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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

3,351 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,351
Reviews: 1,486
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 172
Gots: 188 | 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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tbizzle0

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

12-03-2011 04:39:53 | More by tbizzle0
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LBHops62

Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.1%

This IPA was a stong bitter, pretty good brew.

Initial smell was hoppy with a hint of citris.

The hop resin was prevelant in the batch I had, which gave it an extra bite on the initial draw.

Overall the beer has a great smell and a solid mouth feel. Good Beer!

10-28-2011 14:42:21 | More by LBHops62
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Narthax

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-23-2014 19:23:12 | More by Narthax
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NJBeer265

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-23-2014 13:45:47 | More by NJBeer265
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lfd807

Alabama

4/5  rDev -3.1%

02-22-2014 00:59:19 | More by lfd807
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -3.1%

03-19-2014 23:44:52 | More by threedaggers
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Lantern


4/5  rDev -3.1%

12-07-2011 16:50:37 | More by Lantern
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ajtorres311

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-16-2013 18:19:37 | More by ajtorres311
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mtstatebeer

West Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.1%

22 oz. bottle. Pours a reddish-orange color with an average frothy off-white head, good lacing. Aroma is caramel malts, a touch of grains, and a buch of hops, pine, grapefruit, and a little fruity. Flavor is very nice, mainly hoppy. Very good malt/hop balance, but mainly a piney hop finish.

09-16-2008 17:56:16 | More by mtstatebeer
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JTomczak

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-06-2013 17:53:17 | More by JTomczak
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smartassboiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

12-27-2012 04:30:56 | More by smartassboiler
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kwakwhore

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.1%

Poured out an amber/orange with a good head.
Aromas of pine/citrus.
Lots of hop in the flavor, not extremely balanced, the hops predominate from beginning to end. A little malt tries to sneak through somewhere in the middle, but the hop finish beats it down. A serious hop bomb.
Drinkability would be limited because of the alcohol content.
This would be mecca for the pure hop head. A little more malt to balance things out would be my preference.

05-04-2007 11:29:11 | More by kwakwhore
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CGMLS3

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-22-2014 15:13:00 | More by CGMLS3
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Maillard

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-17-2014 05:26:45 | More by Maillard
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KG710

Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-17-2014 18:18:45 | More by KG710
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morecoldbeer

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-29-2011 03:45:00 | More by morecoldbeer
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beerocrat

New York

4/5  rDev -3.1%

06-18-2014 00:19:17 | More by beerocrat
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nh2032

New York

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-20-2011 16:35:25 | More by nh2032
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-10-2012 20:11:12 | More by bumchilly25
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Pellinore1

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

12-23-2011 14:05:04 | More by Pellinore1
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Beer_Slayer

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-21-2013 01:46:20 | More by Beer_Slayer
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Beeradelphia

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.1%

09-28-2012 10:06:25 | More by Beeradelphia
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HeyItsChili

China

4/5  rDev -3.1%

A - Pours a clear amber with a foamy white head that quickly dissipates.

S - Hoppy and caramel sweet malt.

T - Sweet and piny up front. Slightly normalized strong hop flavor. Not as highly a multilayered variance in hop flavor like some better DIPAs, but not bad. Citrusy, bitter finish.

M - Slightly sticky, medium bodied.

03-06-2009 02:51:58 | More by HeyItsChili
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HollyHops

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.1%

03-31-2013 04:43:02 | More by HollyHops
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justinthegypo

Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-17-2014 23:43:04 | More by justinthegypo
Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,351 ratings.