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Avery Anniversary Ale - Twenty | Avery Brewing Company

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Avery Anniversary Ale - TwentyAvery Anniversary Ale - Twenty

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by watsonmd on 05-17-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews by BlurryVisi0n:
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4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Served in a tulip.

Appearance: Clear amber colored body with little bubbles to it, a slightly off-white head rising to about a quarter inch settling quick after the first sip.

Smell: Light but potent hops. Light in the sense that it comes and goes, but potent that it's an forgettable smell. Raw hops...wish it didn't dissipate so quickly.

Taste: What this brew lacks in smell it beyond makes up for in taste, strong bitterness makes you think it's over 100 ibu's. Floral to the point you think you're eating the hops itself. Wish it was more complex like some Avery's other IPA's but the bitterness is going to be addicting. One sip isn't enough.

Mouth: Medium-heavy carbonation very sticky pine notes at the end. Some might say a dry finish...I think it is borderline perfect.

Overall: A very different take on what I love from Avery. I usually don't mention other beers during my reviews, twenty is a beer in it's own class definitely not superior to Maharaja but definitely worth investing the ten bucks or so on the bottle. Salud!

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Photo of oberon
3.98/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into an impy nonic a clear medium golden with a large blooming one and a half finger white head atop that left multiple rings of broken chunks behind as it settled.Caramel malts and tropical fruits in the nose,sweet but not overly so.I like the full almost airy feel in the mouth,it went down nicely.Flavors of grilled pineapple and citrus with a tinge of vidalia onion the is a little off putting at first but doesn't overpower like another Colorado brewed beer wich I won't name.It's sweet but not nearly as sweet as way to many of the style,a worthy anniversary beer from a solid brewery.

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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3.88/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Light brown in color off of the pour. A very light bit of foam remains after the pour. The nose is a faint but it is definitely all about the hops. Faint but apparent grapefruit hops on the nose. The flavoring is all hops with the grapefruit and slightly orange flavor. The hops are what you get in the aftertaste and there is a nice hop fade on the tongue. A pretty brisk mouthfeel and it is fairly refreshing. Very well done.

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.41/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: good clarity, orangey with white creamy head

Aroma: very piney, like a fresh cut Christmas tree, citrus aromas as well, biscuity malt

Taste: outrageously piney and grapefruity with an almost indetectable biscuity malt backbone, clean yeast

Mouthfeel: oddly light and crisp for a 9.7% ale. Medium carbonation

Overall: Delicious. Definitely worth a try. A step up from most DIPAs in terms of piney and grapefruity character that literally explodes on your taste buds

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Avery Anniversary Ale - Twenty from Avery Brewing Company
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