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RATINGS: 1344   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 218   ABV: 7.25%
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Style: American IPA
Hops: Warrior, Simcoe, Palisade, Centennial, Cascade, Citra
Malts: 2-Row, Caramalt, Munich

Our flagship beer, Loose Cannon wins people over at first smell. The carefully cultivated interplay of Simcoe, Palisade, and Centennial creates a most fragrant IPA—its nose bursts with notes of grapefruit, herbs, and pine. Bitterness is somewhat subdued by the floral quality that pervades the taste. The color is burnished gold, and the mouthfeel is creamy. A strong malt backbone balances out the triple-hopped beer. Its nickname, Hop3, comes from the brewing process: our brewers hop Loose Cannon in the boil, the hopback, and the fermenter. It won a second place CAMRA award at the 2010 Great British Beer Festival.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TRH12 (1) - USA - JAN 18, 2015 does not count
Had this from a bottle last night, very floral/fruity, very well balanced and smooth, some bitterness but not a lot. Never heard of this one before and was very pleasantly surprised. I would buy this one again, even non IPA drinkers should like this one.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ctplt777 (308) - - JAN 14, 2015
Holy sweet tropical fruits. This beers is just oozing with massive amounts of tropical fruit. It’s so fresh smelling. It’s like biting into a fresh peach, it’s awesome. So much flavor here, and it just gets better every sip. This one totally surprised me. I liked the label so I was like why not. So good, this one you need to be drinking now.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Trappist1 (642) - Diest, BELGIUM - DEC 24, 2014
From tap @Anotherroom (NYC) as "Heavy Seas IPA". dark golden, misty off-white head. nose: exotic nose (mango), ripe fruit, hops, pear. fruity coctail, hop comination. good carbonation, fruit sweetiness. gentle bitter, long stretch, dry, sweetish streak. such a great IPA

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hman43 (572) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Golden in color with white head. Strong citrus smell with some caramel. Citrus and floral flavors with caramel and a bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
trapped (1307) - New York, TURKEY - DEC 22, 2014
Draught. Slight hops aroma, light amber color, small off-white foamy head, slightly sweet hoppy taste, low carbonation, long finish with moldy aftertaste. The aftertaste ruins the beer a bit.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leafs93 (1859) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 16, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2014 On the third day of Christmas 2014. Pours copper with a small of white head. Aroma is lots of floral, citrus and a hint of caramel. Taste is moderate bitters with a touch of sweetness on the finish. Medium bodied, alcohol well hidden, good carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dogfish120love (1031) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 4, 2014
Pours a light orange. Notes of citrus, orange and the likes with faint pine. Medium bodied.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cousin_Larry (592) - - NOV 29, 2014
Our flagship beer, Loose Cannon wins people over at first smell. The carefully cultivated interplay of Simcoe, Palisade, and Centennial creates a most fragrant IPA—its nose bursts with notes of grapefruit, herbs, and pine. Bitterness is somewhat subdued by the floral quality that pervades the taste. The color is burnished gold, and the mouthfeel is creamy. A strong malt backbone balances out the triple-hopped beer. Its nickname, Hop3, comes from the brewing process: our brewers hop Loose Cannon in the boil, the hopback, and the fermenter. It won a second place CAMRA award at the 2010 Great British Beer Festival.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
haddon90 (1561) - Costa Mesa, California, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Draft at the Greene Turtle at BWI. Pours a clear, copper color with a thin, lacing white head. Nice, thick hoppy aroma. Some tangy fruit as well. Smooth, hoppy taste. Almost creamy as in it is on nitro. Good balance. Not too overpowering. Solid IPA.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bennetporter (317) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Extremely satisfying IPA, floral citrusy hop aroma, was this dry-hopped? Beautiful deep golden color with a creamy head, yet there is a good balance of malt to round it out. Excellent example of the style.


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