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RATINGS: 322   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   IBU: 150   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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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 youíre rooting for the mythical horned horse or the deadly assassin of the east, we hope youíll 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 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jerm719 (122) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Big hops, tons of pink grapefruit, not overpowering. Perfect balance. On the lighter side for being a big beer. Long finish, amazing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mittenator (1478) - Michigan, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Bomber thanks to Sparty26. Cloudy gold with a white head. Hops and juicy grapefruit. Light and clean.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mp_lane (79) - Indiana, USA - MAY 31, 2014
This is a well balanced DIPA, just the right citrus note, not too bitter, great malt backbone. Very good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
popery (1528) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Pours a bright orange gold. Itís quite hazy. The head is about medium sized and pure white. Seems fairly sticky. Aroma is big on tangerine rind and pine resin. It gets a touch acetone-ish, some sort of harsh hop note that comes up in DIPAs, at times. Pineapple, a bit floral. Mildly grassy. Just a touch of malt sweetness and booze. Unfortunately, the taste is harsher and loses a lot of what delicacy was present in the aroma. Itís relatively dry - thereís still a good dose of simple malt sweetness in there. Lots of pine resin and citrus rind. A dose of booze. The bitterness is pretty high and drowns out the hop flavor too much for my liking. Mouthfeel is fairly harsh. Pretty light for the abv. Some definite hop oiliness and body from the malt. Itís a pretty good DIPA, but it feels somewhat dated. This beer doesnít have the massive wave of complex hoppiness in the taste, and while the aroma is enjoyable, itís still not juicy like the top examples of the style. Thereís nothing really wrong with the beer, given the abv, but I was expecting more. Still, Iím quite happy to try it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AndyReynolds (966) - Dayton, Kentucky, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Grapefruit easy drinking good times. I enjoy the shit out of this stuff. Wooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chudwick (2278) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Bomber into a "hot" snifter from dld 2013 compliments of AndyReynolds. Now is cat urine and grapefruit. Quite hoppy. Batch #375/376. Tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheWkndr (2) - CARPENTERSVILLE, Illinois, USA - MAY 16, 2014 does not count
Bomber. Pours cloudyish golden. Great bitterness without being too sour. Fantastic aroma. Good head. Grabbed one just to try it, going back for more.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
budznsudz (581) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Pours orange gold with a thick white head and nice legs on the glass. Aroma is fresh cut tropical fruit, pineapple, citrus, pine, and hay. The taste is pineapple, mango, biscuit, pine, and wild flowers. Luscious mouthfeel. Solid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (2313) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 9, 2014
Blind tasting with the S&G Tasting group. THX to Mathieu87! Only wrote down some small words and the score. Fruity nose, fruity taste (lytchee). Loved the label!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dr_Fellini (672) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle to glass. Pours a clear light amber color with a thin off white head. Aroma is citrusy, fleshy fruits, slightly floral, sweet. Flavor is a good mix of fruity sweetness and a mild bitterness. Easily drinkable with a lingering fruitiness. Very tasty

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