Hercules Double IPA | Great Divide Brewing Company

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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:
4,170
Reviews:
1,585
Avg:
4.13
pDev:
11.38%
 
 
Wants:
289
Gots:
627
For Trade:
8
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3.95/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Love this in a bottle and on draft; pre-conceived notions of flavor; light head; significant lacing; exceptional bitter citrus on the nose; light lemon grapefruit notes too; the beer is very hop-forward, but retains good beer balance; a little nutty malted flavor here; easy on the mouth; could drink this all day; one of the boozier beers that hides his ABV content extremely well.

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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4.75/5  rDev +15%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

Photo of jhadler
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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

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4.75/5  rDev +15%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of jsulko
4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

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Photo of NickyPogs
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
4.13 out of 5 based on 4,170 ratings.
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