Avery India Pale Ale (IPA) | Avery Brewing Company

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Avery India Pale Ale (IPA)Avery India Pale Ale (IPA)
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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

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look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nice 1/ inch creamy off white head with great retention and lacing. Glowing in the glass with a translucent honey amber color.

If you like fruit,especially citrus and tropical flavors this is a good IPA for you. I detect strong tangerine, mango and pineapple aromas. I also note distant peach. The menagerie of fruit is complemented by honeyed herbal tea. Delicate floral qualities and mild spice are also present. The malts are like fresh doughy bread.

The hops are the main event in this IPA. I taste an ale that is complex and characteristic. Imagine comforting roasted biscuit backed by warming resinous tropical hop flavors.

The hop profile is alluring both fruity and slightly sticky and bitter. The studied malt backbone enhances the drinking experience.

This sweet and refreshing beer ends with a strong bitterness. I consider this to be one of the best IPA's i've ever had. I wish it was more widely available in my area.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an orangish amber with 1" of dense, foamy, white head that has great retention. The nose has citrusy and fruity with hints of grapefruit and pineapple as well as notes of pie crust and bread. The flavor profile is superb. Intense, delicious, bready malt backbone that holds well with immense hop profile. The hops are fruity, citrusy, pineapple-like, piny, and even a little spicy. There is just a hint of alcohol in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, well carbonated, and very smooth.

This is a well put together IPA. All the flavors are well balanced and each one holds its own. It's easily drinkable because it's not overly bitter and has a solid malt backbone and citrusy character.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I previously reviewed this beer from the bottle and I enjoyed it but never revisited the beer. I saw a fresh delivery of cans sitting on the floor and I had to try this again.

Clear light amber color with two fingers+ of head that held on for a long time. The head eventually settles to a thick cap. Heavy lacing is left down the glass.

Is this even the same beer I had before. I previously noted an aroma of pine and citrus. This is catty and dank. Maybe this is what C-hops smell like extremely fresh.

The flavor is still one of the best in the American IPA crowd. Clean, hop flavor of citrus and pine. Dry malt base and moderately bitter. Suits me nicely. Tastes very fresh. Thanks for seeing the light and putting this in cans.

Very well carbonated for this medium sized body. Ends with a nice soft texture that does not lie flat on the palate.

Been afraid of bottles of IPAs of unknown age so that is why I hardly ever drank this beer. Now I have no reason for this not to be in my regular rotation.

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Avery India Pale Ale (IPA) from Avery Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 3,148 ratings
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