Santa Vs. Unicorn | Pipeworks Brewing Company

Santa Vs. UnicornSanta Vs. Unicorn
254 Ratings
Santa Vs. UnicornSanta Vs. Unicorn

Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Illinois, United States

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Father Christmas, Head Beardo, St. Nicholas Cage, a man of many names he may be, yet he has but one true foe... This Holiday Season, the Unicorn is back bearing his mantle of rainbowed chaos, and this time, it’s seasonal bitches. An Imperial Red Ale, American Style Barleywine or Red Double IPA call it what you will, grab one and get your Jollies while the holiday fight is on...

Added by emerge077 on 12-15-2012

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours brown in color with a thin deep tan head that retains nicely.

Smell is good there is a big amount of sweet toffee and rich malt aroma on the front end along with some dark fruit aromas of dates and fig. Butterscotch yeast aroma works well to blend the super sweet malt and fruit aroma.

Taste is good. There is a big malty sweetness accompanied by a semi sharp husky flavor and moderate bitterness. More faint flavors of dark fruit are near the end.

Mouthfeel is good. Thick, sticky , sweet, slightly dry and bitter. Big feel for a big beer

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Santa Vs. Unicorn from Pipeworks Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 254 ratings
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