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Heavy Seas Black Cannon - Heavy Seas Beer

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BA SCORE
85
very good

643 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 643
Reviews: 214
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.76%
Wants: 16
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Heavy Seas Beer visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.25% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JayQue on 01-23-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

SkinniePost, Apr 17, 2014
Photo of tbeckett
2.7/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.25

Pint at Alewife in Baltimore. From notes.

A - Black pour with two fingers of brown head. Wicked lace all around and a finger of retention. Good lookin' pint.

S - Roast, mild. Virtually nothing there.

T - Earthy hops, roast, vanilla, dark fruit. Mild overall. Not a ton of hop character.

M - Decent carbonation, medium to full body, good carbonation.

O/D - Meh. Plain overall. I wouldn't revisit this. Seemed really tame and not too drinkable b/c it was fairly boring. A fairly uninteresting beer.

tbeckett, Apr 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

DrBass, Apr 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Lightman, Apr 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

StlHopHead77, Apr 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

muskiesman, Apr 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

VeganUndead, Mar 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Moses_Malone, Mar 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Nlawrence301, Mar 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

stephenjmoore, Mar 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

UltimateLivewire, Mar 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

cjgiant, Mar 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

brpendergast85, Mar 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

scottbrew4u, Mar 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

voodoo, Mar 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

JoshJayne, Mar 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

blivingston1985, Mar 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

dcisco44, Mar 22, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

dunlap926, Mar 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

KFrank729, Mar 21, 2014
Photo of stvanderwoude
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

stvanderwoude, Mar 19, 2014
Photo of delta490
4.03/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours black, true to its name. No light gets through. There's a short lasting head that lasts a bit around the circumference and leaves some lacing. The aroma is rich and intriguing, with both a strong citrus hops aroma and big dark roast malts. The taste matches quite closely. The feel is a little thinner, leaning towards the Schwartz-bier side of the house. All in all, though, this is a great black IPA.

delta490, Mar 17, 2014
Photo of superspak
4.1/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, best before 6/2014. Pours pitch black color with a 1 finger dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, peach, cocoa, roasted malt, coffee, toast, light char, floral, grass, light pine, and floral/roasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of hop and roasted malt notes; with good strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, peach, cocoa, roasted malt, coffee, toast, light char, floral, grass, light pine, and floral/roasted earthiness. Fair amount of floral/roast bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, peach, cocoa, roast, coffee, toast, light char, floral, grass, and floral/roast earthiness. Very nice complexity of bright hop and roasted malt flavors; with a great hop/malt balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, crisp, and lightly sticky/chalky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent black IPA. All around great balance and complexity of hop and roasted malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

superspak, Mar 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

bpfrush, Mar 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

HeelsandEers, Mar 15, 2014
Heavy Seas Black Cannon from Heavy Seas Beer
85 out of 100 based on 643 ratings.