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Magic Rock Human Cannonball

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93
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Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Huddersfield, England
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
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on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Meet Cannonball’s big brother; we used more malt, more hops and more magical conjuring to crank up the flavour of our explosive IPA ‘Cannonball’. Get your taste buds ready for massive pine and candied orange aromas combined with bitter/sweet grapefruit and mango flavours all complemented by a deeply composed, satisfyingly malty base. Ever wondered what it feels like to be shot out of a cannon? Here’s what it tastes like…


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlackerMads (1783) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2015 Keg. Light hazy copper with a medium sized white head. Tropical fruits and some cheese in the nose. Starts soft and sweet, I find the flavours hard to describe in human language. The balance is good for this type of beer, not too sweet and the bitterness is not too abrasive, neither is the alcohol. So that part works, but the flavour is a mess of sugary malt, cheese, and some honey/light sweet fruit in one big clusterfick.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14342) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 11, 2015
On tap at What’s Brewing. A finger-thick off-white head sits on top of an almost clear, golden-orange body. Pine cones, citrus peel and orange in the aroma. Some pale malts in the back. It’s full-bodied and nicely carbonated, dry and quite bitter. There’s some malty sweetness going on, but the hops have the leading role, giving both fruity and piney flavors and a fine bitterness. Lasting finish with fruityness and bitterness. A refreshing one, at least considering the ABV, tasteful too. 141031

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
themightyjag (206) - - DEC 31, 2014
330ml bottle from The Beerhive. Good sized white head, good lacing, hazy golden amber body. Nose is mango, pineapple, caramel. Flavour is citrus, sherbet, grass, pine, then treacle and caramel, masses of bitterness on the aftertaste. Mouthfeel is thick, a little oily and sticky, light carbonation. Ooft. This is a big beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

2.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
SilverfoX (469) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2014
strong spruce and pine aromafrom a cloudy gold body with a creamy head that vanishes quickly, strong pine flavour but the finish is so dry it made me wish i had somthing to sip between sips.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mjp12 (492) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2014
One of the great British DIPA s, loads of tropical hops on the aroma, and a great pine finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StueyD (1280) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2014
A mid amber beer with a frothy white head. A really grassy, almost earthy aroma with just a hint of citrus. Dry mouthfeel. The taste is a little more forgiving, yes the grassy element is there, but the lemon and lime citrus fruit comes through more, also bringing a piney resinous flavour. The finish is long a grassy. Tasted at BierCaB, Barcelona. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosenbergh (7510) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 14, 2014
Draught at the Biercab, Barcelona, Catalonia. Clear golden colour with a small white head. Very nice fruity hoppy aroma with moderate bitterness, mild sourness and maltiness. Quite perfect aroma. The flavour is resiny and fruity hops, mild bitterness, sweetness and malt. Nice and tasty.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JoeMcPhee (8746) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 11, 2014
Tap at Volo. Hazy golden pour with a thin head. The nose is awesome. Really bright and tropical. Notes of mango, pineapple and some really juicy notes. It’s got a lot of lean crackery malt along with a very soft fruitiness. Really quite juicy and delicious. Bright and well-balanced. Could drink a lot of this.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4547) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 9, 2014
Great balance on this beer. Golden pour with good head and lacing. Not too sweet or boozy tasting. Medium bitter finish. Average carbonation. Well-balanced and super well done. A great example of a beer that’s perfected balance over anything else. Great taste. Tap at Churchkey.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BRW (1178) - Barcelona, SPAIN - DEC 6, 2014
On tap at Biercab. Golden-orange colour with white head. Fruity, pineapple, grape, citric and resin aroma. Sweet, juicy, pineapple and grape taste, bitter. Medium body.


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