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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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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,437 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,437
Reviews: 1,144
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.88%
Wants: 28
Gots: 106 | 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 FtownThrowDown:
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FtownThrowDown

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4.38/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A murky golden color in the glass. This leaves plenty of lacing on the side of the glass. Smell is bittering hops. Taste is absolutely wonderful! Wonderful bitter hop taste. Plenty of juicy hop flavor and bitterness to balance it out. This is a very well done IPA. Among the best. Crisp and refreshing, definitely won't be the last that I have.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2009 17:45:33 | More by FtownThrowDown
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Avery India Pale Ale (IPA) from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,437 ratings.