TropiCannon Citrus IPA | Heavy Seas Beer

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TropiCannon Citrus IPATropiCannon Citrus IPA
BA SCORE
3.7/5
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324 Ratings
TropiCannon Citrus IPATropiCannon Citrus IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Heavy Seas Beer
Maryland, United States
hsbeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.25%

Availability: Spring

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Added by Myotus on 12-15-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,263
Reviews:
90
Ratings:
324
pDev:
15.68%
Bros Score:
3.83
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
87
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 324 |  Reviews: 90
Reviews by bluehende:
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3.92/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

More User Reviews:
Photo of DenverBigRed
2.01/5  rDev -45.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2

Drain pour for me. The fruit flavor is way over the top. Seems artificial. Reminded me of the strong fruity scent in some public bathrooms. Thought I was drinking a urinal cake or something. Not good.

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Photo of Sabtos
2.36/5  rDev -36.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.75

Transparent amber copper with a fizzy, moderate head.

I'm getting some not so subtle whiffs of, let me see here, Sunkist, Orange-Crush/Fanta/Faygo, Hi-C, and SunnyD, followed by an ever so delicate anvil to the skull of PEZ candy.

Tastes like an intentionally bittered Tang--just weird as hell.

Tons of carbonation easily supporting the head throughout. Aside from some minor bitterness, it's quite tangy, sweet and tart, obviously.

TropiCannon seems absolutely, 100% artificial. Unless they were seriously trying to make SpaceDrink.2, this is just ridiculous. I seriously doubt there are any real world food ingredients used to create these flavor and aroma profiles. Craft beer should pride itself in using real food as flavoring components. This is a disturbing trend.

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Photo of WesMantooth
3.52/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Smells like oranges, oranges, and a little bit of orange. A little bit of a fermented/tangy note too.

Guess what it tastes like? In addition to the orange, there is a bit of spicey mango and red grapefruit. There is a siginificant malt base. Overall it is too sweet. A little more bitterness would do wonders for this one.

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Photo of oberon
3.54/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Came in a standard pint a slight hazed tangerine-like color with a thinner white head atop.Orange pith really sticks out in the nose and when I mean sticks out that's about all I got.The orange pith/rind is big on the palate as well but there is some subdued tangerine and ever so slight bitterness in there as well.Pretty one dimensional here,the orange is just large and in charge.

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Photo of Herze
3.85/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Andnkuhn
4.14/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Golfontap
4.6/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of lordofthewiens
3.89/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A clear gold color with no head.
Sweet fruit aroma.
Mango and orange taste. A little bit of grapefruit at the end.
A little too sweet for me, but still a refreshing beer.

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Photo of TTripp725
2.91/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of therealJAYZ
3.73/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JackVegas83
4.42/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of eddiestep
3.49/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jason
3.83/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

12oz brown bottle, sample from the brewery.

Bright pale amber hue, excellent lacing. Aromas of blood orange, mango, and grapefruit ... strength in that order. Some hoppiness and fruity esters in the nose as well. Hop bitterness is there, the IPA character is clearly here. More blood orange than grapefruit or mango though those are noticeable as well. While the fruit flavors is pretty intense it does and always stays an IPA.

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Photo of dankjohn
2.5/5  rDev -32.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of tuowl74a
4.21/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mantooth
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HeyYoMar
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HopsForBrains
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

For those of us who still love Hawaian punch

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Photo of WVbeergeek
3.44/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of sgttibbs
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of alcohline_trip
3.82/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of WF77
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice citrus smell. Pours a golden color with white head. Head dissipates quickly with some subtle lacing. Tastes like blood orange and grapefruit, and finishes with a malty and hoppy IPA taste. Overall a nice, drinkable IPA thatll sneak up on you!

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Photo of scaryguy4u
3.98/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BamfBacon
3.18/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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TropiCannon Citrus IPA from Heavy Seas Beer
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 324 ratings