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Avery Anniversary Ale - Twenty One - Avery Brewing Company

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Avery Anniversary Ale - Twenty OneAvery Anniversary Ale - Twenty One

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BA SCORE
87
very good

390 Ratings
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Ratings: 390
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 9.84%
Wants: 2
Gots: 49 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: JimmyFlatRock on 05-23-2014

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Photo of mhbarber
3.42/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of metsfan1
3.64/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Wanted to like this one but its too malt forward, more like an east coast IPA. The nose is nice and has a nice nutty finish.

Photo of SierraFlight
3.67/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cyclonece09
4.12/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GlacierSapien
4.36/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

delicious hoppy brown ale...I love a good brown ale and I love a good ipa....this is a perfect hybrid between the two styles...plenty of hops... not too bitter and the right amount of malt to balance everything out
overall a hell of a india brown ale and one of the better examples of the style out there

Happy 21st Avery...Cheers!!
Heres to 21 years of delicious beers and to 21 more...

Photo of jrob21
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kvgomps
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Emart2500
2.88/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

This beer ironically was a 21st birthday gift. Brown ales have never been a favorite. Smell of coco, choclate, coffee and rich dark fruits. Decent mouthfeel, the hops are subtle but do complement the malts. Overall fair beer.

Photo of AngusOg
3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Viperman1316
3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of bigred89
3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CJNAPS
4.59/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ajm5108
3.67/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

No real standout flavors and seemed a little bland...mostly nut, burnt caramel and a faint coffee and even a little tobacco...good hop / malt balance but overall pretty flat, needed one of the flavors to stanc out more.

Photo of jaymo18
3.94/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PretzelCity
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thumperskibum
4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jaswilson2
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rkf1976
4.08/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hip2hops
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This one defies categorization. "Imperial India-Style Brown Ale"? Imperial, yes. Brown, very! Not so sure about "India-Style," except for the pic of the Taj Mahal on the label. Nevertheless, a sturdy malt backbone with enough hop zing to beg repeated sips all the way through 22 ounces of a very interesting brew, quaffed from my trusty Southern Tier tulip. Thank you, Avery, and Happy 21st Birthday!

Photo of sbanacho
4.15/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tgoldian
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Damian74Shensky
3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of brandoman63
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ghostwalker
3.56/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Body is dark brown with ruby highlights. Thick finger of tan head.

Nose is earthy and bitter. This one is neither a citrus bomb nor a pine tree.

Flavor is stoutly bitter, with a solid malt backbone. Reminds me of toffee or caramel in the dark sweetness, but the profound bitterness on the finish dominates.

Mouthfeel is medium and slick with a tooth-stripping finish.

Overall, a solid drinkable brew. Glad I am having this one on a cold winter's eve, it is pretty warming!

Photo of MarkQ617
3.76/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had a 22 poured into my usual mug, my second review of an Avery beer. I found the color to be lighter than others, more of a chocolate brown with a lighter head than I would have expected. The taste was a mix of spices, rye bread, mad slight toffee notes. The flavor was actually fairly mild, which was surprising given the alcohol content. Pretty good, I guess I was expecting something a bit more robust.

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Avery Anniversary Ale - Twenty One from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 390 ratings.