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Heavy Seas Black Cannon - Heavy Seas Beer

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Ratings: 663
Reviews: 215
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.49%
Wants: 16
Gots: 42 | FT: 0
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Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.25% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: JayQue on 01-23-2011

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a chalice glass.

Appearance - Mine eyes be deceiving me! This looks like a porter/stout. If you were to tell me this was an IPA I would giggle at you profusely. I will be the first to admit that I do not have a lot of experience with Black IPAs, but this looks good. Very dark in color, tannish head.

Smell - a very earth smell, a mix of hops, grass, and a bit of a floral sweetness right at the beginning of the sniff.

Taste - a beautiful blend of hoppy bitterness and malty roastiness. I really enjoy this beer as so many IPAs focus on crushing your palate with hops at this point in time, this does not do that.

Mouthfeel - bueno

Overall - a really nice beer from Heavy Seas. I would drink it again, and probably recommend it as a try for friends.

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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.

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Heavy Seas Black Cannon from Heavy Seas Beer
85 out of 100 based on 663 ratings.