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Avery Anniversary Ale - Twenty - Avery Brewing Company

Avery Anniversary Ale - TwentyAvery Anniversary Ale - Twenty

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BA SCORE
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471 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 471
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 8.23%


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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SeanDonahue

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

The appearance of this beer is exactly what I would want in an IPA. Big, bold orange color with almost a tint of amber to it. Once poured, this beer produced about a two finger head.
The aroma is even better. This IPA has big bursts of citrus. When I first popped the bottle open, I could smell the hops sitting a few inches from the bottle within seconds. You could tell that this beer is packed with cascade hops based off of the aroma.
The taste of this beer almost goes against the aroma. While the aroma had a ton of citrus, the taste is overpowered with bitter hops with little citrus quality.
Overall, this is a very well-balanced double IPA. It's not too bitter that one wouldn't be able to drink but it contains the perfect amount of hops to enjoy. I haven't seen this everywhere so pick it up if you see it!

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2013 01:53:20 | More by SeanDonahue
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Greywulfken

New York

4.33/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: perfectly clear amber beer, in a tulip, center-pour produced a fat ivory head of dense foam that persisted and left heavy sheets of lace

S: hoppage of pine and resin, citrus and herb; caramel and grain undercurrent

T: just a great DIPA: backbone of semi-sweet chewy malts; intimations of tangerine and orchard fruits; lots of hops percolate through the palate, bitter flowers and citrusy fruits - juicy and full-flavored

M: crisp and clean, bitter and full; medium body, ample carbonation, smooth and coating

O: Avery does an excellent job with their anniversary ales every year, and its hard to go wrong with a DIPA - incredible drinkability, wonderful flavor profile, with lots of delicious malts and stellar hops

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2013 17:45:37 | More by Greywulfken
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Philousa

California

3.44/5  rDev -16.7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2013 04:42:59 | More by Philousa
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oberon

North Carolina

3.99/5  rDev -3.4%
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.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2013 23:56:07 | More by oberon
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n2185

North Carolina

4.39/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a golden yellow with two fingers of white head that fades into a thin cap with good lacing.

S: Lots of sweet citrus on the nose: pineapple, oranges, nectarines, peaches, and a bit of melon. A lovely bouquet of tropical hops.

T: Tropical citrus here as well with flavors of pineapple, oranges, and slight notes of melons. Earthier flavors kick in toward the finish with grapefruit and pine. The finish is lightly bitter.

M: Medium body and carbonation, this beer avoids being too oily or watery feeling.

O: A surprisingly good DIPA. The aroma on it is great and I wish the flavor had a little bit of the tropical bouquet that the nose had. Still, it's tasty and drinkable despite its high abv with a wonderful nose.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2013 23:58:16 | More by n2185
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timc100

Illinois

4.19/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Floral, grass, some pineapple and light tropical fruit astringency. Sweet pink grapefruit in the background along with some pine and very, very slight resin stickiness. Very noticeable breadiness and biscuit sweetness. Really nice DIPA - not very aggressive, but well balanced and big on the floral, grass, and light-fruit sweetness.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2013 04:57:11 | More by timc100
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superspak

Michigan

4.33/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled in May 2013. Pours slightly hazy pale golden orange color with a 2 finger dense white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big tangerine, pineapple, orange zest, lemon zest, mango, peach, floral, grass, honey, light caramel, light pine, and floral earthiness. Incredible aromas with huge complexity of tropical/citrus hops with a moderate malt balance; and big strength. Taste of big tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, orange peel, mango, grapefruit, peach, floral, grass, honey, light caramel, light pine, and floral earthiness. Fair amount of tropical bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus, citrus peel, pineapple, mango, peach, floral, grass, honey, light pine, and floral earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Fantastic complexity of citrus and tropical hop flavors; with a moderate malt balance that doesn’t overpower hop flavors; and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a creamy, fairly crisp, and moderately sticky mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with hardly any warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is an incredible DIPA! Big complexity of citrus and tropical hop flavors, with a moderate malt balance; and very smooth to sip on for 9.7%. A highly enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2013 04:05:40 | More by superspak
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barleywinefiend

Washington

4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: Poured sordove an oily and dark yellowish meets burnt orange color. It presents a nice white fluffy cap and solid head retention. A good amount of lacing persists sip after sip...

S: Sordove dank upfront but then its covered up by some sweet malt, breadiness and whiff of caramel covered pine cones and tropical fruits.

