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Avery DuganA IPA

Libations / Spokane /

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Avery is a brewery most beer enthusiasts should be familiar with. I can't remember ever having a bad ale from them, and flavor kicks always sit in the front seat. 

The DuganA IPA is no different. It pours a deep gold color with a nice creamy head, almost two fingers. Excellent lacing. 

A quick whiff reveals that this is going to be hoppy. Very hoppy. Floral and citrus scents are also abound. Give it a sip and the hops kick right in. This is bitter stuff, and not for those who aren't into the super hoppy stuff. A few more sips also reveal a good deal more depth. Oranges and possibly toffee lingers once you get used to the bitterness.

At 8.5% ABV this is a pretty strong ale, but I didn't find it boozy at all. That's a good thing.

Highly recommended IPA.