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RATINGS: 68   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
emacgee (4010) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Huhuhuhuhuhuh, man this beer was ridonkulous. Soft pale blonde pour with one finger of white head. The nose is just nuts, incredibly strong/intense. You can smell it from several feet away. Lots of fresh fruit/citrus, tropical fruit, very juicy. Intensely hoppy and grassy with tons of raw tropical fruit in the flavor. Wonderful mouthfeel palate/soft light-medium body with a moderate and zesty bitterness. Fuh-hantastic beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hombrepalo (1826) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Bomber. Clear golden bright amber with nice off-white head and excellent lacing. Aroma of tropical fruit (mango, pineapple, papaya, guava) and grapefruit with maybe a hint of malt. Taste of grapefruit, pine, caramel, tangerine and tropical fruit. Full body and medium/high carbonation well a nice, rich mouthfeel. Good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BluePhish (93) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Bottle procured from Beer Temple Chicago. Very pretty golden colored pour with very little head(prob thanks to slow pour to avoid sediment). Very hazy as expected. Aroma is a nice mix of piney and fruity with tropical notes floating atop resin undertones. Taste is mellower than I would have guessed on the front but quickly brings the hopocalypse as expected. Mid palate also exhibits the fruity character and then shuffles off to a wonderfully long and luxurious finish. Palate is a tad flat for me, and I definitely feel the 10% abv. Overall delicious and memorable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jstraw (1918) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Bomber at Jerry’s. Murky orange-gold with foamy white head, minimal legs / Bright, earthy nose of cut pine, weed, and citrus / Medium to full body, chewy and sweet, big fruit paired with biting hops, with appropriate bitter finish / Earthy flavors of cut pine, orange peel, caramel, grapefruit, candied sugar, bubblegum, and weed / Another fine initial effort from PW.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BBB63 (6019) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Bomber bottle and served in my 1st Pipeworks snifter: This is dank, hell it is more dank than Blood of the Unicorn but that had some attempt to soften the crushing blows. I am simply not a fan of this hop in such quantities or the other new uber aggressive high alpha hops that simply dominate beers. Not really much more I need to say.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (5955) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Bomber thanks to Lemonhead. Pours a clear yellow color with a large white head. A massive nose of fruit, citrus some grass. Excellent flavor of rich citrus, dry, long lingering bitterness, huge resin at times. Very clean and well done. Soft palate. Very mellow but flavorful. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sledutah (4670) - Utah, USA - JAN 6, 2013
22oz bottle (Batch #67) shared by Doug, thanks man!
Appearance: Clear yellow/golden with a medium sized white head and good lacing
Aroma: Fruity, citrus and mild pine
Taste: Tropical fruit, caramel and woody
Great and easy drinking.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MikeJslc (742) - USA - JAN 5, 2013
Gold, hazy, off-white head. Aroma big orange-citrus hops, light resin, underlying grainy malt. Flavor of orange-citrus, a little grassy, a very slight earthy note. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tdoyledesign (173) - Michigan, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Pours a golden/carmel with nice head and lots of lacing. Aroma is superb. Taste is rather sweet for an IPA almost reminiscent of a Dogfish Head 90 minute. Palate is sweet and hoppy with perhaps a hint of caramel or toffee. Excellent and rare find!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (7337) - Illinois, USA - JAN 1, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2014 Galaxy isn’t my fav hop variety but they got all they could out of it in this one, I havent had a galaxy ipa with as intense of a flavor. Huge aroma, just huge. Flavor has a high slighly herbal bitterness and layers of citrus rind and tropical hop goodness. Note to Pipeworks: had another bottle of this and citra ninja in the past 2 days and there is a butterscotch element to both. Not sure why.

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