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Ninja Vs. Unicorn - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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1,099 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,099
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 8.67%
Wants: 265
Gots: 112 | 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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jtransel

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-24-2013 04:16:01 | More by jtransel
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Norseman

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-24-2013 00:32:09 | More by Norseman
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BeerLover99

Illinois

4.45/5  rDev +4.2%

A: tawny cloudy body, white finger head
flawless lacing

S: playful citrus dance, mild candy sugar
hint of earthy biscuit.

T: grapefruit, lemon peel, mild peach,
firm malt, grassy pine long bitter finish

M: med/heavy sticky/oily
smooth mouth blanket

O: Stealthy magic. Thrilled to see
this on the shelf so soon, may be a
regular local offering. Strong intro
to this fantastic Chicago new brewery.

AMAZING; TREAT YOURSELF!

07-22-2013 19:49:53 | More by BeerLover99
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-22-2013 15:52:24 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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Fcolle2

Illinois

4.49/5  rDev +5.2%

Pours hazy golden in color with a slightly off white head that has great retention.

Nose has loads of tropical passion fruit pineapple and mango. Some earthy grassy notes are also noticeable near the end but are far dominated by tropical fruits.

Taste is great malty smoothness is mixed with tropical fruits that gives it a candy like feel. Really pleasant. Some bitterness midway through but not over done at all.

Mouthfeel is great also, smooth velvety feel with a crisp finish.

Overall yet another great ipa. Pipeworks has this style down.

07-22-2013 03:18:00 | More by Fcolle2
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JoEBoBpr

Missouri

4.14/5  rDev -3%

Poured into a tulip glass from a 22 oz bomber.

Pours a gorgeous hazy and cloudy light orange color. Muddled and murky with a nice half inch head. The head is dense and white but with little retention. The head recedes down to a thin ring around the glass.

Aroma is amazing. Starts off with very tropical fruit notes. Pineapple a plenty with some slight citrus note. So much pineapple in the nose. Then the citrus notes explode on the palette some more. Notes of tangerine and some grapefruit. Citrusy, citrusy goodness.

Flavor starts off with those tropical fruit notes that are found in the nose, especially the pineapple. Then there is nice citrusy hop juice notes. Some nice dank notes mixed in with some pine and obviously grapefruit notes. Very piney and citrusy. There is somewhat of a malt backbone with some sweetness but it gets muddled up in a barrage of piney and citrus. Simply a yummy hop bomb. Mouthfeel is typical. Nice and carbonated and somewhat dry and abrasive.

Overal, this is a good DIPA. Very yummy and flavorful and quite hoppy. If you are a hop head you will like this.

07-22-2013 00:03:22 | More by JoEBoBpr
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jhillwastaken

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-21-2013 17:59:27 | More by jhillwastaken
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Zuidman

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-21-2013 14:59:45 | More by Zuidman
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myuncle

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-21-2013 11:19:34 | More by myuncle
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -29.7%

07-20-2013 22:44:26 | More by DonFrap
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CraftEyeDoc

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-20-2013 13:08:51 | More by CraftEyeDoc
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Gstolas

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-20-2013 02:58:35 | More by Gstolas
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adamcarlson28

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-18-2013 19:50:00 | More by adamcarlson28
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Hopmarc

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-18-2013 04:49:19 | More by Hopmarc
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carmike813

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

07-16-2013 04:38:04 | More by carmike813
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pstam87

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-16-2013 02:01:51 | More by pstam87
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ObiWanKushnobi

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-16-2013 01:19:27 | More by ObiWanKushnobi
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hoppytobehere

Colorado

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-15-2013 22:23:11 | More by hoppytobehere
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tsing

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

07-15-2013 20:52:58 | More by tsing
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mklisz

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-15-2013 12:16:29 | More by mklisz
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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
Ninja Vs. Unicorn from Pipeworks Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 1,099 ratings.