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DuganA IPA - Avery Brewing Company

Not Rated.
DuganA IPADuganA IPA

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,479 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,479
Reviews: 597
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.42%
Wants: 76
Gots: 120 | 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.
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3.73/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottled on 277th day of 2011.

A: Bronze hue, huge tan head. Recedes into a thin cap of foam after a minute or so.

S: Pine, peaches, lavender. Almost like potpourri.

T: Pine, floral hops dominate. Lite citrus and herbal hops linger on the aftertaste. Not getting much malt flavor, a real hop bomb.

M: Slightly medicinal with some honey cough drop action going on.

O: Not the best Avery has done, but worth at least a try.

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of redblacks75
3.83/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From a bomber into a Duvel tulip.

A: An off-white, thin head, a fair amount of carbonation is noticeable. It's body has a darker appearance than most IPA/DIPA's I see. Not real translucent compared with most. An off amber color.

S: Malt, Bread, Alcohol, and pine smelling hops. I do not get citrus, or that sort of variety off of the nose.

T: Malt, Bread, Alcohol, and pine, but the resinous aspect comes out in the hops. It is certainly sweet as well.

M: Thin, light carbonation, dry.

O: I wish I knew the bottling date on this, as it was a gift. Since Avery does not bottle date then it is fair game in my opinion. I would rate it better than most DIPA's out there. It is surely more malt forward than I am used to, however, that never deters me. I do not need my DIPA's to leave my tastebuds, or tongue bruised. I enjoyed the sweetness of this and found it relatively well balanced.

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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5/5  rDev +20.8%

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

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a tulip, didn't find a date on the bottle, but found the case at the store, date of Oct 2011. This pours an orangish color with a large white head which leaves a lacing. The smells are loads of hops, mostly pine, a little caramel. The feel is medium, mouth coating hop resin. The taste is great, lots of malts and full of hop bitterness, great stuff.

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

DuganA IPA from Avery Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,479 ratings.