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RATINGS: 833   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
Ale brewed with Hemp seed.

Introducing the newest addition to Uinta Brewing Companys lineup, Dubhe (pronounced Doo-bee), an Imperial Black IPA.

Dubhe was named after Utahs 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 dippers spoon. The name Dubhe continues Uintas 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, Dubhes 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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
chef_brewardee (28) - Colorado, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Smells like spicy, resiny hops. Its black with little head retention. Tastes like spicy hops, hop resin, a spicy hemp seed note, a little warming from the alcohol but it is pretty well hidden. and OK palate some bubbly from the carbonation. Overall a good black ipa, nice and bitter

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
fittyfunk (1) - Oregon, USA - FEB 7, 2013 does not count
Aroma - Fresh, uncompromising citrus Appearance - Pours an onyx, with a pillowy off white head Taste - A delightful overwhelming hop intro, smooth and crisp in middle with a pleasant subtle roast and bitter finish. Palate - Smooth and fully encompassing mouthfeel Overall - One of my favorite CDAs available. Citrusy, drinks like an IIPA (as it should) but with a little more body to back it up,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drsordr (2587) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2013
Bottle pour black with purple highlight in the light. Nose of citrus hop. Citrus and fruit hop follow by decent bitterness. To me has the slight burnt roasted aftertaste common to black IPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Listigovers (1101) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 7, 2013
This was one of the best black IPAs Ive ever tasted. Thick and rich, sparkling palate, woody/piney notes. Strong alcohol is completely covered up by an even stronger taste!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - FEB 6, 2013
A dark body with red highlights, when held up to a light. A nice tan head that had some nice retention and adequacy lace. Aroma had a nice roasted malt base upfront and a slight citrus hop note. Initial flavor had a great roasted malt presence, a nice balance between grapefruit hops and some resinous hops. Finish was nice and dry and the mouth-feel was full.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LizaCerveza (1) - - FEB 3, 2013 does not count
It is a strong beer with clean dark appearance, nice aroma with fruit notes, great medium body with slick texture and soft carbonation. Overall, this beer offers a combination that is easy to enjoy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
canes89 (31) - New York, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Uinta rules again . Great roasted malt aroma /taste. smooth as silk. Cant drink too many, but always great to add into the rotation .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christpuncher (3078) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2013
I am a big fan of this beer. Incredibly hoppy and nicely bitter. Pours a nice dark brown to black. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brandman (2938) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 31, 2013
Clear black body, light brown head. Aroma has nice roasted grains, dark fruits and intensive resiny hops. Very nice and balanced black IPA aroma. Flavour is bit ashy and acidic, some paper between the hops and malty taste. Some berries. Bit drop from the excellent aroma, but really good beer though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shag (2977) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - JAN 31, 2013
Black color with beige head. Aroma is strong coffee, chocolate, and citrus. Flavor is rather bitter with some chocolate and coffee. Some citrus going on. Overall a good beer.

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