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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

2,374 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,374
Reviews: 1,141
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.88%
Wants: 25
Gots: 86 | 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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ridgeline23

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-03-2012 00:29:07 | More by ridgeline23
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johnbifulco


3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-02-2012 01:08:09 | More by johnbifulco
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chickenflea

Florida

3.68/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

World of Beer - UCF, Orlando. Beer pours bright golden color and medium white head.

The aroma is hoppy: piney and grapefruit notes dominate. Subtle malt aromas.

Initial taste is light, sweet and refreshing. Body is a tough heavy for an IPA - almost like a double IPA. Texture is smooth and a little oily. Hop bitterness really settles in on the aftertaste. Really!

The body is medium.

A good IPA. Well made with no distractions. Hopheads should love this brew, as it really delivers the bitterness on the finish. Not my favorite IPA (I prefer the fresh-hopped variety) but very solid.

Serving type: on-tap

06-01-2012 13:39:02 | More by chickenflea
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jlordi12

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-01-2012 11:54:29 | More by jlordi12
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Brad007

Vermont

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

Pours a light golden color with the thickest, frothiest head of beer I've seen in a while.

Aroma is brimming with citrusy hops. Anything else is quite faint to my nose.

Wow. My taste buds are immediately doused in a bitter, light grapefruit haze. Malt is sweet like fresh bread dough. Very nice balance here.

Mouthfeel is the exact same. A balance of citrus and bready malt.

I'm impressed with this version of the style. It hit all the right notes.

Serving type: can

05-30-2012 00:30:34 | More by Brad007
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jwhancher

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

05-29-2012 01:49:43 | More by jwhancher
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Gabbyaboutipa

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

05-28-2012 17:00:13 | More by Gabbyaboutipa
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Larrydoherty

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.6%

05-27-2012 23:50:18 | More by Larrydoherty
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Tash2360

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

05-27-2012 15:59:03 | More by Tash2360
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powpig2002

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

05-27-2012 01:25:06 | More by powpig2002
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BostonHops

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

(review from notes; sampled on 02/06/11)

pours an amber/copper tone with a healthy finger of off-white head; middling head retention and patchy pacing. decent looking IPA, if nothing especially noteworthy.

nose is citric-hoppy with some mild malty notes in the background. decent aroma, doesn't exactly get you salivating, but it's solid. taste mostly follows the aroma. grapefruit, zemon zest, maybe a subdued floral note. not getting a big malty presence, though there's a touch. hoppy bitterness persists through the finish. overall, a tasty and enjoyable IPA though of the unremarkable variety - no real wow factor.

medium-bodied mouthfeel with average carbonation. good drinkability.

originally reviewed: 02-09-2011

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2012 22:51:56 | More by BostonHops
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ChrisConn

Minnesota

4.65/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Golden, no fade, it is very clear up to light. Full foam, great head appearance.

S - Nothing overpowering, very light malty, citrus aroma. Great attractive smell.

T - Distinct hoppiness with the back up of the citrus. Carries well, makes my tongue tingle and finishes with a light bitterness.

M - Light creamy presence, again light, med body. Good feel.

O - Great beer. Was pleasently surprised with the smell and taste. Worth a trip back to the store for more.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2012 22:44:31 | More by ChrisConn
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Hopmodium

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-25-2012 17:06:14 | More by Hopmodium
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beernads

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.6%

05-25-2012 07:48:52 | More by beernads
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can served in conical pint glass

A - clear golden amber with 2 finger frothy white head with excellent rentention and great lacing

S - malt, biscuit, herbal and citrus hops

T - follows nose with sweet caramel malt character and nice citrus and herbal bitter finish

M - med body, mod carbonation, smooth creamy finish

O - A nice herbal and malty ipa

Serving type: can

05-24-2012 18:17:34 | More by williamjbauer
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leeswagerty

Arkansas

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

05-23-2012 07:55:47 | More by leeswagerty
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ccozzi

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

05-23-2012 02:32:28 | More by ccozzi
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-20-2012 01:17:45 | More by Chugs13
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erha2

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-19-2012 01:14:40 | More by erha2
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

05-18-2012 00:16:22 | More by bumchilly25
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ButtomsUp

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-16-2012 21:36:37 | More by ButtomsUp
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brenjames

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

05-16-2012 18:29:23 | More by brenjames
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irongator

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

05-16-2012 01:57:00 | More by irongator
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KajII

North Carolina

3.48/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

[Best served in a Shaker glass]

The pour was a murky medium orange with some yellow highlights and a small (1 finger or less) white creamy head that was somewhat lasting, finally receding to a large puddle with a small collar which produced some excellent sheeting of lace that coated the glass.

The aroma was of floral and spruce hops, a grain malt and a soapy yeast with notes of caramel and citrus (grapefruit).

The taste was nicely bitter and lightly malty with a mild sweet caramel undertone from the start, progressing into a nice bitter hoppy taste with just a hint of citrus at the end. The flavor was around for an average time proceeding the swallow with a mild bitter hoppiness left to linger.

Mouthfeel was a few steps below medium in body with a dry texture and a mild to medium carbonation.

Overall an IPA with a light maltiness and a bit of citrus, which complimented the hoppiness very well...

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2012 14:21:19 | More by KajII
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beerrooster

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

05-14-2012 10:27:11 | More by beerrooster
Avery India Pale Ale (IPA) from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,374 ratings.