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Avery Brewing Company

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Avery Brewing CompanyAvery Brewing Company
BA SCORE
97
world-class

183 Ratings
Ratings: 183
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 10.91%
Active Beers: 103
Beer Ratings: 34,191
Beer Avg: 3.96
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask:
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

5763 Arapahoe Avenue Unit E
Boulder, Colorado, 80303
United States
phone: (303) 440-4324

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @averybrewingco

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Reviews by StoneTSR:
Photo of StoneTSR
3.95/5  rDev -10.2%

The Avey IPA is widely available in the Chicago area, so I am quite familiar with it and fond of it, but the other brews from Avery (aside from Ellie's Brown) can be tough to find.

So, when the girlfriend and I recently travelled to Boulder, CO we had to make a stop and check out some of their other offerings. Much to my delight, their tap list was extensive and delicious. The Maharaja (which I will review sometime very soon) was amazing and the rest of the beers all impressed us both.

The trip to the brewery confirmed to me that Avery is one of the op-notch breweries in the country. Plus, they had some pretty great gear. A good looking t-shirt for me and a tank top for the girlfriend that I LOVE to see her in. Yes, we are beer geeks.

Although the tasting room is in a fairly strange location (kind of an industrial park-type area), the outdoor tables provide a nice atmosphere during the warmer months and the inside is gorgeous, with a shiny wooden bar and a nice collection of classy pictures and maps throughout. It feels like a wine tasting room.

One major drawback, however, is the lack of food. We had to order from a place across the street (or alley maybe?). Another minor drawback, although the bartender was very helpful and friendly, our server seemed overworked and let it show. She was short, not very informative and more concered with turning tables than with allowing people to enjoy their expeience there.

We are looking at Boulder as a possible future home, and if we end up there, we will certainly be returning on a regular basis. World class beer at great prices.

StoneTSR, Nov 11, 2010
More User Reviews:
Photo of EmptyPockets
4/5  rDev -9.1%

The service was great for being very busy......the beers were they solid.....I had the Oktoberfest (awesome!!!!)....Gored (pumpkin and very thin in character), The Kasier (Oktoberfest) was a little sweet but helped mask the ABV. If you are in the area it's a must visit.

EmptyPockets, Sunday at 02:25 AM
Photo of Jeffreysan
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Poured an extremely dark, almost opaque brown color with no head what-so-ever.

Aroma: Malty and bready up front, like toasted English muffins. Some notes of black pepper, brown sugar and hops.

Taste: Delicious!! Tons of malt and freshly baked dark bread, like pumpernickel, followed by some notes of roasted nuts, black pepper, and some toffee-like sweetness. Some notes of dried fruit as well, dates, prunes, cherries. Good fruitcake in a glass.

Mouthfeel: Chewy and smooth, with no carbonation what-so-ever. With an ABV of 8.3%, there is quite the presence of pleasing alcohol warmth on the palate.

Overall: Damn, this is a great beer! I love the toffee and the malt and the nuttiness. Simply an outstanding Christmas ale! Highly recommended!

Jeffreysan, Thursday at 04:16 AM
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5/5  rDev +13.6%

montybugg, Wednesday at 06:24 PM
Photo of outoffocus
4.4/5  rDev 0%

Located just outside downtown Boulder in an industrial park. The location and surroundings aren't great, but seems to be standard for mid-size breweries like this.

Went on a Friday afternoon and it was very busy. The bar was full and had to stake out a space to the end of a larger table already occupied by a group. Beers are available in full or tasting sizes. The prices varied, but they were all reasonable. Service was good and very quick. The waiter puts the order into a handheld device and someone comes out with the beer moments later. Didn't try any food.

Got unlucky I think in that there were no barrel-aged or sour releases available, but still had a good time. Would recommend.

outoffocus, Tuesday at 09:45 PM
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1.84/5  rDev -58.2%

Deever2, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of simplejj81
5/5  rDev +13.6%

I like everything about this brewery and their staff! If you are in the Denver area for GABF, find out what events and special tappings they have going on and GO! Rumpkin is my all time favorite beer!!

simplejj81, Sep 05, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +1.8%

OctoberNexus, Sep 05, 2014
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SDRedDevil, Sep 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -14.8%

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3.92/5  rDev -10.9%

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4/5  rDev -9.1%

BobbyOlson, Aug 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -14.8%

Good but overrated brewery.

Wobbly, Aug 29, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -16.4%

Erico1, Aug 27, 2014
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Avery Brewing Company in Boulder, CO
97 out of 100 based on 183 ratings.