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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

3,277 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,277
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 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

GLASS: Snifter
TEMP: Cellared @ approx 45 degrees

Pours a dark golden honey color with an amber/copper tint. Three-finger head of frothy tan foam. Beautiful retention and wonderful sticky lacing.

Very nice balance of floral and citrus hops notes combined with a nice caramel biscuitiness. Notes of grass and nuttiness.

This truly has a big, bold hop profile, but it also has a strong malt backbone. Big caramel biscuit notes drizzled with pine resin. Slight hints of grapefruit. Light brown sugar notes. Mild spicy hops bite. Big citrus presence.
Outstanding balance.

A strong medium, almost full, bodied brew. Smooth and creamy, almost velvet-like. Carbonation level is perfect.

Great balance, smooth and creamy mouthfeel, and well-hidden 9.10%ABV make this one a keeper. Yet another excellent offering from the brewers at Great Divide.

Serving type: bottle

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Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,277 ratings.