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Collaboration Not Litigation Ale - Avery Brewing Company

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88
very good

1,283 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,283
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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markaberrant

Saskatchewan (Canada)

3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - colour is a dark orange with red hues. Lots of carbonation, but it pours nothing but a thin cap. No lacing.

S - very nice malty sweet nose, with a background of spice.

T - starts out with sweet dark fruit (figs, raisins), some spice notes and even some earthy hop flavour in the middle, then a dry chocolate alcohol finish.

M - a little heavier mouthfeel than a traditional belgian, but the carbonation keeps things light enough. The overall effect is very creamy. I do find that it has quite a bit of alcohol warmth, but it is not "hot."

D - Not exactly a summer refresher, this one should be consumed slowly.

Can't say I've had the chance to try either Salvation, but the combo works pretty well for me. I've only had one other "red" belgian, Maudite, which I don't care for (seems to have no identity), but this one is excellent. I hope to try more Avery and Russian River products in the future!

Thanks to Demcorhip for the bottle!

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2007 21:45:20 | More by markaberrant
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Collaboration not litigation batch #7

Enjoyed this in a delirium tulip glass

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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.

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Collaboration Not Litigation Ale from Avery Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,283 ratings.