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RATINGS: 828   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (44984) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2014

Bottle 12fl.oz.

[ As Uinta Dubhe Imperial Black IPA ].
Clear medium to dark brown color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, moderate to heavy hoppy, pine, citrus, grapefruit. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light heavy bitter with a long duration, grapefruit, licorice, roasted, malty, hoppy bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140517]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (41313) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2012
From tap at hopping pig. Pours dark brown with a deep amber galre and a small tan head. Aroma is toasted malty and caramelish. Wooden, dark malty, vanilla and solid hoppy. Bitter and dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (34945) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 18, 2014
Bottled. A brown beer with brown head. The aroma has notes of chocolate and roasted malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, chocolate, and roasted malt, leading to a bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (26389) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 18, 2014
Bottle at home. Black coloured with a medium sized beige head. Roasted aroma of hops, cookies and licorice. Roasted flavour of hops and grapefruits with notes of licorice. Dry roasted and hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25552) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 19, 2012
[email protected] More or less black colour, small off-white head. Aroma is roasted malts, liquorice, toffee, fruity and floral hops along with some mild grassyness. Flavour is liquorice, grass, some toffee, fruits and mild floral notes. Big biting bitterness in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (23889) - Tyres, SWEDEN - APR 27, 2012
Draught at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Near black, small head. Aroma of aniseedand grapefruit. Sweetish, fruity medium to full bodied. Minty black currant, grapefruit and licorice. Mid bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (23722) - Malm, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2012
Bottle. Pours a black color with a longlasting off-white head. Has a roasted malty piney hoppy aroma. Roasted malty chocolate hoppy piney flavor. Has a roasted malty hoppy bitter piney finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (22138) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 16, 2016
Bottle in hotel room Orlando 2016... Dark black... Massive burnt pine roast malts nose... Dark roast.. Dark malts... Sweet chocolate... Big pine roast... Dark chocolate... Long bitter Light licorice finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21988) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 7, 2011
I wonder if this is erved at 4:20? Get it? Anyway, for a black IPA this one lacks the piney hops aroma, and more closely resembles a stout. The bittering hops do come through in the taste.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (19577) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 18, 2012
Bottle from Whole Foods Henderson, NV
Dark color, almost black; medium sized head. Frankly, its an Imperial Stout, maybe with just less body, and less sweetness than some others; it has a very good flavor of chocolate and roasted malts, some molasses too, and powerful hopping; apparently a bit resiny as well; the aroma is instead somehow light.
Very good beer.


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