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RATINGS: 2385   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tillmac62 (256) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - SEP 19, 2014
BOD 6/25/14. Clear amber pour with a dark ruby cast. Normal head with excellent lacing and retention. Nice nose of blended hops (pine, citrus and a bit of dank) over a caramel background with a hint of alcohol. Medium bodied with a slick texture. Below average carbonation with no effervescence on the finish. The taste profile is complex, but a bit out of balance. The alcohol is quite prevalent. It begins with a caramel rush that flows into the hop flavor, but never totally recedes. The middle is a mild dank bitterness. The finish lingers with alcohol and a slight phenolic note.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NBird (405) - Perth, West Australia, AUSTRALIA - SEP 12, 2014
Looks.. Hazy orange amber, sml white head. Smells..floral and unripe stonefruits, loads of malts..red honey, caramel. Tastes..hops v malts battle won by malts, sweet floral hops, strong caramel malts.. A little boozy too. This was bottled 1 yr ago.. So was expected to have lost some hop character..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sevenlee (1403) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - SEP 12, 2014
Pours a cloudy orange with an off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, pine, citrus and hops. Taste is medium sweet leading to a big hoppy finish. Excellent.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Cool_Bond (1568) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - SEP 12, 2014
Incredibly bitter scent. The taste is bitter and quite obnoxious. There are no words I series uses often when I drink beer but this beer I really difficult to drink. It has a minimal fruity taste but as I said, it is taken over by a bitter taste. Bitterness is not good at all, but may still hold in the whole mouth for a long time. To me this beer svårdrucken even though I love Double IPA. Nevertheless believe that this is an defect beer. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leini (909) - SWEDEN - SEP 12, 2014
355ml bottle. Amber-ish body with a medium head. Citrus and pine dominates, along with some tropical fruits. Strong alcohol presence and a bit dryish mouthfeel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gbgbrouge (147) - SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle from Swedish SB. Pours dark amber with a slight haze. Aroma inviting with clear citric notes and a whift of pine. Taste is hoppy bitter but well balanced with a sweeter roasted malt body. Alcohol strength punches through and is a little too strong for my taste. Overall a very well composed and very nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dutch23mp (284) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Heavy on aroma as well as Alcohol love the taste but it is not enough to hide the punch that is why for me it is a bit of a downer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SandB (26) - SWEDEN - SEP 6, 2014
Kraftig humledoft, mycket citrus. Kraftig och fyllig smak med skön beska efteråt. Riktigt bra.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
avantdagare (143) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2014
4 finger beige head, amber body. Nose: Alcohol, fudge, raisins, grapefruit, oranges, dates, caramel and green pepper. Aroma: Resin, oranges, nuts, caramel, raisins, alcohol, pine, fudge, starfruit, grapefruit and green pepper. Long bitter ending.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Luvystypotables (789) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Unpleasant sour malt aroma, cloudy caramel colour without much head. Taste of hops, malt slightly sugary with an almost watery feel and slightly bitter malt finish.

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