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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

1,568 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,568
Reviews: 349
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 80
Gots: 144 | 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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Kenzie

Utah

4/5  rDev -3.1%

04-22-2013 07:02:17 | More by Kenzie
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oneeyedhoolie

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +9%

04-19-2013 22:50:59 | More by oneeyedhoolie
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NSK79

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

04-19-2013 16:23:55 | More by NSK79
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AlphaKingKegger

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +9%

04-19-2013 05:17:58 | More by AlphaKingKegger
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.1%

04-19-2013 01:58:23 | More by AngusOg
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Phacoman

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9%

04-18-2013 23:09:38 | More by Phacoman
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DarthGuitarHero

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +9%

04-18-2013 19:32:06 | More by DarthGuitarHero
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beernerd1

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +9%

04-18-2013 16:01:52 | More by beernerd1
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JakeDebus

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +9%

04-17-2013 12:48:04 | More by JakeDebus
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csmartin6

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

04-17-2013 03:27:28 | More by csmartin6
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Keffa

Ohio

3.43/5  rDev -16.9%

Live Review

Poured from 12oz bottle into a 20oz snifter.

A: Pours pitch black with a 2.5 finger tan head, settles into a thin cap, lacing everywhere. Looks great. Impressive.

S: Nice strong hops up front, pine, resin, then turns into roasted malt and a whiff of alcohol. Not bad at all. Nice, actually.

T: Man, let down. Good balance between dark roasted malts and the resinous, piney, assertive hops, but the ABV shows itself way too much. Far too warming for my tastes.

M: Decent body, nice carbonation, somewhat dry finish.

O: If the ABV wasn't so noticeable, this beer would IMO be better, but as it sits, I can't even finish this whole snifter. Decent, if you can get past the ABV.

04-17-2013 01:05:27 | More by Keffa
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BeerNotes

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +15%

04-16-2013 01:11:50 | More by BeerNotes
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GrantBrennan

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.1%

04-16-2013 00:49:33 | More by GrantBrennan
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donovado

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +9%

04-15-2013 22:05:49 | More by donovado
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baconman91

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.1%

04-12-2013 17:33:27 | More by baconman91
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Satchboogie

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

04-11-2013 23:32:29 | More by Satchboogie
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kurt5316

California

4.5/5  rDev +9%

04-11-2013 20:22:00 | More by kurt5316
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Hophead420

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

04-11-2013 05:40:42 | More by Hophead420
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jminch

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

04-10-2013 16:54:34 | More by jminch
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LeeKumKeee

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +9%

04-10-2013 00:08:40 | More by LeeKumKeee
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Schoonerorlater

California

4.49/5  rDev +8.7%

a- dark like a tar, oily looking with flashes of amber through it. respectable head with a fantastic tan coloring. the lacing stuck around for what was the entirety of the drink.

s- hemp, pine, citrus and cocoa come through in pronounced waves.

t- delicious pine and grapefruit some pineapple. the alcohol isn't hot but it's up there, not out of control though. notes of coffee and cocoa. malty finish.

m- had a full feel but not on the heavy side.

o- fun beer to try, especially if you've never had an ale using hemp amongst its ingredients. the beer didn't lack anything for me and I felt like the thought put into the beer came through in the pour. well done.

04-09-2013 02:24:23 | More by Schoonerorlater
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neenerzig

Ohio

4.74/5  rDev +14.8%

Poured out of a stubby 12 oz bottle into my Stone imperial pint glass. This beer pours a very dark brown color with deep ruby amber highlights when held up to the light. Has a slightly tan head that is about 1 index finger thick when first poured that eventually settles to a nice medium sized ring lining the inside of the glass with a nice layer of lots of swirls of foam sitting on the beer's surface. Lots of lacing too. Has a nice roasted, almost chocolate, malt aroma along with a nice earthy, piney hops. Taste is an excellent mix of some roasted malt with hints of caramel and chocolate followed by earthy, piney hop bitterness. The malt profile is certainly more sweet than all other beers I have had of this style, and it works really well here. Has a crisp, mainly smooth and frothy and creamy, full bodied mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. Has a bit of a lactic like quality with the mouthfeel. This beer sort of reminds be of drinking a milkshake. Very drinkable for a 9.2% ABV beer, dangerously drinkable in fact. This beer is amazing! To quote my good friend Passow "This is a beer that is so good that you can drink it in bed and it will lull you to sleep."

Eric

04-08-2013 04:16:03 | More by neenerzig
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

4.04/5  rDev -2.2%

On tap at the Malted Barley. Pours a pitch black color with an inch of light tan head. Lots of lacing. Aromas of sweet citrus and pine hops with some chocolate and hints of roasted malts. The taste is more creamy chocolate, sweet citrus and pine. Roasted, smokey malts. Some burnt coffee and hops at the end. Creamy mouth feel. Nice alcohol presence. Overall, damn good and worth having again.

04-07-2013 21:00:48 | More by PicoPapa
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hosehead83

Ohio

4.34/5  rDev +5.1%

Poured from a "stubby" 12oz. bottle into a wine goblet.
Black with ruby highlights around the edges. Nice, thick tan head of foam that stays a while.
Aroma-Piney hops, dark malts
Taste-Dark fruit, dark toasted malt, dark chocolate and resinous, piney hops that run through to the finish. Smooth for the strength, complex and tasty. Another solid brew from Uinta.

04-07-2013 17:22:36 | More by hosehead83
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baybum

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

04-06-2013 10:47:45 | More by baybum
Dubhe Imperial Black IPA from Uinta Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,568 ratings.