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Unicorn Galaxy - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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375 Ratings
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Ratings: 375
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 7.97%
Wants: 275
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our friends south of the equator really have this hop growing thing figured out and we are ecstatic they do. Without them we couldn't brig you Unicorn Galaxy. We built a platform of malted barley and wheat then atop that we constructed our ode to Galaxy hops. The hop character really shines through with aromas and flavors of tropical fruit, tangerine, citrus, passion fruit and fresh cut grass. Drink early, drink often.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 12-11-2012)
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emerge077

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4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

And the unicorn parade marches steadily on... bottled today, and mere hours old. Allowed to settle in the fridge for a couple hours, it was actually still cold on the shelf from delivery.

Yellowish orange body, lightly hazed with a sizable head of white foam that leaves behind a flurry of spindly lacing in the glass. Retention is good, and lasts for the duration of the glass.

Bursting with tropical Galaxy hops in the aroma, big mango, orange, passionfruit, a light fruity sweetness with catty dank botanicals, sandalwood plus a hint of the wheat in the background.

Juicy mango and bitter orange peel flavors right away, with a resiny bitter orange zest that lingers into the finish. Caramel hints in the aftertaste, some greenery and grass clippings towards the end. Creamy feel, damn near perfect in that respect. Not overly sweet or boozy, it just glides across the palate. Just when you thought it couldn't get any better than Citra Ninja or NvU, Galaxy Unicorn hits it out of the park. Well done gentlemen.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2012 03:43:07 | More by emerge077
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Unicorn Galaxy from Pipeworks Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 375 ratings.