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Heavy Seas Black Cannon - Heavy Seas Beer

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BA SCORE
85
very good

626 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 626
Reviews: 213
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.49%
Wants: 14
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
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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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Ratings: 626 | Reviews: 213 | Display Reviews Only:
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dcisco44

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -20.6%

03-22-2014 20:00:51 | More by dcisco44
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dunlap926

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

03-22-2014 20:00:23 | More by dunlap926
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KFrank729

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

03-21-2014 12:16:22 | More by KFrank729
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stvanderwoude

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

03-19-2014 18:31:28 | More by stvanderwoude
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delta490

Virginia

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.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2014 23:23:48 | More by delta490
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superspak

Michigan

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.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 00:41:09 | More by superspak
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

03-15-2014 19:11:34 | More by bpfrush
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HeelsandEers

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.8%

03-15-2014 02:08:20 | More by HeelsandEers
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deansellers

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

03-14-2014 02:29:15 | More by deansellers
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coasterfreak75

North Carolina

4.14/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Black, foamy tan head that never died, nice lacing that held on throughout the drink.

Smell: Heavy peppery hop smell with a slight hint of fruit at the rear of the nose.

Taste: Not at all what I expect from an IPA. Smooth and almost sweet at the front with a quick hit of bitter hops and a slight but not lingering hop aftertaste. Mixed in the middle is a fig/fruit sweetness that comes as quickly as it leaves.

Mouthfeel: Very light for an IPA.

Overall: Quite good for a dark IPA. I'm glad I found this on cask. I'm thinking the cask toned it down. Overall a good drink.

Serving type: cask

03-10-2014 05:27:39 | More by coasterfreak75
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brewtalthrone

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +19%

03-10-2014 02:33:33 | More by brewtalthrone
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bcgill

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

03-08-2014 21:13:43 | More by bcgill
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BigFatOgre

Rhode Island

2.25/5  rDev -40.5%

03-08-2014 06:00:54 | More by BigFatOgre
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RobertJBeer

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -14%

03-06-2014 17:32:51 | More by RobertJBeer
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jl2414

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

03-06-2014 01:47:04 | More by jl2414
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

03-06-2014 01:07:53 | More by thatoneguymike
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Roguer

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

03-05-2014 22:20:14 | More by Roguer
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Drs3

Ohio

3/5  rDev -20.6%

03-02-2014 19:00:16 | More by Drs3
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user785335

Florida

4/5  rDev +5.8%

03-02-2014 18:59:36 | More by user785335
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PaleAndBitter

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

03-02-2014 03:26:54 | More by PaleAndBitter
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patm185

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

03-01-2014 22:57:37 | More by patm185
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GNH3

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.8%

03-01-2014 21:13:02 | More by GNH3
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blbarnett3

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -14%

03-01-2014 01:05:34 | More by blbarnett3
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Cook82

Maryland

5/5  rDev +32.3%

02-28-2014 19:09:08 | More by Cook82
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Miles228

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-23-2014 01:10:54 | More by Miles228
Heavy Seas Black Cannon from Heavy Seas Beer
85 out of 100 based on 626 ratings.