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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

2,247 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,247
Reviews: 865
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 15%
Wants: 67
Gots: 156 | 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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Bonsall_Phil

California

3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Can date 3/6/14

A: nice amber and pretty clear, 1 inch off-white head with aggressive pour that dissipates fairly quick.

N: there is some sweet malt, if you are really looking for it. Strong perfume of grapefruit hops. Pleasantly sweet

T&M: close to the nose, a little unbalanced to the hops but tolerable. Grapefruit rind and other citrus tones as it dissipates. Fairly thick body, mouthfeel might be the best trait here.

Overall taste and experience: a very good beer, but falls short greatly at the price point. With so many great beers of this style available, paying 15-20 bucks a four pack needs to be weighed into the equation. Try one if you can, it's a 3.75-4.00 beer if money is no object. If money value is important to you, split a 4-pack with friends.

Serving type: can

04-24-2014 01:54:00 | More by Bonsall_Phil
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GUBNA Imperial IPA from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
86 out of 100 based on 2,247 ratings.