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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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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 life’s own battles with a Centennial Ninja.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Treebs (872) - , Illinois, USA - SEP 29, 2013
22 oz. bottle served in a Pipeworks snifter. Batch #153. A: Pours a hazy amber color with some darker hues throughout the body. An off-white head forms on the pour and recedes to a thick collar that leaves some sticky webbing down the glass. S: Piney with some orange pith. There’s a slight tropical fruit note, but it’s in the periphery. T: Dry, piney and bitter. Definitely the most bitter of the Ninja series. Light citrus notes with some light grassy earth. Bready malts with some body to it. Slightly sweet malt profile as well. M: Medium bodied with a dry mouthfeel. Medium carbonation level with a bitter finish. O: Dry and bitter all the way. If you like that type of DIPA then should be right up your alley. The malts were sweet enough that it cute through the bitterness slightly. Enjoyed this one for sure. Serving type: bottle 06-22-2013

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cbfobes (2293) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Poured from 22oz bomber, shelf whale bros, pours a cloudy golden orange with a lasting off white head and quite a bit of lacing in the glass, the aroma is pretty intense, as soon as you crack the bottle the hops and citrus come pouring out, obviously not as citrus and tropical as the citra ninja, but still a ton going on, the flavor has a ton of hops and bitterness on the front end with a nice mixture of sweet malt in the finish, the abv is pretty much hidden through out, I think this was a bit old, (like 7 weeks) but still really enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (2700) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Bomber at farmhouse 22oz. Cloudy orange pour with very little head. Musty apricot aroma. Sweet peach orange and bitter taste. Pretty good

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DaTimBennett (111) - Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 26, 2013
Bottled. Pour haze amber with a nice white head. Smell a great amount of hops. Taste hops, citrus, pine and bitterness on the end.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tortman18 (188) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thomas15 (685) - 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. I’m a big fan.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
msante79 (2210) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Bomber from Binny’s. 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jesterdeal (1887) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (6175) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmoreau (2424) - 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.


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