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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 494   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   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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4.9
medallaisla (91) - PUERTO RICO - AUG 10, 2012
Quite hoppy. So many different fruits--both citrus and tropical--and yet this beer is far from one-dimensional and has some great malt character. Mmm.

4.8
leebotton (406) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2016
Can. Characterful dried apple aroma with a fair bit of banana. Fairly hazy golden yellow with a fine bubbled almost white head. Although it has poured extremely hazy, the colour compliments this making it a gradient in the glass from yellow at the top to deeper golden at the bottom. The banana aroma becomes more pominent and ’ripe’ after some time. Damn, the liquid is silky soft on the lips and tongue and introduces a morphing bitterness which starts rounded, accompanied by bright yellow fruit such as starfruit and becomes more prickly bringing a slightly more citrusy nature with it. There is a unique floral and spruce flavour running through always which is delicious and while the alcohol burn is apparent it is well balanced by the softness of the drink. This is almost as good as realistically possible.

4.8
johnarktor (139) - FRANCE - NOV 17, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 21, 2016 Aroma: resin, citrus, grapefruit (very present) ; Appearance: golden orange, hazy, minimal head; Taste: very bitter; Palate: medium body, slick feel, soft carbonation, bitter, long finish Like another person said, maybe the best IPA ever. Very hard to find in my town, but I know why ;-)

4.8
radassace (331) - SCOTLAND - NOV 19, 2016
Pours a orange golden colour. Big grapefruit, peach orange peel nose. Perfect balance of malt into hop bitterness with a bit of pine resin and tropical fruit. One of the best IPAs I’v ever had, the best from Magic Rock !! Insanely good. Need more !

4.8
Hopotronic (4) - Schleswig-Holstein, GERMANY - DEC 24, 2016 does not count
Incredible, Piny, dry, awesome IPA. Not on the fruity side, but instead a powerful hit in the face. One of the best european IPAs I’ve tasted and on par with very good American ones. Absolut starkes nadelbaum-lastiges IPA. Empfehlung für jeden, dem zitrus noten zu wenig sind. Super trockenes finish. Eines der besten europäischen IPAs.

4.7
Sad24 (208) - GREAT YARMOUTH, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 25, 2014 Drinking at the Pivni and York. £5.40 a punt. But perfect. Smells, tastes and looks like an ipa should. Strong in alocohol but pretty smooth to drink

4.6
vilajnen (3) - - JUL 19, 2016 does not count
Really great IPA with big, hop punch - big amount of fruits and. Really easy to drink as well.

4.6
Stiops (7) - NORWAY - NOV 8, 2016 does not count
One of the best IPAs in the world. This one always occupy shelf space in my fridge.

4.6
Beerwithwings (97) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2017
Love this beer. Ever since I’ve started drinking IPA’s this has for me been right at the top of my favourites. Always good.

4.5
pluginbaby78 (16) - ITALY - JAN 19, 2016
Una delle mie ipa preferite. Eccezionale anche in lattina. L’amaro persistente che lascia nel finale rende instancabile la bevuta.

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