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Unicorn Brewery
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Opened: 1838

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

Contributor: Mario Kornmesser

Updated: February 27, 2022

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  • 4.50% abv.
    • Date: February 24, 2022 (#10926)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Wine, Beer, and Spirits Grand Island, Grand Island NE
      Score: 15 points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Big dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Chocolatey, malty, roasty.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Light body, fizzy. Almost kinda thin. Roast malt and grassy-floral hops, low-medium bitterness. Fairly chocolatey all the way through.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Actually pretty tasty in the context of the Irish Dry Stout style plus the typically low alcohol content of English beers. Sadly, it developed noticeably diacetyl as it warmed. Part of the Iron Maiden series.

  • (Special) Best Bitter
    4.30% abv.

  • Herb and Spice Beer
    3.80% abv.

  • (Special) Best Bitter
    4.10% abv.

  • (Special) Best Bitter
    4.00% abv.

  • English-Style Pale Mild Ale
    4.00% abv.

  • English-Style Pale Mild Ale
    3.30% abv.

  • Ordinary Bitter
    3.80% abv.

  • (Special) Best Bitter
    4.10% abv.

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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.

  • Ordinary Bitter
    3.80% abv.

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  • English-Style India Pale Ale
    6.00% abv.

  • American-Style Pale Ale
    5.50% abv.

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    Barley Wine-Style Ale
    8.50% abv.
    Awards:
    • 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.

  • English-Style India Pale Ale
    4.20% abv.

  • English-Style (Extra Special) Strong Bitter
    4.70% abv.

  • Robinsons Trooper Light Brigade
    English-Style Mild Ale
    4.10% abv.

  • Saints Gold
    Ordinary Bitter
    4.00% abv.

  • Smooth
    Ordinary Bitter
    3.80% abv.

  • Tom & Berry
    Garden (Fruit) Beer
    4.60% abv.

  • Uncle Sams Pale Ale
    (Special) Best Bitter
    4.20% abv.

  • Unicorn Premium Ale
    (Special) Best Bitter
    4.30% abv.

  • Ward's Smooth Bitter
    Ordinary Bitter
    4.00% abv.