Ninja Vs. Unicorn | Pipeworks Brewing Company

Ninja Vs. UnicornNinja Vs. Unicorn
BA SCORE
96.5%
Liked This Beer
4.26 w/ 2,356 ratings
Ninja Vs. UnicornNinja Vs. Unicorn
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
Ranking:
#698
Reviews:
373
Ratings:
2,356
Liked:
2,274
Avg:
4.26/5
pDev:
7.75%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
375
Gots:
514
Trade:
29
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,356 |  Reviews: 373
Photo of RyanTheLion13
4.46/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of knicks19947
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of leroybrown10
3.75/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 30MinutesSouth
4.16/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tweaked recipe means the decreased malt bill allows the hops shine a little brighter which is good news IMO. Great value too now that PW is distro-ing in cans.

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Photo of Jradziew
4.67/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This is a review for the cans. Taste is better in the can than it was in the bombers IMO. Little more hop forward out of the can.

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

Was definitely a great beer in bombers but the cans are a bit better. Great brew

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Photo of MarkFrankosek
4.3/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BecauseWhalezbro
4.51/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Will_Edgar
4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of CraftFan5
4.84/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
4.38/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tarheels4life23
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of echristou
3.08/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3

A little too bitter for my liking. It pairs well with chili chocolate. I'd drink it with food.

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

Loved this IPA, need to score a fresher batch next time. Prefer the old bottle recipe to these new cans though.

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

A: hazy deep gold with a full head of off-white foam that left messy lace behind

S: deep fruits including citric notes nestled amid resinous pine

T: biscuity, warm malts full of chewy grain are the platform for a big hop wallop of chewy fruits, pale and orchard, with some moments of citric pith; a dank resin enrobes the palate with damp pine and darker notes

F: medium weight, soft and plush, smooth but for the fuzziness of ample carbonation

O: an excellent DIPA, and highly recommended

Features CTZ, Centennial, Falconer's Flight, Zythos, Cascade, Chinook, Falconer's Flight 7C's, and Simcoe hops...

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Photo of 1Sundown2C
3.81/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of socon67
4.43/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gjoker321
4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eaglefan344
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of Zekenyce
4.28/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dbkdev
4.59/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Ninja Vs. Unicorn from Pipeworks Brewing Company
Beer rating: 96.5% out of 100 with 2,356 ratings
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