Dubbel Cannon | Heavy Seas Beer

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Heavy Seas Beer
Maryland, United States

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.25%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by tbrown4 on 04-05-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 225 |  Reviews: 97
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of mattcrill
3.64/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Aroma: Ripe bananas, fresh pear, melon, and lemon zest all on the nose. Moderate fruity esters dominate with some of the citrus hop aromas taking a back seat. Aroma is more like a Belgian Tripel.

Appearance: Cloudy amber pour with a low white head. Head retention is fair. Has the appearance of river water in the glass. Not the most appealing.

Flavor: Consistent with the aroma. Lots of melon, fresh fruit, pear, and watermelon rind flavors. Earthy background hops provide a good balance. Light spicy (pepper) phenols in the background. Finish is clean and dry.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with spritzy, high carbonation. Slight carbonic bite. A slight warming on the back of the palate. No creaminess.

Overall impression: Reminds me more of a hoppy Belgian Tripel. The Belgian character is too dominant to make me think "IPA". The color seems very odd for any style. Just looks muddy and kind of gross. Overall, a decent beer. I'm glad I tried it but probably won't again.

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4.25/5  rDev +13%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +13%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3/5  rDev -20.2%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of tdm168
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Busy Bee in Raleigh

A - dark amber with a thin but dense, white head that has good retention

S - floral hops, very faint Belgian yeast

T - fruity, apples, pears, spicy, herbal, floral, caramel

M - medium bodied, smooth, a bit crisp

This is a decent Belgian IPA. It is definitely more hoppy than most beers in this style. The Belgian flavors are there but for the most part are masked by the intense floral hop character. It wasn't bad at all. Probably worth a try.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.29/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle into weizen

Blood orange, amberish beer with four finger head

Smell: Banana and raisin

Taste: banana, raisin, pineapple, alcohol, bitter, but tame hop finish

M: Smooth and thick, almost elixir like

Overall, not bad.... I'll stick with Belgo though.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of jtierney89
4.3/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Semi hazy caramel color with a thin white head. Lots of banana and tropical fruit. Smells like an island buffet.

Big full mouth feel and exceptionally smooth. Well blended flavors, smooth caramel around the edges, lots of banana mango and pineapple. Nice crisp clean finish with a hint of detectable alcohol. Awesome Belgian ipa, right up there with stone cali belgique.

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +13%

Dubbel Cannon from Heavy Seas Beer
Beer rating: 67.1% out of 100 with 225 ratings
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