Loose Cannon Hop3 IPA | Heavy Seas Beer

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BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,545
Reviews:
1,255
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
11.47%
 
 
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820
For Trade:
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured a half inch custard head of medium life. The body is a hazy sienna yellow color. It smells of piney hops and caramel. Taste is actually milder than the smell and comes across a little soapy to me. Plus the body seems much thinner than other IPAs. Either I got a lame bottle or this beer doesn't live up to the hype.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on cask at Stoddards in Boston.

Appearance: it poured a one finger head that has retained to a puffy level. It is a copper amber color with great clarity and random signs of bubbles.

Smell: very citrusy up front and followed by a nice malty back bone. Pineapples, mangos, and grapefruit are most noticeable.

Taste: Delicious!!! This is very tropical tasting from the super dose of hops at all levels. This beer is very tasty and Tass slight hint of booze too.

Mouthfeel: smooth, low to medium bodied, low carbonation, and easy to drink too.

Overall: bottle, draft, and now cask. Love them all. Cask to me was the best out of all three.

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Loose Cannon Hop3 IPA from Heavy Seas Beer
4.01 out of 5 based on 3,545 ratings.
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