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Dubhe Imperial Black IPA - Uinta Brewing Company

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Dubhe Imperial Black IPADubhe Imperial Black IPA

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,528 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,528
Reviews: 349
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 79
Gots: 129 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Toasted, chocolaty dark malts align with an astronomical amount of hops.

109 IBU

(Beer added by: TheFlern on 03-10-2011)
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Brenden

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4.23/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A dark brown that's not thick but too dark to see through, this beer develops a cocoa-colored head that's bubbly but tight and leaves good lacing that, for the most part, throws out some good legging as well.
The nose is a good mix of pine and roast. This one does well to avoid going to far in either direction and finds a good median between roasty malt and hoppy bitterness. The flavor is where the complexity comes out.
Pine, roast and cocoa sweetness meld exceptionally well on the tongue. Coming alongside are notes of chicory and a bit of citrus, complementing without negatively interfering. Roast never goes too ashy or astringent, nor does bitterness ever get too pithy or chalky. Some resin notes add to the powerful hops that, at 109 IBUs, are so well handled. Alcohol is just noticeable, very well masked at over 9%. This beer goes to show what the style can really do and be.
Not as thick or heavy as a stout but with a bit more body than a typical IPA, though it falls within the medium-bodied range, this beer drinks more to that end. It has a solid cripness and flows smoothly.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2013 20:34:42 | More by Brenden
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Dubhe Imperial Black IPA from Uinta Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,528 ratings.