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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

1,506 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,506
Reviews: 349
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.44%
Wants: 78
Gots: 121 | 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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cozmo

New York

4/5  rDev -2.9%

07-04-2013 00:28:53 | More by cozmo
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ColdWaffles

Pennsylvania

4.04/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Uinta Dubhe

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a standard pint.

Appearance: Basically black ale with a nice dark brown head. Head stuck around for a minute or two, left a lacing. 4/5

Smell: Not getting a whole lot from this bottle, earthy dark malts and pine-y hops are hinted. 3.5/5

Taste: Pine-y hops mixed with a nice earthy dark ale. Pretty good, big flavor. Not too much alcohol in the flavor for the ABV. 4.25/5

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, slightly creamy, appropriate carbonation. 4.25/5

Tasty beer with plenty of flavor. 4/5

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2013 00:27:40 | More by ColdWaffles
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anaids

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

07-03-2013 19:17:06 | More by anaids
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hphilip456

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

07-02-2013 23:41:41 | More by hphilip456
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Integritous

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

07-02-2013 02:00:04 | More by Integritous
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ErnestHemingway

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

07-01-2013 03:06:40 | More by ErnestHemingway
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fullmoonbeer

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -39.3%

06-30-2013 19:35:02 | More by fullmoonbeer
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tastymug

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -9%

06-30-2013 17:56:18 | More by tastymug
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nzerbe

New York

3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

06-30-2013 14:16:50 | More by nzerbe
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AnotherImperial

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-30-2013 04:23:44 | More by AnotherImperial
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tabascosigned

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-29-2013 01:31:33 | More by tabascosigned
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jera1350

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Solid black with a massive head of tan foam that reduces down to a one finger layer, but leaves a ton of lacing all over the glass.

Citrusy hop goodness up front followed by a nuttiness from the hemp seeds and some chocolate notes.

Oh my, this is a flavor punch in the mouth that I was not expecting. Huge roasted malt, coffee, and dark chocolate up front. Piney and citrusy hops with nutty hemp in the middle with a hop bitterness, coffee bean and boozey finish. Lots of depth in the flavor.

Heavier side of medium bodied with a velvety carbonation feel.

Wonderful beer. So much character and depth. This would appeal to anyone into big stouts and porters, but with an equal affinity for hops. Just hits the hops and malt flavors in a big way. So happy to have tried this.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2013 03:07:45 | More by jera1350
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hellhammermario

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-27-2013 17:42:56 | More by hellhammermario
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Cory-WC

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9%

06-27-2013 04:28:59 | More by Cory-WC
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jaxon53

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-26-2013 23:10:08 | More by jaxon53
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CraftBeerTastic

Pennsylvania

4.44/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Ba Review #277
Served On: 06/26/2013
Glassware: DFH Goblet
Labeled ABV: 9.2%
Date/ Code: 10/12/13

This was from a 4-pack picked up at A.K.A. Frisco`s in Frederick.

Look: Poured a crazy black color - like stout black with a sandy tan colored head. Lacing was everywhere and super thick.

Smell: Roasty malt character with some hints of dark chocolate. Some juniper and black licorice mixed with an herbal spearmint.

Taste: First up was some roasted notes and a creamy sensation right at the middle with a lactose quality. An herbal twang set in towards the finish and a nice black licorice that lingered well into the aftertaste. No booze detected at all.

This was probably the best Black IPA I’ve had to date. Very complex and interesting. Not just a porter with some extra hops.

Serving type: on-tap

06-26-2013 17:24:27 | More by CraftBeerTastic
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45nDown

Arizona

4.2/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into an oversize "stone" wine glass. Head is solid and as big as you want it to be.. Lacing is sticking good to the side of the glass through the whole serving.
Smell is inviting. but no real indication of the ABV coming your way..
Taste is malty alcohol. Its good but could hang in their a little longer. after taste is weak.
Once the optimal temp is reached the feel is a little thick and very smooth. loved to leave it there for a few secs.
As best I can tell this is a first release. probably not a first effort (obviously) but a damn good one none the less.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2013 05:56:37 | More by 45nDown
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ccozzi

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-26-2013 00:10:03 | More by ccozzi
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reizorc

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-25-2013 14:46:00 | More by reizorc
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briandaube

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-24-2013 23:53:35 | More by briandaube
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beerbtl

California

5/5  rDev +21.4%

06-24-2013 04:41:32 | More by beerbtl
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DrewShalvoy

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-24-2013 01:24:34 | More by DrewShalvoy
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HopGrazer

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

06-24-2013 00:31:49 | More by HopGrazer
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TimHitchings

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-23-2013 23:00:06 | More by TimHitchings
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CaptDavyJones

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-23-2013 06:02:12 | More by CaptDavyJones
Dubhe Imperial Black IPA from Uinta Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,506 ratings.