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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

1,539 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,539
Reviews: 349
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 80
Gots: 135 | 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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rhoadsrage

Illinois

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

(Served in a tulip glass)
A- This beer pour a jet black body with a thick light tan head that sticks to the glass and leaves a meniscus of foam after each sip. There is a wall of microcarbonation trailing to the surface.

S- The shampoo floral hops aroma is full and wonderful with some dark woody hop notes in the finish.

T- The dark slightly pungent hops blend with a black roasted malt hint and some gentle hops and malt bitterness lingers softly in the aftertaste.

M- The medium mouthfeel has a gentle fizz and no alcohol heat.

O- The good blend of hops and roasted malt make this a pleasure to drink. Its even balance makes this not quite a stout and note quite an IPA but it has a perfect medium.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2013 15:10:42 | More by rhoadsrage
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john_b_alcorn

Maryland

5/5  rDev +21.1%

07-23-2013 04:16:29 | More by john_b_alcorn
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Shatter

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-22-2013 16:30:28 | More by Shatter
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SenorHops

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-21-2013 22:46:46 | More by SenorHops
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scottDC

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-21-2013 03:27:24 | More by scottDC
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nyyfanatic213

New York

4.75/5  rDev +15%

07-18-2013 19:00:01 | More by nyyfanatic213
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fellowrs

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

07-18-2013 15:15:22 | More by fellowrs
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raznug

Ohio

3.78/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: This IPA pours a dark black that lets just a small amount of light through. A ¼” of tan colored head tops this beer.
Smell: Hops dominate this black IPA just like I was hoping it would.
Taste: Hops are the word of the day that is about all I can taste in this brew but being a 2X IPA that is what I was expecting.
Mouthfeel: This is a medium bodied beer that has great flavor but goes down rather smooth for an Imperial Black IPA.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2013 14:35:45 | More by raznug
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-17-2013 19:42:01 | More by gpblackgt
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cwxc818

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-17-2013 02:02:45 | More by cwxc818
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rrock44

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-16-2013 02:56:20 | More by rrock44
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spw109

New York

4.75/5  rDev +15%

07-15-2013 04:36:02 | More by spw109
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tun

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-14-2013 23:53:27 | More by tun
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dogfishandi

New York

4.21/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle at about fridge temp poured into a snifter. Best before 12/1/13.

Pours nearly black, but shows some ruby, brown colors in the light. A huge, billowy light tan colored head from the pour, took a few tries to get the whole bottle in the glass. Shows great lacing and head retention.

A nice melding of hops and malts in the aroma, caramel, toasted, evergreen pine, a bit of mint, grapefruit citrus is there as well. Becomes just a bit warming as the beer itself warms but in no way boozey.

Very nice taste, again all the flavors meld together to make for a really tasty, smooth beer. Sticky caramel, lots of toasted and lightly roasted malts, evergreen pine, citrus, a bit floral, lots of resins. Maybe picking up a touch of that hemp seed in the finish, its hard to tell.

Great sticky, resiny mouthfeel, very bitter finish, only slightly warming, but full bodied for sure.

One of the better black IPAs I've had and its really a style I'm not super fond of, but I'd buy this again.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2013 19:46:13 | More by dogfishandi
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rxthree

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

07-13-2013 05:42:05 | More by rxthree
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BWED

Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle poured into a snifter

A- Very deep brown (near black) with a 1/2" inch creamy brown head. Lacing spatters around the glass.

S- Rich malty caramel, and lots of roast. Hop jumps in with a heavy pine character.

T- Coffee infused with pine needles. Very rich.

M- Pretty creamy, and a little sticky. Bitter dry finish.

O- This style is working its way up my ladder. This, I believe, is a great example of a Cascadian Dark.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2013 01:42:23 | More by BWED
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krh

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-12-2013 01:02:49 | More by krh
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msondel

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-12-2013 00:42:17 | More by msondel
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420Rick

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

07-11-2013 01:54:16 | More by 420Rick
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Zbeetleman

California

3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

07-10-2013 02:20:29 | More by Zbeetleman
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Beermazter310

Nevada

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-09-2013 19:49:23 | More by Beermazter310
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rkarimi

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-08-2013 18:50:46 | More by rkarimi
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IDABEERGUY

Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-08-2013 18:17:47 | More by IDABEERGUY
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Rob_pbr81

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +15%

07-08-2013 16:28:34 | More by Rob_pbr81
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brokentee

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-08-2013 01:57:45 | More by brokentee
Dubhe Imperial Black IPA from Uinta Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,539 ratings.