Avery India Pale Ale (IPA) | Avery Brewing Company

very good
3,129 Ratings
no score
Send samples
Avery India Pale Ale (IPA)Avery India Pale Ale (IPA)

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
IBUs: 65

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-08-2002

For Trade:
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 3,129 |  Reviews: 1,206
Photo of coggel
4.5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of kylehay2004
3.56/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: two finger white head with excellent lacing on a crystal clear golden with slight amber hue body.

S: pretty musty, a little wet sock hop like, light caramel malts, tangerine and orange citrus.

T: fairly malty with candied oranges, caramel, grassy, floral and mildy bitter hops.

M: medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: The beer is balanced but the hops aren't quite up to par. The bitterness verges on too much resin and wet sock hop mustiness for me.

 467 characters

Photo of cwstanton
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Greeneagle
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of frosted33
3.84/5  rDev -1%

Photo of millertime371
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of fatbatcat
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of CEDAMA
5/5  rDev +28.9%

Photo of MathNut
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of Shakerman
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of Kharkov
3/5  rDev -22.7%

Photo of Noxious26
4.51/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz brown bottle with pry-off cap poured in a pint glass. Purchased from Whole Foods in San Antonio, Texas.

Pale gold in colour and slightly cloudy. White head is 1/4 inch on the pour but recedes to a thin ring with islands of foam. Strings of lacing here and there.

Nice juicy smelling beer. Juicy fruit gum and citrus fruit. Caramel, grapefruit, lemon, pear. Mouth-watering.

More of the aroma on the palate. Starts off nicely balanced between the caramel sweet malts and citrus hops. Hops gradually and slowly take over more and more as we get closer and closer to the finish which is strongly hopped and citrus bitter.

Medium bodied mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. A little oily feel but it gets cut by the hop presence.

Overall a delicious brew. I really enjoyed it when I was down in Texas at the end of March, early April. Top notch IPA.

 855 characters

Photo of rolltide8425
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of Jason_Quad
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of HopBrain
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of prisdefer
4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

Photo of JuicesFlowing
4.07/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a standard pint glass.

The beer is a golden orange with a nice creamy head that dissipates to a film. Pretty good lacing coats the glass. Pine, faint grapefruit rind, and hops dominate the aroma. The beer tastes clean and to the point. Dry hops, bitter grapefruit, and a bit of woody pine notes are all in here. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and dry.

Overall, A pretty good beer, point blank. Good hops and all of the other things associated with a decent IPA. Worth it and may be revisited.

 503 characters

Photo of Bilco
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of maltlikker
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of JackieTH
4.02/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Spectacular hue of honey-orange, clear, with a rocky 3-4 finger cap of foam that persists, receding slowly leaving copious heavy lacing. It looks delicious. Smell is a bit of a let down. Mildly orange, muted hop, biscuits. Blah. Taste steps it back up, good bitterness flowing with orange citrus pith and herbal elements. Zesty. Wet. Nice, nice balance with a bit of honey, biscuit malt. Canned peaches. Pears. This is Very good. Very tasty. Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy, carbonation is just right. Mildly lingering bitterness for a clean finish. Half empty now and the sides of this glass are thickly coated with curtains of lacing. Overall very, very good.

 660 characters

Photo of ExaltedNecrosis
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of MikeConklin
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of LarryMyers
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Buick222
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of IPAaDay
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Avery India Pale Ale (IPA) from Avery Brewing Company
3.88 out of 5 based on 3,129 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.