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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

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3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerSquare (117) - - DEC 14, 2012
One of the most pungent aromas I’ve ever smelled upon cracking open a bottle-- you would have though it was a 22oz container of candied peaches and melons, packaged in hibiscus tea, it’s that tropical and fruity smelling. But then you pour what looks like a pretty "normal" beer-- light, lagery color, mostly clear. And then the taste resembles neither the appearance or the smell-- sharp earthy, gritty, bitterness with a relatively light mouth feel. It doesn’t feel as thick or syrupy as Ninja v Unicorn or Blood of the Unicorn. A really interesting IIPA. I wish they’d balanced out the bitterness with a bit more of the sweet, but it’s really hard to complain about, for any true hop lover-- especially as long as you keep breathing in deeply as you drink (the smells really interact with the flavors heavily in this one).


3.7
drsordr (2868) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - NOV 17, 2017
Bomber from pipeworks dojo pour avg gold with moderate white head. Nose dank, citrus, lightly weedy. Taste moderate bitter up front, citrus peel, pineapple, dank hop. Hint of pepper from the wheat. Moderate bitter finish.

4.1
malrubius (3022) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - FEB 26, 2017
Bottle from Deciccos. Pale hazy yellow orange with lasting head and lace. Dank melon pineapple tangerine tangy wheat aroma. Medium-light pineapple grassy sweetness with light fruity tang and medium grainy spicy piney bitter long finish. Medium body soft mouthfeel. Excellent.

3.9
meyers1023 (94) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - FEB 17, 2017
This is an outstanding Imperial IPA from Pipeworks! The small and taste are full of spicy fruit finishing with a good bitterness. The feel is what you’d expect from an IPA, medium and carbonated well. I have yet to drink a bad IPA from these guys. Keep doing what you’re doing.

4.1
DWestrick (818) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 12, 2017
totally fantastic imperial IPA. massive hops and great aroma. i loved everything about this beer. definitely one of the best i’ve had

3.7
Ahuth (665) - Illinois, USA - JAN 26, 2017
Bottled. The palate is juicy and bitter and full body. The taste is big hops. Orangy mango and blueberry. Nice lingering bitterness.

3.7
jjgmd (2248) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2015
With Z, pours an orange , rusty color with a beige head. Nose is deep citrus with heavy passion fruit ,bitter sweet as well ! Taste is bittersweet with more pine and resin in the taste with lighter citrus , finish is bitter sweet as well and ends on the same tasting notes, a dry and moderately long ending . QUaff Score 8 / 10

3.9
zgaier (1962) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2015
Bomber. Pours orange with a white head and nice citrus and pine aroma. Taste is bitter, lots of citrus, pine, hops, resin, and grass notes leading to a dry, bitter finish. Very good DIPA

3.6
j12601 (13123) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle at Campground Brewdown 2014. Pours a hazed gold with a thin white head. Spicy citrus, herbal and menthol. Medium bodied, soft spicy hops. Bright with big citrus and long hops and a bit of sweetness on the finish.

4.3
ZbyszekT46 (3) - Warszawa, POLAND - FEB 17, 2015 does not count
Keg at Mother Kelly’s, London. It pours a golden color with a small white head. Aroma is hoppy with notes of citrus peel, pine cones, caramel. Taste is medium sweet and medium grassy and hoppy, with notes of caramel, biscuit, dried leaves, citrus peel and piny hops. Quite bitter dry finish. Light bodied with good carbonation. Overall, nice

4
mabel (9787) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
[6636-20140815] Bottle. Orange tangerine hops aroma. Slightly hazy, pale orange yellow body with a medium-lasting foamy white head. Orange bitter hops flavour. Medium body is quite bitter. Good. (8/4/8/4/16) 4.0+
(@ Campground Brewdown 2014, Millmont, PA)


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