. Thats the only positive thing I can say about this beer. Its definitely not for me.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (16598) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 21, 2010
12 oz. can, pours hazy, creamy golden orange with a small white head. Huge grassy and citrusy hops aroma upfront, with caramel and grapefruit as well. Flavour has a ton going on - spices, citrus hops, grass, caramel malts, dominant grapefruit towards the end, with that spiciness and bitter citrusy hops finishing. A tremendous barrage of hops - excellent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (9982) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 19, 2010
Can. Aroma of grass, caramel malt, earth. Orange to light amber color with lace. Sweet and fruity flavor, boozy, hot, with a peppery finish. Soft, light, silky mouth. Quite sweet and boozy. Ok.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierslaaf (105) - Somerset West, SOUTH AFRICA - SEP 18, 2010
Big beer with citrus aroma and lots of malt to balance the hop. Chewy and some alcohol warmth. Lasting Malty finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CampesinoTino (800) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 18, 2010
Can. Pours a hazy golden orange color with a thin layer of oily head. The aroma is a potent blend of cannabis, tropical fruit and citrusy hops. The flavor starts with strong tangerine citrus and resinous hops flavors followed by dried pineapple, caramel, orange rind and pine resin. The alcohol is very aggressive and almost overpowers all the other flavors toward the end of each sip. Mouthfeel is full-bodied and syrupy with a bitter, citrusy finish. The overall flavor is intensely bitter and borderline acidic with lots of tropical fruit and alcohol. Not bad but it definitely could have used more malt to balance things out.


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