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Galaxy Unicorn - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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439 Ratings
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Ratings: 439
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 7.99%
Wants: 277
Gots: 36 | 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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MattLatuchie

Illinois

4.45/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Lots of tropical fruit aromas here with very strong apple and pear notes too. Thought the palate was just what i was looking for. Big tropical flavors with a whole lot of citrus. I'm a fan of Galaxy hops and while this expression of them is certainly big and ballsy, I thought PW managed to put together an impressive beer. Glad they had another batch this year.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2013 02:37:43 | More by MattLatuchie
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Pidzik12

Illinois

5/5  rDev +14.2%

11-22-2013 20:03:13 | More by Pidzik12
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ahbithwabm

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

11-22-2013 14:39:58 | More by ahbithwabm
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KFBR392

Illinois

4.31/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: light orange color. Low carbonation on the pour and active in the glass while drinking. Light random lacing.

Smell: nice medium bodied bitterness brought by the galaxy hops jumps out. The wheat backbone provides a wonderful base for the tropical fruits of pineapple, mangos, tangerines, and kiwis. Wonderfully balanced.

Taste: wow just bright tropical fruits all over the place. The front is the fruits found in the aroma that flow on to the palate so easily yet seem to explode once there. The fruits just continue to dance on the palate long into the body an finish. Some light earthy bitterness pops up on the finish which adds a needed changeup in the taste.

Mouthfeel: juicy fruits explode on the palate and some hop bitterness but not as much as I expected after the aroma.

Overall: a simply wonderful brew. I love my tropical fruity big ipas so this one is no disappointment. Galaxy hops might be one of my favorites, a wonderful balanced of bitterness gets mixed in too.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2013 04:02:32 | More by KFBR392
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HereforBeer

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

11-15-2013 14:58:43 | More by HereforBeer
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Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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Canada_Dan

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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Florida

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -8.7%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -8.7%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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California

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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California

4/5  rDev -8.7%

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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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Galaxy Unicorn from Pipeworks Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 439 ratings.