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DuganA IPA - Avery Brewing Company

DuganA IPADuganA IPA

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,219 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1219
Reviews: 582
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 9.59%


Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Released twice annually in January and again in September.

(Beer added by: GarrisWH on 10-06-2009)
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wolfinthemirror

Oklahoma

4.4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a really attractive peach tinged, golden color. Very radiant with some cloudiness in the liquid. About half an inch worth of white foam, that disspates to a ring not long after pouring. Quite a few fine streams of bubbles can be seen trailing the sides of the glass.

This beer smells straight up fruity. Extremely aromatic with sweet notes of grapefruit and a smorgasbord of tropical flavors.

The first taste was fairly suspenseful. As it washed over my palate, it led into a sweetness which made me think it would be malty, but no, it just explodes into juicy, fruity flavors of pungent grapefruit, mango, and passion fruit. All of this is followed up by a really pleasant, mellow bitterness. Absolutely phenomenal.

Mouthfeel is medium-full bodied, and the carbonation is a bit on the higher side which really complements the flavor profile of this beer well, in my opinion. Finishes somewhat dry and leaves me wanting more.

This is a really big beer, yet it's extremely drinkable. I've had no problem quaffing this bomber over the course of an hour. I'm glad I picked up another bottle for a later time, because this is an extremely good beer that will leave any hop head wanting more.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2010 03:47:38 | More by wolfinthemirror
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DuganA IPA from Avery Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,219 ratings.