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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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When it comes to gravitationally bound systems of stars, stallar remnants, interstellar mediums and dark matter, the Unicorn is a bit of an expert. This wheat Double IPA, brewed with 20 perfcent wheat and loads of Galaxy hops, will tear through yourface time continuum in less than 12 parsecs and leave you well versed in a brief history of awesome.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sloth (2532) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Small, off white head with fair retention and good lacing. Hazy copper/gold color. Nose of soft fruits, melons and citrus, lil yeast. Body is med/full with a prickly carbonation, lightly oily and resiny wqith some alcohol warmth. Big, straight on hops. Fruity, piny and citrusy, bit juicy but undermined by the alcohol which comes on strong in the finish. Dry, boozy finish with a mild bite. Bomber from my metalurgic friend, MOTORTODDHEAD. Thanks bro!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jmagnus87 (2732) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JAN 8, 2014
Bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a hazy dark orange with a half finger of off-white head. Aroma of tropical fruit, citrus and pine resin. Taste is medium bitter. Citrus and grapefruit with pine. A little caramel and lemon-wheat in there too. Light bodied with a slick and somewhat thin texture. Soft carbonation but a super long finish. Awesome overall. Definitely another pipeworks winner.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (1420) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Bomber from the Art of Beer. Batch 255/56/57/62, so less than a month old. Pours an unclear tannish orange with a white head leaving nice consistent lacing down through the glass. Aroma has pine, fresh fruit, citrus and caramel. Taste is of spicy pine, orange juice, sweet stone fruits, some resin and a bit of a malty toffee base. some alcohol. Medium bodied, and quite dry. Finishes slightly to the bitter side of bittersweet; more bitter down through the glass. Enjoyed the cascade one better as the galaxy started nicely fruitier, but was more piney and more bitter, and ultimately not as good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rxeight (1515) - Illinois, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Batch 255/56/57/62 Missed this last year, didnt realize it was an annual release, so i was waiting for a while. Bright orange yellow. Orange peel citrius. Has a very sweet and prominant malt finish. Decent stuff, i like the NvU a lot better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
italianjohn (2372) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Pale golden orange pour with lots of frothy off white head and sticky lacing .... aroma is amazing and of mango, grapefruits, light lemon and piney/resiny hops ..... taste is of bitter spicy citrusy hops (mangos mostly) grapefruity, piney bitter resiny .... has a great bitter dry hop throughout .... abv hidden well ... finish is bitter, dry spicy and dry hopped to all hell .... well done

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TURDFERGUSON (3969) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - DEC 12, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 13, 2013 Bottle shared by Jack at beer study. Pours a deep hazy orange with a sticky white head. Nose is strong citrus, light tropical, some cotton candy sweetness. Flavor is similar. Nicely done and pretty well balanced, considering.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (9519) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Bottle... Murky, dark peach ale with a small, creamy, white head. Good retention. The nose is a swirl of tropical fruits and melons – like a creamy guanabana, guava, papaya, and pineapple milk shake. Full-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and jazzy carbonation. The flavor is an assortment of fruity, malty, sweet nectars blended with rindy, pithy, bitter hops. Slightly astringent, bittersweet, super-fruity finish. Bottle courtesy of BBB63!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
juicyhops (48) - Grayslake, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Bomber. Bottled on Wed. Batch # 255 56 57 62. Smells like citrus. I get pineapple. I get that in the flavor too with grapefruit and lemon. Medium body. Another great from a great brewery.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brewskis (123) - Saint John, Indiana, USA - NOV 30, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2013 Pours a dark, hazy orange color with a finger lenth of a white head that goes away slowly and leaves a blanket of lacing. Smells of dank, juicy passionfruit, grapefruit, tangerine, mango, lemon, grass, and some carmel. Taste starts with lots of dank tangerine, mango, and grapefruit. Has a candied sweetness. The middle brings more of the perviously mentioned fruits, as well as passionfruit and a slight carmel sweetness from the malt. The finish is amazingly flavorful. More tropical fruits and passion fruit, accompanied by grapefruit rind, tangerine, blood orange, little grass, and a piney bitterness. The candied and carmel sweetness are there to just slightly balance the hop qualities. High medium body with a creamy and oily texture. Slight heat as it goes down, but that is expected for a 9.5% beer. No alcohol to taste or smell. This may be Pipeworks best double ipa offering. An outstandingly flavorful and drinkable double ipa that shows off the galaxy hop remarkably. Seek this out.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madvike (2859) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Bottle - Pours hazy golden with thin bubbly head. Nose is dank and stinky mango hoppiness, a little garlic, cat pee, and a little pine. Taste is real astringent, with pine, citrus peel, and light pale malt. Medium-bodied and well-carbonated.

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