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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

3,523 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,523
Reviews: 1,498
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 182
Gots: 237 | 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: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This is a complete IPA. I wouldn't say it's cloudy, but definitely not clear, with a coppery color and a slight, thin head. Alot of these stronger IPAs are quite citrus like in smell, but I would say this one is more floral than citrusy, and I would say the same about the taste. Floral, fruity, with less powerful citrus undertones hop flavors, with a sweet malt. This is a very well rounded, heavy IPA.

dfried, Apr 27, 2006
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Amber in color, semi clear beer. Huge off white head with great retention and excellent lacing.

S- Citrus hops, pine hops, and a bit of caramel malt.

T- Initial minor caramel malt taste and then a huge hop explosion. Citrus and pine hops galore. This is NOT a balanced beer, but I love it! Can you say BITTER??

M- Thick, chewy, and bitter aftertaste left in my mouth.

D- Not extremely drinkable from a session sense, but extremely drinkable for hop heads. Love this beer and could drink 2 or 3 in a sitting.

tadowdaddy, Dec 19, 2008
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Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,523 ratings.