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Avery Anniversary Ale - Twenty - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

519 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 519
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9%
Wants: 11
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: watsonmd on 05-17-2013)
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Reviews by Philousa:
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3.44/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clarity is awesome on this shiny, metallic copper brew with a half finger head that retains well and covers the glass evenly. Very small amount of lacing, which is odd. Aroma is full of juicy fruit, such as pineapple, grapefruit, and other tropical fruit. Pine is a major aroma as well, with a hefty amount of biscuit and wheat bread. A little bit of Christmas type spice is in there as well. The heavy bread aromas don't carry over to flavor. It's more like white bread with some astringency and vinous flavors, followed by grassy and herbal bitterness. I get some oniony quality in the finish as well.. It really kicks in with bitterness in the aftertaste, lingering a good while. The feel is balanced with a dry finish.

For being an Avery DIPA, this is very balanced. Lots of malt character, but the hop flavor is lacking in my opinion. Could have used more depth in the flavor as well, as the astringency really gets in the way of tasting it fully.

More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
3.99/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into an impy nonic a clear medium golden with a large blooming one and a half finger white head atop that left multiple rings of broken chunks behind as it settled.Caramel malts and tropical fruits in the nose,sweet but not overly so.I like the full almost airy feel in the mouth,it went down nicely.Flavors of grilled pineapple and citrus with a tinge of vidalia onion the is a little off putting at first but doesn't overpower like another Colorado brewed beer wich I won't name.It's sweet but not nearly as sweet as way to many of the style,a worthy anniversary beer from a solid brewery.

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Franziskaner
3.89/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Light brown in color off of the pour. A very light bit of foam remains after the pour. The nose is a faint but it is definitely all about the hops. Faint but apparent grapefruit hops on the nose. The flavoring is all hops with the grapefruit and slightly orange flavor. The hops are what you get in the aftertaste and there is a nice hop fade on the tongue. A pretty brisk mouthfeel and it is fairly refreshing. Very well done.

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of dwren89
4.41/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: good clarity, orangey with white creamy head

Aroma: very piney, like a fresh cut Christmas tree, citrus aromas as well, biscuity malt

Taste: outrageously piney and grapefruity with an almost indetectable biscuity malt backbone, clean yeast

Mouthfeel: oddly light and crisp for a 9.7% ale. Medium carbonation

Overall: Delicious. Definitely worth a try. A step up from most DIPAs in terms of piney and grapefruity character that literally explodes on your taste buds

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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5/5  rDev +21.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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Avery Anniversary Ale - Twenty from Avery Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 519 ratings.