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Hercules Double IPA - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,346 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,346
Reviews: 1,485
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 170
Gots: 187 | 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%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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KajII

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.1%

[Best served in a Tulip glass]

The pour was a murky medium copper orange with a large (2-3 finger) rocky cream colored head that had decent retention, finally reducing to a thin layer of residue with some excellent sheeting of sticky lacing.

The aroma was of a toasted grain malt, pine and floral hops and a mildly sweet yeast with notes of citrus (grapefruit / peel), toffee, caramel and a mild alcohol tinge.

The taste was bitter sweet and a tad malty with a hint of toffee early on, with the taste becoming a bit hoppier and having a strong grapefruit presence and a mild citrus peel bitterness towards the end. The flavor lingered for a good while with the taste of citrus and hops settling nicely on the taste buds, meanwhile a mild alcohol warming sensation just added to the enjoyment of this tantalizing brew.

Mouthfeel was almost medium in body with a dry oily texture and a good lively carbonation.

Overall a DIPA with a well balanced blending of flavors that created a smooth sweet bitter taste, which made this a very enjoyable and drinkable brew.

05-20-2012 16:41:43 | More by KajII
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dcs1548

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.1%

02-12-2012 03:05:48 | More by dcs1548
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Pours a deep copper color with a thin and fizzy beige head that burns off quickly. Thin rings of lacing on the glass. Citrus and floral hops in the nose. Medium-bodied and moderately bitter with floral hops, grapefruit and earthy malt flavors. The finish is hoppy with some citrus and pine aftertaste that lingers awhile. Pretty solid IIPA all around.

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Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.1%

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Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,346 ratings.