Gubna | Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Colorado, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

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).

Added by natelocc787 on 01-15-2010

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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a hazy orange with a finger of white head without a lot of retention to form a collar around the glass
S: Smells strongly of pine with hints of tropical fruit and a small whiff of caramel sweetness
T: slight piney bitterness with an underlying flavor of sweet oranges which soon comes to dominate at first. caramel like sweetness comes in as well and the aftertaste is all pine and some residual sweetness. After a couple sips the orange flavor was nowhere to be found and all that remained was hops and bitterness.
M: prickly carbonation and medium to full bodied, not overly viscous and not syrupy either although a bit on the sweet side
O: Not bad but not great, it's a five month old can so it shouldn't have lost much. it tastes like watered down 120 min at first and then tastes borderline drinkable afterward. I remember this being awesome on draft at the brewery. I don't know what it is about Gubna in a can but I would recommend getting it on draft or not at all.

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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

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3.11/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

well, I have to say, i was a little put off by the initial smell of this one @ first, kind of like a locker room @ half time... anyhow, being a big fan of deviant dales and g'knight, I managed... The taste was quite hoppy and had a hint of spice.. alcohol present, but not overwelming @ all.... the lacing could be read like a book, and the finish wasn't so bad either... I probably wouldn't buy this again, but I would buy all the deviant dales I could find... I hope that makes up for a not so great review...

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3/5  rDev -21.7%

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3.67/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy yellow-gold, with a small white head.The nose on this had a lot of hoppy citrus, mainly grapfruit and even pineapple. A dry, bitter liquid pine flavor with citrus and grapefruit. The malty balance is there but the hops power through this beer.

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4.25/5  rDev +11%

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3.65/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can into my makers mark snifter.
A - pale yellow/orange, a bit lighter than I expected. not much head, but it lingers
S - hops, but not as much as I expected or hoped.
T - bitter, with a strong alcohol taste. boozy
M - a little sticky, numbs the tongue if you swish it around a bit.
O - not my favorite Oskar Blues brew. The alcohol - malt - hops balance is a little too far on the alcohol side for my taste. Extra point for the can.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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2/5  rDev -47.8%

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Gubna from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 2,967 ratings