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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
93
outstanding

3,586 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,586
Reviews: 1,501
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 188
Gots: 255 | 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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4/5  rDev -3.1%

deac83, Mar 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

mweso2000, Mar 01, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

NickD208, Feb 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +15%

jerefreakinmiah, Feb 28, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

BeerMeBrah, Feb 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

vodkammunion90, Feb 28, 2013
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1/5  rDev -75.8%

Archemedies, Feb 28, 2013
Photo of patre_tim
4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Copper, quite clear, almost no carbonation evident, foam is yellowish.

S: Carmel, malty, grainy dog food like, sweet, slight citrus hops.

T: Caramel, malt, smooth, creamy, again dog food, sweet backbone, slight pine and citrus hops.

M: Medium syrupy resinous body, almost no carbonation.

O: Smooth, balanced, my first by Great Divide brewing co. Highly rated and I like this, not rocking my world, but a delicious great beer. Not sure that the cost is worth it for this beer when there are many other examples that are better in my opinion, but cheaper.

patre_tim, Feb 26, 2013
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5/5  rDev +21.1%

BigLittleHokis, Feb 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

kwa357, Feb 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

RhodyNative, Feb 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

griffiam03, Feb 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

canawler, Feb 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

kevindp9, Feb 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

RumHam, Feb 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

RudnicsMEB, Feb 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

PeerlessMark, Feb 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

EvoJoe, Feb 21, 2013
Photo of JMScowcroft
4.35/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Hercules Double IPA

Look - Pours copper and amber with minimal head. Unfiltered with minimal carbonation. If you don't want to see sediment, make sure you get this relatively young. Either way it does not take away from the quality.

Smell - Sweet apple, malt, and hops.

Taste - Sweet immediately followed by hops and then abruptly drops off followed by bitter hop leftover.

Mouthfeel - Aggressive but welcome, gave me a slight case of the puckers, warming to the cheeks and stomach.

Overall - Great brew, does not present as a 10%.

JMScowcroft, Feb 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Cramerican, Feb 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

jvillefan, Feb 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

DIPAFAN, Feb 18, 2013
Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 3,586 ratings.