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Hercules Double IPA - Great Divide Brewing Company

Hercules Double IPAHercules Double IPA

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,033 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3033
Reviews: 1465
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.11%


Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
HERCULES DOUBLE IPA is not for the faint of heart. It is, however, fit for the gods. HERCULES delivers a huge amount of hops from start to finish. Its hefty backbone of nutty, malty sweetness balances its aggressive hop profile. 85 IBUs.

(Beer added by: filabrazilia on 04-11-2004)
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GarretD

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

03-17-2013 20:54:07 | More by GarretD
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.96/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

hercules is an american institution, a flagship big ipa thats been on the scene awhile. i can believe its taken me this long to write one up. on tap at the brewery, no better place to have it. clean copper color to this, and just a short white head. a more hefty grain bill is evident from the get go, but the nose reveals a dense woody hop profile, there has to be some columbus hops in this, or something else equally woody. the flavor has some coppery grain balance on the front end, no sweetness at all, and plenty of bite to it as the hops kick in. there is some pine, but i get that fresh milled wood profile first. its quite sturdy and intense on the hop front, powerful bitterness, and filling with all the grain weight as well. i like how big it is, how timeless this is, how often imitated. its a beer i can really only have one of, because its less carbonated like an english ipa, and is so strong that i get both full and drunk with small doses. love this beer though, famous for a reason.

Serving type: on-tap

04-23-2014 15:43:05 | More by StonedTrippin
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Chingringo

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.4%

04-22-2014 19:43:14 | More by Chingringo
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FreshZ

Missouri

4/5  rDev -3.4%

04-22-2014 19:27:22 | More by FreshZ
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xk6m6m5x

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

04-21-2014 03:20:53 | More by xk6m6m5x
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bryanbullock

District of Columbia

3.93/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very memorable DIPA, pours a caramel amber thick, with light lacing and microbubbles. The smell of citrus, with earthy hops, and fresh malty hint, very organic in is olfactory sensation. The taste has a sweetness and depth to it with heavy hops and only a slighly odd after taste. Thick viscosity which love in a DIPA and even balanced carbonation. Upper echelon DIPA.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 23:07:15 | More by bryanbullock
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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MakeMineADoubleJack

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

04-17-2014 17:00:43 | More by MakeMineADoubleJack
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PickwickHopz

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

04-16-2014 21:42:50 | More by PickwickHopz
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

04-16-2014 19:37:19 | More by ramrod666
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hvy1

Maine

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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Westyn

Texas

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Lovely85

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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Beestin

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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berley31

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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JKV96

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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

04-13-2014 23:27:34 | More by JKV96
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Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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Virginia

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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,033 ratings.