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Hercules Double IPA - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Hercules Double IPAHercules Double IPA

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3,431 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,431
Reviews: 1,489
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 177
Gots: 207 | 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%

DRBiser, Jan 04, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

user785335, Dec 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

OregonGrown7, Dec 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Big_V, Dec 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

tswater, Dec 28, 2012
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3.48/5  rDev -15.7%

Off tap into a tulip glass. One finger of head on a dark copper body.
It has a strong smell of orange and lemon, which it nice.
The taste is solid bitterness and a little sour orange. Bold and in your face.
The mouthfeel is normal moderate carbonation and medium body.
Overall a nice drink and I liked the orange scent and flavor that came through.

Fatehunter, Dec 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

powpig2002, Dec 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Mark5252, Dec 27, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

BigCheese, Dec 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

smartassboiler, Dec 27, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

Lukass, Dec 26, 2012
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2.73/5  rDev -33.9%

Out of a bottle at Haven in Orange, CA.

Raul does not approve! Nasty! Nasty! Nasty!

So this is one of those Least Coast IPA's. Or is it a Strong Ale? Because Raul cannot tell. If Raul wants himself a bottle of strong ghetto syrup, he'll get himself a bottle of Old English. The homeboys gave this a 99!? Either way, Raul vows never again. Rather step in fresh doo doo'd kitty litter than suffer through this nastiness again.

Now back to a fresh, hoppy, pineapple blasted BEST Coast IPA.

*Raul was a bit ignant when he wrote this review. Now well versed in the wide world of craft from all regions, Raul vows to try young Hercules again.

RaulMondesi, Dec 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Jason1010, Dec 26, 2012
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5/5  rDev +21.1%

CornellAquired, Dec 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

shagal, Dec 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

visualmartyr, Dec 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

poopsyeah, Dec 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

willitsmckinley, Dec 23, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

HomerS, Dec 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

erha2, Dec 22, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

marlow, Dec 22, 2012
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4.58/5  rDev +10.9%

Dude... this was amazing! A beer trade from a new friend visiting for the Toronto International Film festival from Colorado... Faint hops smell, it give nothing away to the fact of when tasting this you are gob-smacked with flavour! The colour, light golden brown, such a well balance between the hops and malt, very little left on the palate, hops going down within minutes. 10% abv? Really, I wouldn't have thought this. Initial taste, hope right at the tip and sides of the tongue, then a toffee/caramel malt blend right in the centre of your tongue. This was fantastic!

Electros, Dec 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

glock267, Dec 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Hessian257, Dec 21, 2012
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5/5  rDev +21.1%

grahamboudreaux, Dec 20, 2012
Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,431 ratings.