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DuganA IPA - Avery Brewing Company

Not Rated.
DuganA IPADuganA IPA

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,517 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,517
Reviews: 601
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.42%
Wants: 78
Gots: 129 | FT: 1
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:
Beer added by: GarrisWH on 10-06-2009

Released twice annually in January and again in September.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of Hallertau
3.95/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnSnowNW
4.19/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KevChiTown
4.15/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

More balanced then I thought it would be, really well done beer.

Photo of ralerwen
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dorosjim
4.54/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This beer has some of my favorite hops in it and Avery balances the 3 incredibly. Solid malt foundation provides an excellent base, rich hearty and full bodied, touch of sweetness with faint notes of caramel and burnt sugar. The heavy body plays off the Chinook really well bringing out fruity berry notes and sugared fruit bowl. Columbus has a big assertive bitterness on the back end which lingers along with alcohol warmth and a touch of the malt sweetness. Centennial pulls the beer together, providing citric rind and pine flavors that merge the super fruity chinook presence and the intense columbus flavors.

Photo of dwatty
3.79/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beer-Revelry
4.58/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a Dogfish Head IPA glass]

A - 3.5 - Poured a golden honey color, a tad bit on the light side. Formed a finger of slightly off-white, yellow-tinged head. Medium head potential and retention. Soapy lacing left on the walls of the glass.
S - 4.25 - Nice and bright. Notes of peach, sweet hops and a lot of fresh orange.
T - 4.75 - Decently sweet oranges and light touches of peach and mango upfront, finishes on a slight malty as well as hoppy bitterness. Well balanced, the ending bitterness does not overpower but rather rounds off the initial upfront sweetness. Has a very clean, crispy and refreshing, fast finish. Not a huge amount of bitterness lingers after the swallow.
F - 5 - Rated feel a five because this IPA has a quite foreign creaminess to it to me that works very well with this particular brews and is quite welcome.
O - 4.75 - A damned fine IPA. This beer, while not advertised, drinks like a Belgian styled IPA to me with its clean and crispy characteristics. The creamy mouthfeel of this is unique for the style making it a unique IPA that I recommend giving a try if you come across it.

Photo of MattR2014
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very good double IPA Get again

Photo of brians52
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of richj1970
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bogdawg
3.8/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Budinetz
4.12/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of b_feterl
4.33/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of khargro2
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kudsak
3.9/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice amber color, just a bit cloudy. Smooth, medium body. Somewhat malty/sweet. Tastes very medium hoppy, not overwhelming, very balanced. Finishes just a teeny bit rough - wonder if it is because my bottle was a bit old. Overall though, a very solid IPA.

Photo of jakecattleco
3.89/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of teamwiggum
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brbrocc
3.89/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Levin0013
4.07/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Tyrolaspenleaf
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this out in Denver, before a playoff game. Pretty solid ipa maybe a bit overbalanced on the sweet side.

Photo of Cbustard
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of edhizdeid
4.09/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LAND_MINE
4.47/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

DuganA IPA from Avery Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,517 ratings.