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

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Ratings: 2,532
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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cthulu81

Virginia

4.33/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The 'Eavy Seas line of beers from Clipper City are a great little stable of beers, and their best offerings for my palate. This'un here is the dandy little 'hopped3' IPA that sometimes likes to roam around under the guise of a DIPA. It be tasty, whatever genre one manages to shove it into. I think I will do this review in pirate-speak, to further the image of the 'Eavy Seas brand....here goes. This be a true bute of a brew matey, sloshin' into me goblet with a rich body the color of a evenin' horizon on the south pacific. Smells sumthin' potent, like top-notch grog blended with saville oranges and grapefruit instead of ye olde lime squeezins. I wunder if drives off the scurvy just as good? Thar be a punch of bitin' bitterness up front, then a sweeter peach or apricot flavor parlays with me tongue. Me thinks thar is papaya in thar as well. More prickly bitterness around the sides and finishes fierce before slidin' down the gullot. Not for the boys, let them stick with their sweet, English milds. But for men, this be a fine, fine ale. Cheers to thee, Hugh Sisson.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2008 01:20:05 | More by cthulu81
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Heavy Seas Loose Cannon - American Hop3 Ale from Heavy Seas Beer
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