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Avery India Pale Ale (IPA) - Avery Brewing Company

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Avery India Pale Ale (IPA)Avery India Pale Ale (IPA)

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very good

2,427 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,427
Reviews: 1,144
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.88%
Wants: 27
Gots: 103 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
IBUs: 65

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-08-2002)
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Reviews by Flounder57:
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4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can was poured into a pint glass. Heading to Denver next week and hopefully a quick 20 min. ride to Boulder to visit Avery again along with Boulder, Mountain Sun, and Twisted Pine.

Appearance: A nice golden yellow with good clarity. One finger head has started to reduced and leave lacing on the side of the glass. slight signs throughout the glass of carbonation.

Smell: very citrusy. Grapefruit, tangerine, and pineapple are up front along with some pine notes. Sweet malts in the rear to balance off the hop aroma a little bit.

Taste: A very nice blend of above ingredients. What a nice treat to come out of a can. The sweet malts are a little more noticeable and the hops are not as crazy as I thought. A little bitterness, but not annoying. Bitterness mellows out within a short period of time.

Mouthfeel: medium carbonation and medium bodied, smooth, and has a dry finish like the can says.

Overall: I have enjoyed this beer from time to time and will enjoy more in the future. Very nice treat and will hoepfully be visiting the brewery again next week. Last years trip to Denver included Boulder and Fort Collins. Boulder is a must for brewery lovers too.

Serving type: can

12-10-2011 17:27:49 | More by Flounder57
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3.46/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz brown bottle purchased from Leura Cellars in Leura, Australia. That probably makes it grey as grey can be. According to the deciphered bottling date on the bottle, this was bottled in April this year, so not that old all things considered.

Pours a rather clear and light golden colour, with a fine head of white that persists in wonderfully streaking rings of lace. Carbonation is languid, forming streams of rather fine and slow-moving bubbles. Body is fluid and fairly light. Looks good though.

Nose is really very pleasant. Subdued, but flavoursome hops provide a little resin and pine, with a hint of some dusty citric characters as well. There's a touch of grain malt underneath, that provides a slightly savoury undertone. It's not as potent as it would be if it were super fresh, but it's reasonably good all the same.

Taste is a little more timid, and perhaps a little the worse for wear for its journey. Here the grain character is more pronounced, and it leaved the hops feeling a little bit flat and uninspired. Slight piney tingle sits on the middle, but this devolves to a rather generic bitterness at the end, mingled with a slight honey sweetness on the finish. Feel is smooth, and surprisingly, with a bit of weight behind it. Carbonation is nicely tempered.

Overall, it's a very drinkable IPA, even when a couple of months old. It's clearly well-crafted, and I look forward to having it super-fresh sometime. Until then, this grey-market import will do me nicely.

Serving type: bottle

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Flows into the glass a beautiful crystal-clear gold with lots of carbonation. A stiff pour yields a massive head, very foamy with big bubbles. It condenses fairly fast and leaves a a lot of lacing.

The aroma is quite nice. I get citrus, pine, a bit of rising bread, orange peel, grass and a hint of onion.

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overall, a really good IPA that I wish I could obtain on a regular basis.

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Avery India Pale Ale (IPA) from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,427 ratings.