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

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Ratings: 2,527
Reviews: 1,142
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.94%
Wants: 65
Gots: 159 | 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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beermanbrian

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this one from a trade a while back with maltygoodness.

Pours a copper color with a nice big head. The head maintains very well considering the higher hop levels and alcohol. Very active carbonation level. A nice looking beer. Smell gives a nice burst of piney hops. Smells like a winner. Taste follows suit, a nice blast of piney hops but it is quickly controlled by the malt sweetness. My problem with many double ipa's is that that sweetness becomes too much as you drink more of the beer but in this case the level is just right. Just enough of a warming finish to let you know that the alcohol is present. Overall a nice beer, i may have to go get myself some more of this. Would definately suggest you grab one of these.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2006 00:53:47 | More by beermanbrian
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Heavy Seas Loose Cannon - American Hop3 Ale from Heavy Seas Beer
90 out of 100 based on 2,527 ratings.