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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

3,346 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,346
Reviews: 1,485
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 170
Gots: 187 | 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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Danobold

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

11-10-2012 06:09:55 | More by Danobold
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DasBoot2112

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9%

11-10-2012 02:48:59 | More by DasBoot2112
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BigBarley

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

11-09-2012 12:17:47 | More by BigBarley
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Beerbuddy21

California

4.5/5  rDev +9%

11-09-2012 04:51:54 | More by Beerbuddy21
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YalovaIA

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +9%

11-09-2012 02:54:17 | More by YalovaIA
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soulkeeper1369

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +9%

11-08-2012 13:22:14 | More by soulkeeper1369
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apg1014

California

4.75/5  rDev +15%

11-08-2012 05:30:55 | More by apg1014
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nloyless

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9%

11-08-2012 02:26:30 | More by nloyless
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andthevolcano

Delaware

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-07-2012 03:14:13 | More by andthevolcano
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tripledbrew

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-06-2012 04:14:13 | More by tripledbrew
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brandon911

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

11-06-2012 03:30:47 | More by brandon911
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CaptEd

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9%

11-03-2012 00:22:45 | More by CaptEd
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ACY73

California

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

11-02-2012 19:04:34 | More by ACY73
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fredmugs

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +9%

11-02-2012 13:31:02 | More by fredmugs
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jhadler


4.23/5  rDev +2.4%

One of my favorite double IPA's and pick one up every time I see it in the store.

Bronze color with nice lacing pretty clear.

biscuit, light molasses, light hops, butter, and a hint of whiskey and crisp flavor at finish.

Serving type: big bottle

Bottle Design: 8/10

11-01-2012 05:08:05 | More by jhadler
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Greenbaygator


4.75/5  rDev +15%

10-30-2012 22:16:51 | More by Greenbaygator
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ThomasAWilson2

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

10-27-2012 14:29:49 | More by ThomasAWilson2
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InfernoBoss

California

4.5/5  rDev +9%

10-27-2012 04:59:14 | More by InfernoBoss
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Gtg642

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.1%

10-26-2012 19:19:23 | More by Gtg642
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hlatimer266

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

10-26-2012 13:08:42 | More by hlatimer266
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cfrobrew

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.1%

10-26-2012 01:01:46 | More by cfrobrew
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jsulko

Illinois

4.13/5  rDev 0%

Bottle poured into a tulip glass

Bottle date Aug 8th about 2 1/2 months old - freshest I have seen in Illinois

Pours a mostly clear copper color with a decent off white head that lingers.

Smell is full of pine with malty sweetness and some citrus coming through.

Taste is piney and oily with a sweet maltyness to the finish. Hops oil bite lingers.

First time I have seen this one "new" enough to want to try. A more than solid "piney" DIPA but I think I prefer the more citrus forward ones.

10-25-2012 03:49:31 | More by jsulko
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Ncpogs

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

10-25-2012 01:58:03 | More by Ncpogs
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gusman61

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

10-24-2012 19:45:28 | More by gusman61
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RussBecker1


4.5/5  rDev +9%

A-Pours a nice copper. Nice colored DIPA with a frothy finger of head that. Nice lacing after the fact.

S-Huge hop profile, with a good deal of pine and very small bits of citrus.

M-Crisp and pretty much ideal for a beer of such huge flavor.

T-Huge huge huge DIPA. The hops are fantastic and remarkably complex. The balance is beautiful on the palate as well, but it finishes very very clean which makes the entire bomber very drinkable.

O-One of my favorite examples of American DIPA

10-23-2012 15:30:57 | More by RussBecker1
Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,346 ratings.