Loose Cannon Hop3 IPA | Heavy Seas Beer

Loose Cannon Hop3 IPALoose Cannon Hop3 IPA
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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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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

An amber clear brew, an off-white firm head with good lacing and curtains.

Citric galore, grape-fruit, lemons, and orange blossoms.

Brown bread and toffee, grape-fruit juice, mango squash and lime peel.

Low carbonation, soft and refreshing, a smooth dry finish.

Nice refreshing and lively IPA.

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3.93/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a straight pint glass, color is copper to light amber, very bright, transparent with a nice 1" thick head that is off white in color.

Smell is a little light, but grapefruity hop notes come through with mild malt sweetness, no sign of caramel.

Taste is a little sweeter than the smell lead to think, but the hop bitterness cuts through this. Hop flavors are fruity, aromatic with a touch of bitter resiny pine in the finish.

Mouthfeel is very good for an ipa, the relatively clean malt is cleaned well by the solid bitterness, suprisingly clean and balanced at this strength.

Overall, a very solid ipa a touch bitter, not sweet and very drinkable.

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4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

P- Thanks to my buddy Matt for this brew

A- Very frothy and so much so the head cascades over the top of my pint. light amber and clear in color.

S- strong grapefruti with tangerine smell as well. sweet malt hits the back end of the nose.

T- taste is like the smell. The hoppiness isnt as dry as i ould like but it is still tasty.

M- creamy for an IPA. The grapefruit comes out as doe the sweet malts as it lingers in the mouth.

D- This goes down smooth and quick. Easy to drink and flavorful. i could use this for concerts or baseball games.

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Loose Cannon Hop3 IPA from Heavy Seas Beer
Beer rating: 81.7% out of 100 with 3,553 ratings
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