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Unicorn's Revenge - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

285 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 285
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 8.53%
Wants: 106
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: KFBR392 on 03-01-2013)
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Sekliw

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

12-15-2013 13:58:05 | More by Sekliw
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vinny21bal

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

12-14-2013 21:16:06 | More by vinny21bal
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DNICE555

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-14-2013 01:15:10 | More by DNICE555
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-11-2013 02:03:27 | More by XmnwildX12
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-30-2013 00:00:10 | More by dfhhead25
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FLima

Brazil

3.99/5  rDev -5.5%

Hazy amber Orange color with a thick head with short retention, but leaving laces.
Nice aroma of sweet oranges, caramel and pine.
Caramel malty flavor with hoppy pine notes and bold on spices.
Full body with medium carbonation and tiny bubbles. Alcohol of 10% abv is well hidden.
Good DIPA, a bit too sweet, but this is the original sin of several representants of the style. It has a hop profile that is relatively not aggressive for a DIPA. Past maturity date, though.

11-29-2013 18:57:16 | More by FLima
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teledeluxe

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

11-21-2013 19:29:44 | More by teledeluxe
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iatethecloudsfor

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-15-2013 13:37:25 | More by iatethecloudsfor
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Chibeerguy1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-08-2013 05:36:01 | More by Chibeerguy1
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thlf84

California

3/5  rDev -28.9%

11-06-2013 15:30:50 | More by thlf84
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Farnswurth

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

11-05-2013 06:56:40 | More by Farnswurth
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dotes_on_dipas

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-04-2013 06:57:11 | More by dotes_on_dipas
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timmy2b

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-03-2013 20:47:24 | More by timmy2b
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CoolEthan

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-19-2013 23:39:20 | More by CoolEthan
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end_27

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-18-2013 01:42:21 | More by end_27
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Purp1eOne

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-10-2013 03:41:04 | More by Purp1eOne
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cestlavie

New York

5/5  rDev +18.5%

10-09-2013 03:31:13 | More by cestlavie
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Brewzma

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

10-07-2013 02:32:03 | More by Brewzma
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

3.96/5  rDev -6.2%

22oz bomber into a FW tulip. Batch 169 hand written on side.

Pours a dark cloudy copper color with a nice inch thick white head. The smell is very intense with tropical fruit and new zealand hops. The taste is also very sweet and fruity, bordering on too sweet but not quite there (something hoppy this way comes would be an example of just too sweet of a beer for my liking.) Tad of bitterness on the end but the tropical fruit really dominates the palate here. Sweetness is a bit high so the drinkability isnt huge for me, but its still quite good. Medium bodied, mild carbonation.

Overall a pretty good IPA from pipeworks. Fans of sweet IPAs will dig this one more.

10-03-2013 21:04:56 | More by Axnjxn
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duff247

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-01-2013 02:23:13 | More by duff247
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

09-24-2013 09:42:09 | More by MarkyMOD
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Thedaver4220

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

09-16-2013 22:39:49 | More by Thedaver4220
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sahd-1

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

09-16-2013 12:58:28 | More by sahd-1
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JohnnyHopps

Indiana

4.46/5  rDev +5.7%

My one complaint about this beer was when I took it out of the box, the cap was loose. Of course, this caused the bottle to de-pressurize. For that, I give Pipeworks a frowny face.

Appearance - The beer was a handsome copper color with a white head. Lacing was noted on the sides of the glass and sediment was present in the glass.

Smell - A definite pine aroma was dominate. On closer review, one may detect the citrus.

Taste - On the initial taste, one detects the pine and the citrus. Spicy grapefruit and orange were noted. As the beer wanes into the aftertaste, one notes the piney resin that continues to a sustained assault on the tongue.

Mouthfeel - A nice level of thickness allows the taste to linger. The citrus notes are downright abrasive on the sides of the tongue.

Overall - Unicorn's Revenge was enjoyed in a bottle share with Stone's Enjoy by. Unicorn was the consensus winner. This is a tasty beer.

09-15-2013 18:04:52 | More by JohnnyHopps
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buschbeer

Ohio

3.58/5  rDev -15.2%

1 PINT 6 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a tulip glass
Batch 169 7.16.13

A - This beer is opaque with an orange center surrounded by sunset highlights. It was topped with a couple inches of off-white head.

S - When I popped the bottle I got some good citrus aromas. Once I poured it I smelled a sweet caramel, piney mess. The sweetness and pine were not complimentary.

T - I unfortunately get some bready malt. I was hoping for a glorious hop check to my 'buds. I get some pine in the aftertaste.

M - This is a thick IPA. That is good.

O - I can't believe this beer would fall off this much in just under two months. I had the Citra Ninja much fresher and got some of the same sweetness. I would like to try it fresher. I loved the Ninja vs. Unicorn. The other two mentioned were a disappointment.

09-14-2013 00:50:06 | More by buschbeer
Unicorn's Revenge from Pipeworks Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 285 ratings.