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Magic Rock Cannonball

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96
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Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Huddersfield, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 219   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cannonball is an India Pale Ale in the true tradition, high in alcohol and massively hopped to survive a long sea voyage. We don’ t want you to wait though, crack the cap and let the flavour explode on your palate. Tropically fruity, resinous hops compete against a sweet malty backbone, while a rasping bitterness builds to a mouth puckering crescendo. Our hop bomb might just blow you away…


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
caesar (5059) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
Tap @ BrewDog Shepherds Bush, medium sample, served in a tulip glass. Clear golden to orange color, short head. Big hoppy aroma of grapefruit, citrus, slight pine. Great bitter taste, slight biscuity malt. Lovely IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (3120) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 17, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: Oliver Twist, Stockholm.
Appearance: Golden colour with a small white head.
Aroma: Floral, some perfume, hops, malt, some fruit.
Body: Medium body, low to medium carbonation.
Flavour: Floral, hops, perfume, fruit, citrus.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gegwilson (1026) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Keg in the North Bar, Leeds. Lovely big caramel and pine hop flavour. Very tasty with big flavour. Masses of juicy tropical pine notes. Delicious.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (3645) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2014
Half-pint from a keg font at Ye Olde Fighting Cocks, Oakengates on 10th June 2014. Dull gold with a slight haze, white wispy head. All about the hops, not much else to say, the malt content seemed to be completely overrun by the bitterness from the resinous hop contingent. I found it OK, but a little too hoppy for my delicate palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LoFi (1592) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 4, 2014
Draught at The Rover, from backlog. Amber, off-white head. Fruity with tropical fruits like peach and pineapple, grapefruit, orange, pine. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
elbernays (467) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 2, 2014
Glass in craft beer Co. Pours clearish amber with white head. Nose is citrus spruce pine grass. Caramel biscuit malt with a grapefruit bitterness. Nice balance to this. Really nice ipa

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Japalo (1158) - DENMARK - JUL 25, 2014
Cask/keg@craftbeer Company London. Clear golden. Small head. Lively carbonated. Super pine Citrus notes. Intens resinous bitter taste. Dry long finish. Superbrew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vanelst (129) - AUSTRIA - JUL 19, 2014
from tap. Tropical fruits, citrus, malt in the aroma. Taste is moderate sweet (malt) and moderate bitter (hops: pine, citrus). Tasty and refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VictorStr (1268) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2014
Tap @ The Rover tillsammans med en utmärkt burgare. Väldigt fruktig i aromen, rund harmonisk smak.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wihlan (239) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2014
Fat på the Rover - lite fruktig. Hyfsat ljus med vitt skum. Tydlig beska någon sötma från malten.


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