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Hercules Double IPA - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Hercules Double IPAHercules Double IPA

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3,474 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,474
Reviews: 1,494
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 178
Gots: 219 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +9%

Pours a single finger head with a copper body into a Spiegalau IPA glass. Presents a wave of super caramelized hops, boozy, with a viscous mouthfeel. Obviously heavier than a regular IPA, this DIPA is definitely not for sessioning. But its richness is sinful, like a nectar of the gods.

JasW, Saturday at 03:31 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +15%

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3.72/5  rDev -9.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

StephRai, Thursday at 09:58 PM
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Aroma (3.5): Good enough aroma. Not a huge crazy aroma, but makes you want to drink it.
Appearance (4): Good color. Not as dark as I was expecting, but a nice dark red/amber color.
Taste (4): I was not impressed with my first sip. But the more I got into it, the more I got the sweet, caramel taste, along with the hops. Definitely has a bit of a boozy taste. Not sure if that's a compliment or not . . .
Palate (4): Has a good mouthfeel. Smooth, doesn't have a real lingering aftertaste.

NickTheGreat, Thursday at 02:17 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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5/5  rDev +21.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +15%

Arguably my favorite IPA. Excellent flavor, not too hoppy, and the high alcohol content is not overly noticeable.

StalkerFishy, Sep 20, 2014
Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,474 ratings.