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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

3,278 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,278
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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RupertRonco

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-13-2014 22:00:53 | More by RupertRonco
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Huey702

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

07-13-2014 20:15:43 | More by Huey702
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Beerbeard

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

07-13-2014 16:58:27 | More by Beerbeard
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bigjoe786

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-13-2014 16:01:36 | More by bigjoe786
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sleepyteacher

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

07-13-2014 15:24:42 | More by sleepyteacher
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Faroveryonder

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

07-12-2014 22:04:12 | More by Faroveryonder
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AMCimpi

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-12-2014 21:56:02 | More by AMCimpi
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ChristianT

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-12-2014 21:26:17 | More by ChristianT
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metsfan1

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-12-2014 04:15:16 | More by metsfan1
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GTJayG

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

07-12-2014 00:57:12 | More by GTJayG
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harrington_ptj

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-11-2014 18:08:09 | More by harrington_ptj
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JLeet

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

07-11-2014 17:22:05 | More by JLeet
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Bone53

Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

100th review, so I thought id treat myself to a pricey, highly regarded IIPA.

Poured from a bottle into a snifter at around 45°F

Appearance: Amber color with some floaties. One finger frothy egg shell colored head

Smell: Sweet malts (caramel, toffee), maybe some dark fruit, very little citrus

Taste: Even bigger on the malt; Huge toffee, caramel notes upfront, pine in the middle, with a citrus aftertaste

Mouthfeel: Thick, resinous body; Smooth with moderate bitterness

Overall: The dates were scratched off on the bottles, so maybe my four pack was old. Forget a malt backbone, this was almost all malts except for the aftertaste. I think Great Divide meant to put barleywine on the label instead. As highly rated as this is and at $15.99 a four pack, this is one of the most overrated beers I've had in any given style. Sure, it's a great barleywine, but as a IIPA, it's baffling. I'll rate this somewhere in the middle. I don't even see this meeting its reputation fresh. I should've grabbed Founders Double Trouble afterall. That may just be my 101st review.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2014 02:26:23 | More by Bone53
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MikeAndrews

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

07-10-2014 17:53:14 | More by MikeAndrews
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joemetric

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

07-10-2014 16:26:12 | More by joemetric
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warpig372

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +9%

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Walterho

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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Bobthehuman


4/5  rDev -3.1%

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jstone80

Alabama

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-09-2014 21:17:24 | More by jstone80
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

07-09-2014 21:05:07 | More by Dmbphoenix
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-09-2014 16:26:52 | More by BeerNoobNC
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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

07-08-2014 00:05:18 | More by sjmad23
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Randyh

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-07-2014 13:48:40 | More by Randyh
Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,278 ratings.