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GUBNA Imperial IPA - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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GUBNA Imperial IPAGUBNA Imperial IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,541 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,541
Reviews: 895
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 14.66%
Wants: 87
Gots: 247 | 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:
Beer added by: natelocc787 on 01-15-2010

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).
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Ratings: 2,541 | Reviews: 895
Photo of Originalredman
3.1/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of meehandennis
4.42/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of oldpainless
3.83/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Lemke412
2.94/5  rDev -23%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Can. Wegmans, Taft Road. Boozy

Photo of ToddSoonerFan
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Austin_Cohen
4.2/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Theniz
3.98/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ColdWaffles
3.68/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Remdog
3.6/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mjpolzin
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hop_God
3.81/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RyanK252
3.69/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Can poured into an Oskar Blues pint glass Canned

A: Pours golden yellow with a creamy off white head that hangs around and laces well.

S: Fruity, peach and melon, tropical fruit, a touch herbal, and big caramel malt sweetness.

T: Fruity melon, honeydew, cantaloupe, peach, and pear, a little spicy, a touch of pine, some dankness, a little citrus, hints of tropical fruit, and big caramel malt sweetness. A little alcohol on the finish.

M: Towards the heavier end of medium body, moderate carbonation.

O: There's a whole lot going on in this one, but I can't say I'm a huge fan. The fruitiness combined with the malt sweetness can be overwhelming. It really needs something like strong grapefruit to help balance it.

The 2015 edition features Galena, Columbus, Sorachi Ace, El Dorado, Comet, and Chinook hops.

Photo of ncelauro
3.79/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fossage78
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of xICooRsYIx
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of marley2112
3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sampman
4.26/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 2Bstout
3.7/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dbl_delta
4.54/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours a hazy amber; thick white head. Good retention and lacing. Medium to thick mouthfeel. Hops are quite evident, although bitterness is not. Resiny, citrusy.

This would be a really good alternative to Hop Crisis, which is one of my favs.

Photo of Willgraff81
2.71/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

something was off. Had it on draft. Not in love with it

Photo of UBrew1984
3.74/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RobDB
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tedho21
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ILuvBeer
3.96/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Big_V
4.16/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The aroma stood out for me on this one. Smells of honeydew melon, cantelope, very tropical. The taste was on point with the aroma. Getting a bit of alcohol on the finish,but it is 10%. Overall well done.

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GUBNA Imperial IPA from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
86 out of 100 based on 2,541 ratings.