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Winter's Day IPA - Avery Brewing Company

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Winter's Day IPA
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BA SCORE
82
good

12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 12.19%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emmasdad on 05-27-2011)
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

Mplsbrew, Aug 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

nickfl, Apr 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

afsdan, Apr 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Gerred, Mar 28, 2014
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2.85/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Servedon draught into a conical pint glass at Avery brewing. Reviewed from notes.

A: Pours a 1.5 finger white colour soft head of slight cream, nice thickness, and above average retention. Body colour is a semitransparent copper. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show.

Sm: Heavy as hell on the rosemary; it's like rosemary bread. Floral hops. An average strength aroma.

T: Floral hops and rosemary. Clean malts. A bit simple, but balanced and enjoyable. Its pleasant, but lacks complexity and subtlety.

Mf: Smooth and wet, with some tingly coarseness from the spices. Good carbonation and thickness.

Dr: Drinkable and enjoyable, but lacking complexity and subtlety. Nothing stnads out here; it's a bit generic. I wouldn't get it again. A disappointment from Avery.

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kojevergas, Jan 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

WynnO, Aug 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

MarkyMOD, Aug 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

iKrystin, Jun 16, 2012
Photo of bump8628
3.2/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Sampled at the tasting room. Pours up like a standard IPA with a thick dollop of creamy foam that laces well. Rosemary all around. Woodsy, piney, rosemary slices through the pine and citrus from the hops. A hint of caramel malt and lemon juice as it warms. A bit cleanser-like in the last few ounces. A great effort, but rosemary is such an overwhelming herb when used in beer.

bump8628, May 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

strongaf, Mar 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

kkrez, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of emmasdad
4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

We had this one on tap yesterday at the Avery Taphouse in Boulder. I have no idea why Winter (fresh and full of hops in late May?) is in the name. An IPA (65 IBU) brewed with fresh rosemary. Poured a nice golden color with a nice white head. Very herbal on the nose, fruity/floral hops and subtle rosemary. On the palate, medium bodied, with flavors of hops, rosemary and biscuit. Very good.

emmasdad, May 27, 2011
Winter's Day IPA from Avery Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.