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RATINGS: 2416   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).


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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jtd6628 (357) - North Carolina, USA - MAR 26, 2012
Great double IPA. The aroma is light for the style. The taste is bitter and hop resin. With a nutty pine taste too.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bth122 (1322) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 18, 2015
Draft. Amber color. Nice full citrus floral hop with a big malt backbone. Medium heavy bitterness. Medium to medium heavy body. A big, hoppy beer. Good but yikes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (1074) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - APR 16, 2015
BOTTLE 355 ML from Bov. Bottled 24-SEP-2014. Red-amber slightly hazy with tan smallish head. It is hoppy enough after the pour, with notes of sweet citrus and mango, menthol candy, but after a couple of minutes the malts totally dominate - lots of caramel and marmalade. The taste is malty right from the start, overly sweet fruit with a touch of alcohol and a somewhat harsh moderate bitterness. Not bad, anyway.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChrisSc (369) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 3, 2015
16oz glass on tap. Minneapolis. Pours deep copper in color. Small white head. Significant lacing. Aroma is citrus, some resin. malty backbone. Taste is heavily bitter. Subtle sweetness. Body is medium-full. Average carbonation. Long finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
egg (125) - USA - APR 2, 2015
Bottle on 4/2/15. Pours a hazy dark orange with a thin off white head. Nose is citrus, bread, fruit. Taste is the same. Citrus, alcohol toward the end and some alcohol burn and hop bitterness to close. Dry and crisp. Nice

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CH-303 (1560) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - MAR 30, 2015
Appearance: Bottled 24/9-2014. Hazy Amber, fizzy, some light tan head.
Aroma: Hops and citrus.
Taste: Lots of hops, some fruit, slight alcohol. A bit harsh.
Bought: Drinks of the World (Bern), 355 ml, CHF 8.30
Info: 27/3-2015

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nihtila (1288) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 27, 2015
16.1.2015. Clear ruby. Aroma of exotic fruits, sweet caramel malts. Taste is quite sweet, exotic fruits, passionfruit, caramel. Stronger and sweeter version of Titan.

2.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
samsmith33 (499) - - MAR 25, 2015
Aroma is nice: orange, lemon, grapefruit, grasses. Appearance: dark yellow orange. Above avg. White head. Taste: lots of pine. Offensive. Grass, hops. Fruit in the aroma is blocked by the overly strong grassy/woody character. Lively carbonation. Ok. An unfortunate product of the IPA craze.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsmanigold (67) - - MAR 21, 2015
A decent brew. A light citrus/spruce scent is detected. Very heavy malt flavor with an extra healthy dose of hops. A nice dry finish after each sip. I would recommend this for someone to try at least once.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
loco_gallego (217) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 19, 2015
Orange, très légèrement trouble. Mousse blanc cassé relativement persistante. Gros lacings. Aromatique sur l’houblon pin et agrumes-citron. Maltage bien présent caramel. Alcool accompagne bien. En bouche bonne balance sucré-amertume. Longueur convenable. . Bon corps. Fin légèrement alcoolique sans sensation de chaleur, fruitée sur l’ananas je dirais. Bonne IPA, mais l’aromatique de l’houblonnage plus tellement présente je pense...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wekker84 (1770) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2015
Bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts citrus pineapple fruits a lot of fruits spicy and hops flavor malts spicy citrus pineapple fruits earthly notes and a bitter hoppy aftertaste


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