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GUBNA Imperial IPA - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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GUBNA Imperial IPAGUBNA Imperial IPA

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86
very good

2,206 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,206
Reviews: 862
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 15.26%
Wants: 67
Gots: 150 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Oskar Blues Grill & Brew visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Gubna was bred from Oskar Blues Brewery’s hankering to confront 100+ IBUs by cranking up the complexity of hops by pouring Cascade on top of copious amounts of Summit, then balancing that with a backbone of German Dark Munich Malt and Rye Malt. GUBNA’s post-fermentation dry-hopping with both hops allows this monstrosity to gently coax the citrus rind and grapefruit aroma while providing a rye malt-induced, spicy-yet-round middle, and a brisk, clean bitter finish (10 percent ABV, 100+ IBUs).

(Beer added by: natelocc787 on 01-15-2010)
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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New York

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Llcruserll

Florida

3.4/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Light golden color to this beer. The aroma is very interesting with a citrusy presence. This bitterness is quite intense but not too much as it is balanced well for a 10%er. The alcohol is strong with the bitterness covering some of it. The thing that really grabs me from this beer is the STRONG grapefruit rind bite to it, it over takes a lot of the bitterness and alcohol in this strongly bittered alcohol beer. It is different than any other DIPAs i have had, and worth trying just for its uniqueness, quite interesting! It is enjoyable, but not sure I would drink more than the one i have had.

Serving type: on-tap

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rhynosorus

California

3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance - Strong yellow hue with a slight amber tint. Good head retention, smooth head

Smell - Very citrusy, slightly piney hop aroma dominates the front of the smell, with a sweet toasty malt backbone.

Taste - As with the smell, the first thing that hits is the citrusy, floral hop character, but is followed up by a smooth, sweet malt taste that covers the typical bitter after bite of the hops. The malt finishes the taste with a toasty, slightly vanilla-y flavor. Very well balanced and not dominated by any one flavor. My only recommendation would be a stronger hop flavor on the front end. Though I am from the west coast so that could be a style bias.

Mouthfeel - Good carbonation, medium body. Meets expectations of how an imperial ipa should feel: not thick but not watery.

Overall - Although I wanted a stronger hop front end to this beer, its smooth, sweet, and toasty malt backbone was a pleasant surprise that makes a very drinkable and enjoyable beer.

Serving type: can

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GUBNA Imperial IPA from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
86 out of 100 based on 2,206 ratings.