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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

2,238 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,238
Reviews: 865
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 15%
Wants: 67
Gots: 154 | 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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malloyca

District of Columbia

4.05/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Clear, golden in color with about a 1/2" head that dissipated soon after pouring. The clarity revealed fewer bubbles than expected, which also disappeared quickly. A very potent aroma of citrus, pine, floral and alcohol wafted up from the glass/can soon after pouring. There are flavors of orange and other citrus fruits, with a prickly mouthfeel followed by the warmth of 10% a.b.v. This is not a mouth-puckering IPA that just resonates with dry, resiny hops. It's much lighter in body and brings citrus flavors. After letting it warm up a bit more on an 85 degree evening, it showed a creamier texture and some baked bread flavors. This would be a great food beer--Thai comes to mind.

Serving type: can

05-27-2010 02:38:53 | More by malloyca
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Looks pretty decent, hazy yellow, lite carbonation. small 1/2 inch white head which persisted. light but interesting lacing.

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GUBNA Imperial IPA from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
86 out of 100 based on 2,238 ratings.