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Hercules Double IPA - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Hercules Double IPAHercules Double IPA

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,544 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,544
Reviews: 1,498
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 182
Gots: 242 | FT: 5
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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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This was poured from a 22 oz. bomber, leaving a 2 inch head subsiding to an inch by halfway down and a 1/2 inch the rest of the way, leaving a thick lacing all the way. Color - this was a hazy orange -copper - the expected IPA color. Aroma - pine and citrus hops, smellable at arms length away, with a mildly sweet malt note at closer range. Taste - delivered exactly what the aroma promised -a delightfully bitter hop bite of pine and grapefruit with a caramelly malt backbone that was just right- not too sweet - perfectly complimenting the hops, and then finished wtih more pleasing pine and citrus bitterness. No alcohol taste at all to interfere with flavor- in spite of the high ABV - just flavor; amazing!
Smooth and full mouthfeel- excellent!! I found this to be entirely drinkable, in spite of high abv, just will have to be conscientious of it and practice restraint when enjoying what has become one of my favorites! Excellent brew !!

ultralarry2006, Mar 26, 2006
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Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,544 ratings.