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

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 521   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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…

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3.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hop_Hedonist (672) - Perth, - JAN 22, 2014
Tap at S&A - strange brew - hoppy nose promised lots - kinda sour taste - not the expected sweet mat/hop bomb - surprising light body - interesting for one drink - just a bit too weird for me.


4.2
tampierre (1431) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 18, 2018
Tap at Zly Casy, Prague, CZ, Malt,floral,tropical fruit and pine aroma, Hazy golden, lacing head, Sweeter taste, long bitter finish, Medium body, Soft carbon, Superb aroma followed by fresh bitter ending...what a brew.

3.7
RichardGretton (4862) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2018
Can. Vibrant amber coloured beer with a strong bubbly white head. The aroma is lightly hopped with some richness and a little yeastiness. The flavour is very strongly hopped with heavy bitterness and some rich maltiness. Overall a nice strongly hopped IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
blueruin (252) - - JAN 4, 2018
high hop bitter backbone. Resinous and fruity, very very good - malt and bitterness in harmony.

4.2
Moolesen (627) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2017
An 33cl. Cloudy yellow with a white head. Great aroma of pine and citrus. Rich taste, well hopped and nicw in balance. Soft but at the same time there is no doubt that this is good stuff. Great beer.

3.6
hrabren (1953) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 26, 2017
0.33 l can from Pivoljub (Beerlover), Ljubljana. Shared at a drinking session with Višnja 666 and Pilot Goran in the summer of 2017. Thanks! Hazy golden. Lightly to moderately hoppy, citrus. Malty - toasty, cookie dough, caramel.Dry. Medium body, moderate carbonation, smooth and lightly dry finish. Good one.

4
BenOver (339) - SLOVENIA - DEC 20, 2017
Pours hazy, more golden than I would expect, minimum top, very fresh aroma, light grass, citrus in the back. Taste is very flat, low carbonation and a huge fresh kick which gives way to a slightly floral bitter finiah, which is very pleasant and stays with you. This is an awesome IPA!

4
funkmonkey (11) - Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2017
Keg @ Maypole Cambridge. Pours golden cloudy thin pale head. Aroma is citrus pine . Taste is a good balance between citrus, malts, good hop level not too sweet. A good IPA

3.9
Hopverdju (1645) - BELGIUM - DEC 4, 2017
Van 't vat. Helder goudblond bier met witte schuimkraag. Geur: hoppig, kruidig, munt. Smaak: Lekker licht bitter, wat pompelmoes, licht moutzoetig. Zachte koolzuurprikkel. Afdronk: licht bitter, munt. Verfrissend lekker.

3.8
p0urmeac0ld0ne (413) - Merthyr Tydfil, WALES - DEC 3, 2017
Very fruity, American style IPA. Served on draft in Delirium Cafe, Brussels, of all places. I probably should have been getting my fill of Belgian beers but I fancied mixing it up. I also probably paid well over the odds at 6 Euros a glass, but there we go. It was awesome to see it on draft, at least. Magic Rock have some decent brews going. This is definitely one of them.

3.5
danjs5 (357) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 2, 2017
Hazy gold pour. Sweet Pine, citris, mango, resin, moss, dank fungus aroma. Grapefruit, lemon tarte, peach, pine flavours with grass, grain and booze. Somewhat sweet sickly and tarte. A bit rough around the edges, but O.K.


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