Hercules Double IPA | Great Divide Brewing Company

Hercules Double IPAHercules Double IPA
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Hercules Double IPAHercules Double IPA

Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

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

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Very clean

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Semi murky browned orange color. Delicious creamy, froathy cream colored head leaves the glass full of sticky dense lace. Tantalizing and delightful aroma. Nose of juicy floral hops, pine resin, citrus, a hint of yeast, slight fruits. Creamy toffee, honey glazed and slightly caramel malts beneath the hop glory. Taste overwhelms your head with hoppy goodness in an extremely smooth but subtly confrontational way. Bitterness is clearly here but its relaxed letting the great juicy tastes lead the way. Yummy smooth, creamy and oily, slightly dry mouthfeel. Drinkability is fantastic for 9.1% abv.

Like some sort of hop extravaganza. Lush and juicy with endless hops throughout the experience. Complimentary malts ground the out of control hops. I had this on tap awhile back and I remember it being even more amazingly hoppy and ultra ultra fresh.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Biere Garden in Asheville

A - orange with a big, dense, white head that has great retention

S - bread, citrus, grapefruit, pineapple, oranges

T - bread, caramel, sugar, grapefruit, oranges, pineapple

M - medium to full bodied, warm, smooth, good carbonation

This is a pretty big, bold IPA. The alcohol is present but adds warmth and body. The hop character is not bitter and is very citrusy. It's malt forward and has incredible drinkability for the ABV. I will definitely have this again.

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Hercules Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 86.6% out of 100 with 4,188 ratings
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