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RATINGS: 2422   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 Herculesí aggressive, punchy hop profile. 85 International Bittering Units (IBUs).


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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Msavage235 (90) - - OCT 5, 2012
Hmmm, so much going on here itís hard to put a label on it. The initial contact with the tongue blasts you in the face. Hops at the forefront but the taste always ends in the caramel, malty aftertaste. Hop hater be warned, this definitely is "not for the faint of heart" as the brewer says. A very sweet IPA but also intense with lots of malts, citrus hops and a nice alcohol burn.


3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yonny (36) - - MAY 4, 2015
Tap pour at Upstairs (Mtc) of cloudy orange amber with 1/2 inch white head. Hint of citrus & pine scents. Rough initial taste of grapefruit with hint of tar. Unlike other double IPAs, bitterness does not fade much. Taste is very much "in you face", but not overly complex. Interesting to try, but not my mug of ale.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
RickReallyBrew (55) - Franktown, Colorado, USA - APR 30, 2015
One of my favorite Imperial IPAs. I forget why exactly. I need to go drink one again real soon. Suffering from beer amnesia. Too many beers, not enough recall!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kingaugusta (17) - Georgia, USA - APR 28, 2015
Pours typical IPA amber with a quite white head and a moderately hopped nose. Flavor is a little restrained on the hops for the gravity but still plenty of character and, perhaps most importantly, a lot of balance. Alcohol is well hidden. Not exceptional among its peers but it does everything right.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdixon77 (1410) - Georgia, USA - APR 25, 2015
Old rating. Murky dark orange. Big malt body. Citrus and fruity hops, surprisingly mild bitterness. Some booziness. Clean all Around.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ordybill (530) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - APR 19, 2015
Poured from the tap at the Biergarten in Charleston, SC into a pint glass. Aroma- A big hop and citrus aroma, very nice Appearance- A mildly murky copper colored beer with a thick small white head Taste- A nice malt and hop mix that hides the high ABV well. Palate- A medium to heavy bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Overall- A great DIPA, highly recommended.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Justa (14) - - APR 19, 2015
Really nice double IPA, malt forward and not overly bitter. One of my favourite double IPAs. Big fan

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bth122 (1325) - 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 (1104) - 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 (377) - 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 (129) - 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


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