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RATINGS: 1288   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 218   ABV: 7.25%
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Malts: Crisp English Pale, Carapils, and Munich
Hops: Magnum, Centennial, Chinook, Amarillo and Palisade
Loose Cannon Hop3 Ale is a triple hopped IPA containing over 3 pounds of hops per barrel. Not for the faint of palate, it has an intensely floral, spicy, and citrusy hop aroma and flavor. Available year round


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dmschefke (566) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - APR 8, 2009
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2009 Pours a clear amber with thick white head that sticks to the glass. Very floral type hops, very little citrus, lots of pine, and a little resin. Taste is very similar, but comes together horribly. Slick mouthfeel with long lasting floral hops taste after. Not impressed with this. Rerate: I donít remember who sent this to me as an extra, but I remember being a little irked because I had already rated it, have it readily available, and didnít really like it the first time around. Well, now I am very glad they sent it, because I must have had a bad bottle before. This is not the best IPA I have had, but definitely very solid. Pours a slightly hazy clear orange with thick white head, lots of lacing. Aroma mostly of citrus hops, slight floral, slight grass, pine, and bit of spice. Flavor matches well and DOES come together nicely. Very solid. Thanks to whoever sent this as a bonus to me, because I would have likely never tried this again!


2.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Emeister84 (861) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Aromas of citrusy, somewhat floral, and somewhat piney hops, light caramel. Clear orange gold with a mostly lasting white head. Perfectly balanced, with snappy hops upfront, followed by caramelized malty flavors. Light-medium bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dal9000 (163) - Ohio, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Initial mild floral hoppy taste but not burning on the tongue. A complex flavor of flowers and mild mild citrus. No aftertaste which is excellent for an IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Barreras (931) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Pours an amber color with a floral aroma. Taste is mild hops with mild bitterness after the swallow. Slightly already but the taste dissipates quickly leaving a tinge of vanilla behind.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bosco (160) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Hazy clear. Golden yellow, medium white head, decent lacing. Sweet taste up front with a bitter finish. Thin film palate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (683) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JUN 5, 2014
BOTTLE 355ML Look: somewhat hazy amber. Aroma: hoppy, orange, with some harsh solventy notes. Taste: hop fruitiness - sweet citrus/orange, light sour and astringent notes, zesty spicy bitterness. Good body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (375) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Spicy citrus hop aroma. Bites the tongue with bitterness but is then soothed with a touch of fruitiness in the background. Heavy clear orange color with a string foam head that sticks around. Refreshing and respectable IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsandman (188) - New York, USA - JUN 1, 2014
On tap all the time in Newport, RI.. itís a staple at the neighborhood watering holes. Pours orange gold with healthy white head. Aroma is huge pine hop, bitter citrus rind, fruits, & caramel. Medium body, med carbonation.. Hop^3 is right, nice and bitter throughout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BierMeHoos (62) - Maryland, USA - MAY 15, 2014
12 oz. Bottle. Taste is very hoppy, floral, spices. Very good IPA. Hoppy feeling stays in mouth for a long while after consumption. Definitely enjoy it.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (2815) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2014
12-MAY-2014, bottle @Circa @Foggy Bottom, Washington DC. Clear golden with high, almost white head that leaves fine laces on the glass. Aroma is hoppy and malty with mainly caramel. Taste is grape fruit and pine with a good dose of caramel. Quite bitter with medium carbonation and body. Really a nice IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
firefly765 (106) - - MAY 15, 2014
12 ounce bottle pours a light yellow copper color very clear with off-white head that dissipates rather quickly. Very very little hop aroma with some slight floral notes. Decently balanced hop tot ratio. Just so so.


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