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Ninja Vs. Unicorn - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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1,132 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,132
Reviews: 155
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 8.43%
Wants: 277
Gots: 114 | FT: 9
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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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

gtermi, Aug 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

tom10101, Aug 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance-
An orange haze, with a tinge of red. Quickly dissipating white head.

Smell-
Brought a smile to my face. The hops take center.... all stage with citrus, to tropical, to piney. This is what a ADIPA should smell like.

Taste-
Gotta be two or three different hops in here all (fittingly) competing for flavor. The bitter end is pleasant, and disappears quickly. Just begging you to drink more.

Mouthfeel-
Not as much carbonation as I would have thought, but leaves a wonderful coating of oily flavor across the mouth.

Overall-
A powerhouse entry leaving little to be desired, but I would go Citra Ninja over this with choice.

Rope, Aug 18, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

IronTom, Aug 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

charlesjwinkler, Aug 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

cutsw, Aug 17, 2013
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thampel09, Aug 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

BlakeAM, Aug 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

SierraJosh, Aug 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

dedbeer, Aug 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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gpblackgt, Aug 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

stereosforgeeks, Aug 12, 2013
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4.15/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle poured into tulip - thanks treebs

Hazed orange pour with golden hues, topped by a creamy cap of bone white head, patchy lacing littered around the glass while drinking. Juicy, bitter, fruit-forward hops in the nose with a silky sweet lacing and toasted, grainy malts. Grapefruit, pineapple and citrus peel laps against the tongue up front. Juicy and bitter throughout with a slightly higher sweetness level. Caramel and honey, toasted bread crust. Warm, hoppy finish. Medium body, nicely carbonated, sticky and lingering on the tongue.

Super solid DIPA, it seems these guys are onto something here. Since they make so many of them, I'm hoping to try more down the line.

xnicknj, Aug 06, 2013
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4.41/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Dark hazy orange color. Nice head that ends quickly. Wow is this smell great. Amazing tropical fruit smell. Pineapple, mango, with a hint of malts. Taste is quite flavorful with lots of citrus and malts on the end. Rich malty flavor stays behind after drinking and makes you enjoy the next tasting even more. Great beer!

beatenbyjacks, Aug 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

acc88, Aug 05, 2013
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Ninja Vs. Unicorn from Pipeworks Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 1,132 ratings.