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

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2,525 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,525
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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sk8man121

Maine

3.88/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into Maudite snifter.

A: Very nice, full copper pour with one of the creamiest heads I've seen this side of Guiness. When swirled, the head froths up at least one or two fingers, making this one of the creamiest looking IPA-style beers I've ever seen. Very nice.

S: Floral as can be, with a heavy dose of citrus. Very appealing, as it literally smells like a garden.

T: Taste is rather nicely balanced for such a hoppy beer, as the malts come through just fine. Lemongrass, toffee, more citrus; good flavor overall.

M: Mouthfeel is a bit of a disappointment, as I would've preferred more carbonation than what is present. Otherwise,
it's quite creamy and nice.

D: At just about 7% ABV, this is a fairly sessionable beer for those who dig the style, although I think I'll be bored after the second or third bottle is gone. Overall, however, Loose Cannon is a surprisingly nice find.

Give it a shot.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2010 16:59:18 | More by sk8man121
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Heavy Seas Loose Cannon - American Hop3 Ale from Heavy Seas Beer
90 out of 100 based on 2,525 ratings.