Ninja Vs. Unicorn | Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
pdubs.net

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Ninja vs. Unicorn celebrates the epic battle between two of the biggest hop-heads of lore. Brewed with over five pounds of hops per barrel, this unfiltered double IPA is sure to please the most discerning hop lover. Whether you’re rooting for the mythical horned horse or the deadly assassin of the east, we hope you’ll enjoy Ninja vs. Unicorn.

Added by MasterSki on 01-23-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,304
Reviews:
363
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
7.75%
 
 
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369
Gots:
488
For Trade:
29
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Photo of Keith_R
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zach136
4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DenverHopHead
4.13/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On tap; poured into a snifter.

Appearance- faintly hazy, yellowish orange; thin, fine, bubbled head. Decent lacing!
Smell - dank citrus hops; mandarin orange sweetness and mixed berries!
Taste - sweet mandarin orange and some dank and earthy hop flavors. Tasty with a strong profile that hides the alcohol!
Feel- mild carbonation and medium body; sharp flavors, but very easy to drink!
Overall - a little bit dank, a little bit sweet, so I assume that is the flavor and smell battle that is represented in the name; really nice beer!

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Photo of Luscious_Malfoy
4.43/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Urs
3.97/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of waddellc2
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MikeM417
4.18/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wesmaze
4.78/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of hit728
4.2/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Blazer22
4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bartleby91
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Wolvmar
4.18/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Puts a hazy yellow/orange. Small head but good lacing. Fruity, especially grapefruit aroma and taste. Almost a grapefruit IPA. But, with the bitterness of a DIPA. Fruity, hoppy, low carbonation, easy drinking. Very enjoyable.

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Photo of jcoleMA66
4.8/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of joberlander
4.07/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GNRoofDawg
4.42/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SpinSamzo
4.01/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dental
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of griffey123
4.04/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Harrison8
4.56/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy yellow with an orange tint. Nearly three fingers of snow white head foam on top with good retention and great lacing left behind. Aroma is sugary sweet with notes of citrus, orange, baked sugar, and lightly breaded malts. Very smooth aroma that invites a sip. Flavor profile is baked sugar, and lightly breaded malts with a hearty helping of citrus, orange, and lemon zest. Very lively, and extremely easy to drink. Mouth feel is medium-thick in feel with a crisp, smooth feel. Overall, the sweet, sugary notes in this one are pretty darn impressive. It makes it extremely easy to turn a sip into a gulp. It's an approachable hoppy beer that refrains from being remotely bitter, and yet still provides the feel and flavor characteristics of beer - not juice.

Served in a 12oz snifter.

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Photo of Wardt16
4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of trevorpost
4.15/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CavemanRamblin
4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jason1221
4.31/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ddunaway937
4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dankacheese
4.42/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Ninja Vs. Unicorn from Pipeworks Brewing Company
4.26 out of 5 based on 2,304 ratings.
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