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RATINGS: 2377   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 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BiffNilsson (228) - Perstorp, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2014
Gulorange något grumlig vätska med smutsgul medelstor krona. Fantastisk doft. Stor och kraftfull. Känns på långt avstånd. Mycket doft av övermogen ananas, tallbarr och mango. Smaken är stor. Först kommer en kraftig beska som följs upp av salmiak. Sen kommer sötma och ett bittert avslut. Detta är en öl att sippa på och avnjutas länge. De var verkligen en trevlig bekantskap.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Peter_L (796) - SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2014
Flaska från SB. Inbjudande färg och skum. Kåda, tall, karamell och citrus i doften. Mjuk och ljuvlig i den första ansatsen. Sedan kommer sötman och slutligen ett bett i humlen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Humlehode (94) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2014
Pours dark amber with yellowish head. Full bodied, quite malty, aroma of caramel, citrus, grapefruit. Fairly hoppy. Well balanced, but some astringent bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikeyo1 (235) - Linköping, SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2014
bottle @ home. Pours cloudy deep amber with reddish notes. A spectacular white head, a two fingers high white compact head with a spectacular retention and hefty lacing. Looks delicious! Toffee, nuts, some caramel, pine apple and grape in the bitter-sweet aroma. In good balance but I suspect the hops has been in better shape, this bottle is a couple of moths old. Some annoying sticky alcohol becomes evident as the liquid gets warmer. Big sweet mouth feel. Taste is bitter right on, with loads of toffee and pine initially. Mid-palate has some lemon zest, mango, nuts, red berries, and caramel plus bread and a growing grapefruit character; and notable alcohol flavor. Finishes has some more nutty dryness that tries to conquer the big malt sweetness. Long lasting big bitterness in the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ramboraffe (549) - SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2014
355 ml bottle. Hazy orange with white head. Smell is light bitter citrus zest and pine. Taste is bitter citrus, grapefruit, dried fruit. Dry with high bitterness and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Andresvendsen (199) - - AUG 6, 2014
Riktigt god måste jag säga. God smak. Fin färg. Bra eftersmak och till en billig peng. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsnicholas (175) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle (22oz): clear amber with smallish head. Medium plus body. The bitterness hits pretty quickly and ends with a metallic taste. Ok, but not my favorite. Was 4.5 months old so not the freshest. Will try again when I find a fresh one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
klas (285) - SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle bought at Systembolaget. Good. Tastes more bitter than the specified 85 IBUs.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (664) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle. Light amber pour with a frothy off white head. Nose has pine, grapefruit and some herbal notes. Taste has pine, resin, grass and is heavy on the bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lawger (110) - SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2014
Pours chestnut brown with almost a finger of off-white head. Hop forward nose as expected, but it's not jumping out of the glass. Really doesn't smell like a Double at first. Some grape fruits, orange zest, iron and some caramel at the back. Medium bodied palate with a bitterness that kicks in almost instantly and stays throughout the finish which lasts a good while and is rather delishious with some sweet caramel malts coming through. Good, solid Double IPA, but I'm surprised this beer achieved 10% ABV and still has such a relatively weak malt body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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