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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

3,267 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,267
Reviews: 1,482
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 162
Gots: 167 | 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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orsulacp

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer poured clear copper-orange with a persistent fluffy off white head that left lacing all the way down the glass. The citrus smell hits first, like red grapefruit, then some piney hops with a bit of malty sweetness to tame the hops. The taste is way better than the smell, right up there with Dreadnaught. Oily hops hit first, piney then citrus with a bready malt background and then a bitter aftertaste. Very slick, it just slides down my throat. The different tastes are all there and very distinct, there is no overwhelming taste, just great all around.

Serving type: bottle

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edmundfitzoil

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great Divide's Hercules poured into my tuilp from a brown 22 oz. bomber bottle.

The beer poured a deep copperish gold with two fingers of bright white head that shrunk after a few minutes but retained about a finger of foam throughout the drinking. The head left a series of rings of super fine lacing around the glass. The nose was an intense marriage of piney and floral hoppyiness. The flavor was a combination of intense hoppiness, a nice maltiness presence that manaes to to not be too balancing, and also a nice, creamy mouthfeel at the finish. A lot is going on here; and plenty to enjoy as the beer slowly warms and exposes it sides and facets to itself.

Notes: As I've sampled a fair number of double IPA's recently, this is one of the best that I've come across.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2006 06:44:03 | More by edmundfitzoil
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Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,267 ratings.