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RATINGS: 434   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97/5   IBU: 150   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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. Bottle Art by Jason Burke ink & lead Designs

Bottling Dates:
Batch 003 : 3/3/12
Batch 008: 4/9/12
Batch 013: 5/15/12
Batch 018: 6/18/12
Batch 025: 7/24/12
Batch 033: 8/28/12

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrob21 (3366) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Were we in Forsyth county? Thanks to EricTeusink for bringing this one. Thought I was over IPAs but this one reaffirmed my faith. Oh god you can smell the aroma from across the room. Herbal teas wafting. Tangerine, pineapple and tropical fruit aromas and flavors. Bitter grapefruit finish with a nice medium body drink working throughout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
EricTeusink (700) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Forsyth County Bumble Tasting. Super cat piss, pine, citrus scent. Pours clear pear with white head. Big hop bite is balanced with malty finish. Medium light and live on the tongue. Great damn beer. Bottle - Shared at Tasting

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ccex (1182) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Bomber from batch 351/352 pours a slightly hazy organge with one-finger white head and some good lacing. Aroma jumps out with lots of pine, peach, mango, and grass. Taste is fruity and caramelly sweet at first, until a big bitter finish with some dankness kicks in. Body is medium to full with a sticky mouthfeel. Alcohol is well hidden. This is a great, balanced DIPA, and one of the best of many I’ve tried from Pipeworks. Will definitely try this one again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (5859) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Big thanks to Rob B for sharing this 22 oz. bottle. Batch 328 /39/40. Aroma is great! Pine, tropical fruit and grass.

Starts big with bright tropical fruits (pineapple, stone fruit and mango). Herbal hops, and light grass notes that leads to Light pine bitterness that lingers slightly. Plenty of sweet caramel and thick chewy malts. Great balance with a good hop kick.

Overall, I’m glad I got a good bottle of this because I was reluctant to try anything else from this brewery after trying a few stouts that were complete train wrecks. This DIPA was tasty and well made. They have redeemed themselves with this one. Maybe I will try a few more.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dfonorow (2039) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2014
On tap at The Chicago Beer Festival 2014. Pour is hazy amber with a finger-wide white head. Aroma is of peach syrup, mango, pine needles, and orange peel. Flavor is sweet and first with notes of caramel, pine resin, and grain. Transitions into a bitter hop finish. Fantastic stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbfobes (2880) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Poured from 22oz bottle, batch 351, bottled around a week ago or so I was told, pours a clear dark orange with a very light white head that was very thin and diminished very quickly, aroma is of tropical fruit and dank hops with a little bit of onion coming through with them, the flavor is very much on the dank side of things, onion and not as bright and fresh as I was hoping it to be, thicker mouthfeel, its alright, just didn’t live up to the hype I wanted it to be.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JBPortland (1464) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAR 17, 2014
22oz bottle pours clear dark orange with 1 finger head. Nose is piney malt, melon, lemon. Taste is malty melon, citrus, lemon, pine. Finish is bitter citrusy pine, soft malty sweet notes, mango. Nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (8764) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle as shown. Pours a cloudy orange with thick white head that lasts leaving sticky lacing. The aroma is pine and fruity hop. Medium mouthfeel with bitter pine hop and light dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hair6a11 (1461) - Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Bottle; Pour is murky gold, with a one finger, fine bubbled off white head into this glass. Retention is average here, with some light lacing present. This is a one month old bottle, for what that is worth. Anyway - The nose has that feeling that you get from something like the stone best before series. But more subdued, I suppose. Dank hop notes of grass and floral, sticky malts, and some booze, frankly. The flavor profile provides an initial bittering dank hop notes, caramel notes, sweet breads, and a hint of booze, once again. It frankly meshes poorly - probably batch issues. Whatever.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrewFace (965) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Bottle share thanks to Homer321. Mild hazy orange color. Citrus hop yummy flavor and sweet malt. Pretty malty flavor, nice hop flavor but not as overwhelming as hops, mild bitterness.

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