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RATINGS: 464   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 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 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MetalNHopHead (1458) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - MAR 22, 2016
Oh-ho-holy shit. This beer comes from panicaholic which means I owe him a huge thanks. Ninja vs. Unicorn is something of a legend here in the Midwest. Sadly, itís not available in my area. I was pretty excited to see 2 cans waiting for me in my Free Beer Week package. I practiced self-restraint by waiting a whole few hours to drink it. Orange pour - lots of head. Tropical aroma with big notes of grapefruit, orange, mango, pineapple, and tangerine. Flavor carries it all forward with some sticky, piney character and just enough biscuit malt to be noticeable. This is a big IPA, but itís not catty or abrasive. Plenty of bitterness yet some juicy and nectar-like notes to keep things from getting too harsh. Beautiful stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cafgen (196) - California, USA - MAR 21, 2016
A hazy golden/orange color with a thin white head. Aroma of hops, citrus and some tropical fruits. Taste is dominated by hops with a nice bitter finish. A good IIPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
seymour (1897) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - MAR 4, 2016
Shared at the StlBrews meeting from SPECTACULARLY adorned tall-boy can into a nonic half-pint glass. It poured a mostly-clear yellow colour with sudsy white foam and lace. Neutral grainbill with emphasis on the over-the-top hoppiness: lemongrass, basil, mint, grapefruit, musk, marijuana, pineapple, melon, strawberries, black berries, black currant, grass, earth, black pepper spice. Light body, well-rounded mouthfeel, strong carbonation, everlasting hoppy aftertaste. Above-average A-IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
justsayswell (260) - Mission, Kansas, USA - MAR 2, 2016
Tropical fruit in the nose-- pineapple, mango, passion fruit. Medium to full body. Taste follows, with lots of mango/pineapple juice, peach and a hint of malt followed by hoppy bitterness in the finish. Itís hard to believe there was no added fruit. A showcase for the wonder of hops, and a supremely nuanced and drinkable IIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sjogro (2851) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2016
Can shared by Maakun at Ex-ABC. Hazy gold with white head. Skunky weedy light sweet, tropical fruits, very fruity. Very bitter on tropical sweet backbone. Medium body, nice carbonation. Really nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maakun (4066) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2016
Can at THT thanks to me and Santa bytemesis. Hazy golden with white head. Massive tropical fruits up front, some lime, marmalade, mango, pineapple, lychee all the works. Thereís a nice sugary sweet maltyness underneath, with some biscuits too. Thereís also a lot of dank marijuana and some resin here. Medium sweet and bitter. Over medium bodied. Lovely stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deanso (9213) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2016
50cl can shared at February THT. Very thin white head. Nice hoppy aroma. lovely bitterness. Very hazy blond pour. A lovely beer. Easy drinking despite the 9% alcohol

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (11250) - Where the wild whales are, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2016
Can sampled at THT. Hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma of resinous hops, grapefruit, peach and caramel malt. Flavour is moderate sweet and moderate to heavy bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SG111 (1296) - New York, USA - FEB 24, 2016
Canned 02/02/16, 8% ABV. Pours hazy straw/orange. Aroma is just bursting with peach, mango, pineapple, bit of resin, bit of dankness. Really good. Wow, flavor is juicy mango, tangerine, apricot, peach. Absolutely brilliant. I expected something good, and I got it. This is excellent. Slightly floral, slightly earthy, pine and hops come through, itís just all there. Decent mouthfeel, nothing insane, but very pleasant. Great beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Hopmaestro (1318) - ÷rebro, SWEDEN - FEB 23, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2016 Can. Aroma is full of sweet tangerines, citrus and grapefruit. Taste is awesome. A deep, sweet base of peaches and apricots accentuated with citrus and pine on top. Mid-dry and bitter finish. Superb beer. Re-rate 20161012: Upping the ante here, this mofo is stellar! Superfresh can, and Iím out of words.

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