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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

3,273 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,273
Reviews: 1,482
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 165
Gots: 168 | 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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Ratings: 3,273 | Reviews: 1,482 | Display Reviews Only:
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friscokie


4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

09-07-2012 20:38:06 | More by friscokie
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mtnwesdew

New York

4/5  rDev -3.1%

09-05-2012 13:55:28 | More by mtnwesdew
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

09-04-2012 22:49:30 | More by DelicateDelirium
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OGkushington


4/5  rDev -3.1%

09-04-2012 20:37:50 | More by OGkushington
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jnardone235

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

09-03-2012 02:54:03 | More by jnardone235
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Barbie

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +15%

09-02-2012 19:16:16 | More by Barbie
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

09-02-2012 14:56:22 | More by doucmehu
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Aewachiw

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

09-02-2012 00:43:28 | More by Aewachiw
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

09-01-2012 17:38:52 | More by Axnjxn
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mcsauter82

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-31-2012 20:37:33 | More by mcsauter82
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mixed_master7

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

08-31-2012 19:06:23 | More by mixed_master7
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Tom-Peters

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-30-2012 20:53:06 | More by Tom-Peters
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MagillaGriller


4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-30-2012 16:24:45 | More by MagillaGriller
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SLUGLIFE

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

08-28-2012 00:26:55 | More by SLUGLIFE
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BMMillsy

Florida

3.78/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle to tulip. Pours a deep copper color with a small creamy looking head on top. Aroma of sweet caramel malts, toffee, a small hint of grassy hops. Flavor follows with mostly caramel malts, very sweet, and very little btiterness. Not much citrus like I like from my IPAs. Slick and sweet mouthfeel, low to medium carbonation. Overall I just don't get this one. Maybe I got an old bottle.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2012 20:12:35 | More by BMMillsy
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uawildcat

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

08-26-2012 19:37:45 | More by uawildcat
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zevans


4.5/5  rDev +9%

08-26-2012 03:43:07 | More by zevans
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ellswrth

Oregon

3/5  rDev -27.4%

08-25-2012 22:30:42 | More by ellswrth
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cnthix

Washington

4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-25-2012 02:05:36 | More by cnthix
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rrfolk


4.75/5  rDev +15%

08-24-2012 21:53:08 | More by rrfolk
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12owls

California

3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

08-23-2012 20:30:01 | More by 12owls
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krazybartender

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

08-23-2012 19:53:09 | More by krazybartender
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cmannes

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-23-2012 18:49:43 | More by cmannes
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TrappistJohnMD

Mississippi

3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a ruby color with lots of white head and lacing.

Smell is not as strongly hopped as I would like. Tangerine and honey are present. Slight notes of ripe fruit, such as banana, is also present.

Taste has lots of sweet malts up front. Little bit of citrus but not overpowering. Lots of nice hoppy bitterness in the finish. Honey presence throughout.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied.

Overall this was nice. Not my favorite of the style. Lacking a little in the hops, but good.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2012 00:55:24 | More by TrappistJohnMD
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johnyb

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

08-20-2012 01:39:29 | More by johnyb
Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,273 ratings.