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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

2,794 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,794
Reviews: 1,173
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 51
Gots: 238 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-08-2002

IBUs: 65
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,794 | Reviews: 1,173
Photo of FamousCharlie
3.64/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I really enjoyd this beer i loved how bitter it was very powering smell didnt like how my six pack had an empty beer with it but mistakes happen

Photo of Taybeh
3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

from a 6 week old single into an imperial pint

A: clear orange-golden with a tight 1 finger off-white head
S: bready caramel malty sweetness married to some round fruity citrus, melon and floral hops.
T & M: malts are a little lighter than in the nose, and while they provide a nice balance and some sweetness, this is mainly about the hops which contribute a lot of flavor that follows the nose and gives it some prickly punch on the back end. A little soapy, too. The combination of flavors isn't ideal for me, but I don't think there's any question that these guys know what they're doing...it is very well made. Medium to high carbonation for the style, moderate body, dries out at the end.

Wouldn't turn down another...not quite as delicate but putting that aside, does this remind anyone else of Two Hearted?

Photo of Zuidman
3.96/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MSUpackman
3.15/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of superspak
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 9/16/2014. Pours fairly crystal clear deep golden color with a 1-2 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of grapefruit, pineapple, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, floral, grass, light caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of citrus/pine hops and moderate bready malt notes; with good strength. Taste of grapefruit, pineapple, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, floral, grass, light caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Good amount of pine/citrus rind bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, pineapple, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, light caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity and balance of citrus/pine hops and moderate bready malt flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth and moderately crisp/sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice IPA. All around good complexity and balance of citrus/pine hops and moderate bready malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

Photo of BatManuel
4.42/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KillerJigger
4.27/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

First thought, oak/lambic funk with bitter finish. Surprisingly complex. Loved it. Different from my usual TG IPA's i drink.

Photo of aussiebeer
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jmaddox84
4.19/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of justincourts
3.32/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of G_Z_a
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JordanHageman
3.76/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GMorgan
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brewme
1/5  rDev -74%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Due to the high rating, I have tried this beer multiple times, to rule out bad batches, shipping malfunction etc. Nope: Every time it smells & tastes badly skunked.

Photo of mikevanatta
3.6/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ChrisL24481
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hop_God
3.74/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of petewheeler
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of flixjones303
3.65/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle. Forgot to check date. Pours a mostly clear orange with a nice head and lacing in the glass. Aroma and flavor both feature moderate orange-rind character. It's a solid effort, but it leaves me wanting a little more hop aroma and flavor.

Photo of BPMeyer27
3.6/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eagleyes
3.98/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HeadyRebekah
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Malty_Hopper
4.22/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mill3859
4.08/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Avery India Pale Ale (IPA) from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,794 ratings.