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Cannonball | Magic Rock Brewing

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3.94/5
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93 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Magic Rock Brewing
England, United Kingdom
magicrockbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by jazzyjeff13 on 01-15-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,314
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
93
pDev:
11.17%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
16
Trade:
0
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Photo of BenBreeg
3.81/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stcules
2.53/5  rDev -35.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Quite ugly appearance, very, very hazy. A bit of foam, quickly disappearing.
Smell resinous and tropical, a bit boring.
The taste starts malty, the again fruity and tropical hop.
Quite light body, resinous and tropical aftertaste, with a long bitterness, not really interesting.
Beside the appearance, the problem, for us, is the mix between resinous and tropical, quite noring.

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Photo of zacroyce
3.84/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of migleskun
3.45/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of samEBC
4.09/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ChuckTom
4.06/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mjgsilva
3.85/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of joaopmgoncalves
3.49/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured to an oversized wine glass.

A: The body is a little bit hazy having a orange-y and a yellowish coloration. The head is minimal. It's white, has low retention and no lacing.
S: The aroma is mildly blank of tangerines, lemon zest and specially fresh citrus fruits, as if they still have a long time to go ripe.
T: The taste is more resinous than the aroma hints, having a first great impression on resinous and piney profiles. In the back, a very bland hoppy profile that shows no power nor flavour.
M: The body is medium low. Carbonation is low. Alcohol is unnoticeable. Bitterness is medium.
O: Nothing special to note here.

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Photo of josanguapo
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From 32GP. 1 month after bb date (my fault) At Barcelo Mar, in toothbrushes glass. After dinner. Hops are missing punch but its still pleasant, with a sweet and thin highly drinkable body. Will repeat fresh soon.

7 May 2017. In Teku glass. Watching Los Soprano 6x19. Grassy and herbal, with a highly drinkable light body that hides perfectly well its abv. Leaves a nice and refreshing aftertaste

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Photo of k3ve
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pau622
4.34/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rpopescu
4.14/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Oidmoe
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of leitmotif
3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dreyski
4.52/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MoFro
4.48/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

A wonderful IPA. It looks refreshing and has a lovely fresh hoppy smell. The bitternes goes well with the smell and the half dry aftertaste.

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Photo of qrazvan
4.33/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

It comes in a nicely designed green can (similar to the whole series), not the bottle pictured here. Also, it is written "India Pale Ale" on it, not "American Pale Ale".
Golden hazy colour, with a lot of sediments at the bottom.
Right after opening the can, an appealing elderflower (plus other aromatic herbs) smell hits you.
The taste is a combination of fruits (pears mainly) and plants, feeling herbal and a bit bitter at first, dry on the palate. The yeast is there also. After a while, the taste becomes sweet (like honey) and strongly aromatic: passion fruit, apricots, grapefruit.
An extremely well done IPA, more similar to an American one, than the European usual one.
Highly recommended!

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Photo of GrumD
4.2/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jwale73
3.56/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz. can served in my Spiegelau IPA glass. Pours a dull, burnished orange with a hazy clarity and a rocky, one inch, cream-colored head. Nose is piney and resinous with toasted malts and a trace of ethanol a tinge of something metallic in the background. Taste follows - quite malt forward with an almost cloyingly sweet quality in the flavor profile. Mouthfeel is light-medium in body with an oily texture and an even carbonation. Overall, a decent IPA; however a bit too malty for my preferences.

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Photo of JCarson410
3.96/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JamFuel
3.81/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of S_McAteer_95
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of life_of_agony
3.96/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of atrocity
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Cannonball from Magic Rock Brewing
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 93 ratings
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