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Pipeworks Blood of the Unicorn

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Serve in Snifter, Tulip

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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
In this epic battle, the Blood of the Unicorn has been shed by the sword of the deadly assassin of the east. One sip of this.aggressively hopped red ale clearly reveals what drives these, the greatest of, hop heads of lore. Is this the end of the mythical horned horse? Or will he rise like the phoenix to fight another day?

Bottling Dates:
Batch 016: 5/29/12
Batch 022: 7/10/12
Batch 042: 10/1/12


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cards04 (2025) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 3, 2015
A really great brew here. Pours a dark amber. Aromas of sweet honey malts, over ripe fruit, and some dank hop. Flavors are pine hops, sweet fruity malts, medicinal notes as well. Great stuff.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
reorulezzz8 (11) - Crystal Lake, Illinois, USA - JAN 13, 2015
22 oz bottle batch 603. pours dark red/burgundy with a tan head. Great lacing. taste is a lot of pine, citrus, backed by a biscuity malt character. clean on the palate.finshes a tad on the bitter end.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SotallyTober (72) - Channahon, Illinois, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Pours a murky copper with off white head. Light lacing present. There’s a fruit, caramel, pine, and malt aroma. Medium body that was sweet and oily on the palate with a mild bitter finish. Flavor’s of caramel. grapefruit, nutty, malt, and resinous pine.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11805) - DENMARK - DEC 23, 2014
Dark brown with small head. Aroma is malt, caramel, hop, grapefruit, pine and a little earthy. Flavour is malt, caramel, hop, grapefruit, meidum sweet, pine, toasted, little bread, little earthy and bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (6612) - Hasselager, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2014
Pours dark brown with a small offwhite head, some lacings. Aroma of malt, light caramel, light spice, piney hops. Flavor is malty, caramel, piney hops, light resin, some alcohol. Medium body, average carbonation. 211214

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (33244) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2014
22 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is pine hoppy and toasted malty. Caramelish, pine hoppy and slight herbal. Bitter and dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (8479) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle 650ml @ fonefan
Pours clear brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, orange, citrus, hint of chocolate and alcohol. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long caramel, orange and chocolate finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14628) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle. A clear, glowing reddish dark golden beer topped by a dense, minimal sized light beige head. The aroma is resiny and citrusy, with caramel maltyness and a nutty touch. It’s full-bodied and lightly warming on the palate with a nice carbonation level. Bitter, resiny flavor with orange zest, caramel and a nuttyness. Quite dry. Lasting finish with caramel and a good bitterness and oranges. Quite nice this one, but I think it’s a tad too dry actually. 141219

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (12343) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. hazy reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and rather hoppy - fruity. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 191214

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niko100 (2121) - Illinois, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Dark amber/ruby color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of caramel malt, pine hops, & fruit; Flavor of sweet malt, caramel/toffee, pine hops, fruit, and citrus; Finish is bitter with some alcohol; Nicely balanced; Very nice.


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