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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

2,604 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,604
Reviews: 1,154
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 38
Gots: 161 | 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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4.23/5  rDev +9.9%

Appearance: Pours with two fingers of dense head which dissipated slightly but was still present. Sticky lacing left behind at each level. Active carbonation is above average for the style. Orange in color that is clean and transparent.

Smell: Saturated citrus, orange peel, and fresh pine greet the drinker. While heavy pine and citrus carry into the body, there is a bright undertone of tropical fruits with accents of mangos, pineapple, and papaya. Caramelized malts provide a sturdy background.

Taste: A touch of bitterness hits immediately, but there is a bouquet of soft fruits dancing on the palate to really pull you in. Light grass and earth sit atop balanced and semi-sweet malts. Some classic west coast bitterness with a great balanced malt backbone.

Mouthfeel: The bitterness is there but is highlight on the palate and takes nothing away from making this a top notch beer drinkability wise. I could drink these all night.

Overall: I would never to hesitate to buy this again if I just want a great IPA. Balanced but enough soft fruits and lingering bitterness to keep you really interested. Very glad to have Avery in my neck of the woods now.

KFBR392, Today at 01:56 AM
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3.76/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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2.16/5  rDev -43.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.32/5  rDev +12.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Kevin72, Oct 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

booga73, Oct 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

nkelley77, Oct 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.04/5  rDev -21%

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4.08/5  rDev +6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Jdotswizz, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of drpimento
4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

Wow really good stuff! Poured with a thick very long-lasting off-white head, lots of lace and a clear amber color. aroma is fresh hops and malt. Flavor is a wonderful blend of sweet bitter and Tang with resin hop dominating. Body is perfect. Drink drink drink!!!

drpimento, Oct 10, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -4.4%

DRE_Go_Fish, Oct 10, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +17.4%

ted2612, Oct 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Jstonerock24, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of TheSixthRing
3.53/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottling code of 13322B1. Translates to a date of November 18, 2013.

Appearance - Pours a hazy golden orange with a white finger width head. Fair retention results in a thin layer of surface suds. Thin and spotty lacing coats the glass with good stick.

Smell - Orange with a strong malt presence that hits on caramel and bready character.

Taste - Follows the nose. Orange-y hop flavor backed by healthy helpings of caramel and slightly grainy bread malt flavors. Malty finish, and it seems to be missing a lot of hop flavor.

Mouthfeel - Medium-bodied with low to moderate carbonation. Smooth and drinkable.

Overall - Eh, wish I knew Avery's bottling code before I bought this. Turns out this one's nearly a year old, and certainly a reason why the hops are so dead and the malts so strong. What's there shows promise. Certainly a candidate for a Re-review, and with a much fresher example.

TheSixthRing, Oct 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Allurex, Oct 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

BeerSnobRobinson, Oct 08, 2014
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Avery India Pale Ale (IPA) from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,604 ratings.