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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

3,517 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,517
Reviews: 1,498
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 182
Gots: 236 | 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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5/5  rDev +21.1%

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4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer bottle (35.5 cl.) purchased from Le Souffleur de bières, and tasted in 2011.

Appearance : orange amber color, with white foamy head (not persistent).
Smell : hoppy, malty aromas, and fruity esters.
Taste and mouthfeel : hoppy, alcohol presence with dry bitter finish with a long duration (85 IBU).
Drinkability : a very good beer in the style Imperial IPA, drink at cellar t°.

thierrynantes, Dec 11, 2011
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle to a brandy snifter.
bottled 11/9/11

Pours a deep amber red, with burnt orange highlights. A big frothy 1 finger foamy head that slimes its way around the glass, exactly what i want from a DIPA. Big piny hops slam in the face, followed by big juicy citrus with a big sugary malt backbone. Citrus hops on the tongue, mango meets grapefruit, with a strong brown sugar follow up and a lemon meets aspirin bitter bite on the finish. This drinks exceptional, no way this is 10%?? Medium on the body, sugary and tart, bold hops with bitter finish, very creamy and smooth. This is a fantastic DIPA, the look is right the smell is right and damn the taste is right, cheers.

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Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,517 ratings.