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Hercules Double IPA - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,452 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,452
Reviews: 1,492
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 179
Gots: 213 | 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%

BeerOps, Aug 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

pearljam118, May 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

KyleFredricks, Sep 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Amber coloured. A light beige foam, so fine and persistent.

S - Resinous (pine) and herbaceous by hop. Also citric. There is also the smell of caramel malt.

T - The bitterness is huge!! So the hop remains a lot in the aftertaste!!

M - Dry with a medium body. Anyway the preponderance of bitter is balanced in part by malt and alcohool, so the effect is not of an unbalanced beer..

D - Although 10% it's a drinkable beer and the very high level of bitterness doesn't tire!!

pioppo, Jan 26, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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mcsauter82, Aug 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I've had two bottles of this and one was fantastic and the other was dumped without finishing. The former was purchased at Coasters in Indian Harbor Beach, FL. The latter was purchased at what I thought was a good beer and wine store, however the date on it indicated that it was bottled almost 1.5 years ago and I guess that makes all the difference.

Triples, May 08, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

tripledbrew, Nov 06, 2012
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Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,452 ratings.