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Ninja Vs. Unicorn - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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Ninja Vs. UnicornNinja Vs. Unicorn

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Ratings: 1,398
Reviews: 176
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 8.67%
Wants: 296
Gots: 184 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 01-23-2012

Ninja vs. Unicorn celebrates the epic battle between two of the biggest hop-heads of lore. Brewed with over five pounds of hops per barrel, this unfiltered double IPA is sure to please the most discerning hop lover. Whether you’re rooting for the mythical horned horse or the deadly assassin of the east, we hope you’ll enjoy Ninja vs. Unicorn.
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Got this in a trade after requesting Pipeworks as a local choice. I assumed I would get the stout selection because I've heard good things. The beer smells nice and hoppy like it might be a kick in the mouth. Much to my surprise the hops go extremely well with all of the flavors. It has a nice sweet balance to even out the hops and make it an almost creamy mouthfeel. I think this beer is the perfect ABV. Staying away from seeking out a 10% ABV double IPA did this beer well. Pipeworks continues to impress. Cant wait to try some more from them!

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Ninja Vs. Unicorn from Pipeworks Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 1,398 ratings.