Loose Cannon Hop3 IPA | Heavy Seas Beer

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Loose Cannon Hop3 IPALoose Cannon Hop3 IPA

Brewed by:
Heavy Seas Beer
Maryland, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.25%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Loose Cannon - American Hop3 Ale

Burnished gold with a rich citrus hop aroma, it is wonderfully drinkable with a big hop flavor. We’ve knicknamed it Hop3 (hop cubed) ale to reflect the enormous amount of hops in this beer: over 3 pounds per barrel! It is hopped 3 ways: in the kettle, in the hop back, and dry hopped.

Added by Higravity on 09-09-2005

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Very surprised by this! I actually picked up a bunch of sour notes on this that most have not commented on especially the presence of plums and grapes. Hop bitters are there with out a doubt but I got an incredible IPA mixed with a Flanders. Great value!

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Pours a clear gold wih a two-finger white head. Nice amount of sticky lacing.

S - Light amount of citrus and pine.

T - Lots of citrus - orange and grapefruit- upfront. Mid-palate has a good amount of caramel malt. Finish has a nice piney hop bite.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Smooth creamy mouthfeel.

O - This is a very nice IPA. Very drinkable for 7.25%. Definetly recommended.

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I enjoyed this from a bottle after running the dog outside in 90 degree heat, and I found it extremely refreshing then. Definitely hits the spot after a hot day. I wasn't too crazy about it when I tried it again tonight though. You can taste the alcohol, and it has a lingering aftertaste that isn't exactly unpleasant, but it could be better. Solid IPA that is great on hot days, but its nothing spectacular.

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Loose Cannon Hop3 IPA from Heavy Seas Beer
4.01 out of 5 based on 3,546 ratings.
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