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RATINGS: 349   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96   IBU: 150   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (35959) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
22 fl oz bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is peachy and light pine hops. Bitter, smooth peachy to grapefruity. Lingering fruity and crisp hoppy. Smooth, fruity and solid bitter into the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (30685) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
Bottled. A hazy dark golden beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of malt and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and straw, leading to a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (14222) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
Bottle @ Papsoe tasting. Hazy golden with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and rather hoppy - grapefruit. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 150313

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 17, 2013 Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours a hazy golden with a small white head. Perfumy, citrusy hop aroma. Medium body, a sweet fruitiness, thick citrusy, piney hops leading to a bitter finish. Quite nice if a little hot. 150313

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (7600) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 15, 2013
22 oz. bottle shared at Blake’s tasting the other night. Not sure who brought it- Vince? Anyway, thanks everyone! Pours a semi-clear golden color with a minimal white head. Aroma of herbal hops, sweet malts, sugar, vanilla, and melon fruits. Flavor of herbal and tropical fruit hop character, pale malts, cream, and some grass. Light-medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and a dry mouthfeel. Not my favorite kind of DIPA but well done.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
andyhwcinc (1663) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Purchased at Binnys in Chicago, IL, enjoyed at home prior to playing a show at a dive bar. Appearance is a bright, very slightly cloudy gold with a rich white head, looks fantastic. Aroma is rich in citrus hops, also floral & pine notes, the smell is pretty potent and great. Taste is also fantastic, abundant citrus and orange peel notes, there is a faint caramel malt backing which is also somewhat bready, really great stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 5, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden orange with 2 fingers of fluffy off-white head and lacing. Aroma is fresh pineapple, mango, citrus, pine and sweet caramel malt. Full body, more caramel malt up front than I expected with a piney finish. Moderate bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brystmar (1314) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Fresh hops; earthy, dry, floral. Plenty of malt to balance. Good but not great. Best beer from Pipeworks so far, though that isn't exactly a compliment.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (9364) - San Diego County, California, USA - FEB 28, 2013
651mL shared at the RBWG Grand Tasting. Excited to finally try this. Clear, light golden pour. Medium white foam leaves webby sheets of lacing. Nose is sweet cantaloupe and ripe mango, sugary, tropical. Taste is dusty, papery, nutty, walnut bitterness. Sort of the typical East Coast IPA in body, though perhaps not super fresh. But there is no cheesecloth giveaway to staleness. Palate is dusty, chalky, papery. Liked the Galaxy Unicorn better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (6096) - Utah, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Bottle shared at the RBWG grand tasting
Appearance: Cloudy golden with a big white head and good lacing
Aroma: Citrus and floral
Taste: Curtis, floral, grassy and pine resin

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