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Reaper Vs. Unicorn - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

134 Ratings
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Ratings: 134
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 7.41%
Wants: 19
Gots: 22 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: KFBR392 on 10-10-2013)
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lloydboss, Nov 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly cloudy, rusty amber red with a thin layer of beige foam.

Lots of rye, tobacco, dark fruit, citrus, and pine.

Candied and caramel malt forward with some citrus, spice, and pine on the finish.

Mouthfeel is heavy and very carbonated.

Overall, I wouldn't consider myself a fan of American barleywines, but this one I dug.

larryarms847, Nov 07, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bomber poured into a snifter. Batch number 525/526.

A- Looks very much like a barleywine, pouring a hazy ruby/ dark amber color with a good amunt of off-white head which hangs around awhile. Some sticky lacing is seen along the sides of the glass as well.

S- Caramel toffee like malts along with some pine from the hops.

T- Up front is tons of rye and overall malt character. Then come the hops, mostly leaving a piney resin taste.

M- Medium bodied, well carbonated, bitter for a barleywine, drinks fairly hot fresh.

Another nice offering from Pipeworks, and I was lucky to grab a few more bottles to see how it does with some age.

vic21234, Oct 21, 2014
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Reaper Vs. Unicorn from Pipeworks Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 134 ratings.