Collaboration Not Litigation Ale | Avery Brewing Company

Collaboration Not Litigation AleCollaboration Not Litigation Ale
BA SCORE
3.91/5
1,631 Ratings
Collaboration Not Litigation AleCollaboration Not Litigation Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
averybrewing.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.72%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by FtownThrowDown on 01-23-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,282
Reviews:
736
Ratings:
1,631
pDev:
10.23%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
245
Trade:
10
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 1,631 |  Reviews: 736
Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.55/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served onto a tulip.

Appearance: Semi-cloudy amber, head is an off-white orange which comes off roughly a full inch off the body.

Smell: Mmmm...pretty good if you ask me, yeast plus the hops throw in a bit of dark fruits I am awaiting the greatness to come.

Taste: I have to say I smell and keep tasting and not to mention I pairing with sharp cheddar and I am still not getting it. You taste it but honestly I am not overly impressed. Avery has come out with better. You feel the fruits and yeast but not memorably tasteful.

Mouth: Great texture with medium carbonation. After taste is there and not hard to adjust to.

Overall: Might need to be little tweaked. Little more alcohol taste might help or maybe a hint of fruit. Sorry I have built a slight bias when is comes to anything of Belgian ales and the way they should taste and obviously feel. Try it for your self and cheers to all!

 896 characters

Photo of TXhomebrewer
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of akukucka
3/5  rDev -23.3%

Photo of THECPJ
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of savagepm
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of duff247
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of CopperTopBrews
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of arkansastroy
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of trojankeg
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of IrishColonial
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Anthony1
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of photomike
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Tabni
5/5  rDev +27.9%

Photo of alamode
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of jak
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of CFHMagnet
4.12/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Batch #5, poured into oversize wine glass.

My average pour got me a finger of milky head that shrank down to a ring in a few minutes. Body is a dark amber/light brown color about a shade or so darker than a good apple cider. Very little activity noted noted carbonation wise. Some decent lacing noted.

Light caramel, figs, raisins, and Belgian sugar are the main body of the nose. It's rounded out with light malt, a hint of yeast and a kiss of maraschino cherry.

Candy sugar, dark fruit and light caramel take you on a ride before dropping you off at a very pleasant malt taste. The very end is a light usage of spice. Almost as complex as the nose.

Medium bodied, it coats the mouth well and soothes going down. After letting it warm a little I did detect just a little alcohol in the background, with a little burn building near the end of the beer. Very solid offering.

 877 characters

Photo of Jimmys
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Westmeister
3.74/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Batch 4 from Suwanee Package.

A: muddied amber brown, with off white head that turns to a ring and has good speckled lacing. last 1/3 of the bottle revealed some chunky sediment.

S: semi complex aromas of raisins, vinous notes, dried fruit, sweet caramel.

T: initially big caramel sweetness, with fig, plum and some other dark dried fruits. big maltiness is probably the dominating characteristic.

O: I would say if the taste lived up to the nose, i would have been much happier. still this is a fine offering and I think the 1 year of age did this some good.

 567 characters

Photo of sobeleg
3/5  rDev -23.3%

Photo of stevecooks
5/5  rDev +27.9%

Photo of throwback
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of ROGUE16
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of meich75
5/5  rDev +27.9%

Photo of pperez38
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Mtnbeerman
5/5  rDev +27.9%

Collaboration Not Litigation Ale from Avery Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 1,631 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.