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Blood Of The Unicorn - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

314 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 314
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.88%
Wants: 61
Gots: 25 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
One of our original hop beasts of burden makes its whimsically triumphant return. Blood of the Unicorn is Pipeworks Ninja vs Unicorn's hot redheaded sister. Loaded with fruity and piney American hops this rouge equine always delivers.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 05-29-2012)
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Ace1490, Oct 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

A: Pours a cloudy dark copper/brown with 2 fingers of light tan head that faded to a small ring

S: Citrus and tangerine in the nose. Very fruity with great hop aroma

T: Maltier than I expected, alcohol taste very well hidden in a strong malt profile. Great hop finish with just a touch of bitterness in the aftertaste

M: Very heavy liquid, fitting for the imperial style. Surprisingly sweet with little carbonization.

O: Fantastic beer. Surprisingly sessionable , I didn't want to put it down between sips because every taste left me wanting more. Beautiful lacing down the entire glass. Well done, Pipeworks I love this brew

MarkLikesBeer, Oct 24, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle, with Batch #540 printed on the label. Finally getting around to trying this one from Pipeworks, this one an imperial red ale.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - Pours a dark murky brownish-red with some slow carbonation streaming topside. Two fingers of frothy tan head. Leaves behind some good scattered spotty strands of lacing. Looks very nice.

S - The aroma is pleasant and fresh - creamy, with earthy red malt presence, and some bitter piney resinous hop presence.

T - Taste is pretty nicely balanced - malty, herbal, lightly bitter / resinous.

M - The feel is extremely smooth, creamy, and easy-drinking, especially considering the 9.00% abv. Medium bodied with good carbonation.

Overall, another excellent beer from the masters at Pipeworks; this one might be my favorite red ale of theirs that I've yet tried. Extremely smooth, and very well-balanced. Highly recommended.

Pipeworks Blood Of The Unicorn -----4/5.

mfnmbvp, Oct 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Kevinpitts, Oct 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

22 oz bottle batch 310/311

Decent imperial red. Batch 310/311 is probably a bit old by now (10/15/14), still pretty good.

PBRmeasap1980, Oct 16, 2014
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Blood Of The Unicorn from Pipeworks Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 314 ratings.