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Ninja Vs. Unicorn - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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1,079 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,079
Reviews: 152
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 8.67%
Wants: 262
Gots: 107 | 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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Mark000

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-15-2013 02:37:27 | More by Mark000
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RaulMondesi

California

3.6/5  rDev -15.7%

Pipeworks and Raul started off so well with one another. Unicorns Revenge was off the heazy, while Something Hoppy This Way Comes was like P90X for Raul's taste buds. That being said, Centennial Ninja and now Ninja vs. Unicorn... Ay wey.

Don't light up the BBQ with this thing near, because with the amount of kerosene that this thang is brewed with, you might have a problem. Now, Raulsky may be a little too harsh, the beer is ok, but there definitely is a lil too much Dale Earnhart Jr. action going on here.

It's got tha hops, the malt, the bitterness... But the diesel full, ay mami!

Wild, but sometimes wild ain't all that good. Ya feel me, my children?

07-14-2013 04:37:56 | More by RaulMondesi
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jaasen64

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-13-2013 01:17:37 | More by jaasen64
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Fusebuddy

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-13-2013 01:04:04 | More by Fusebuddy
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Archemedies

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-12-2013 23:15:40 | More by Archemedies
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DmouthCaliBrewz

New Hampshire

3.88/5  rDev -9.1%

First hoppy pipeworks brew!!! Batch #158

A: pale hazy orange, with a beautiful head and heavy lacing.

S: Piney and dank hops, with a subtle floral component and minimal citrus.

T: Heavy pine and dankness, with some onions and helbal notes. Only a subtle hint of citrus and a slight bit of malt sweetness. Finishes with a grassy and herbal bite. Very good.

M: Pretty spot on for the style. Good carbo, and niceness all around.

O: This was a very enjoyable DIPA but by no means world class. I have had a lot worse, and a handfull better. Would thoroughly enjoy drinking again at any opportunity, but not the best I have had in any way, shape, or form. High B+ or A-. Would drink again.

07-12-2013 03:39:18 | More by DmouthCaliBrewz
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johnsonni

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-09-2013 14:10:37 | More by johnsonni
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reizorc

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.1%

07-08-2013 03:20:56 | More by reizorc
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thedarkestlord

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.1%

07-06-2013 21:14:17 | More by thedarkestlord
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Kreko7

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-05-2013 21:42:29 | More by Kreko7
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RandyKemka

New York

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-04-2013 02:34:56 | More by RandyKemka
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-04-2013 01:38:14 | More by Arsenal0328
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Stoutfan23DJ

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-03-2013 08:54:21 | More by Stoutfan23DJ
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lunarbrew

Wisconsin

4.33/5  rDev +1.4%

Unfiltered, but pours clear with small head that dies fast. Golden color.

Smells sweet and piney. Some tropical fruit notes--mostly pineapple. Very good smell.

Tastes sweet. Not the most complex flavor, but very full-flavored. Piney, juicy (that pineapple) and a resinous after bite. Pretty tasty stuff.

Light-medium mouthfeel, medium carbonation, a little creamy.

Overall, I really like this. It's not the most interesting beer, or the most complex...but it's a good, straightforward hop-bomb.

07-03-2013 03:32:40 | More by lunarbrew
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bradner

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-03-2013 02:18:21 | More by bradner
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Grfilwett

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-02-2013 03:04:27 | More by Grfilwett
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birdsellam

Indiana

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-01-2013 19:28:14 | More by birdsellam
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pixieskid

Germany

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

07-01-2013 14:05:51 | More by pixieskid
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MastaShonuf

California

3.5/5  rDev -18%

06-28-2013 07:50:07 | More by MastaShonuf
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jschott75

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-27-2013 19:00:53 | More by jschott75
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DrewShalvoy

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-27-2013 17:46:56 | More by DrewShalvoy
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stogirelli

Florida

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-27-2013 01:41:41 | More by stogirelli
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Sisky

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-27-2013 01:10:04 | More by Sisky
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.91/5  rDev -8.4%

Received in trade from brewnstrong, thanks for the opportunity Justin! Pours a slightly hazy medium gold color with a smallish creamy head that dissipates quickly. Smells of pine, citrus, earth with a fair amount of lightly fruity bready caramel. The flavor is more pine and and resin than earth and citrus. Moderate amount of caramel malt to back it up with a light pomme fruit flavor and solid shot of hop bitterness. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a slick resinous mouthfeel. Nice beer, I’m glad I got to try it. Seems a bit more drinkable and less harsh than the revenge.

06-26-2013 01:35:30 | More by johnnnniee
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BrySoChi

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

06-23-2013 03:27:09 | More by BrySoChi
Ninja Vs. Unicorn from Pipeworks Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 1,079 ratings.