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Dubbel Cannon - Heavy Seas Beer

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BA SCORE
85
very good

220 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 220
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.03%
Wants: 7
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Heavy Seas Beer visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.25% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tbrown4 on 04-05-2011)
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mpyle

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4.25/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served at ~48 F.

Monster white head with good retention. Has a rich amber color, great clarity. A pretty beer as is typical for the brewery.

Grapefruit citrus hops, slightly peppery, but overall somewhat sweet.

Slightly biscuity malt flavor up front, gently sweet. Citrusy hop flavor blends in seamlessly, and finishes with a biscuit tinged slight bitterness. Belgian influence, particularly from the yeast, is quite muted, but the biscuity malt flavors add an extra dimension.

Medium body and carbonation, no astringency, minimal (if any) alcoholic warming.

A reinterpretation of one my favorite beers, Loose Cannon. It doesn't wander incredibly far from the original, but is a distinct beer that probably is more complex. A good beer to sip and drink slowly, as there is a lot going on here.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2011 19:42:20 | More by mpyle
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From BeerAdvocate magazine Issue #65 (June 2012):

LOOK: Weathered amber; tight, tiny-bubbled lace

SMELL: Buckwheat honey, peppery, guava, persimmon, lemon pith, medicinal, estery, yeast, dried grass, toasted bread

TASTE: Smooth, medium bodied, bitter snap, phenolic, ripe tropical fruit, grassy, evergreen, yeast, peppercorn, leafy, porridge; dry, bitter finish

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Dubbel Cannon from Heavy Seas Beer
85 out of 100 based on 220 ratings.