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Burnt Hickory Cannon Dragger IPA

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
The soldiers that dragged the 100 cannons up the side of Little Kennessaw Mountain knew something about fortitude. This ale would not let them down. A piney/citrusy/danky IPA, Cannon Dragger is aggressively dosed with “C” hops all through its journey from the grain to the glass. It pays off, it’s a feat of amazing beer strength!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (2316) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - JAN 27, 2016
Hop out the cazoo. Nose and taste. So strong. No malt. Just awesome nice hop pellet awesome. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kingaugusta (241) - Georgia, USA - DEC 21, 2015
Pours copper gold and hazy with a small off-white head. nose is sharp floral hops with a bit of fruit sweetness leaning toward green apple.flavor is very hop forward and quick to bite before fading to a grain heavy sweet malt. Finish is long and sticky. Decent IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rajendra82 (1053) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - NOV 1, 2015
The reddish amber color was much darker than a typical IPA. The body was hazy, and the head was one finger thick. The aroma much milder than most IPAs (or DIPAs, which this beer was approaching in ABV). The smell was woody, earthy, and spicy, with some malt coming through as well. The taste was even milder than the aroma, as there was very little bitterness. There was a lot of earthy, chalky hop flavors, that reminded me a lot of English old ales. There was some hints of spice in the dry aftertaste. The body of the beer was its best quality, as it was soft, smooth, and soothing. The beer was had place to show a bottled on date, but the date had not been printed, but I do believe I had a fresh sample.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18668) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2015
Bottle shared during the RBWG 2015 Grand Tasting. Pours clear, rich gold with a fluffy, white head. Pretty nice citrusy hops in the nose, some accents of grapefruit, a bit of papaya. Medium sweet flavor with light pine, pithy citrus, some pale grains. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Lightly resinous on the finish with more pith, dry pale bread, pine. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SpringsLicker (3465) - Tennessee, USA - JUN 6, 2015
Bomber bottled on 3/13. (hand numbered) Slightly hazy orange under a tall, creamy, off-white head. Citrus and pine hop aroma. Well balanced flavor between the malt and the hops but this could pass as an APA. Decent beer with no flaws, just lacks adventure. This came off the store shelf about 10 days ago, might be tired.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brentv (657) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 31, 2015
On tap at The Brick Store Pub in De atur, GA. Orange pour with white head tbat is thick and really sticky. Aroma and taste of citrus and tropical fruits. Medium oily mouthfeel. Bitter finish. This is smooth with a gentle maltiness and lots of delicious hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (17214) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2015 Bottle at RBWG ’15 Grand Tasting @ Coppertail, thanks to whomever shared this one, 21/02/15. Orange amber with a moderate off white covering. Nose is pine, orange pith, citric sherbets, light melon. Taste comprises caramel, pine needle, bitter grapefruit, citric shreds, earthy hop. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Solid IPA - DIPA?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (999) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle share at Evernote. Big malts on the nose that turn to thick hops on the palate. Heavy stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JHeath99 (1676) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - APR 21, 2015
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy orangish amber with a thin layer of off white head. Aroma is balanced between bread malts and subtle hops. Taste is very well balanced between bitterness, malts, pine, and hints of citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
smith4498 (3557) - Miami, Florida, USA - APR 18, 2015
Pours hazy dark burnt orange color with off white head. Aromas of caramel, pine, and citrus. Malt forward flavor with some pine and citrus with lots of bitterness. Medium body with average carbonation. Decent beer, but too malty for an IPA for me.

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