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Natty Greene’s Cannonball Double IPA
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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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Strong-style India Pale Ale, deep copper in color witha a big, malty, hoppy palate and dry hopped with Centennial & Antanum for a spicy, citrus aroma. What better name for a big, strong beer than one of the biggest, strongest weapons of the Revolutionary War - the cannonball.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Cannonball Imperial IPA
Date: 12/19/2006
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

hazy orange, scant head, specks of lace, sweet citrus aroma with a hint of pine, nice sweet sticky pine flavor, light bitter finish,
-------- /> Name: Cannonball Imperial IPA
Date: 07/27/2007
Source: brewpub
Words: darft

lots more pine in the aroma, rich dark caramel malt flavor with lots of citrus and pine, sweetness well balanced with a low bitterness that builds towards the finish, not as sticky sweet as before allowing the malt more room to assert itself

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **4

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OldGrowth (2619) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 19, 2007
Growler from brewpub. Good aroma, when cold ot had alot going on, mellowed as it warmed. Citrus, pine. Grapefruit, orange, apricot, peach in a minor way, honey, toasted grain, tad cereal. A little hazed brownish orange color, good head that faded quickly, ok lacing. Bitter flavor, grapefruit takes over though the other flavors are present that I mentioned in aroma. Medium body, oily creamy mouthfeel, bitter, little harsh. The aroma had a lot going on, I liked how it gave me multiple scents. Turned into a familiar IIPA as far as taste and mouthfeel. I had left a glassful in the growler for a week and it held up well.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - FEB 9, 2009
Hazy gold pour fluffy head and beautiful lace. Grapefruit & citrus aroma. Similar flavor with a decent malt backround. Long bitter finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (7666) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 25, 2010
Sample from a can at the "Beer Tasting on the Front Porch". The beer pours a clear copper color with a medium thin off-white head that recedes steadily. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of piney hops and caramel. Medium body with a piney hop character with notes of fruit and caramel malt in the background. The finish is moderately hoppy with a short bitter aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brewski519 (644) - Morrisville, North Carolina, USA - JAN 4, 2011
12 oz bottle purchased at City Beverage in Winston-Salem. Pours a dark golden color with some reddish tinge and an off white head on it. Aroma on this one is full of hops, grass, and pine. Taste is piney, citrusy and quite hoppy but pretty smooth - easy drinking.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16460) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2011
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity hoppy grapefruitaroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hopy bitter grapefruit finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DragonStout (1408) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - SEP 22, 2007
On tap athe brewpub.Pours a cloudy gold color with a freakish orange hue.Aroma is pine and hops.The hops are mellow in the flavor which has som sweetness to it.The finish was mild hoppy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
elmatador00 (519) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - SEP 26, 2007
Brewer gave small sample, not on tap yet. Poured a neon reddish orange. Simcoe hops were defientley present. Smooth throughout, no overwhelming hop usage. Hints of sweet orange and lemon. Malt and Hop were balanced well. Finished light and a little bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 12, 2009
12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods Market Winston-Salem. Pours a hazy vibrant burnished orange color with a small head. Fair head retention and lacing. Aroma is resiny citrus hops with a nice malt backbone. Taste is bitter hops, citrus, resin, toffee and a little bit of soap. Full bodied. Overall very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbill (3333) - Laurel, New York, USA - SEP 26, 2009
12 oz. bottle that I received as a gift. Pours a hazy gold with a large off-white head that lasted until mid-glass and left large patches of thick lace. Pleasant aroma of caramel and pine; somewhat sweet smelling. The flavor is similar with caramel and pine and is a bit sweet. Surprisingly lacking in hops bitterness at the finish. Mouthfeel is a bit slick. I wonder how long this bottle was sitting before it found its way to me? This beer seems a bit tired. Ok as it is, although I wouldn’t mind trying it again with a fresher example.


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