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RATINGS: 1759   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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In the 1700’s one crafty brewer discovered that a healthy dose of hops and an increased alcohol content perserved his ales during the long voyage to India (as depicted in our label) to quench the thirst of British troops. Today, we tip our hat to that historic innovation by brewing Colorado’s hoppiest pale ale. Avery IPA demands to be poured into your favorite glass to truly appreciate the citrusy, floral bouquet and the rich, malty finish. Brewed by hopheads for hopheads!


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
flylikeabanana (179) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Can pours a golden amber with a frothy white head, good lacing. Aroma is floral and citrusy hops. Taste is sweet orange, decently hoppy, pine, and a full malt balance. A great example of the style, but nothing extraordinary to me.


1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Cool_Bond (1793) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2015
Incredibly bitter beer in both aroma and flavor. OK bitterness which fills the anterior and upper part of the mouth for a long time. Far from what my taste buds like. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmrmwel (1138) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 25, 2015
Old rating: Pours golden, with a big creamy head. Aroma is bitter hops, with pine and orange peel, as well as some roasted malts, and a touch of oak. Full body, with soft carbonation. Flavour is citrusy hops with grapefruit and orange peel, as well as a good roasted malt backbone. Lingering bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
briandwagner (19) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Gold in color with an ivory head and is very cloudy. This beer is very hoppy with grapefruit notes. It has a medium body and is rather soft.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
AAEA (178) - California, USA - MAR 23, 2015
12 Fl OZ ($12.50 6pack) not an amazing IPA but its decent. The palate has a bit of lingering flavor. Not the worst but not the best. mid range at best

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (3070) - Michigan, USA - MAR 22, 2015
12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 9/16/2014. Pours fairly crystal clear deep golden color with a 1-2 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of grapefruit, pineapple, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, floral, grass, light caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of citrus/pine hops and moderate bready malt notes; with good strength. Taste of grapefruit, pineapple, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, floral, grass, light caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Good amount of pine/citrus rind bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, pineapple, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, light caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity and balance of citrus/pine hops and moderate bready malt flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth and moderately crisp/sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice IPA. All around good complexity and balance of citrus/pine hops and moderate bready malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
HuskerTan (661) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Bottle. A- Citrus, bitter, wheat, floral. A- Orange color, cloudy liquid, white head. T- Bitter, citrus, floral. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, bitter finish. O- A pretty standard IPA by all means. Not a bad thing, just a pretty standard representation of the style.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnnyC33 (2) - Glendale Heights, Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2015 does not count
12oz bottle poured into Spiegelau IPA glass. Medium light head, nice golden color with dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
commonshawn (516) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Tap at new bohemia in bumped pint glass with commonmac. Gold with white head and good lacing. Resin sweet citrus in the nose. Resin taste with off grain bitterness. Strange sweet and sour bite. Lingering taste not ideal. Has some room for improvement.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
commonmac (508) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 6, 2015
On tap at New Bohemia in Golden Valley. Commonshawn present. Quality half finger of head on a standard looking IPA. Lacing is strong. Aroma contains plenty of citrus and in particular grapefruit. Some pine too. Taste involves citrus rind with bitterness prevailing. Resiny mouthfeel...slight oily nature. Hops run throughout and serve as the only real star. Leaves a little bit of a grainy taste at the end that I don’t like. It’s an average to above average IPA. Not a lot else to say.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (2749) - Florida, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Can. Golden pour with a white head. Muted grapefruit hop aromas. Grapefruit and pine/resin hop notes. Good balance with a sturdy malt backbone. Good body and mouthfeel.


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