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Ninja Vs. Unicorn - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,007
Reviews: 150
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 8.69%
Wants: 253
Gots: 89 | FT: 6
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:
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.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 01-23-2012)
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GJ40

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sampled from a 22oz bottle purchased during a recent visit to Chicago.

Golden and clear with a big white head that dissipated quickly but leaves a nice dusting. Aroma is tropical fruit, citrus and flowers with good depth. Flavor is citrus and tropical fruit with a firm bitterness and an alcohol punch. Feel is silky with a low carbonation after the initial evacuation of bubbles.

Great hops and a big punch. It's a little strong for me but very tasty.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 07:13:10 | More by GJ40
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Captnlhook

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-29-2014 04:40:52 | More by Captnlhook
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orion320

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

06-28-2014 23:25:19 | More by orion320
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Michael_Kent3


4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-28-2014 20:43:34 | More by Michael_Kent3
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510a

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-28-2014 19:50:24 | More by 510a
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PBRmeasap1980

Indiana

4.71/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

bomber into tulip glass

A- Deep redish brown with 1 finger white head
S- Hops, Sweet roasted malt
T- Not as hoppy as I thought it would be, but I loved the taste. Rich balance of malt and hops
M- Almost creamy

O- I freaking loved this beer. Not super hoppy, but an amazing balance of malt and hops with no bitterness. All sweet goodness. I can't wait to get more.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 16:14:59 | More by PBRmeasap1980
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jrhottle

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

06-28-2014 02:31:14 | More by jrhottle
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hansenm72

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

06-27-2014 22:43:45 | More by hansenm72
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Ian_B

Connecticut

4.06/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours to a hazy copper colour that comes through with orange under the light. Decent head with nice retention.

Smells like sweet, sticky hops and tropical fruit. The scent overall is somewhat faint, doesn't exactly pop out at you but the alcohol is fairly well hidden. Notes of sweet melons, tangerine, pineapple.

The taste is similar to the scent, with the sweet malt backbone coming more forward. Sweet citrus and grapefruit-like flavours begin to play off the caramel malt before a dry, resinous finish.
The medium body is still refreshingly carbonated with bit of alcohol on the end adding to the dryness.

Overall a well-made, flavourful DIPA, but a little more dry and resinous in taste than I might like it to be, or expected.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2014 04:21:57 | More by Ian_B
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Schmidty3

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

06-26-2014 22:55:26 | More by Schmidty3
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jgunther71

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-26-2014 03:34:09 | More by jgunther71
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Hopheadhiker

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-26-2014 01:59:05 | More by Hopheadhiker
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LilLebowskiUrbanAchievers

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-25-2014 03:19:38 | More by LilLebowskiUrbanAchievers
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leftoverburrito

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -12%

06-25-2014 01:10:48 | More by leftoverburrito
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ToddBeans

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-25-2014 00:37:31 | More by ToddBeans
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WadeBridgman

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-23-2014 00:25:09 | More by WadeBridgman
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ubenumber2

Arkansas

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-22-2014 20:36:53 | More by ubenumber2
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bbsaur

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

06-22-2014 04:38:23 | More by bbsaur
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LakerLeith

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-22-2014 00:06:05 | More by LakerLeith
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Texsuds

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-21-2014 03:38:13 | More by Texsuds
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sunnyandovercast

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.4%

06-21-2014 00:15:51 | More by sunnyandovercast
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Diggy

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-20-2014 02:12:45 | More by Diggy
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HopsSlayer

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-20-2014 01:09:27 | More by HopsSlayer
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EvoJoe

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-19-2014 19:48:01 | More by EvoJoe
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JOrtt

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-18-2014 13:20:52 | More by JOrtt
Ninja Vs. Unicorn from Pipeworks Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 1,007 ratings.