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RATINGS: 327   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thornecb (4663) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Pours deep clear gold into a tulip. White head with medium retention recedes to mottle surface. Dark caramel, bread and resin aromas. Thick with sweet toffee and caramel upfront turning to hot resin before the lasting bitter pine finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markducommun (284) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Cloudy, pale orange. Light tan head. Very resinous, some citrus. Quite bitter, some sweetness. Very effervescent, thicker body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
edwardbass (601) - Illinois, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Hazy golden color with a small white head. Aroma is lost on my stuffed up nose :( Taste is caramel malt, lots of citrus hops, some floral notes, warming alcohol. A top notch DIPA with a serious hops punch.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
tomthompson89 (1924) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 2, 2014
Hazy orange pour, nice foam. Nose is pineapple and tropical fruit. Flavour is similar with some orange and grapefruit rind. Nice beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RespertFTW (521) - Michigan, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Bomber thanks to Chris. Hazy amber. Medium body; Aroma floral hops, pine, citrus, & fruit; Flavor of slight sweet malt, caramel, pine hops, some tropical fruit, and citrus. Really good.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jerm719 (124) - 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 (1494) - 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 (83) - 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 (1560) - 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 (1011) - Dayton, Kentucky, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Grapefruit easy drinking good times. I enjoy the shit out of this stuff. Wooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

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