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RATINGS: 833   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tripelthreat (190) - Soquel, California, USA - MAR 7, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark brown with reddish edges, a large light tan head that leaves some thick lacing. The aroma has pine, earth, roast, coffee and mint. Flavor is lots of bittersweet chocolate, roasted malt, and piney hops. Medium full mouthfeel and it finishes on the sweet side with some light bitterness. This one crosses over to big, hoppy porter territory. Very flavorful and easy to drink.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen (3674) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAY 25, 2017
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown bottle best by date August 10, 2017 poured into a snifter. Black with small off-white head. Aroma is pine hops, medium/thick body, medium carbonation, and little lacing. Taste is dry dark malt, pine hops, and herbal hops. Lots of flavor, but the his beer is just not for me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
erikaraeb (52) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 23, 2017
Skunky, but dark malted with a mild caramel undertone. Aroma of your typical IPA. Bitter finish and full-bodied. Solid all around.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewProfessor72 (4) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAY 7, 2017 does not count
Very nice overall , rich caramel with a deep pure cocoa flavor , sweet florals & fresh dough . At a 9.3 abv the alcohol rises up into the aroma of this black, clear, full bodied IPA with tan foam. Perfectly balanced sweetness & medium bitterness, creamy yet nicely carbonated and a long finish. A great sipping beer .

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrodooo5 (1627) - DOVER, Delaware, USA - MAR 15, 2017
Very bold double ipa that pours pretty & smells great but Im not getting the black aspect. Dark pour w/ a beige head & plenty of lacing. The aroma contains an abundance of hops w/ some dark malt sprinkled in. The taste is overrun w/ the hop presence as the darker malts are barely present to ever so slightly knock some of the bigterness down. Its great for the true hopheads out there but just not quite my style!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ctplt777 (530) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 5, 2017
Super sweet, nutty, and chocolate forward black ipa. It smells and tastes like a gigantic, delicious imperial stout but has a nice amount of citrus hoppiness that cuts through it. Its not as in your face as stone enjoy bys black ipa which was pretty much a citrus bomb but its really delicious and an interesting take. The roastiness and chocolate are much more predominate than the citrus but its still absolutely delicious. Theres a nice nuttiness also which is a really pleasant touch. Great beer from a great brewery. Cheers.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (6876) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 3, 2016
Tap at Oluthuone Leskinen, Oulu. Colour is clear dark brown with small creamy white head. Aromas and flavors: Some fruits, some pine, some citrus, chocolate, coffee, hops and roasted malts. Nice strong flavors.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minihame2 (604) - Oulu, FINLAND - NOV 24, 2016
Black, slightly reddish body, creamy tan head. nose is a heavy mixture of malts and hops, some pine. Taste is malty at first, thena lot of hops. Slight bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, mefium body and carbonation. Alright for a blsck ipa.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Steve40 (1) - - OCT 17, 2016 does not count
My personal favorite so far, truly everything you could ask for in a beer. Extreme yet perfectly balanced complexity. Pours deep dark brown, almost but not quite black. Minimal creamy tan head. Aroma is pine and coffee. Starts bitter, piney hops. Finishes dry and malty, a little chocolate but mostly coffee, and just the right alcohol bite. Outstanding combination, outstanding beer!!! Probably the best thing about living in Salt Lake City is I can buy these for $2.15 a bottle at the liquor store any day of the week, except Sunday (after all it is Utah, ya know??). To the rest of the beer drinking world, if you get a chance, try it. You wont be disappointed.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thepatrickman (1286) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 20, 2016
On draft. One fantastic Black IPA -- there is an absolute smorgasbord of flavor going on here, with lots of roasted dark malts and a bucket-load of hops. Its chocolatey and roasted; its piney and bitter; its a fantastically executed Black IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (5545) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 11, 2016
Bottle. Dark brown color, with a small tan head. Heavy, sweet, roasted malt, grain, pine, bitter, notes of chocolate, and some sugar. Meh ok.


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