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Ninja Vs. Unicorn - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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1,091 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,091
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 8.67%
Wants: 265
Gots: 111 | 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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LarryK

New York

5/5  rDev +17.1%

03-04-2013 22:27:12 | More by LarryK
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.3%

03-04-2013 15:08:00 | More by thebigredone
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YogiBeer

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-04-2013 04:41:29 | More by YogiBeer
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awdturboiv

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

03-04-2013 00:34:07 | More by awdturboiv
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-04-2013 00:02:29 | More by Texasfan549
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.3%

03-03-2013 23:59:47 | More by kjkinsey
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scootercrabb

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-03-2013 12:47:12 | More by scootercrabb
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wyatt13

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-02-2013 01:23:46 | More by wyatt13
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brandoman63

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

03-01-2013 02:24:03 | More by brandoman63
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RWNay

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-01-2013 01:05:27 | More by RWNay
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fastenoughforphish

Illinois

4.16/5  rDev -2.6%

Appearance: Nice yellow orange, clear. On the light side of ipas.

Smell. Pretty citrusy, heavy on the grapefruit. Can smell how sweet it is.

Taste: Orange, apricot, and sweet. This ipa is real nice. It is peachy and has almost a vanilla background. Loving the flavora here. Finishes nice a bitter, nothing to harsh but I wish it was mellower because it clears out the sweet vanilla fruits too quick. But great taste.

Mouthfeel: Nice low carbonation how I like it.

Overall. At first I wasnt too wowed but I love how the sweet and citrus peach play with eachother.

02-27-2013 02:15:02 | More by fastenoughforphish
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bigjer78

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

02-26-2013 23:00:52 | More by bigjer78
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DHS1029

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

02-26-2013 15:57:40 | More by DHS1029
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sbxx

Illinois

3.29/5  rDev -23%

Appearance - Pours a clear golden yellow. I hate to say it, but it looks just like piss, haha. But ironically, that's a good thing in this case! Nice, clear, golden honey color. One finger of head. Nice lacing. Very inviting.

Smell - Bready, citrusy hops.

Taste - Boom! Big bitter hop flavor with a solid backbone. Some background pine. A bit of alcohol vapor on the breath. As it gets warmer, it gets harder to swallow. Alcohol bite, Hello.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Very light carbonation, almost like the bare minimum. Clean, wet finish.

Overall - For $10 a bomber, I'm gonna pass on this one next time. It started off great while cold, but as it warmed, the taste lost a whole rating point, maybe more, in my opinion. Not something I like to see. Overall, I think this is a decent brew, but I will personally be sticking with other IPAs/DIPAs.

02-25-2013 07:02:32 | More by sbxx
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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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Illinois

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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

02-24-2013 18:36:28 | More by mvdillman
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

02-23-2013 22:43:30 | More by Kunstman
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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

02-23-2013 15:28:04 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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NSK79

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

02-23-2013 03:25:12 | More by NSK79
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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

4.3/5  rDev +0.7%

Batch #87
Pours a clear coppery amber with a loose white head that fades quickly. The nose is dank and wreaks of freshly squeezed citrus & passion fruit and a bit of booze. The taste is a blast of sugar-coated citrusy hops with a light slightly alcoholic finish. The mouthfeel is almost syrupy sweet with an overwhelming hop profile that lingers. This is a solid IPA, thanks Tom for sharing.

02-23-2013 01:04:01 | More by ThePorterSorter
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Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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Illinois

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Ninja Vs. Unicorn from Pipeworks Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 1,091 ratings.