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Heavy Seas Loose Cannon - American Hop3 Ale - Heavy Seas Beer

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Ratings: 2,530
Reviews: 1,142
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.94%
Wants: 65
Gots: 160 | FT: 2
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Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.25% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Burnished gold with a rich citrus hop aroma, it is wonderfully drinkable with a big hop flavor. We’ve knicknamed it Hop3 (hop cubed) ale to reflect the enormous amount of hops in this beer: over 3 pounds per barrel! It is hopped 3 ways: in the kettle, in the hop back, and dry hopped.

(Beer added by: Higravity on 09-09-2005)
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BuxMontBeerLover

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle was part of a Heavy Seas Variety 12pk.

Poured and sampled from a DFH Pint glass

A - Beer pours a deep amber/reddish color. Mostly translucent. A decent 2 finger, dense head on the initial pour. Lots of sticky lacing left after drinking.

S - A piney, citrusy, yet very sweet smelling beer. Nice aroma.

T - The beer is very good. The classic IPA tastes are there of grapefruit, slightly bitter hops and pine but it has a distinct caramel or toffee taste that pulls the beer into the sweeter side for IPAs. The beer goes down really easy despite its ABV of 7.25% although you can taste the alcohol more as the beer warms.

M - A moderate consistency, slightly syrupy. Moderate carbonation.

O - Without a doubt, the best beer from the variety pack. The other beers (Uber Pils, Sea Nymph and Gold Ale) were OK but this was the star. I'd purchase this beer again for sure. A fine effort from Heavy Seas/Clipper City. Recommended.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2012 20:52:39 | More by BuxMontBeerLover
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Heavy Seas Loose Cannon - American Hop3 Ale from Heavy Seas Beer
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