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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

3,384 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,384
Reviews: 1,488
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 174
Gots: 198 | 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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En29356

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9%

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Colorado

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Pennsylvania

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Missouri

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tastybeer

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9%

Semi murky browned orange color. Delicious creamy, froathy cream colored head leaves the glass full of sticky dense lace. Tantalizing and delightful aroma. Nose of juicy floral hops, pine resin, citrus, a hint of yeast, slight fruits. Creamy toffee, honey glazed and slightly caramel malts beneath the hop glory. Taste overwhelms your head with hoppy goodness in an extremely smooth but subtly confrontational way. Bitterness is clearly here but its relaxed letting the great juicy tastes lead the way. Yummy smooth, creamy and oily, slightly dry mouthfeel. Drinkability is fantastic for 9.1% abv.

Like some sort of hop extravaganza. Lush and juicy with endless hops throughout the experience. Complimentary malts ground the out of control hops. I had this on tap awhile back and I remember it being even more amazingly hoppy and ultra ultra fresh.

05-24-2006 02:29:06 | More by tastybeer
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AlexChillton

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +9%

03-19-2012 13:23:47 | More by AlexChillton
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Virginia

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Tennessee

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tdm168

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9%

On tap at the Biere Garden in Asheville

A - orange with a big, dense, white head that has great retention

S - bread, citrus, grapefruit, pineapple, oranges

T - bread, caramel, sugar, grapefruit, oranges, pineapple

M - medium to full bodied, warm, smooth, good carbonation

This is a pretty big, bold IPA. The alcohol is present but adds warmth and body. The hop character is not bitter and is very citrusy. It's malt forward and has incredible drinkability for the ABV. I will definitely have this again.

05-29-2012 08:14:15 | More by tdm168
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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secondtooth

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +9%

Very amber in color, with a medium head. Limited lace.

Aroma is delectable and amazing. I get pine resin, citrus, and pineapple. Otherworldly.

Hops presence upon tasting is heavy on the tongue, even peppery and pungent. There's a thick and malty backbone in there, but the bitter hoppiness is omnipresent. A fine imperial IPA.

07-08-2011 03:55:16 | More by secondtooth
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Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,384 ratings.