T: The first thing I notice is the malt bill on this with a blend of caramel and toasted bread which is needed for this hop bomb. A tad slick upfront worth big notes of pine, citrus in the way of grapefruit and orange peel and tropical fruits(mango, some pineapple). It is a little slick which shows up on the back end. The booze is not that pungent but noticeable. Bitterness is moderate for me.

M: A big, hearty IIPA this is. Well carbonated and chewy. Some oil sits on the palate. A little bit of syrup and sweetness as well.

O: I prefer it over Maharaja and maybe over DuganA. It was a big chewy hop bomb with loads of flavor. I would drink this again!

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2013 18:38:02 | More by barleywinefiend
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fcbrew

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

On tap at Choice City in Fort Collins in a pint glass.

Wonderful Double IPA. Poured a hazy golden copper with clean white head and lacing. Powerful, pungent, aromatic hop aroma. Very full thick mouth feel. Nicely balanced with plenty of malt. The full range of fresh hop flavors are present. Grapefruit and pine are up front with just the right bitterness. Noticeable alcohol burn on the way down. Reminded me of Pliny the Elder but the Avery is distinctly superior. Have not had the Avery in the bombers- it is ridiculously expensive at $8.99.

Serving type: on-tap

06-28-2013 20:06:23 | More by fcbrew
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schwemjw

Ohio

3.59/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

A: A honey copper color. A nice pure white, one finger head.

S: Pungent! honey and tropical hops immediately hit you. lots of grapefruit and orange zest balanced nicely with caramel malt. There is definitely pine and a quality that reminds me of soap.

T: Caramel malt right away. Big tropical and orange hops balanced with the bite of grapefruit. Tart! There is a light white flower hop on the finish and it finishes clean.

M: Thick, heavy and dry!

O: Very tastey! more balanced than i expected with a good amount of malt. A very enjoyable brew but i had some higher expectations for this. I sure as heck wouldn;t turn it down though!
/84

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2013 04:13:15 | More by schwemjw
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4.44/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium golden amber with a fine two finger off-white head kept full by constant carbonation; nice lacing. Great aroma of fresh pine and citrus hops, pleasant at arms length while pouring. Flavor also dominated by fresh pine, citrus and lightly herbal hops supported by caramel, lightly bready malt and stone fruit juice. Medium bodied with some creaminess and great mouth feel from carbonation. A very nice, well balanced and pungently hoppy IPA. Avery has produced a world class IIPA here. Requires serious pacing because of the high ABV and inviting taste.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2013 03:32:24 | More by LiquidAmber
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alexipa

Colorado

4.65/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A: Clear yellow-orange with a thin white head. Oily lacing.

S: It's like smelling raw hop pellets fresh out of the bag. I'm not sure I've ever smelled a hop presence in a commercial beer this prevalent. Pine, grapefruit, and some sweet malts.

T: Strong malt presence, some caramel and sweet bread. The bitterness is clearly defined and separated from the sweet notes, if that makes any sense at all. Lots of grapefruit now with some pine and generic bitterness as well. This is really unique.

M: Beautifully carbonated and full bodied, can barely tell this is approaching 10%. Avery again just perfected the mouth-feel of this beer.

O: Whew. Probably my favorite bottled Avery IPA variant yet. This one is special and should be sought out.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2013 04:23:04 | More by alexipa
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Dope

Massachusetts

4.16/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a clear, nearly perfect amber. Big fluffy tan head. Head fades away quite slowly. Oddly enough, only minimal lacing but great head retention.

S: Nice pungent grapefruit. Some sweet caramel to back it up.

T: Again with the pungent and bitter grapefruit. Decent bit of pine in there too. Not really getting any caramel, must have been mistaken in the aroma. It's more of a sweetbread type malt. Nice wave of bitterness on the back end with some pine and resin. Hints of grapefruit, especially in the lingering oily aftertaste.

M: Medium bodied with nice mouth-coating hop oils.

O: Nice DIPA. Strong and sharp hoppiness and quite decent bitterness to go with it. Malt is there but not quite balancing - just complementary instead. Very tasty and enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2013 03:38:04 | More by Dope
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CManuel

Colorado

4.16/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a beautiful golden orange/brown. A gentle pour allows for a small head to form that sticks around for the duration. Smells wonderful, mostly fruity/peachy notes with a lot of grassy/piney/citrusy hops. Sweet malt backbone comes in at the end. Tastes very similar to the smell... sweetness/fruityness up front, very much a peachy flavor, followed immediately by citrus hops and piney hops, and then finishes with its malt character and just a touch of alcohol warmth. Very good.

