Hercules Double IPA | Great Divide Brewing Company

Hercules Double IPAHercules Double IPA
BA SCORE
86.6%
Liked This Beer
4.12 w/ 4,188 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
Ranking:
#1,702
Reviews:
1,591
Ratings:
4,188
Liked:
3,628
Avg:
4.12/5
pDev:
11.41%
Alströms:
4.47
 
 
Wants:
292
Gots:
635
Trade:
8
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,188 |  Reviews: 1,591
Photo of timontheroad
3.94/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottled on 3/25. Clear dark amber color, nice big fluffy head, great retention and lacing. Aroma was pretty sweet up front, with just a bit of citrus and pineapple in the nose. The flavor was pretty malty, with just a touch of pineapple and some light grapefruit flavors, a bit of a malt bomb, guess it didn't hold up too well. The mouthfeel was pretty thick and creamy, nice. Overall, not a bad beer, but not great either. I've had some not-so-fresh Titan IPAs that seemed to hold up very well, perhaps this one wasn't store in ideal conditions. Still will be buying this in the future though.

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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of ColdOneKev
3.91/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Orange, slight haze, very nice finger of off white head. Little lacing left behind. Slight haze.

S - Pine resin, light biscuit.

T - Very hop forward, malt is in there somewhere because it cuts the hops, but not enough to really say what it is.

M - Medium body, medium carb. Nice coating of the palate.

O - Excellent DIPA. 10% ABV is well hidden. I would definitely recommend and seek out 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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