Hades Ale | Great Divide Brewing Company

Hades AleHades Ale
718 Ratings
Hades AleHades Ale

Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by ArrogantB on 06-11-2007

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great Divide Hades Belgian Style Ale: Here is a unique offering. I poured this beer into a Leffe goblet glass that I picked up in Europe. The Hades has the look of an aged Chardonnay, very little head and a bright straw color. Almost no carbonation. Even though it looks more like wine than beer, the aroma is 100% Belgian Ale. The distinctive yeast aroma is abundant. And that Belgian yeast, bread and sweetness come through in the flavor, but not in an overpowering fashion. The Hades is light compared to any Tripels, has a bit of a dry hoppy finish, but make no mistake, there is plenty of Belgian style enjoyment. Very highly recommended for a lighter twist on the Belgian theme.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass

A - Light golden/yellowish in color, very clear, get a slight white head that while receding quickly left a slight layer of foam on the top.

S - Get Belgium yeast, slight citrus notes, some malt and a little funk.

T - Very nice, get the citrus almost like pineapple, hops on a nice clean and dry finish which I like, alcohol is hidden well.

M - Medium bodied, big and bold carbonation along with a slight sweetness.

O - A nice quencher, as stated earlier I like a dry finish in these types of ales and this one delivers

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Hades Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 718 ratings
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