Hercules Double IPA | Great Divide Brewing Company

BA SCORE
92
outstanding
4,157 Ratings
Hercules Double IPAHercules Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
greatdivide.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

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.

Added by filabrazilia on 04-11-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,157
Reviews:
1,583
Avg:
4.13
pDev:
11.38%
 
 
Wants:
284
Gots:
625
For Trade:
8
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear deep copper with a rich, dense, cream head that slowly dissipates, leaving sticky lacing.

Resin, mint, pine, grapefruit, and earthy hops form the initial aroma. There's a slightly sweet, bready, toasted malt component underlying the hop notes.

Flavor is sweet and earthy initially, with citrus pith hitting mid palate, finishing earthy, resiny, and a touch bitter. Caramel malt forms the backbone.

Body is full, with fairly low carbonation and noted alcohol warmth.

I expected more hop character. The sweetness of the malt is somewhat overwhelming. Bitter hops counter in the finish, but the middle ground is lacking a bit. This may have passed muster back in the day, but times...they are a changin'.

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Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
4.13 out of 5 based on 4,157 ratings.
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