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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

2,608 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,608
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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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

IanWingy, Feb 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Kubrickx, Feb 03, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -41.6%

bradleyjay34, Feb 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Tozac, Feb 01, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

kingmaker, Feb 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

jman005, Jan 31, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

aaronlewis024, Jan 31, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

chetw, Jan 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

ChrisMon02, Jan 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

unclekeith, Jan 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

hollywood_15063, Jan 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

DmanGTR, Jan 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

TheLevi4000, Jan 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Huffs, Jan 26, 2013
Photo of SolipsismalCat
3.48/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass.

A: Slightly hazy straw yellow with two-finger, white, frothy head that lasted several minutes. Great lacing.

S: Citrus and pine.

T: Moderate sweetness and solid hop bitterness. Grapefruit and pine. Malt really takes a backseat.

M: Medium bodied with fizzy carbonation. Smooth and crisp.

O: I was a bit disappointed by the biting hop bitterness with none of the hop flavor. Other than that, pretty good IPA.

SolipsismalCat, Jan 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

wo87810, Jan 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

alysmith4, Jan 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Kahmal, Jan 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

tln13, Jan 21, 2013
Photo of SerialHiker
3.14/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Pours a cloudy, golden yellow…off white head about a finger width thick…(3.5/5)

Smell: Sweet, pale, citrus and piney…some floral notes…very mild aroma, I really have to get my nose down in there to get some smells…more or less a straight up IPA…(3/5)

Taste: A nice mix of floral and citrus hops…lemon, grapefruit, some orange citrus flavors…floral hops are mild, while the bread malt is crisp and subdued…a very straight forward IPA flavor, that’s not overly hoppy, but full on flavor…not crazy bitter, but there is some floral bitterness in the after taste…(3.25/5)

Mouthfeel: Crisp and light…very little carbonation…it’s sweet with a slight bitter after taste…nothing weighs on the palate, it really does come and go…(3/5)

Overall: While this is a very drinkable beer, there really isn’t too much to it…standard IPA, with a bit of a floral kick, but nothing drastic…it’s not a citrus hop IPA, it’s not a malty IPA, it’s not a floral IPA…it’s just an IPA, which is fine…with that said, though there’s nothing distinctive about this brew, I would drink it again happily because the flavor that it does bring is enjoyable, crisp, refreshing and hoppy…(3/5)

SerialHiker, Jan 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

gnikola, Jan 17, 2013
Photo of Weli
3.91/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A- Hazy gold straw color with thick white head that lingers a long time

S-Super piney hop aroma, dank NW coast hops, hints of malt?

T-Big hit of piney hops up front, rather smooth bitterness, not much bite. Mild malt sweetness, but overall a rather boring grain bill that stays out of the way and allows the hops to shine

M-Not a ton of carbonation, but super thick foam that will not quit. Medium bodied, off dry finish

O-Nice aroma, good flavor hops, but the heavy piney hops clash with the grain bill. A slightly darker beer or maltier grainbill would be nice. With this very light colored and flavored IPA citrusy C hops seem more appropriate. Nice Am IPA

Weli, Jan 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

LambicPentameter, Jan 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

aorloski, Jan 16, 2013
Photo of spinrsx
3.7/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz Bottle from Total Wine Tampa FL for 2$

Appearance - Slightly hazy gold colour with a large size fizzy white coloured head. There is a low amount of carbonation showing and there is some faint lacing. The head lasted for only a few minutes.

Smell - Hops, malts, grapefruit

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste caramel and malts mixed with hops. There is also some grapefruit/lemons mixed with wheat/bread and some corn syrup. It ends with a bit of a hop/citrus bitterness.

Overall – I expected more based on their IPA/DIPA's and the high reviews. It has a nice taste but there is nothing vibrant to the smell and it's just a tad boring overall. A decent beer but not something I'd buy again.

spinrsx, Jan 16, 2013
Avery India Pale Ale (IPA) from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,608 ratings.