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RATINGS: 350   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (8593) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Bomber from Secret Santa 2014. Thanks! Pours hazy coppery orange with frothy off-white head. Nose is tropical fruit, pine, female feety Simcoe hops. Tastes intense, with a big IBU load, notes of tangerine, pineapple, and mango, and a bitter hoppy finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (2034) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2014
Pours clear amber with à medium white head. Aromas of peach, melon, apricot, grapefruit, pine. Taste is peach, apricot, grapefruit, pine, melon, resin. Mourhfeel is slightly oily and medium bodied with medium carbonation. Great Stuff!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2331) - California, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Dark golden hue... Aroma of fresh citrus hops, pine... Flavor of citrus, light tropical notes, mango, piney hops... Fairly dry, more so than the citra... Solid ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (8619) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 28, 2014
My Bottom Line:
Grapefruit and resins dominate this Double IPA’s lightly honeyed malts, in an otherwise effervescent and rather drinkable example.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A generous head of foam settles atop the hazy pale amber.
-Carbonation is higher than average for the style, which helps drinkability.
-The hops are way more resinous than fruity in this one.
-Bitterness is salient. Resinous, but also a tad vegetal
-The malts play second fiddle, which is to be expected. Moreover, they do not dwell in caramelized sugars here, which helps the hops to stand out more.
-The yeast pour obfuscates most of the subtleties in the flavor profile. And there’s a lot of yeast in the bottle...


   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
McNeillR (1778) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Stern hazy golden, bright with a slick greasy head. Clean sting of malt, not overly brisk with the ABV but slides in a decent few wedges of grapefruit and sanguiello. Kinda candyfloss sweetness. Finishes cooling sweetness and a little bit cheescake/cream cheese linger. Brrrrrrrring.

Bottle, Beermoth,Flu Jab Tasting

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6772) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours hazy orange, nose is sweet toffee and orange, taste is sweet toffee, citrus, dry, bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (3080) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle. Golden with white head. Dusty aroma, orange and grapefruit. Taste of orange and grapefruit. Long bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (17635) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2014
bottle at home ... amber .. thin white lacing ... soft fruits ... zezty oraange .. big passion fruit ... juicy fruits ... ligth bitter fruits ... big sweet toffee "crysatl" malts ... bitter fruits

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
allmyvinyl (6620) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours clear gold with a thin white head. Aromas of citrus, resin, chalk. Taste is bitter, oily texture. Finishes pithy bitter. Lovely.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2873) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 24, 2014
Bottle. Almost clear golden liquid with medium off-white head. Aroma of mango, pine, citrus, marmalade, pineapple and light bread. Taste is dry and medium to high bitter with notes of pineapple, mango, pine and light caramel. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Really nice, probably even better fresh. Great hoppiness.

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