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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

2,236 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,236
Reviews: 865
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 15%
Wants: 67
Gots: 152 | 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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Koufax21

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4.35/5  rDev +14.5%
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Poured from a 12 oz. can into a pint glass. The color resemble orange blossom honey, and the head is nice and thick. The lead laces the glass beautifully. The aroma is heavenly. Big hops, a little bit of the onion smell that I hear so much about but I think I've tricked myself into smelling it. The taste? Now that's tasty. Same as the aroma. It has a nice smooth mouthfeel to it. This is definitely my favorite beer from Oskar Blues.

Serving type: can

01-14-2012 21:49:09 | More by Koufax21
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GUBNA Imperial IPA from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
86 out of 100 based on 2,236 ratings.