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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
91
outstanding

3,548 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 3,548
Reviews: 1,498
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 181
Gots: 243 | 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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4/5  rDev -3.1%

drewfromboulder, Jun 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

alexanf, Jul 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

jsf14, Dec 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

mtnwesdew, Sep 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep copper color with a thin and fizzy beige head that burns off quickly. Thin rings of lacing on the glass. Citrus and floral hops in the nose. Medium-bodied and moderately bitter with floral hops, grapefruit and earthy malt flavors. The finish is hoppy with some citrus and pine aftertaste that lingers awhile. Pretty solid IIPA all around.

Dogbrick, Oct 09, 2008
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Scout11, Mar 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

jtrockchalk, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

IowaBiertrinker, Sep 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Bobthehuman, Jul 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

BAsbill, Mar 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Lincoln, May 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

AHeaston8, Jan 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

fellowrs, May 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

tedgelee, Jun 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

einman, Nov 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Satan70, Mar 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

DRBiser, Jan 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

jaycar06, Apr 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Stevie_Janowski, Oct 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

TonyTalon, Jun 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

KAF, Jan 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

chcfan, Nov 17, 2011
Photo of warrenout330
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle

A- pours a dark amber color... haziness in the glass. Sediment appearing, shows its not to fresh... big white head... quickly dissolves to a thin ring on the beer... wavy lacing to the glass

S- hop resin, piney sap smack, grassyness, buttery malt

T- piney resin, sweet buttery malt,

M- smooth and kind of creamy, medium body ... moderate carbonation ... hoppy ending for a lingering upon minutes on the tongue and mouth

O- this is good but I wish I had a fresh bottle to review... I can see where it would take off but this bottle falls short due to age... overall though with age, still holds it own for a DIPA

warrenout330, Nov 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Deep golden color with a golden-white head.

Smell: Good hop presence, touch of alcohol.

Taste: Good initial hop blast. It provides a good bite to work along with the strong malt backbone of this brew.

Mouthfeel: Medium body. It has a sticky quality to it.

Drinkablity: This is a good brew. Powerful, yet balanced.

SargeC, Jan 12, 2008
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

miadw3, May 01, 2013
Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 3,548 ratings.