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RATINGS: 2307   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98   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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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThisWangsChung (747) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - APR 7, 2013
Rated 3/15/13. Thanks to Jay for the 12 oz bottle! Poured into a generic tulip. A: Pours a reddish copper color. The head is a one finger offwhite shade. Definitely an attractive DIPA with a nice amount of lacing left on the glass. S: There is a lot of caramel, plummy expressions, and faint pine on the nose. Surely, this one is past its prime. T: A sweet caramel opening gives way to plenty of earthy, boozy, and piny qualities on the finish and aftertaste. Past its prime? Yeah - even still, I’m impressed by how balanced and mellow this one comes across. The boozy notes in no way ruin my moderate enjoyment of this one. M: The texture is medium, and thankfully isn’t too syrupy or boozy either way. It also lacks some of the sharpness some DIPAs develop - but to be fair, this IS an older bottle. O: Quite good, considering its advanced age. Fresh, this is one to keep an eye on.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Daniel719 (79) - Safety Harbor, Florida, USA - APR 18, 2014
On tap at copperheads. Pours a decent golden color with hints of red. Not much smell. Minimal hops. Taste is a lot different. Hoppy as hell in the front end, dry in the back end. You can taste the high abv. Pretty decent beer but I could only have one. Def wrecks the palate.

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3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hman43 (224) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - APR 14, 2014
Heavy pine aroma with citrus and a hint of floral. It is cooper-orange in the glass with a little bit of lacing. It has a strong piney taste, with rind, plenty of hops, with a bitter kick.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Daytonbeer (582) - Ohio, USA - APR 12, 2014
Pours amber with nice head and lacing. Aroma of pine, citrus hops and toffee sugar. Taste is the same with strong bittering at the end. Very nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dlovell2 (567) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 10, 2014
Pours copper color with white head. Sweet candy caramel aroma with fruity citrus finish. Flavor starts off sweet syrupy candy caramel malt followed by fruity mango and citrus flavors finishing with a big citrus hoppiness. Another fantastic offering from Great Divide.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
eruizgarcia (167) - - APR 9, 2014
Absolutely delicious and well balanced. Boozy, sweet, creamy with a pleasant bitter finish. Awesome thick palate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
illiniphil (122) - Nashotah, Illinois, USA - APR 6, 2014
Pours a cloudy apricot with a minimal slight white head. Well-balanced flavor of hops, fruitiness and malt. Higher abv also is not overwhelming. A very solid, well balanced IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BennyBinion (18) - Canyon, Texas, USA - APR 6, 2014
Pours a cloudy orange amber with a white head. Has a hoppy apricot aroma. The flavor is bitter, floral, and malty.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fcjack1 (105) - Washington, USA - APR 4, 2014
Bomber from MSM. Pours a reddish amber. Thin white head. Scent is malty, some hops. Taste us pretty hoppy. A little fruity. Good balance. Alcohol lingers a little. Me likey.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MattiasA (617) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2014
Backlog. On tap at Green Lion Inn. One of the better of the many American IIPAs you come across.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EcnarM (56) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Another nice offering from Great Divide Brewing Company. Hits on all points. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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