Overall I really enjoyed this one. Another solid offering from Avery. For the price of $7.49, it is well worth trying around NC. A+

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2013 15:21:59 | More by CManuel
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babaracas

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear light orange with two fingers thick white head, settling to a thin layer with splotches of thick lace behind. Smell: apricot, honey, grapefruit, bready note. Taste: peach, spiciness, pear-ish softness, grapefruit. Standard, delicious, drying finish.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2013 04:27:54 | More by babaracas
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rawfish

California

3.84/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A vigorous pour results in a thin half finger head above a rich clear amber hue. Retention is actually not very good but it manages to leave lots of attractive lacing on the glass.

Muted aroma, sweet honey malt with attractive pine and citrus fruit hop character, notes of red berries and nectarines are in there too.

Malts lay down a solid syrupy sweet bready and biscuit foundation ,relatively clean before the hop flavors of pine, pears and dark orange citrus comes in. Some sweet onion notes but I kinda like that. Not very bitter, malt lays down heavily and carries through with sweetness in the finish.

Average carbonation with a hefty body. Creamy and easy to drink, the alcohol feels less than what's on the label. Rather sticky but easy to put away.

An easy to drink IPA but not very big on the aroma or flavor, overly sweet though the hops are just enough to balance. Avery isn't big on IPAs in general but everything else they do is great, cheers to another twenty years.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2013 03:59:47 | More by rawfish
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Gavage

New Jersey

3.91/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: pours a clear orange color with a 2" head that lingers around a while. Nice lace sticks to the glass.

Smell: pine, orange, and grapefruit tones are pleasant on the nose.

Taste: nice malty start with grapefruit, orange, pear, caramel, and a piney bitterness. Alcohol is well hidden here, but there is some warmth late in the taste.

Mouthfeel: medium-heavy in body. Light crispness to start, smoother and a bit dry at the finish. Surprisingly short lasting aftertaste here.

Overall: this is a well balanced and nicely drinkable beer. As an anniversary beer, I expected a bit more uniqueness, but it does stay true to the DIPA style in a straightforward way.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2013 23:52:31 | More by Gavage
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Jree261

California

4.34/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

A-Golden orange out of the bottle with eggshell foam.

S-Hoppy front that makes way for a strawberry creamsicle.

T-Spicy orange peel and campfire with red fruit on the finish.

M-Heavier than the aroma and flavors would suggest and I would like the finish to last longer. I love the creamy texture though.

O-Flavors on this beer are great, I just wish they would last a little longer on my tongue.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2013 23:34:57 | More by Jree261
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Mmmaibock

Wisconsin

4.11/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz. bomber into a pilsner.

Appearance - Pours crystal clear. Light amber color Creamy white head dissipates rather quickly, leaving nice lacing.

Smell - Fruity. Inviting toasted malt aroma.

Taste - Grapefruit, then malt, on the sweet side. Hops lingers in the back of the throat. Noticeable boozy finish.

Mouth-feel - Substantial. Nice hoppy bite around the edges.

Overall - One of the best of (the many of) this style I've tried.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2013 01:18:09 | More by Mmmaibock
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ThickNStout

Georgia

4.31/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle from Hop City (Atlanta, GA). 8.99. Bottled 5/1/13. Served in a Burnt Hickory snifter.

Pours an attractive orange gold with a full finger of pale head. The head fades to a small halo which remains throughout and leaves nice full webs of lace.

Bright hop-forward aromas of oranges, pine needles, peach and a twang of peppery spice.

Right off the bat those strong, sharp citrusy hops are saddled up against a base of thick, sweet carmelized malts. Tangerines, sweet bread, grapefruit, semi sour peach, pine, earthy grass, peppercorns, cracker and a nice but not overpowering nip of booze. Excellent mix of super hoppy blended with sweet malts.

Oily, medium full feel with a nice moderate carbonation. Coats the tongue for a long bittersweet citrus peel finish.

Another outstanding imperial IPA from Avery. This ranks right up there with Maharaja in my book. I love a good bed of sweet malt for my hop bombs and Twenty has that a-plenty. This is definately worth a try, particularly if you're a fan of Maharaja. I plan to have this one a few more times this summer.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2013 21:40:01 | More by ThickNStout
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kojevergas

Texas

2.73/5  rDev -33.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Bottled May 2013. Acquired earlier tonight at Sunset Beer Co for $8.00. 9.7% ABV confirmed. "XX India Pale Ale." Reviewed as an IPA since it identifies as such (not an imperial IPA). 1 pint 6 fl oz brown glass bottle with generic uninteresting label art and foiled-over standard pressure cap served into a conical Samuel Smith's pint glass in me gaff in low altitude Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California. Expectations are above average; I'm from Colorado and have never been big on this brewery - but then again I've had pitifully few of their beers, none of which are their really highly regarded ones.

