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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

3,544 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,544
Reviews: 1,498
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 182
Gots: 242 | 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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nanobrew, Nov 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a snifter.

A-Orange-tan head (OK retention) atop a hazy, orange-copper beer, glowing.

S-Some light citrus mingling withing heavy-handed piney hops. A bit of esteriness, alongside a slight maltiness, maybe bread/caramel.

T-Pronounced bitterness right from the start! Then a thick and dark, resinous and earthy hop flavor emerges. Some malts come through, with a caramel and toasty bread character. Bitterness sustains trhough the flavor, into the dry finish.

M-Medium body with a hint of heaviness near the end. Enjoyably light within my mouth with a playful and appropriate carbonation.

D-I like this beer. It's a shame I only have a 12 oz bottle of it! Be prepared to sit on this one, enjoying it slowly, as the bitterness is very strong, but very enjoyable.

CHSLBrew, Dec 29, 2008
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Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,544 ratings.