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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

2,384 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,384
Reviews: 1,141
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.88%
Wants: 25
Gots: 93 | 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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Ratings: 2,384 | Reviews: 1,141 | Display Reviews Only:
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oatsodas

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-14-2014 22:38:35 | More by oatsodas
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mikerap100

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-13-2014 04:25:28 | More by mikerap100
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JandJMD

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-13-2014 03:58:17 | More by JandJMD
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yeaprolly

Washington

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-12-2014 23:50:05 | More by yeaprolly
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fcbrew

Colorado

2.91/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a clear golden with little head and no lacing. Almost no detectable aroma. A Budweiser initial taste followed by a very bitter aftertaste. Poorly balanced and thin. Avery can make a delicious IPA (See Avery 20th Aniversary IPA). In fairness, this IPA seems to be widely variable from one 6-pack to another. It is not a big seller and I suspect that it is sometimes quite old. Not the best IPA.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2014 22:52:54 | More by fcbrew
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generallee

New York

4.11/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Presentation: It was poured from a 12 oz brown bottle into pint glass. The label has no abv info.

Appearance: Avery IPA has an orange tan body with some fine sediment. On top is about a one fingers thick, light tan head which fades quickly to just a thin film that sticks to the edge of the glass.

Smell: The nose has a big fruity and juicy hop presence with loads of tropical fruit, orange rind and sweet malt with a hint of bread yeast.

Tast/palate: It’s flavor first hits you with big juicy hops right up front. The malt offers some sweetness for balance before a big citrus rind/pith like bitterness slowly sneaks in on the sides and lingers on palate. The palate feels fairly full and there is just enough carbonation to give it some lift.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2014 21:48:28 | More by generallee
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chossboss

Oregon

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-11-2014 02:15:28 | More by chossboss
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Dybasi

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-10-2014 01:57:51 | More by Dybasi
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sd123

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-09-2014 02:01:22 | More by sd123
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PTEdelman

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

06-09-2014 00:41:26 | More by PTEdelman
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bigaltemple

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-09-2014 00:32:14 | More by bigaltemple
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-08-2014 04:46:28 | More by Localdrinklax
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greyghost86

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

06-08-2014 01:00:02 | More by greyghost86
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Andyyyyyy

Texas

2.73/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not a big fan at all. Not much smell, taste, or feel. I have week taste buds and need flavorful beer to wake them up. I would say its a great starter IPA for anyone looking to get into IPAs. I do want to say it's not a bad beer but as I mentioned would prefer a hoppier, bitter beer.

Serving type: on-tap

06-07-2014 22:32:38 | More by Andyyyyyy
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Kaizoku

Sweden

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

06-07-2014 10:05:57 | More by Kaizoku
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rowbow

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-06-2014 17:12:05 | More by rowbow
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-06-2014 02:26:23 | More by wrightst
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mltobin

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-04-2014 00:55:27 | More by mltobin
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-03-2014 19:50:10 | More by ramrod666
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-03-2014 15:39:47 | More by Sammy
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mick303

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at ACBF, a very nice full bodied IPA, lot of primary pine notes, good balanced bitterness, this was really fresh and tasty, had it side by side with their DIPA and was quite impressed with both, worth seeking out. Bitterness was apparent but not overwhelming in either case, very tasty with strong complexity.

Serving type: on-tap

06-02-2014 23:11:04 | More by mick303
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BRYeleJR

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-01-2014 14:18:57 | More by BRYeleJR
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CabbageA19

Pennsylvania

3.38/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Not like me to poo-poo a beer that is well rated but I just don't dig if all that much. If feels thick and syrupy in my mouth and that feeling persists minutes afterward. It looks good with a nice head. Smell good but it just doesn't feel exactly right. So I disagree on this one with the Bros and my fellow beer snobs.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2014 00:55:44 | More by CabbageA19
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.6%

05-31-2014 00:23:35 | More by dbrauneis
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ryanpj

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

05-30-2014 03:07:29 | More by ryanpj
Avery India Pale Ale (IPA) from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,384 ratings.