Avery India Pale Ale (IPA) - Avery Brewing Company
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Reviews by StoneTSR:
3.93/5 rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
I can't believe I never reviewed this beer. It was one of my gateway beers into the craft beer world. Now that I live in Boulder I no longer have any excuse not to review it.
A: Yellowish-gold with a thin head that has mostly dissipated by the time the waitress brought the beer.
S: A mild pine smell with a good dose of hops lurking on the background.
T: This is a strongly bitter beer. A lot of grapefruit up front with a touch of pine and lemon. A lot of hops and a lot of flavor in the Avery IPA. There is a good, strong bitte aftertaste as well.
M: Strong carbonation with a sharp dose of sparkle. Crisp and clean, this has a great feel.
O: This is an excellent standard bearer for Avery. It is bold, bitter and very crisp. It is not watered down or toned down like some flagship offerings are.
Serving type: on-tap
09-03-2011 22:16:37 | More by StoneTSR
More User Reviews:
3.8/5 rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4
Served in a large (15.5 oz) brandy snifter.
A - Pours with a small, off-white head of about one finger that fades quickly. A rich amber in color with very sticky white lacing. No haze whatsoever.
S - Very floral with minimal hops. Some very subtle grapefruit and a very slight booziness, but nothing overpowering or excessive.
T - Malty on the front with the hop character gradually coming through in a very nice balance. More grapefruit here as well, though it's not very powerful. A little bit of biscuit-like quality as well. Nothing that'll blow hopheads away, but still a very tasty beer. Leaves a slight bitterness in the mouth as well as a bit of roasted malt.
M - Thin with a slight burn from the alcohol and some sharpness from the carbonation.
O - It's not the most unique IPA, but it's a very pleasant experience overall. This is my first beer from Avery Brewing. I will likely pick this up again, and am also curious about their other offerings. It's not a beer to go hunt down, but if you come across it, it's definitely worth a try.
Serving type: can
03-09-2014 07:01:18 | More by moneyturtle
4.1/5 rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Just showed up in Wisconsin so I thought I would give it a shot and buy a 6, looks like it was bottled in late January.
Pours a clear copper, I assume this is filtered based on how crazy clear it is, half finger of white head, leaving spotty lacing.
Smell is pine, bready and biscuit malt, caramel, herbal hop, some grapefruit comes through
Taste is heavy pine, nice bready and bicuity malt, caramel and toffee, grapefruit bitterness, a few other citrus notes come through mainly lemon and orange, finishes off with piney bitterness and a doughy malt.
Mouthfeel is medium, heavy carbonation, pretty dry.
Really well crafted beer here, it reminds me of DFH 90 min just a smaller version of that (never had 60min so cant compare to that)
A lot heavier on the pine then the citrus and tropical hops. It is extremely well put together, and well I can pretty much assure you that you have tasted this one before regardless of you have had it or not. But never the less a decent beer that I will enjoy from time to time! Hope the cans hit this area, I could see my self picking this up more in cans for the beach or something.
Serving type: bottle
03-07-2014 19:44:56 | More by nickapalooza86
4/5 rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A-pours a little hazy straw orange color with a pillowy white head with very nice retention
S-lots of pine and grapefruit with a bit of sweet biscuit in the background
T-pine dominants with some bitter grapefruit following and the dry biscuit lingering in the background
M-medium bodied with average carbonation
O-very solid American IPA, nothing out of the box but nice representation of the style
Serving type: can
03-07-2014 00:36:47 | More by atr2605
Avery India Pale Ale (IPA) from Avery Brewing Company
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