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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

3,364 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,364
Reviews: 1,486
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 173
Gots: 190 | 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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myteam24

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-05-2014 01:46:18 | More by myteam24
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a_beckman25

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

08-04-2014 02:29:42 | More by a_beckman25
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gritz147

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

08-04-2014 01:32:11 | More by gritz147
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Daniel_Leinenweber


4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

08-03-2014 21:59:35 | More by Daniel_Leinenweber
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Barhoppin13

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

08-03-2014 21:44:00 | More by Barhoppin13
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BMos

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -27.4%

08-03-2014 20:34:22 | More by BMos
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Chilly_E

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +9%

08-03-2014 18:27:06 | More by Chilly_E
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Rschimmell

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

08-03-2014 17:52:12 | More by Rschimmell
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BigJohnShow

California

3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

08-03-2014 16:08:41 | More by BigJohnShow
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Bushwacker393

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-02-2014 22:26:33 | More by Bushwacker393
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RBuckley73

Nevada

4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-01-2014 23:21:55 | More by RBuckley73
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rafletch

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +9%

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Tyler523

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9%

08-01-2014 21:19:17 | More by Tyler523
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-01-2014 20:56:17 | More by Nowlansavage11
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MaxPowers

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

08-01-2014 20:03:44 | More by MaxPowers
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -3.1%

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MNMike

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-01-2014 04:02:27 | More by MNMike
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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Lionhearted1987

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-31-2014 14:39:32 | More by Lionhearted1987
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majorbase2

Wisconsin

4.3/5  rDev +4.1%

Pours a deep, dark amber color with a large light brown foam head, with good retention. Kind of cloudy. Leaves a ton of lacing. Beautiful beer.

The aroma is bursting with citrus. Very strong scent of grapefruit, with a little bit of grassiness and floral notes. Pleasant notes of pine. A little bit of maltiness. After reading the reviews, this one is definitely reminiscent of a barleywine.

Earthy hops up front followed by pine and some very pleasantly sweet, bready malts. The citrus and grapefruit is more absent than I expected. It's definitely there, but not as present as in the aroma. Very bitter, but it works. Despite the mention of nuts in the description, they're not very noticeable until the back end, and even still barely noticeable. Even still, a nice touch. Amazingly balanced. Alcohol is masked masterfully.

Medium bodied. A little sticky but still goes down pretty smooth. Easy going for a 10%er.

Overall, a fantastic brew. This is my first from Great Divide and boy, what a first. This one will definitely vault to the top of my list.

07-31-2014 02:36:50 | More by majorbase2
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jworkman

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-31-2014 01:49:58 | More by jworkman
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EdwardK77

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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AmericaGWShark

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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nkelley77

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -27.4%

07-28-2014 21:16:04 | More by nkelley77
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

07-27-2014 13:52:40 | More by wrightst
Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,364 ratings.