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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

1,532 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,532
Reviews: 349
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 80
Gots: 132 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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JohnnyB

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

07-14-2014 23:53:12 | More by JohnnyB
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Ohiovania

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-13-2014 22:33:18 | More by Ohiovania
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SJbigtuna

Washington

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-13-2014 03:15:38 | More by SJbigtuna
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CUbeerfan

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-13-2014 02:33:35 | More by CUbeerfan
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psychita

Utah

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

07-12-2014 07:14:39 | More by psychita
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MikeDAdams

Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-12-2014 03:20:21 | More by MikeDAdams
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hagbergl

Maryland

4.68/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Appearance (4.25/5): Amazing black/very dark brown with an extremely long-last 2.5-3 finger tan head. Wow. Impressive!

Smell (4.5/5): Excellent nose of grapefruit, pine, and dark chocolate and coffee undertones. I like that this is clearly VERY hop-forward and does not seem to be leaning to the roast side of the Black IPA spectrum.

Taste (4.75/5): Massive, massive, MASSIVE grapefruit notes from start to finish. The bitterness makes itself known as soon as you take your first sip, and it is QUITE sharp; it ebbs in the middle, and the beer opens up to more unsweetened dark chocolate, coffee, and a touch of roast; in the end we’re back where we started–massive grapefruit bitterness. Not balanced at all, but that's not a problem in my mind.

Mouthfeel (4.75/5): The mouthfeel is quite extraordinary–the hemp seed lends a nice oiliness to the beer that beefs up the body and makes this silky smooth to drink. What a great ingredient addition, and a very unexpected one at that. Spot-on medium carbonation. The beer is rich and quenching at the same time, though it’s a very big beer, so the drinkability isn’t so high.

Overall (4.50/5): This is easily one of the best Black IPAs on the market and the best one that I have had, beating the exceptional Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous out with the extraordinary mouthfeel. Way to go, Uinta. You have my attention.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2014 02:31:48 | More by hagbergl
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Tywilly132

Utah

5/5  rDev +21.1%

07-08-2014 02:00:07 | More by Tywilly132
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jwps214

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-07-2014 21:49:22 | More by jwps214
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jberg316

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

07-07-2014 03:42:33 | More by jberg316
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ffshore545

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

07-07-2014 02:33:34 | More by ffshore545
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MikeLenehan

New York

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-06-2014 20:12:46 | More by MikeLenehan
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jordanmckell

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

07-05-2014 21:32:16 | More by jordanmckell
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peabody

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

07-05-2014 02:55:17 | More by peabody
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woodchipper

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

07-04-2014 20:17:00 | More by woodchipper
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GClarkage

California

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-04-2014 15:14:10 | More by GClarkage
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Mudfish

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -39.5%

07-04-2014 15:08:23 | More by Mudfish
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-04-2014 14:12:11 | More by sammyg832
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joegard

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-04-2014 00:45:37 | More by joegard
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Llcruserll

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-03-2014 19:53:35 | More by Llcruserll
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nleaders

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-03-2014 11:30:01 | More by nleaders
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StuartT818

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-03-2014 03:03:28 | More by StuartT818
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Mjdoyon

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-02-2014 18:44:49 | More by Mjdoyon
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insearchofhops

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

07-01-2014 19:44:06 | More by insearchofhops
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PastorMeat

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-01-2014 00:58:19 | More by PastorMeat
Dubhe Imperial Black IPA from Uinta Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,532 ratings.