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Collaboration Not Litigation Ale - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,276 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,276
Reviews: 694
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 32
Gots: 135 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.72% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: FtownThrowDown on 01-23-2007)
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Zraly

Virginia

3.63/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Batch #3

Pours mahogany-copper and looks lovely with its off-white head. Smells of fruit, spice, and a touch of rum.

Overall, quite good. Very yeasty and fruity, and has a pronounced vinous quality. Phenolic -- quite the clove note. Finish is fairly smooth, although a touch more astringent than I would like after aging this bottle for over a year.

An interesting product and a good model for future breweries -- don't get mad and make life difficult, work together! It's beer, after all.

Would be nice with coq au vin. Or even warm German red cabbage with cloves and vinegar.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2010 22:43:32 | More by Zraly
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A - Pours a hazy reddish brown with a two-finger foamy white head. Light sticky lacing.

S - Light amount of Belgian yeast, banana, and dark fruits (raisins and plums).

T - Taste is of sweet malts, banana, pear, honey, clove with white pepper in the finish.

M - Medium bodied with low carbonation. Very syrupy mouthfeel. Dry finish.

O - A very nice Belgian strong ale. Very easy drinking despite he ABV.

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Collaboration not litigation batch #7

Enjoyed this in a delirium tulip glass

Poured a soft off white 1 finger head which quickly dissipates and is deep mahogany in color

Upfront this beer has a sweet toffee/caramel malt flavor with some dark fruit and little hop presence. Finishes strong with med-high carbonation and extremely pleasant alcohol warmth.

Closest thing we can get to russian river on the east coast and it doesn't disappoint!

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Collaboration Not Litigation Ale from Avery Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,276 ratings.