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Avery Anniversary Ale - Twenty - Avery Brewing Company

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Avery Anniversary Ale - TwentyAvery Anniversary Ale - Twenty

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

496 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 496
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 8.25%
Wants: 8
Gots: 14 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: watsonmd on 05-17-2013)
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CosmoHopHead

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-03-2013 01:15:55 | More by CosmoHopHead
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buffs9

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-02-2013 23:22:45 | More by buffs9
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MarkJBurch

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-02-2013 17:33:25 | More by MarkJBurch
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MastaShonuf

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-02-2013 11:13:34 | More by MastaShonuf
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ndepriest

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-02-2013 01:47:59 | More by ndepriest
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animal69

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-02-2013 01:40:50 | More by animal69
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GRG1313

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-02-2013 00:49:45 | More by GRG1313
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xdefeatsy

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-02-2013 00:05:01 | More by xdefeatsy
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LiquidCucumber

Ohio

4.24/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This beer seems like a sort of updated version of most of their other [excellent] DIPAs. I enjoyed this brew very much and felt it held its own amongst very tough competition. A Simcoe/Cascade combination is definitely one of my favorites, so I wasn't let down. However, if you aren't a fan of Simcoe, I would avoid this beer; but you probably have already experienced a similar effect from Avery's other IPAs. Overall, I like this more than many of the Anniversary batches I have previously had, so kudos to them being able to consistently create new excellent DIPAs!

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2013 22:29:15 | More by LiquidCucumber
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xhuskr

California

4.46/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

on tap at Beachwood-Seal Beach

wonderful brew...hit the spot on a Friday evening after work.

A-clear and present joy
S-solid IPA hoppiness, pine, citrus, dank...if you're reading this you know
T-smooth and so wanted more..the abv kept me from doing so. will hopefully get some more
M-mmmm
O-really solid beer...been moving towards PA and away from IPA, but this was more than worth the trip.

Happy Anniversary Avery...happy hoplover here!

Serving type: on-tap

06-01-2013 14:43:06 | More by xhuskr
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SDG1070

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-01-2013 12:42:13 | More by SDG1070
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DenverBigRed

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -9%

05-31-2013 23:14:18 | More by DenverBigRed
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mcdonald422

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-31-2013 18:49:43 | More by mcdonald422
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dirtylou

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -9%

05-31-2013 04:21:15 | More by dirtylou
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kylemckinnis

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

05-31-2013 02:35:36 | More by kylemckinnis
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BeerDawgs

Georgia

4.34/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A 22oz bottle picked up at Greens on Buford Hwy. Bottled May 2013, so super Fresh

A - Clear dark golden color, lots of clarity, 2 fingers of head, and lots of sticky lace left on the glass. Just like a good DIPA should...

S - Dank hops! Equal mix of bitter and floral aromas.

T - Very smooth, well balanced, DIPA. Not a hop bomb, but hoppy indeed. Great balance with the malt grain. So smooth, the ABV is well hidden!

M - Oily and slick, full bodied

O - A great DIPA, dangerously good, with a hidden kick. Packing a buzz half way through it!

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2013 01:20:07 | More by BeerDawgs
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mactrail

Washington

3.6/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

This pours a dark orangey amber in the St. Bernardus goblet. Lovely aroma of fresh sawdust and gardenias, if you use your imagination a little. Sharp and sparkly mouthfeel.

Powerful flavors, but the hop bitterness is reined in slightly. Medium body but on the acidic side. Quite hot with alcohol. Warmly toned with malt, but it sharpens up after the initial glow. This is really a mix of hoppy flavors that is unlike any DIPA I've encountered. It's fruity, then orangey, then the resiny sharpness, and the mango, and the piney pineapple. Lots of aromatics give it a more drinkable and interesting character, but it's still a wallop of crazy flavors. From the 22 oz bottle bought at Olive Tree Market in OB.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2013 06:38:27 | More by mactrail
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.73/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Okay, so what's a dIPA suppose to be? Hoppy and malty, right? Along those lines this beer delivers.
Bottled in May, drank in May. How's that for freshness mofos!

Orange/copper clean and clear pour. A subtle head ticks points off this rating. Slick lacing.

Aroma is hoppy at first. Kind of has three main hop aromas: citrus, pine and onion. Where's the tropical? Oh well. The hops are dragged back in by a dollop of malt, which makes the aroma seem resiny and thick

Hops are all over this bad boy. They seem to fight rather than play nicely. Citrus and pine duke it out while onion nestles in the background. Caramel malt and the sweetness poke up their heads to say hi and leave a filminess about them. Don't really like that aspect. Fits the category, just for me a crisp dryness does the trick.

A big beer for 20 years.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2013 22:36:00 | More by Mebuzzard
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ChrisMon02

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -9%

05-29-2013 07:36:28 | More by ChrisMon02
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.8/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Brew-Ligion in Murrieta, CA.

Pours a hazy honey orange with a foamy beige head that settles to a film on top of the beer. A foamy curtain of lace coats the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, citrus zest, and slight onion aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus and onion flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but the onion presence I am getting from the hops used is not that great in my opinion.

Serving type: on-tap

05-29-2013 07:23:59 | More by UCLABrewN84
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derkfromwi

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-29-2013 05:03:16 | More by derkfromwi
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Brew33

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-28-2013 20:36:39 | More by Brew33
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rajendra82

Georgia

4.24/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Classic DIPA look, with clear, amber colored body, two finger thick durable head, and gentle carbonation streamer. the smell was a little subdued (for the style), with hay, grapefruit, and honeydew melon in the nose, but not an assault. The taste delivered more hops than the nose hinted at, with a tropical fruit (apricot, persimmon, mango) flavor, followed by some herbs (mint, parsley, coriander) and a decent amount of sweet malt backing. Quite sticky and soft in the mouth, with not much of a carbonation zing. It's a good, gentle DIPA, for a late night relaxing. Not a bruiser.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2013 04:32:04 | More by rajendra82
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WesM63

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -9%

05-28-2013 03:48:36 | More by WesM63
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hoppytobehere

Colorado

3.94/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22 oz bomber, bottled May 2013. So, less than a month old.

A: Gorgeous clear copper color with 2 finger head. Ridiculous lacing.

S: Dank hops, honey, citrus, malt. Some alcohol present.

T: Follows the nose pretty well. The hop bitterness is beaten down with an abundance of sugar. I prefer big hoppy beers to be a bit more dry. But still, this one is pretty balanced.

M: Very creamy, good carbonation. A little sticky from all the sugar.

O: Nice release from Avery. Glad I got to try it.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2013 03:16:25 | More by hoppytobehere
Avery Anniversary Ale - Twenty from Avery Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 496 ratings.