Heavy Seas Black Cannon | Heavy Seas Beer

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3.77/5
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698 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.25%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by JayQue on 01-23-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#20,285
Reviews:
218
Ratings:
698
pDev:
13.26%
Bros Score:
3.86
 
 
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18
Gots:
68
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4.17/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RBorsato
4.03/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.08/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The appearance was a jet black color with a two finger white foamy head that dies within about a minute, somewhat soapy clingy lacing kinda all over the place, but still looks good for the most part. The smell had roasted coffee bean with a mild light chocolate trying coat some citrus scents, slightly earthy fruitiness as well. The taste is sweet and bitter at different times not exactly combined but a decent hop bite aftertaste with a super nice dry bitter coffee finish. On the palate, it sits about a medium on the body with a decent sessionability to it. Carbonation is good for the style and for me indicating a decent smoothness about it nothing too harsh and nothing off putting. Overall, not bad, glad I tried it, would I have this again, maybe if offered.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.69/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hopphead31415
4.03/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This black IPA by Heavy Seas has 7.25% ABV and a lot to offer.

Look-It pours a deep black with a thin khaki head.

Smell-I smell subtle roasted grains, chocolate, and some pine/citrus.

Taste-I taste burnt chocolate chip, toasted/roasted grains, oats, earthy hops, mild clementine citrus, smooth/creamy mocha, and some herbal overtones. The smooth-drinking ale is nicely cut with a zap of alcohol and strong carbonation that draws out the many flavors. The mouthfeel is medium-bodied, smooth, and refreshing, but with plenty of carbonation fizz. The palate feels a lingering hop oil and malty residual that’s ‘lip-smacking good’.

Overall-This is a great Black IPA and there seems to be so few of these out there (that I have come across thus far). Among the meager population, this one has made it to my ‘go-to’ list of good beers year ‘round. Cheers!

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4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.72/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.31/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.66/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.82/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.12/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4.04/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.87/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.81/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.71/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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2.93/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the bottle, it pours a deep dark brown with a nice tan head. Some coffee in the nose. The mouth tastes coffee, malt and a bit of hops. Enjoyable!

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3.44/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.63/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Heavy Seas Black Cannon from Heavy Seas Beer
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 698 ratings