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Collaboration Not Litigation Ale | Avery Brewing Company

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3.91/5
Very Good
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:
#6,629
Reviews:
736
Ratings:
1,631
pDev:
10.23%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
245
Trade:
10
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Ratings: 1,631 |  Reviews: 736
Photo of NickThePyro
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of schoolboy
4.01/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This ale is pretty big and unique. It was bottled January 2015, so if it is supposed to be, it's well aged. Batch 8 but just purchased last week.

It's brown and leaves nice lacing. The aroma is sweet and yeasty. The taste goes all over the brown ale range, but well mellowed and settled in. The sweetness and yeast blend nicely. It does not let you forget that you are drinking a nice Belgian.

I am going to see if I can find another of these all pre-aged at Save-on. Thanks for the great brew, Wally.

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Photo of chefbigjon
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Ctb6582
4.18/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gratefulbeerhead
3.71/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DerwinWentworth
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ClavisAurea
3.79/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Batch 9 bottle dated 01/2016 served in a goblet at cellar Temps.

Cool bottle label and story. Beer poured out a low carbonation honey color with a very thin head that sank to nothing. Nose is floral with notes of honey, medicinal herbs and rosemary. Taste follows the nose well and adds a decent amount of dark fruits, raisins and figs, herbaciousness, honey and sweetness. Medium-low to low carbonation. Good beer from 2 world class Brewers. Very unique brew.

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Photo of ordybill
4.4/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bomber into a pint glass. The appearance is a light dirty orange color with a medium sized white head. The aroma is a big caramel smell with spices. The taste is full of malt and caramel and the high ABV is apparent.

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Photo of COR8RFAN
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TonyY
4.28/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lance_Hathorn
4.08/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Griphon
3.84/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of doc_logic
4.09/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zythophile
3.97/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle Date: January 2015
Palate Contaminants: other beer

Appearance is a moderately murky brown with not much head. Appearance is the thing I care least about.

Smell is woody sweet tea with some molasses. A little barley, but it's barely detectable.

The sweet tea is definitely there in the taste, but there's not much sweetness anywhere else. It's got maple wood instead of maple syrup. It has a little prune, too. Basically, this brew has flavors that are sometimes associated with being "smoky" without really being smoky itself.

It has a thick body with fine carbonation.

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Photo of madelf66
4.04/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cubbyZilla
2.9/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of aufie
3.79/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gilgar
2.9/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of VABA
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FriedSlug
3.88/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Ruddy brownish color with a slightly tab head. Lots of lacing left behind. Smell is sweet candy, caramel, bananas, clove and Belgian yeast. The taste is very sweet with the aromas present in the taste. There is a nice almost cherry like flavor at the end with some mild bitterness. This is a really nice beer.

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Photo of ledouge
3.65/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hypnotoad1
3.59/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beginner2
3.95/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Listed in the "1001 Beers To Taste Before You Die", my review and possible re-rating comes after I Have this again.

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Photo of Ristaccia
4.19/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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