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Hercules Double IPA - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,626 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,626
Reviews: 1,505
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.62%
Wants: 197
Gots: 278 | 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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4.44/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bierluvre
4.61/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Just Wow. I am really not the biggest IPA guy but this beer was just mind blowing. I hate an overly bitter beer. This beer has a biiter hop bite but the malt and floral balance that follow in the second mouthful makes one of the best beer experiences ever. Buy it, all of it.

Photo of InkedinRi
2.1/5  rDev -49.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

I may have gotten a bad bottle but this was more of a malt bomb that a hop bomb!

Photo of gold0383
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of erushing
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.2/5  rDev +1.7%

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3/5  rDev -27.4%

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4.8/5  rDev +16.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +15%

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4.65/5  rDev +12.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Rideguy64
4.75/5  rDev +15%

Photo of jessealmlie
4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +21.1%

Photo of Beernoobie
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of danvanmat
4.75/5  rDev +15%

Pour - Great thick body. Solid layer of foam at top.
Color - Darker than usual Amber.
Smell - Very strong hops, blended with a fruity aroma.
Mouth - Good thick maltiness - coats mouth well.
Taste - This is what you'd expect a very high-gravity double IPA (10% alcohol per the bottle) - extremely sharp hoppy bite, blended well with the fruit finish, but the bite really sticks out.
Overall - This is not a beer for a "casual, light IPA drinker" - this is for the IPA drinker that LOVES the hoppy, bitter bite of a double IPA. If Great Divide Brewing sought to make the hoppiest Double on the Market, then in this beer drinkers opinion - they very much have. Overall - 96.

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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3.8/5  rDev -8%

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4.08/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.6/5  rDev -12.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 3,626 ratings.