Cannon Dragger | Burnt Hickory Brewery

Cannon DraggerCannon Dragger
BA SCORE
4.07/5
148 Ratings
Cannon DraggerCannon Dragger
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Burnt Hickory Brewery
Georgia, United States
burnthickorybrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The soldiers that dragged the 100 cannons up the side of Little Kennessaw Mountain knew something about fortitude. This ale would not let them down. A piney/citrusy/ danky IPA, Cannon Dragger is aggressively dosed with “C” hops all threw itʼs journey from the grain to the glass. Itʼs pays off, Itʼs a feat of amazing beer strength!

Added by chefmikeanderson on 05-07-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,619
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
148
pDev:
11.06%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
37
Trade:
1
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Photo of bobtoddler
5/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

With hop tastes of simcoe centenial columbus and chinook, this IPA is danky resinous with a beautiful bouquet. Nice malt backbone and an abv that almost makes this a DIPA. I love this beer, probably one of the best IPAs I've ever had. Joined BA just to review this beer because it was so good.

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Photo of Divo366
5/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

An incredible IPA! This is in a league all its own; a perfect hop balance. The up front aroma matches the taste on the tongue, and finishes with delight!

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Photo of Cobrito
4.93/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bottled Jan 29, bomber.

A beautiful murky orange with pillowy head.

Smells dank--high on the Columbus?--with sweet shortbread in background.

Taste follows nose but is more intense. An incredibly flavorful brew.

Feel and overall reminds me of port brewing, but far from an imitation.

Overall: maybe I benefit from getting the fresh goods here in Atlanta, but this is easily the best commercially available ipa from Georgia. Great use of contrast between dank, luscious hops and somewhat sweet malts that fool people into thinking this is "east coast" style. No, this strikes me as a fabulous riff off port brewing masterpieces like mongo but it is still its own Georgia thang. Fantastic.

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Photo of hopskid69
4.92/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Brewser_Lewser
4.89/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Got it at local growler store. WOW. Heard a ton of hype about this beer. It's all true. Amazing IPA! Borders on DIPA status. A ton of hops and malt backbone.
a Red tawny color with a huge hops aroma smell that really hits you as it warm!

Great new brewery in my state!!

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Photo of burtybeer
4.83/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of SuperBrewThru
4.81/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Danky as hell. I just started getting into burnt hickory a few weeks ago and have been going to the brewery everyweek. There beers do not dissappoint at all!

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Photo of YukonCornellius
4.8/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Jwtug
4.76/5  rDev +17%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of BrewDogBarley
4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of Jadorko
4.71/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Color comes out looking like a very well brewed sweet tea. The smell is exceptionally good and it holds every sweet note of citrus and pine and hops you could want in an IPA. The taste honestly matches the smell in quality, especially if you are a fan of IPAs. It tastes exactly like the electric feel you would imagine in a heavier beer with this color. It is simply delicious. The feel in the finish is equal to the taste and lingers with the full flavor on the tongue very well. Overall, I think this is a truly exceptional IPA and would reccomend it to all fans of IPAs.

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Photo of cavmacb2s
4.68/5  rDev +15%

Photo of 08Deltadawn8
4.58/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of woogidyboogidy
4.52/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ckr1451
4.51/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jlove5
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of sendbeer
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of Hayden34
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jshari1
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of heybrewtiful
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I'm not a fan of IPAs. I pretty much avoid them, but I really enjoy this brew. Smells like orange zest and pine mulch. Somewhat citrusy flavor and has a mild, slightly bitter hop that is very drinkable for someone who generally dislikes IPAs as a rule. I would drink this one all year, but seems especially suited for summer drinking given the tart nose and dry flavor.

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Photo of GeorgiaGirl93
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of ChrisHopsy666
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of yinz11
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dine
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of EmpiresFall666
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Cannon Dragger from Burnt Hickory Brewery
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 148 ratings
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