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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle poured into a Duvel tulip.

A - As the label suggests, it's black. A little red hue when held up to the light, nice 2 finger head brown head.

S - Very hop forward nose. Piney, citrus, floral. Not much malt character to speak of.

T - This is black? Taste is similar to the nose. No malt character to taste of. If blindfolded, I would think this was a DIPA. Not that that is a bad thing, this beer tastes excellent.

M - Very smooth. the 9.2 ABV is very well hidden. Carbonation is pristine. Drinks like a 6-7% IPA.

O - This is my first brew from Uinta. I do believe they've just recently added the bluegrass state to their dist. list. I'm glad they did. Not as much roasted malt flavor as other black ales I've had but a very tasty beer nonetheless.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A- Pours black with red hues. A billowy brown head.

S- A somewhat subtle nose, A sharp pine, very herbal. Not so much of the malt but a very pleasant hoppy aroma.

T- The Malts hit first but are immediately subdued by a refreshing bitterness. The hops in this beer are very piney. There are herbal notes, onion, mint and parsley. A touch of citrus on the back end. The malt is consistent throughout, A subtle but well balanced roastyness to the hops. A lingering bitterness.

M- Surprisingly balanced and fairly easy to drink.

O- A very solid Black IPA and probably the best beer to come out of Utah.

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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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