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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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gfap61

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

06-04-2013 16:59:58 | More by gfap61
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felixljr

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

11-14-2012 03:37:00 | More by felixljr
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CH3CH2OH

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Pours a murky brown with a thick, fluffy head that lasts. The aroma is pine needles (fits well with the picture of a mountain on the label.) Taste is, obviously, dominated by hops but the malty sweeness gives the bitterness a run for its money. Mouthfeel is a bit thin for me. There is a definite aftertaste of bitterness on the roof of my mouth. Very drinkable; went well with corn dogs and mustard.

Aroma 10; Appearance 2; Flavor 14; Mouthfeel 3; Overall 8 (37/50)

07-13-2006 00:32:48 | More by CH3CH2OH
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

11-28-2012 13:17:48 | More by InspectorBob
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WadeBridgman

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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Randyh

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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Dogzbone

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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zachattack555

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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Zach136

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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Knoxrb12

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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artoolemomo

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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haz77

Australia

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

A - Pours a bright, clear mahogany with an inch of thick, cream off-white head. A moderate amount of fine carbonation keeps a thick cap in place. Lovely.

S - A slap of resinous/piney hops, lemon, almonds, toasty malts, slight floral. Very nice.

T - Immediate smack of floral/resinous hops. The hops sit in the fore all the way through the drink but become more piney in the middle, before taking on a citrus flavour at the end. Some light fruit in the middle and a floral burst towards the end. Aftertaste lingers for some time and has a tobacco/woody/earthy taste. Absolutely no sign of the ABV. Really well crafted beer.

M - Medium/full body which evoles some syrupyness. Carbonation is initially cleansing, but fades away.

D - A real sipper. ABV nowhere to be found and refreshing hoppyness demands another taste.

04-19-2009 15:55:37 | More by haz77
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Zbeetleman

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-08-2013 04:11:24 | More by Zbeetleman
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tbeer40

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

11-29-2013 22:56:48 | More by tbeer40
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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thkrb99

California

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Ohio

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Indiana

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Virginia

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Illinois

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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South Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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Texas

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Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,384 ratings.