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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

2,240 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,240
Reviews: 865
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 14.96%
Wants: 67
Gots: 155 | 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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MeanMotaScootah

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2.93/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: orangy hazy - nothing to write home about (but then again you're supposed to drink beer not look at it)

S: Very little aroma hops in this beer. It has a flat carmel smell - nothing really impressive at all esp given that it's a double ipa

T: All the bitterness is on the finish, sorta flat, very malty. Reminds me of a "stronge ale" with a little dank hops. It's kinda syrupy too - not sure what they were going for but compared to other DIPAs this one falls short - maybe I am just used to West coast style, regardless this is not what I expected. Note: the alcohol is very noticeable - not masked at all.

M: Medium-full bodied.

O: Overall not a great DIPA.

Serving type: can

02-12-2014 01:57:20 | More by MeanMotaScootah
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GUBNA Imperial IPA from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
86 out of 100 based on 2,240 ratings.