DuganA IPA | Avery Brewing Company

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DuganA IPADuganA IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
averybrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Released twice annually in January and again in September.

Added by GarrisWH on 10-06-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,641
Reviews:
612
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
9.47%
 
 
Wants:
98
Gots:
166
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Czequershuus
3.76/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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.

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Photo of BeerSnobRobinson
5/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Altrurian
4.67/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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!).

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Photo of SweetwaterTuonker
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of curtis6290
3.91/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bill69
4.68/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of HippieDave56
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Justdoit1234
4.05/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of imstimpy
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dragetor
4.27/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of crow
4.13/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerForMyHorses
4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of atone315
4.06/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of milwaukee512
4.68/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of terrysjag
3.59/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Craftncrazy
3.92/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

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Photo of bschmidt_37
4.05/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jtaylord
4.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hipHOPSanonymous
4.28/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Korbynlehr
3.88/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pray_For_Mojo
4.21/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a tulip

Appearance: dark golden with a light hue of copper and beautifully bright. Head is a minimal, very light tan with only a thin lacing.

Aroma: Sweet malt and hops, but the hop aroma is much less than what is standard for the style. There is more malt than hops in the aroma.

Flavor: quite tasty. Very pleasant hoppiness without being overpowering. Some light citrus and light pine, but really no distinctive flavors.

Mouthfeel: medium. Spot on. I could easily put back two bombers without getting full. This in no way implies that this beer is thin; it is not.

Overall: Much better than I recall. This beer is light and well balanced. Job well done. You could easily drink several without getting weighed down. This is much less sweet than Maharaja. I should compare the two side by side.

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Photo of NickThePyro
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chefhatt
3.5/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of roast_90
4.05/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of srw
3.81/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

DuganA IPA from Avery Brewing Company
4.12 out of 5 based on 1,641 ratings.
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