DuganA IPA
Avery Brewing Company

DuganA IPADuganA IPA
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Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
IPA - Imperial
4.13 | pDev: 9.44%
Apr 20, 2019
Oct 06, 2009
DuganA IPADuganA IPA
Notes: Released twice annually in January and again in September.
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4 by brittanylicious from Indiana on Apr 20, 2019
4.18 by dafla67 from Pennsylvania on Oct 16, 2018
4.25 by npdevil27 from Massachusetts on Jun 06, 2018
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3.43/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
by connecticutpoet from Connecticut

Appearance – Two finger head on a cloudy brownish-orange body with a LOT of tiny floaters.

Aroma – Citrus, caramel, toffee, a little buttery. Note that this beer is a few years old.

Taste – Caramel, a little buttery on the finish, with a long slow bitterness.

Mouthfeel – Not bad but not spectacular.

Overall – Glad I tried it but wish I had tried it fresher.

Feb 05, 2018
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3.67/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

The appearance had a cloudy/hazy golden orange colored body with a one and a half fingered white foamy head that rises just a bit and then falls leaving some nice slightly foamy sticky lacing gracing the sides of the glass. The smell had a large amount of grapefruit up front, some pineapple coming through as well in a really nice juicy sort of way, a slight maltiness comes through as it warms, what a nice invitation! The taste was slightly spicey but a sort of strong sweetness from the previously mentioned flavors trying its hardest to come out, a peppery/spicey aftertaste, quick dry spicey finish. On the palate, it sat about a light to medium, somewhat sessionable, carbonation is slightly felt for a DIPA, however, it seems just a tad under carbonated to me as I was expecting something just a bit sharper. Overall, I would say this is a good DIPA that I’m pretty sure I would have again.

Jun 05, 2017
3.82 by Timtac from New Jersey on Jan 08, 2017
4.23 by MI_beerdrinker from Texas on Oct 14, 2016
3.92 by tommy5 from Michigan on Oct 02, 2016
4 by DerwinWentworth from Utah on Aug 31, 2016
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4.13/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
by rodbeermunch from Nevada

Well that's just a pretty beer. Orange and amber, always looks good, solid 1" head and retention. Aroma is citrusy dry hops.

Taste is phenomenal, lots of citrus and green hop notes, plenty of caramel in the body but it doesn't have the excessive bitterness that so often accompanies that kind of malt bill. There's some sweetness and thickness, but the hops are so varied and flavorfull, it kind of forgives the malt bill.

Aug 25, 2016
3.89 by rarigney from Washington on Aug 21, 2016
4.27 by pstam87 from Illinois on Aug 21, 2016
3.75 by cryptichead from Illinois on Jul 30, 2016
4.16 by Gkruszewski from New York on Jul 20, 2016
3.44 by TheFightfan1 from Pennsylvania on Jul 13, 2016
4 by chicagoish from Pennsylvania on Jul 08, 2016
4.16 by Griphon from Florida on Jul 06, 2016
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3.9/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75
by Jeffsta1 from Washington

Deep amber orange color. Promises a big flavor.

Clean smell, not bold, at least not out of a cold fridge.

Big, round flavor, almost like dry currants. Mixed with classic IPA hoppiness. Hop profile halfway between DHF90, and Sierra Nevada Pale Ale (?!).

Mouthfeel is fantastic. Rich, finely textured, not over carbonated.

Finish is quite bitter.

Jun 16, 2016
2.73 by Ddegnen from New Jersey on Jun 07, 2016
3.92 by jmg480 from Pennsylvania on May 27, 2016
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4.22/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by donspublic from Texas

Poured from tap into sniffer, half finger creamy head, nice lacing. Not much to the nose, my issue not the beer. Nice malt sweetness on the front end, getting mango, citrus and a little caramel sweetness. Has a great finish, not too dry or too sweet, minimal bitternes. Nice balanced beer

May 21, 2016
4.34 by Biggiekrock627 from Maryland on May 11, 2016
4.16 by TheHopsman from Nebraska on May 07, 2016
4.32 by cfcairns from Pennsylvania on May 04, 2016
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3.76/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
by Czequershuus from Minnesota

This beer pours a fairly hazy amber orange with a perfectly respectable head. The aroma of the beer is dominated by tropical notes of sticky sweet mango and very ripe pineapple. There is also a background note of onion and grassy funk. The flavor leads with mango and a touch of tangerine juice, followed by some pine, grass, and a fair amount of caramel. The mouthfeel is very full with a large amount of spikey carbonation. Overall this is a very flavorful beer, perhaps a touch to sweet for my tastes, but well done none the less.

Apr 30, 2016
5 by BeerSnobRobinson from Minnesota on Apr 30, 2016
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4.67/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
by Altrurian from Portugal

Pours a slightly hazy deep amber. Pretty a head as you'd ever want to see: a multiplicity of bubble sizes comprise a deep meringue, with world-class cling. The mild aroma is grapefruity and piney. The taste is that of surprisingly refined, understated, but forthright, hoppiness. This is a dignified IPA to be reckoned with (and enjoyed!).

Apr 25, 2016
4.25 by SweetwaterTuonker from Minnesota on Apr 07, 2016
3.91 by curtis6290 from New York on Apr 01, 2016
4.68 by Bill69 from Pennsylvania on Mar 20, 2016
4 by HippieDave56 from California on Mar 14, 2016
4.05 by Justdoit1234 from Minnesota on Mar 14, 2016
4.25 by imstimpy from Texas on Mar 13, 2016
4.27 by Dragetor from Minnesota on Mar 09, 2016
4.13 by crow from Illinois on Mar 04, 2016
4.1 by Odyssey300 from Minnesota on Mar 03, 2016
4.06 by atone315 from Wisconsin on Mar 01, 2016
4.68 by milwaukee512 from Wisconsin on Feb 28, 2016
3.59 by terrysjag from Maryland on Feb 25, 2016
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3.92/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by Craftncrazy from Colorado

22oz. Bomber in Colorado. Great beast of a beer but more floral than described.

Feb 18, 2016
DuganA IPA from Avery Brewing Company
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