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Unicorn Brewery
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Opened: 1838

U.S. Importer: Capital Imports, Middletown, WI

Contributor: Mario Kornmesser

Updated: March 10, 2015

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Beer List


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  • 3.80% abv.

  • 4.10% abv.

  • 4.00% abv.

  • 4.00% abv.

  • 3.30% abv.

  • 3.80% abv.

  • 4.10% abv.

  • 4.70% abv.
    • Date: February 19, 2014 (#9349)
      Package: draught
      Place: Jerry's Bar, Omaha NE
      Score: 18½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright tawny amber. Big dense head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Earthy, herbal English hops. Mild toasty malt.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, fairly fizzy. Nicely toasty, biscuity, with an earthy hop flavor. Medium bitterness. Finishes dry, with a hint of citrus.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Good fresh beer. Probably the best ESB I've tasted.

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    English-Style (Extra Special) Strong Bitter
    • Date: September 5, 2003 (#5103)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Discount Liquor, Milwaukee WI
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Bright amber. Thick head. Lots of fruity esters and grassy hops on top of a dark caramel malt aroma. Medium body, fairly fizzy. Lots of malt, with a big earthy hop flavor. Big bitterness at first fades at the end.
    • Date: August 22, 1998 (#3055)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Cock and Bull Publick House, Green Bay WI
      Score: 13½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Amber, thick head. Fusel, hoppy aroma. Medium body, fruity, hoppy, slightly sweet.

  • Ordinary Bitter
    3.50% abv.

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    Barley Wine-Style Ale
    8.50% abv.
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    • Date: March 10, 2015 (#9496)
      Package: bottled
      Place: John's Grocery, Iowa City IA
      Score: 18½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Dark dark brown. Dense head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Sweet, caramel, toasty. Big fruity hops. Some gingerbread.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium-big body, low-moderate carbonation. Toasty, nicely sweet malt. Fruity hop flavor, low-medium bitterness. Mild spicy alcohol at the end, with a grassy-fruity hop note.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Tasty, dangerously smooth beer. "The world's best ale."
    • Date: June 8, 2003 (#4892)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Discount Liquor, Milwaukee WI
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Deep bright red. Nice thick head. Mildly caramelly aroma. Medium body. Lots of Fuggle hop flavor. Mildly sweet. Not really complex.

  • Ordinary Bitter
    3.80% abv.

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  • English-Style India Pale Ale
    4.20% abv.

  • Ordinary Bitter
    4.00% abv.

  • Ordinary Bitter
    3.80% abv.

  • Garden (Fruit) Beer
    4.60% abv.

  • (Special) Best Bitter
    4.20% abv.

  • (Special) Best Bitter
    4.30% abv.

  • Ordinary Bitter
    4.00% abv.