Served cold, straight from the fridge. Side-poured with standard vigor as no carbonation issues are anticipated.

A: Pours a three finger head of nice beige-light light khaki colour. Nice fluffy cream. Fairly frothy. Good thickness. Good (~5-6 minute) retention for the high ABV. Not unique or special, but there are no overt flaws.

Body colour is a clear translucent copper. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show. Colour is of average intensity. Above average vibrance, but not to an impressive extent.

Overall, it's standard fare for the style. Looking exactly as expected. No real lacing as the head recedes. Looking forward to trying it, but nothing's popping out at me so far.

Sm: I'm greeted by your typical floral hop character - not remarkably varied or evocative, but within style conventions. Searching deeper, I get a hint of vague grapefruit zest - though it isn't citrusy or juicy or fresh. Hop profile is balanced by some zealous sweet malts - caramalts, primarily, but some pale malt too. Lightly grassy; somewhat grainy. Really digging, I pick up some mango and maybe tangerine. Hop character is rather underwhelming overall; I've encountered hundreds of other IPAs that smell just like it. Certainly not unique or special. I'm not too confident in their hop choices based on the aroma.

No yeast character or alcohol is detectable. Not getting the oily, nectary, or biscuity hops that I crave in a good example of the style. Not getting any onion either if that's your bag.

Comes off overly sweet for the style. Seems like a mess. I don't anticipate serious complexity or subtlety. A decent aroma of mild strength.

T: The lack of balance is immediately apparent. It's definitely a mess, never feeling like a focused deliberate cohesive whole.

I get some tropical fruit character from the hops - tangerine, mango. Also a hint of grapefruit lacking any bite, juiciness, refreshing character, or zest.

Some generic floral hops round out the last of the hop character. No oily, nectary, citrusy, or refreshing hop content here, lads.

The body is your run-of-the-mill overcompensating IPA body: pale malts and caramalt in a quantity that's high enough to hide any hop bitterness but results in overdone sweetness as a result. Malts don't feel married well to the hops at all.

No complexity or subtlety of note. Quite mundane. Not a unique or special IPA by any means. A bit grainy, but not real grassy. Flavour intensity is average, as is the flavour duration. Lacks depth of flavour. Decent body.

No yeast character comes through. Maybe a bit of alcohol, but I wouldn't call it hot, boozy, or gushed.

Mf: Too thick for its relative lack of flavour depth and/or diversity. Decently full-bodied. A bit overbearing. Unrefreshing. Overcarbonated. Smooth and wet. Not oily. Average hardness; certainly not soft or approachable. Doesn't really suit or feel tailored towards the style. Not carefully done by any means. Middling execution. Average presence on the palate.

Dr: Meh. Another mundane brew from Avery. Overpriced for its quality. I definitely wouldn't get it again. Why brew this? Uninspired, unoriginal, and without any experimentation or boldness. Unrefreshing. Doesn't hide its ABV very well. I expected better, and I wasn't even expecting that much. Feels like Avery's cashing in on the one-off craze - and hey, they got my money - so good for them. Wouldn't recommend this to friends. I wouldn't want another.

High C-

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2013 04:48:25 | More by kojevergas
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katan

Colorado

4.01/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz into a pint

A - Pours brown in color, very clear. Head formation is awfully strong, thick. Well retained, mocha in color.

S - Lots of pine and resin, a very dank hop nose. The deep hops of simcoe or similar are making it very earthy.

T - Starts off lightly malty, but that doesn't stick around long as a heavy hit of citrus hops adds to it quick. Very smooth. Mid-stream the more resin, earthy hops notes comes in. Then the bitterness grips the tongue, hardcore.

M - Full bodied and creamy. Alcohol warmth is very well hidden but grows as it warms.

O/D - Another very good American DIPA. Really on the deep dark side. A bit filling - obviously full bodied. ABV will sneakup on you. If you like the heavy resinous types of IPA, this is will hit the spot. I'm not sure however it really distinguishes itself.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2013 00:18:20 | More by katan
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LiquidCucumber

Ohio

4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
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%
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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BeerDawgs

Georgia

4.34/5  rDev +5.1%
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
Avery Anniversary Ale - Twenty from Avery Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 471 ratings.