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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

3,272 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,272
Reviews: 1,482
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 163
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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GuttaMane138

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-19-2014 19:54:51 | More by GuttaMane138
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blackiemiko

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

07-19-2014 18:41:53 | More by blackiemiko
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curlybird

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-19-2014 14:09:10 | More by curlybird
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heygeebee

Australia

4.04/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - amber, frothy one finger head. Spotty lace and film after a while.

S - apricots, biscuity malts, slight floral hops.

T - cross between IPA and barley wine. Massive malt backbone and apricot and mango notes. Hint of pine. No real bittering hop bite to note.

M - smooth, creamy, light carbonation. Alcohol warmth is noticeable.

O - good IIPA, tho not stellar example. Maybe freshness is an issue.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 10:52:18 | More by heygeebee
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Skunkdrool

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-18-2014 23:02:51 | More by Skunkdrool
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myhopsdontlie

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-18-2014 19:02:27 | More by myhopsdontlie
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MattSharpless

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

07-17-2014 18:32:47 | More by MattSharpless
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KolbMarley

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-17-2014 02:13:46 | More by KolbMarley
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humuloner22

North Carolina

4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This was a balanced beer, but not my favorite. However, it is very easily obtained. The only downfall is it is not cheap, a four pack will run you around $16.

Appearance: Really nicely colored beer. Bronze with some head that falls to a very small lacing pattern.

Smell: More sweet malts, not as much hoppy floral aromas as a West Coast style. Not as much in the bouquet as I would prefer.

Taste: More flavor than you would detect from the aroma. Caramel malts present, but some hop bitterness, not as much citrus fruit flavors as I would prefer. I am really developing a palate for those type of IPAs.

Overall: A good beer but I probably wouldn't go with this one again, just due to the price and the fact that there are others that I like more out there for less money. But, I am not disappointed I had a chance to try it, it might have been THE beer. Variety is a good thing.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2014 00:57:47 | More by humuloner22
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SlothB77

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-16-2014 23:42:14 | More by SlothB77
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huntermop

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

07-15-2014 23:51:30 | More by huntermop
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BrianFarragher

Delaware

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-15-2014 23:51:02 | More by BrianFarragher
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jshusc

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-15-2014 18:22:47 | More by jshusc
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core42

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

07-15-2014 15:13:26 | More by core42
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Justintimebeer


1/5  rDev -75.8%

07-15-2014 06:05:32 | More by Justintimebeer
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DrMindbender

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-15-2014 01:55:47 | More by DrMindbender
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rchristensen

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-15-2014 01:43:52 | More by rchristensen
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ToddThompson

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

07-14-2014 19:30:49 | More by ToddThompson
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PickleBucket29

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

07-14-2014 17:26:16 | More by PickleBucket29
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-14-2014 15:10:00 | More by Canada_Dan
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zombiebeergut

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-14-2014 10:32:56 | More by zombiebeergut
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supaadam

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-14-2014 02:49:17 | More by supaadam
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lonewolfcry

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-13-2014 23:49:26 | More by lonewolfcry
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Ohiovania

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-13-2014 22:44:55 | More by Ohiovania
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RupertRonco

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-13-2014 22:00:53 | More by RupertRonco
Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,272 ratings.