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RATINGS: 307   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96   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 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


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (3896) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle as shown. Pours a cloudy orange with thick white head that lasts leaving sticky lacing. The aroma is pine and fruity hop. Medium mouthfeel with bitter pine hop and light dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hair6a11 (1387) - Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Bottle; Pour is murky gold, with a one finger, fine bubbled off white head into this glass. Retention is average here, with some light lacing present. This is a one month old bottle, for what that is worth. Anyway - The nose has that feeling that you get from something like the stone best before series. But more subdued, I suppose. Dank hop notes of grass and floral, sticky malts, and some booze, frankly. The flavor profile provides an initial bittering dank hop notes, caramel notes, sweet breads, and a hint of booze, once again. It frankly meshes poorly - probably batch issues. Whatever.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrewFace (889) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Bottle share thanks to Homer321. Mild hazy orange color. Citrus hop yummy flavor and sweet malt. Pretty malty flavor, nice hop flavor but not as overwhelming as hops, mild bitterness.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
CraftBeerLvr41 (82) - Illinois, USA - FEB 22, 2014
A: Orange/copper with a nice head that lingers a bit, some nice lacing as well. S: Really nice dank citrus notes upfront with some orange and pine. Really amazing smell. T: Same as the smell a lot of citrus, pine, and some dankness . An easy to drink beer that I could drink all the time. M: A perfect amount of carbonation. Slight alcohol taste but not overpowering, and not overly sweet like I like it. O: Really enjoy this beer, have had it a few times now and always enjoy it. Love all the DIPA’s.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
steview (1030) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 21, 2014
An enjoyable, strong IPA that has a somewhat hot, pleasant aroma of citrus and sweet fruit. Medium-bodied, with a lingering, somewhat pithy, sweetness. Good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jeremyh70 (778) - Missouri, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Pours a hazy golden color with a big white head of persistent foam that laces the glass nicely. Aroma of grapefruit and pineapple juice with some grassy and mild biscuit scents. Taste is at first sweet with some caramel and tropical fruit juices, followed by grapefruit and citrus flavors and then some dankness. Aftertaste has some spicy alcohol and a fair amount of grassy and piney bitterness. Finishes dry with lingering bitter. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Bright but well integrated flavors and a big but smooth bitterness.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
GreatDane1632 (609) - USA - FEB 18, 2014
22oz bomber Batch: 305/308/309 -- Pours a hazy golden with white head. Aroma is a strong, clean citrus. Hints of lime, lychee, and peach. One of the most pleasant smelling beers I’ve had the chance to experience. Flavor is a simple malt backbone that lets the hop flavor dominate. Citrusy and sweet. Overall, I really like this brew. A very nice IPA I would love to have again.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
deekyn (1261) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 10, 2014
A- pours a murky brown gold with a finger of eggshell white head that thins quickly. Decent lacing. S- clean and relatively weighty. Sourdough biscuits, pine and caramel malts,good pine, grapefruit and full citrus. M- body is medium sticky with a medium bitter palate. Good carbonation. T- orange pith and caramel first with some pine resin mixed in. Middle is a quality biscuit as rich malts persist. Sharper grasses and grapefruit add to the mix. Ending is soaps and grass with some lemon juice and tea bitters. Light spice. Solid DIPA.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Smurf2055 (1400) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Pours orange, finger white head Smell boozy barlywine caramel, pine hop Taste grapefruit, sticky, sweet caramel Light body A lot like a barleywine, less like an ipa, ok, maybe an old bottle?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Awktoberfest (315) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - FEB 4, 2014
Nice iipa... Great start with aroma of fresh citrusy hops... Taste follows that with mild mild sweetness and some late bitterness...not bland like some iipa but had alot to offer. Very good ... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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