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Cannonball - Magic Rock Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

29 Ratings
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Ratings: 29
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 14.73%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Magic Rock Brewing visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: jazzyjeff13 on 01-15-2012

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

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Photo of M_C_Hampton
4.23/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: poured from a 330 ml bottle ( best by end Oct 13) into a pint glass, orange amber colored with a nice white head that lingers leaving some lacing, cloudy

S: very citrus aroma, orange, lemon zest, grapefruit, pineapple, fruit salad, outstanding

T: grapefruit peel, lemon, sweetens in middle, finish is dry and pine

M: heavier and slightly oily, higher carbonation, slight alcohol

O: the smell of this beer is near perfection for an American style IPA, other characteristic are good but overshadowed by the excellent nose, awesome that a UK brewery nailed a West Coast IPA

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4.3/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Almost perfection, there are no weak links in this beer's chain. Drunk between the Rutland Arms and Dada in Sheffield, this beer's golden orangy glow and complex white lacing are a treat for the eyes. In the mouth its almost perfection with a muscular but supple body which supports the flavour profile of tight juniper and resiny intensity. But its the body's full silky lusciousness which really wins this over for me.

Undoubtedly my favourite UK brewed IPA for the minute. A pile driver in the face of the 'cask or nothing else' movement.

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4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml bottle bought from The Vineyard, Belfast

Poured an bright amber colour. Slightly off white head poured thick and meringue like then faded slowly to good thick coating... very faint carbonation drifts slowly to surface... some decent patchy lacing...

Aroma - Lots of grassy and peppery hops, lightly toasted bready malts, slightl caramel notes, some fig and orange fruitiness (marmalade hints), some woody traces, light ginger and peppery spiciness, toasted nuts...

Taste - Again peppery and citrus hop bitterness followed by light spicy fruits (bitter oranges, pears), some butterscotch notes, toasted bready malts, light caramel sweetness, light metallic traces, some saltiness...

Feel - Sharp initially then smooths out... light bodied... Extremely drinkable although a bit on the strong side to be sessionable..

Overall - A very good IPA and up with the best of the Americans... recommended

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Cannonball from Magic Rock Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.