Dubhe Imperial Black IPA | Uinta Brewing Company

2,165 Ratings
Dubhe Imperial Black IPADubhe Imperial Black IPA

Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company
Utah, United States

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

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.24/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Pours a beautiful dark brown with a tan head and nice lacing as you drink it down. Almost looks like a stout.

S - Dank herbs, pine, licorice and a touch of citrus and pineapple.

T - I was surprised that my initial taste impressions were chocolate and licorice, like a rich stout. But from there the palate is dominated by pine, bitter, dank marijuana and orange/citrus. A delicious, seductive melange of flavors. Semi-sweet chocolate and toffee notes continue to balance things out. There's a touch of Sambuca-like booze.

M - Medium-full body with a soft, velvety feel, but ample carbonation. Dry, pleasantly bitter finish, with faint lingering mocha.

Overall, this is one of only a few very successful marriages of an imperial stout malt bill with a big IPA hop profile. It's certainly reminiscent of good, sticky marijuana, and as one who has been known to indulge, this is an almost addictive brew.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Solid black, good head, 1 finger tan and thick. Decent retention; lacing coats the glass.

Light citrus and pine hop aroma with gentle honey background. Slight toasty black malts.

Sweet chocolate toasty malts, immediately washed over by tangy citrus and floral hops. Excellent balance; very cool. Resinous aftertaste.

Smooth, full bodied. Nice lingering residue, refreshing liveliness. Alcohol extremely well hidden.

This is an excellent black IIPA, highlighting the hop profile but still allowing the malts to come through.

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4.24/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A- poured a deep brown with a great ruby tint. Big creamy tan head has nice retention and leaves big lacing

S-the aroma is rich pine hops

T- where the aroma goes to the hops, the taste goes big roast malt with a nice hops balance. as the beer progresses, the hops take a more pronounced role.

M-a little thinner given the big hops but still pretty good

O- a really good black IPA

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Dubhe Imperial Black IPA from Uinta Brewing Company
4.09 out of 5 based on 2,165 ratings.
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