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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

3,276 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,276
Reviews: 1,482
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 165
Gots: 168 | 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: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Into a pint glass, pours a deep coppery amber, with big ol' whitish head and good stringy lacing. Massive pine, pungent, floral boquet of hop oils, a yeasty bunch of goodness in the aroma here. Tasty too, sweet but bitter, a whole ton of piney goodness, a dry finish, and very unshy alcohol content make this a wicked DIPA, and though not the most wicket, bastardly beer ever, its awefully good. WOO!

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

355 ML poured into a tulip glass.

A-- Poured a brownish orange color. Looks like what iced tea looks like!! A half a finger head that is white and and fluffy. Swirl the glass and the head comes right back to half a finger. No real lacing at all on this.

S-- butterscotch, pine citrus, and a slight smell of alcohol in this. A little more on the malty side though. Very creamy smell and rich. Great nose.

T-- Grapefruit, pine, butterscotch, all jump right out after hitting my tongue. Full of flavor but was reserved to start. Then attacked.

M-- Full bodied and creamy but still left a dry feeling in the end. Not very carbonated. More malt forward than hop. Even thought it does finish very dry

D-- Excellent. Plain and simple. ABV is there but well hidden. That other characters are far more noticeable in this beer. The citrus, the butterscotch, the intensity of it make it wonderful and something you enjoy. Serve this warm, gets even better with warmth.
Still holds up very well for a beer that has gone from Denver to Sydney via Perth and where else it has been. Excellent stuff!

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Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,276 ratings.