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RATINGS: 452   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97/5   IBU: 150   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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


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4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopsythe (46) - - AUG 15, 2012
This dipa is just amazing! The aroma and appearance is very deceiving. Fell in love with the first sip. Loving the balance of the hops and alcohol. Kind of bummed I only have 1 bottle.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jorn69 (2626) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2016
Sample @ Brewskival, Helsingborg 20160827. Hoppy and fruity with grapefruits and pine needles, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry, bitter and hoppy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Speko (210) - DENMARK - AUG 26, 2016
Can 0,5 thanks to Slacker. Pours hazy orange with small white head. Flowers, grape, citrus, mild pine, a bit dusty, hops and some sweetness from the malts. Full body and average carbonation. Excellent beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlackerMads (2824) - DENMARK - AUG 26, 2016
Can, no date. Hazy golden, medium sized off white head with good retention. Citrus, minerals, light cheese and flowers in the nose. Flavour follows. Not that bright, but mellow and filling. White bread, cheese, citrus, sugar, mild alcohol. Medium body, fine balance between sweet and bitter. No unpleasantries except for cheesy hops, but overall not that exiting.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dojken (487) - - AUG 26, 2016
Brewskival. Svettig gympasko i doften med inslag av bågon syrlig frukt. Smaken är mmmmmm bred smakrik med en härlig balans som drar gött i munnen. Krämig o go i eftersmaken så himla go!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Patrik (592) - - AUG 26, 2016
Doftar mango och persika. Smakar väldigt fruktigt , citron, persika . Låg malt i klassisk modern stil. Jävligt jävligt god.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alengrin (4467) - BELGIUM - AUG 15, 2016
From a 50 cl can at Uncle Babe’s in Ghent, shared with Ster. Frothy, thick, egg-white, moussy head, cloudy straw blonde colour with peachy hue. Fragrant New World hops bouquet of mushy mango, passion fruit, kiwi, yellow grapefruit, white bread, strawberry, pine resin, wormwood, lime blossom. Soft fruity onset, mango, lychee and green banana hints, sourish plum or kiwi accent, pineapple touch, medium carbo, ’fluffy’ mouthfeel, sweetish malts supporting a mile-long, resinous, spicy, very citrusy and lightly piney hop bitterness, utterly aromatic and at the same time halting all malt and fruit sweetness; alcohol remains fairly well hidden. Very tasty DIPA, worth the hype.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Iznogud (2399) - CROATIA - AUG 9, 2016
On tap at Craftheads, Tokyo. Pours yellow orange with medium white head. Lots of hops in aroma. Citrus, grapefruit, bit zesty, pine, tropical fruit. Lasting bitterness. Medium+ bodied.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
andrewje41 (2791) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - AUG 6, 2016
16 oz can, poured. Huge thanks to Tcon for the can. This is one of those beers that I didn’t think I would run into without putting in a serious effort to do so. Canning date was cut off by the can shape, but I know it’s fresh. Canned on the 6th of one of the months this year. Hop heavy aroma, and inviting for sure. Flavor is super juicy, tangerine, super citrus, almost tart, with a juicy, massive citrus finish. This is what an imperial IPA should be. Could drink this all day, which is easy to say after just one. Amazing.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
wlajwl (5688) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - AUG 3, 2016
Aroma is a mix of strong piney hops, fruit/citrus and spicy. The flavor is a mix of grapefruit, malts, spices and slight sourness/bitterness in the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tderoeck (8090) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 29, 2016
4/VII/16 - 1Pt. can shared @ Adam Jackson Tasting Without Adam Jackson - BB: n/a, canned: III/15/16 (2016-724)

Little hazy blond beer, small aery irregular off-white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: very dank, hoppy, sticky hop oil, tropical fruits, resinous. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: lots of tropical fruits, grapefruit, sweet malts, resinous, bitter. Aftertaste: very bitter, dry, grapefruit, dank, dry finish.


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