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When ninjas take a break from their battles with the mythical unicorn, they like truly embrace their inner hop head. This particular ninja has chosen to walk the path of the Centennial hop. Absolutely loaded with Centennial hops, this imperial IPA is brimming with juicy hop character from nose to palate. Enjoy a break from lifeís own battles with a Centennial Ninja.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tortman18 (175) - Batavia, Illinois, USA - AUG 26, 2013
Pours a dark orange, almost copper with a finger of white head and a decent amount of lacing. Aroma is very malty and piney with slight caramel notes and citrus sweetness. Mouth is very earthy and bitter. A lot of pine and resin, but also a lot of citrus and bold sweetness-Mango, pineapple and grapefruit. Very enjoyable beer that leaves a lingering bitterness behind.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thomas15 (642) - USA - AUG 14, 2013
Aroma of piney caramel. Butterscotch. Darker orange yellow. Small head slight lacing.. Taste is bitter sweet with citrus and bitter with spruce. Malt is apparent if not heavy handed. Nearly barleywineish. Iím a big fan.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
msante79 (2209) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Bomber from Binnyís. Pours clear darker orange with white head. Aromas of some sweeter malts, good dose of grapefruit citrus, resiny hops, and some pine. Flavor is grapefruit, pine, resiny hops, touch of tropical fruit, abrasive hop bitterness, and fair dose alcohol warmth. This puppy is bitter. Used to love this type of DIPA. This is solid hop bomb, but I think my palate has kind grown away from this type beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jesterdeal (1640) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Bottle shared by Bruce. Aroma is grassy pine, some resin and a bitter underripe citrus. Pours amber with a sticky head. Taste is intensely bitter with grassy notes, a juicy resin, and a sharp pine note. This is a mercilessly bitter IPA which is wonderful in the doubles. I admired the intensity of this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (5716) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Pour out of 22 oz bottle, thanks Matt! Hazy dark orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of big orange, dank pine, grass, lots of caramel, toffee, hints of spice, finishing bitter. Taste is a mix of big bitter pine, grass, spice, slight caramel, toffee, finishing dry, slightly bitter, hints of weed, finishing very, very bitter, very dry. Good until the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmoreau (2125) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Shared bomber poured to snifters displaying a murky, orangy amber, a fair layer of off white, bubbly head foam, and spots & streaks of lacing. The nose was initial cattiness and resiny pungency, then some calming citrus, and mid-fruit sweetness. The flavor highlighted a very lingering and sharp hop bitterness, with some moderately tempering malt. Medium bodied, and dry as well as bitter on the finish. Respectable single hop brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjgmd (1224) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Pours a brilliant light golden darker orange pour with a nice head. Nose is deep tropical fruit and absolutely pleasant. Taste is citrus, with a very balanced bittersweet taste. Finish is moderately bitter sweet, lingers and finishes on the same citrus notes. Gotta love the ninja series and Pipeworks. Bottle via Archer Liquors, Chicago. A great DIPA from a ( in my opinion ) premier microbrewer. quaff score 8 / 10

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
zgaier (1181) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Pours a golden orange with a white head and nice, pleasant aroma of tropical fruit, citrus, pineapple, and hops. Taste is similar, bitter sweet with loads of citrus, pineapple, tropical fruits, pine and a large hoppy character with a bitter, dry finish. Delicious, great DIPA featuring the centennial hop.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jkwood04 (3403) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 18, 2013
22oz bottle in a tulip. Pours hazy copper with a lacy, off-white head. Aroma strong of citrusy and resinous hops, plus a good caramel and pale maltiness to balance it out. Flavor strong of hops. Average to smooth texture. A really good imperial IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
changeup45 (1707) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - JUL 18, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2013 This is the first beer from Pipeworks Iíve tried. More to come! This has an orange-bronze color with a lasting off-white head that produces some lacing on the glass. A big grapefruit, floral, and tropical aroma, with perhaps a touch of grass as well. Tropical fruity hops are showcased in the flavor; pithy, and some grass notes too. Thereís firm, lengthy bitterness. The back end offers floral notes, lingering tropical fruit, while being moderately dry. Soft initially before turning slightly sticky, with just a touch of alcohol creeping in there. Itís sweetened by some light malt but the body is lighter than expected, making this go down fairly easily. Not an overly complex brew but very well done.

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