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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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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of champ103
4.08/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Hay Merchant, and a few other places around Houston.

A: Pours a clear orange/reddish color. A frothy two finger white head forms with good retention. Plenty of sticky lace is left behind.
S: Big pine, and oily hops up front. At first I am thinking this is going to be an over barring piny bitter bomb. Though quickly balanced by orange and citrus like hops. The malt character is strong, for good balance as well. A good and appropriate hefty caramel sweetness.
T: Follows the nose with a big piny and resiny flavor up front. Fruity, citrus like hops in the middle. Then finishes with caramel and crystal malts. The sweetness from the malts makes this very balanced.
M/D: A full body with moderate-high carbonation. A smooth crispness, if there is such a thing. Creamy with the right amount of heft in the body. A bit of solvent like alcohol that makes this nice and warming. Easy and enjoyable to sip on.

It has been a while since I enjoyed an Avery Anniversary Ale. This is well made, with a big hop presents up front, and substantial malt balances. Which makes this very enjoyable to drink. Highly recommended.

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of clayrock81
4.03/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured a golden orange body with one finger head and lace that refuses to go away/ Of course the aroma is hoppy, bringing to mind wet, citrusy hops that can hit "grape" level and there are touches of roasted, breadlike malts and some sweet caramel. A very hoppy but not tastebud killing beer and one of the few DIPAs that can pull off the trick of being well-balanced so I get a hop wallop sensation as I drink and yet, along with the citric and grapey hop flavors, there is some sweetness coming from tropical fruits and/or sweet malts. I really enjoyed this beer as the hops please but don't overpower and the carbonation is lively so the beer is sharp but not cutting and the finish is crisp and clean, and the ABV doesn't tend to bleed or heat the beer up as I drink.

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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2.7/5  rDev -34.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

22oz bottle that a friend slid me for free, nice. Bright orange color, good head. I liked the smell, it was promsing, very fruity, very dank, super hops. The flavor was a total letdown. Syrup, cherry cough syrup specifically. Yes it was hoppy but then I'd get that robitussin. Maybe its because I just got back from San Diego or maybe its because I was drinking Alpine IPA's all last week but this beer just sucked. What a mess.

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4.01/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Translucent orange color, beige two finger head, plenty lace, frothy dissipation. Soft floral and juicy citrus nose, slight caramel maltiness, hints of pine needles. Sticky, resinous taste, caramel, sweet bread, sweet citrus, pineapple, cut grass, medium bitterness. Creamy feel, full bodied, rich, sweet. Other than bei a bit heavy on the palate, great nose and flavor makes an overall quite good DIPA.

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4.01/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

A-Pours a clearer, glowing ruby orange. Modest sized head. Good, consistent lacing. Just a nice looking brew.

S-Smell is heavy on booze, juicy citrus hops and a fistful of pine. It is a bold aroma that isn't too complex.

T-A large pine hop assault. There is also a juicy, candied citrus flavor that leads into the sweet caramel maltiness and a fruity yeast flavor. There are hints of other juicier, hop derived fruit flavors. Booze is clear.

M-A sipper. My pour went down slowly. Its plenty bitter and plenty hot but it just kinda works.

O/D-A big old' tongue bully. This take on the DIPA isn't my favorite but I thought this was an above average brew all things considered.

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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