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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

3,267 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,267
Reviews: 1,482
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 162
Gots: 167 | 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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Horbar

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

08-18-2012 18:45:34 | More by Horbar
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HumanParaquat

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

08-16-2012 05:49:46 | More by HumanParaquat
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Danny1217

Florida

4.03/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Cigar City snifter glass. Nice orange color. Small head with some soapy bubbles. Smells like citrus, hops, and a bit of alcohol coming through. A nice hop kick in the taste, with some citrus and pine. A little bit of alcohol on the finish, but mostly overshadowed by the hops. Good, smooth mouthfeel. Leaves a good aftertaste.

A good DIPA. One of the best I can get here year round.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2012 04:10:03 | More by Danny1217
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brealbg

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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Texas

4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-13-2012 23:29:13 | More by bbcd
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bendern

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

08-13-2012 00:51:02 | More by bendern
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DanE

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

08-12-2012 01:23:36 | More by DanE
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mikeborglum

Missouri

4.88/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured 22 oz bomber in pint glass; definitely fits the commercial description pours a deep amber orange color, big head with lot’s of lace; hop aroma full of pine, floral, and citrus and bitter hop flavor and nutty, toffee-like malt character; nice full and creamy body and great lingering bitter finish. Fantastic brew.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2012 00:38:35 | More by mikeborglum
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

08-11-2012 19:31:39 | More by lars925
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Sweden

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

08-11-2012 07:37:20 | More by JamFuel
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-11-2012 00:42:03 | More by TheMaimed
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Alabama

4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-10-2012 19:08:56 | More by slowdaddy
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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +15%

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Missouri

5/5  rDev +21.1%

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Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +9%

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Florida

5/5  rDev +21.1%

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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

08-07-2012 14:16:08 | More by BlueFeetAndBeer
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FCal79

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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Brutesling57

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +9%

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Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +9%

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WoodburyMN

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

08-05-2012 18:56:14 | More by WoodburyMN
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MatthewWilde

Massachusetts

4.28/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Sample: 1 bottle 2012

A: Dark orange in color, moderate internal carbonation, pours a moderate off-white head, translucent

S: Reminiscent of DFH 120 minute ipa, moderately fragrant, strong citrus notes, definitely heavy apple notes as well, quite apparent alcohol notes

T: Much akin to the nose, citrus, tropical fruits and apple, some alcohol to finish, well balanced sweet and bitter elements, powerful flavor

M: Despite its high abv and intense flavor, very smooth and drinkable, even refreshing, mild alcohol/citrus aftertaste, only slightly lingering, not overpowering and surprisingly not very drying

O: All elements are in sync, great flavor, smooth and balanced, a must-try, perfect example of the style

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2012 18:44:00 | More by MatthewWilde
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kell50

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

08-04-2012 12:36:46 | More by kell50
Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,267 ratings.