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Galaxy Unicorn - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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578 Ratings
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Ratings: 578
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 7.99%
Wants: 299
Gots: 42 | FT: 2
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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look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

A - Dark hazy orange with a gold undertone. Light white head

S - Tropical fruit nose loaded with pineapple, mango, passion fruit and strawberry. There is light hop bitterness near the backend. Absolutely an amazing nose

T - Up front, there is passion fruit and strawberry. Next comes juicy fresh pineapple. The finish is slight bitter hops that adds some slight bitter zest. Quite the balance between the sweet galaxy hops and light bittering hops

M - Lighter body for a DIPA with low carbonation and a light syrupiness to it. Finish leaves resin on the tongue and a slight astringency from the hops 4.25

O - This is the best PW IPA I've had as it shows the galaxy hops just perfectly. There is so much fresh passion fruit, pineapple and strawberries yet it isn't too sweet as it has some slight hop bitterness.

jeonseh, Dec 24, 2013
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Batch # 255 56 57 62, shared by MikeyPNH, from a 22oz bomber.

A - A deep honey orange color, with minimal head. Quickly fades to a light foam lacing.

S - Citrus. Bitter orange, and mellow grapefruit rind.

T - Starts off with citrus that matches the nose, and finishes extremely bitter with hints of grass.

M - Medium body with a very fine, but robust carbonation that briefly coats the tongue.

O - I wasn't able to detect the wheat in this beer, but this is a delicious Imperial IPA. It is extremely bitter, but very enjoyable. A great first experience with Pipeworks Brewing.

ScotNH, Dec 20, 2013
Galaxy Unicorn from Pipeworks Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 578 ratings.