RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 218   ABV: 7.25%
Belgian Style IPA

A variation of our "Loose Cannon" IPA, fermented with a Belgian Dubbel yeast culture - tangy hops with a spicy aroma.

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kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Date: April 30, 2011
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, The Fred
Appearance: hazy amber, creamy beige head, lots of lace
Aroma: sweet peppery aroma, earthy, phenolic
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, hint of caramel, lots of phenolic spicyness with heavy floral hops dries it out and turns it bitter, long lingering bitterness

Date: May 05, 2011
Mode: bottle
Source: hop city
sweeter and much less bitter in the bottle, well balanced phenolic spicyness, nice fruity esters come out that were hidden by the bitterness,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4

thedm (6214) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - NOV 23, 2011
This bottled beverage poured a large quickly diminishing yet long lasting head of fine to medium sized bubbles. The body is a softly carbonated light brown transparent color. The aroma contained notes of deep floral hops and reminded me of sunflowers. The palate was tingly from start to finish with a malty aftertaste. The flavor contained notes of mild yet deep hop and malt with a thick Vienna malt base.

Scrapersnbeer (1532) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 16, 2011
Clear ruby brown beer that smells piney like an IPA but also has some Belgian yeastiness to it. Nice bitter flavor and a texture that bristles on the palate. Malt and yeast aftertaste. Very nicely crafted hybrid beer.

Borresteijn (7268) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 14, 2011
35cl Bottle, thanks Harmen&Kevin! Slightly hazy dark amber colour, off white head. Aroma of sweet ripe fruits, yeast, dark fruits, toasted malts, nice. Flavour is medium sweet, fruity, yeast, dark fruits, light dry chocolate note, bitter grassy and pine hop finish. Medium bodied. Good beer, tasty.

Finhead (1770) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - NOV 8, 2011
A hazy, brown pour with a lightly tan head. The aroma is spicy with some clove and herbal hops. The light body has an oily texture with average carbonation. The taste begins mildly sweet then turns slightly bitter. This is pleasant, any occasion beer.

iceman15658 (144) - Acme, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 15, 2011
12oz Bottle. Pours a nice dark golden brown. Nice and hoppy with a nice clean finish. Head diminishes rather quickly but will certainly drink again. great suprise

lachrymalisis (441) - Washington, USA - SEP 21, 2011
very brown sugar/ raisin flavored. big dark belgian fruits on the nose with a subtle spicy hop aroma following. Toasted biscuit-type grain flavors and sweetness. fairly hoppy and medium-crisp on the finish. medium-heavy body. very rich head.

jw0406 (1284) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 11, 2011
12 oz bottle pours a amber color with a medium white head. Aromas of grapefruit, pine, and belgian yeast. Medium bodied with the belgain yeast cutting into the hop flavors, with a little spice at the finish

michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 8, 2011
12oz. Bottle: Aroma of malt, toasted caramel, slight hops, dates, figs, and some spice. Poured orange in color with a tiny, off-white head that lasted around the edges only. Clear. Slightly sparkling. Flavor is medium sweet and light to medium bitter. Tastes of malt, toasted caramel, hops, dates, and yeast. Medium body. Slightly sticky, then lightly dry carbonation. Medium sweet, lightly bitter, malt, caramel, toasting, date finish is lightly dry. 7.25%ABV is completely hidden throughout.

DocLock (10721) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2011
6er from Capone’s. Pours hazy copper with off-white head. Nose was caramel malt, peppery, funky citric hops. I love Loose Cannon, and this one had less resiny and peppery flavor but more funky florals, with the same type of caramel malt bill, that is to say bold and hefty, with a complex finish.

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