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Brewed by Robinsons
Style: Bitter
Stockport, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Bottle; Pasteurised
Brewed since 1890, Unicorn is almost as old as the Brewery and is named after the Unicorn pub which was owned by William Robinson from 1838. Our brewery now stands over the inn plot, with our Unicorn proudly positioned on our brewery tower overlooking Stockport.
Unicorn is a magnificent pale tart, thirst quenching ale with superb mouth feel of rich malt, hops and complex aromas of Golding hops, malt and tart fruit. It has a long dry finish with citrus fruit notes.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
petexner (935) - - NOV 27, 2012
Bottle. Pretty refreshing Ale. Nice long palate, medium head, fine dry hoppy taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MichaelAwesome (4564) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 22, 2014
Bitter und nussig, dabei jedoch recht dumpf und leicht getreidig. Dennoch einfach trinkbar und erfrischend. Ganz ok halt.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
McTapps (4564) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 22, 2014
Bottle from Bierspezialitäten Armin Kotterheidt in Leverkusen. The beer pours out in a clear amber colour with low airy head and medium body. Aroma of bitter hops and grass. Taste of bitter hops, straw, nuts, mild fruits and citrus. Drinkable, yet nothing special.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tinylightsrecs (242) - - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle from Fenwicks Newcastle. Pours amber colour, creamy white head fading quickly. Fairly flat aroma, fruity, floral flavour.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1028) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2014
500ml bottle from Tesco. Colour is amber, with foamy white head. Aroma is toffee caramel. Taste has caramel, malt and a bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edsspoon (529) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle - pours amber with a large rocky beige head which slowly fades to a thin ring. Aroma of fruits, malts, grassy hops and earthiness. Taste is fruity, malty, minerally and spicy with a long mild bitter finish. Medium body, medium to high carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Douberd (2585) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2014
Bottle 500 ml at home, poured into a Guinness glass. ABV 4.3% Pours a dark orange beer, with a clear body, and two fingers of thick slighty off- white head. Good retention, heavy lacing on the glass. Aroma of english hops, ripe fruits, malts, some floral touches. Taste is fruity and malty, english hops with a nice bitterness throughout the drinking experience, even a bit of citrus here. Medium thin body with a soft carbonation and quite dry palate. Overall good bitter, solid.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gegwilson (1448) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle from B&M. Amber with a white head. A pretty average malty bitter. Pleasant and drinkable but totally unremarkable.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2014
Bottled 12/04/14. An amber coloured beer with a white head and lace. A Northern style creamy bitter. Old fashioned malty sweetness. Total lack of hop flavours. Grainy. Exceptionally dull.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Russo (1685) - Campinas, BRAZIL - APR 14, 2014
Clear amber color with a small white head that fade out quickly. Aroma is malty and sweet slightly hoppy. Flavor is quite bitter and sweet, hints of caramel. Low carbonation and light to medium boy with a sweet bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
goozen (3064) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2014
Bottle 0,5ltr: Clear amber coloured brew with an fruity dry bitter taste. Hints of caramel,citrus and harvested hay(good way). Buy it at Kelly’s Expat Shopping, the Hague an typical British/American store in the Netherlands.


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