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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

3,518 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,518
Reviews: 1,498
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 182
Gots: 237 | 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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4.4/5  rDev +6.5%

Arkay, Sep 29, 2014
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2.05/5  rDev -50.4%

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4.04/5  rDev -2.2%

vtarider, Sep 28, 2014
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3.98/5  rDev -3.6%

Fordknox, Sep 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

unclekeith, Sep 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

Pours a single finger head with a copper body into a Spiegalau IPA glass. Presents a wave of super caramelized hops, boozy, with a viscous mouthfeel. Obviously heavier than a regular IPA, this DIPA is definitely not for sessioning. But its richness is sinful, like a nectar of the gods.

JasW, Sep 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Los1324, Sep 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

epyon396, Sep 26, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

s35keith, Sep 26, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev -9.9%

timoteo833, Sep 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

StephRai, Sep 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Aroma (3.5): Good enough aroma. Not a huge crazy aroma, but makes you want to drink it.
Appearance (4): Good color. Not as dark as I was expecting, but a nice dark red/amber color.
Taste (4): I was not impressed with my first sip. But the more I got into it, the more I got the sweet, caramel taste, along with the hops. Definitely has a bit of a boozy taste. Not sure if that's a compliment or not . . .
Palate (4): Has a good mouthfeel. Smooth, doesn't have a real lingering aftertaste.

NickTheGreat, Sep 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

ktenneydenver, Sep 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

WoostaBia, Sep 25, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

kpowledge, Sep 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

TLA, Sep 25, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +9.4%

tyalan, Sep 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

dheldman, Sep 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

WDJersey, Sep 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +21.1%

nicholasj1380, Sep 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

dshansen1184, Sep 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

IowaBiertrinker, Sep 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Steve78, Sep 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

Arguably my favorite IPA. Excellent flavor, not too hoppy, and the high alcohol content is not overly noticeable.

StalkerFishy, Sep 20, 2014
Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,518 ratings.