Dubhe Imperial Black IPA | Uinta Brewing Company

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2,159 Ratings
Dubhe Imperial Black IPADubhe Imperial Black IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company
Utah, United States
uintabrewing.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Toasted, chocolaty dark malts align with an astronomical amount of hops.

109 IBU

Added by TheFlern on 03-10-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,159
Reviews:
430
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
10.76%
 
 
Wants:
127
Gots:
472
For Trade:
3
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1/5  rDev -75.6%

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1/5  rDev -75.6%

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1/5  rDev -75.6%

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1/5  rDev -75.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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1.5/5  rDev -63.3%

Photo of Ry-Dog
1.91/5  rDev -53.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 1.5

Great head and lace. Smells of chocolate and bitter coffee. Taste is okay to start, interesting, then extremely bitter and dry. Not my taste.

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Photo of ohiobeer29
2/5  rDev -51.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I've had some great black ipa's this however was not one of them drinks ok but one and done for me

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2/5  rDev -51.1%

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2/5  rDev -51.1%

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2.2/5  rDev -46.2%

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2.24/5  rDev -45.2%

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2.26/5  rDev -44.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

everyone i know raves about it, as the name suggests, its brewed with hemp seed, and it tastes like they tried to cram every kind of flavor into the bottle. Sickly sweet and overly bitter,and it smells like old pineapple mixed with moldy hops, i really don't see how anyone can enjoy this hodgepodge of flavors.

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Photo of Beaver13
2.32/5  rDev -43.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

12oz bottle, bottled on 4/26/11. Pours dark brown with a big creamy tan head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is bitter roasted grains, some toffee, and some vegetal malts.

The flavor is a little sweet malt, black licorice and a lot of charred, burnt, roasted bitterness that makes the aftertaste a bit unpleasant. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, it's just not pleasant.It's almost all charred bitterness that just sits in your mouth.

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2.5/5  rDev -38.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -32.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -32.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -32.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -32.8%

Photo of lisomiso
2.79/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Smelled like a fish tank. I thought I was crazy, but I asked walows what he thought it smelled like, and he said, it's not exactly fishy, but maybe like a goldfish tank? Well, ok then.

To us the hops and malts clashed, and I thought the mouthfeel was too thick. I wanted to like this one, but I drainpoured it instead. Drat.

ETA: Tried it again. Less goldfish-tank-y but a really one-dimensional grain bill and, well, I don't know, at least when it tasted like a fish tank it had some personality...

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Dubhe Imperial Black IPA from Uinta Brewing Company
4.09 out of 5 based on 2,159 ratings.
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