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Blood Of The Unicorn - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

299 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 299
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 58
Gots: 23 | FT: 2
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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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

TubaDan, Mar 21, 2014
Photo of BeerLover99
4.44/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: crimson/dark brn body, finger khaki head,
splendid lacing

S: big fresh forest of pine, grapefruit, sugary candy
sweet biscuit/honey.

T: same as nose, solid firm malt flavor
long pine bitter finish

M: med body, smooth + oily
balanced mouth feel

O: Pipeworks continues to create phenomenal beer.
This is treat that must be revisited. Hopheads and
malt fans will agree this is a winner.

AMAZING; SEEK IT OUT!

BeerLover99, Mar 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

BuckeyeFaninMI, Mar 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Theortiz01, Mar 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

M1A2, Mar 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

scott2269, Mar 16, 2014
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4.34/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A deep amber almost brown in color with 2 fingers of frothy off white head. Smells deliciously sweet like caramel and very floral and piney hop notes. The flavor is arable up front, slight toastyness, then a nice grapefruit/pine hop subtle ness. A very delicious sweet amber with medium body and medium carbonation. Definitely worth getting again.

facundoCNB, Mar 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

CotterEU, Mar 14, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A- Very dark red with a nice white head that stays around

S- you get a nice malt sweetness too it, you can smell a great hop aroma coming off this one with piney and citrus notes coming out.

T/M- it has a great sweet malt front that is followed with a nice piney hop notes that ends with a nice citrus hop flavor. Very light with nice carbonation.

O- A great red by pipeworks, I wish I would of bought more of this one.

sully11277, Mar 13, 2014
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beersdmf17, Mar 11, 2014
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4.06/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance:deep orange color tending towards red. Very hazy and opaque. A finger of a tannish head that fades to just about nothing

Smell:toasty and caramel malts. Not too sweet and pretty toasty. Citrus and resiny hops. Hop aroma is pretty strong. Good balance between strong malts and strong hops.

Taste: mirrors the nose exactly. A bit more citrus and resin though. This pushes the balance to hoppy.

Mouthfeel: fairly bitter but in a good hoppiness. Fairly sticky. Good thick body.

Overall: a well brewed imperial red. Nothing too special but it is tasty. Another well done pipeworks beer.

SportsandJorts, Mar 08, 2014
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xdtfx, Mar 06, 2014
Blood Of The Unicorn from Pipeworks Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 299 ratings.