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RATINGS: 830   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gregwilsonstl (2384) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 26, 2012
Dark. Very bitter, but balanced. Flowery. Hard wood. This is a very solid beer. Very bitter, but incredibly drinkable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JFURYCAT (1078) - East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2012
A friend of mine made a hoppy imperial stout which was nice but a bit unbalanced. This beer bridged the gap between a chocolate malty sweet beer with the right amount of hoppy goodness. Strong citrus aroma. So many good flavors here. Have to admit I was a bit rocked when I had this so Im going out to get more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
luttonm (5721) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 25, 2012
12Oz bottle. Sweet roast hop nose, roasty black body. Dry tart hop, roast malt. Heavy mix, alcohol warming. Tasty but odd style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (9941) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 25, 2012
Draught @ Freakin Frog, Las Vegas.
Pours black color with small head. Aroma of lemon, hops, mild malts and grass. Flavour of hops, malts, fruits and caramel. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ration (2188) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 25, 2012
250712. Tap at freakin frog, Las Vegas. Pours black with a medium head. Aroma hops. Strong bitter hoppy taste. Strong palate. Not Bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
seymour (1958) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - JUL 24, 2012
Tasted from a very stylish 12oz bottle, from Bullocks in Marietta, Georgia into a Willybecher glass. It poured an opaque black color with reddish tinged edges, huge rocky off-white foam, very long-lasting with lots and lots of Belgian lace. Really incredible appearance. Huge aromas too: citrusy and resiny American-style hops, bready malts, dark toast, coffee, cocoa nibs, roasted barley, fruity ale yeast esters, some black pepper. Perfectly balanced flavors: rich malt sweetness, profoundly tangy hops (but thankfully not overwhelmingly bitter), toasty, roasty and fruity. Medium body, strong carbonation, extremely complex, well-rounded mouthfeel. In my opinion, this recipe combines the very best aspects of a high-gravity black ale AND a double IPA. Almost unbelievably delicious, I really wish Id brought more of this home to Missouri. Cmon distribution!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (5378) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 23, 2012
Deep brown almost black with a cream head. Nose is chocolate, chewy, sticky, and citrus. Chewy on the palate, chocolate, roasted malts, sticky finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (10089) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 21, 2012
Bottle I found in my beer fridge while doing a little tidying. Pours a deep black with a thin to medium sized white to beige head. A bit of roast behind a nice thick earthy hop pungency. Medium bodied, big earthy hops, a good amount of roast and chocolate. Cocoa, toast, roast, long sticky resinous citrus. Nice body and easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skoisirius (1909) - Earth, Washington, USA - JUL 21, 2012
Thick, dark, dank. Lots of roast and toast on the nose, hints of coffee. Flavor is beaming with roasty goodness, coffee, hints of dark cocoa, grains, and polite burnt flavors, all meshed together into a sweet milk chocolate creamy palate wash. Lots of hops to bring up the finish and keep the bitter lingering. Really enjoyed this one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joebudzjoe (676) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 21, 2012
Pint. Pours a very dark brown with a creamy tan head that laces throughout the pint. A sweet, malted chocolate ball aroma, this beer is smooth and pillowy, with plenty of chocolate and coffee notes to pair with the hop bite. The hemp provides a subtle nuttiness as well. This beer is a little on the heavy side, but all and all, very good beer.

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