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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

3,449 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,449
Reviews: 1,492
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 177
Gots: 211 | 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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Arguably my favorite IPA. Excellent flavor, not too hoppy, and the high alcohol content is not overly noticeable.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

BOD 6/25/14. Clear amber pour with a dark ruby cast. Normal head with excellent lacing and retention. Nice nose of blended hops (pine, citrus and a bit of dank) over a caramel background with a hint of alcohol. Medium bodied with a slick texture. Below average carbonation with no effervescence on the finish. The taste profile is complex, but a bit out of balance. The alcohol is quite prevalent. It begins with a caramel rush that flows into the hop flavor, but never totally recedes. The middle is a mild dank bitterness. The finish lingers with alcohol and a slight phenolic note.

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4.8/5.0
Left very nice lacing on my glass. Head was thick and frothy. Taste was very crisp, slightly sweet and citrusy, exceptionally smooth, not too heavy. It was not as carbonated a I expected but it was balanced very well to give a nice mouthfeel. Hoppy taste lingers on the tongue for a satisfying aftertaste. Overall my favorite DIPA to date, I'd put it over six point resin (mainly due to the drinkability of Hercules)

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Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,449 ratings.