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RATINGS: 2524   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Hoppier, maltier and with more alcohol than a standard IPA, Hercules Double IPA definitely is not for the faint of heart. Hercules Double IPA is, however, an elixir fit for the gods. A brash but creamy wonder, Hercules pours a deep orange-coppery color, forming substantial lace in the glass. Hercules Double IPA delivers a huge amount of piney, floral, and citrusy hop aroma and flavor from start to finish. A hefty backbone of nutty, toffee-like malt character balances Hercules’ aggressive, punchy hop profile. 85 International Bittering Units (IBUs).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosskyle (507) - - JUN 3, 2016
12oz bottle. Hazy Amber gold color with an off white head. Resin hops aroma. Resin grapefruit up front with a strong hops finish. Heavy oily body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dal9000 (479) - Ohio, USA - MAY 29, 2016
At Howells and Hood in Chicago. In a snifter. Malty hop up front with a lingering long hop finish. The hop taste changes from concentrated orangey to a mild pine finish. Not for the weak of heart. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ianwelby (1042) - SCOTLAND - MAY 17, 2016
Hazy, dark amber beer with a smooth, off-white head and a sharp, aroma of hoppy grapefruit. Taste is grapefruity as well, though there’s a bit of a citrus blend in there. It’s not all bitter and hoppy though. There’s a good, grounded maltiness there too and an airy, floral feel to the backtaste. Really good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
minihame2 (438) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 11, 2016
Clear, copper brown colour with some tan frothing on top. Rich, malty aroma, sweetness, brown sugar. Complex taste, with not too overpowering hops. Slightly bitter finish. Creamy smooth mouthfeel, low carbonation. Very good and well-rounded double ipa.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
polo_marco (297) - milton, Vermont, USA - MAY 4, 2016
Smells of tons of tropical fruits, some floral and malt scent on the back. Really deep copper in color. Taste of sweet fruits with a touch of malt bitter dry finish that lingers for a bit which I liked. Med body sticky mouth feel. Nice carbonation that stays throughout the flavor profile. Love the sweetness and bitterness that are so well balanced in the great IPA. Nice work!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
at_the_hop (109) - Worcestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2016
Keg. Pours pale brown which suddenly shines golden when held to the light. Solid eggshell head. Smells of treacle and biscuits. Initially I just got a sweet mess of malts and waxy bitterness. Persevered and there is a complex floral hoppy character there but it’s fighting the malts and not allowed to shine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Heidbummer (168) - SCOTLAND - MAY 1, 2016
1/2 at Brewdog Edinburgh. Pours copper/gold, good lacing. Floral but also resin nose. Moderate carbonation. Big floral and citrus hit on the initial taste, with a bit of pine on the follow through. Stupidity drinkable for the abv. A proper IPA no argument. Bravo!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
weordie (752) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2016
Pours copper with a medium white head. There’s some red berries on the nose, quite juicy. Quite a juicy start to the beer with a full on punch in the face bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Piotr (56) - POLAND - APR 25, 2016
On tap in brewdog Nottingham. Excellent dipa, really surprised by the smooth taste, the label says 10 % alc. But could not feel this power at all. One of the best so far.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
teamsale (133) - Washington, USA - APR 22, 2016
Poured from a bottle. Copper amber with a medium brownish head. Smells of medicine, spice, pineapple, not the most appealing combination. Has a wonderful taste, extremely well balanced, sweet but not over sweet and just the right bitter. Excellent in spite of the aroma.

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