Best collaboration beer you've ever had?

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  1. Dansac

    Dansac Initiate (160) Dec 6, 2014 California

    I think Anchorage makes overall some pretty amazing collabs.

    I was pretty happy with Jolly Pumpkin - Anchorage - Calabaza Boreal

    Also, Anchorage - De Molen - Mud and Funk (best sour stout I have ever had, bar none)

    One of my regular favorites is Anchorage / Hill Farmstead - Arctic Saison

    I hear HF's-Blaugies La Serrasin, and HF-Dieu de Ciel - Brother Soigne are terrific as well.

    I also really enjoyed Stone's Unapologetic, and both versions of W00tstout.
  2. Zimbo

    Zimbo Savant (979) Aug 7, 2010 Scotland

    At the moment its gotta be Beavertown/Naparbier Bone King DIPA. No contest. Robert Plant's son should be very proud of himself.
  3. Ikonic

    Ikonic Initiate (0) Nov 8, 2014 Virginia

    CCB and Mekong Restaurant in Richmond VA, Good Morning Mekong, an imperial coffee porter with kopi luwak beans. Yum!
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  4. ddobrydney

    ddobrydney Initiate (0) Oct 21, 2013 Vermont

    Treehouse/Toppling Goliath David.
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  5. Bobb222

    Bobb222 Initiate (44) Aug 3, 2013 Missouri

    4 Happiness from Perennial/Side Project. I must be one of the few that was unimpressed by Xocoveza
  6. spitshaded

    spitshaded Initiate (0) Nov 12, 2012 Virginia

    Recently I've been really impressed by Xocoveza & Super IPA
  7. cwehr13

    cwehr13 Initiate (0) Aug 4, 2011 Illinois

    Revolution and firestrone walker Dos OSOS
  8. smbslt

    smbslt Meyvn (1,006) Dec 26, 2010 Illinois
    Society Trader

    3F/Surly/Real Blakkr still reverberates
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  9. Ilovelampandbeer

    Ilovelampandbeer Initiate (0) Aug 25, 2013 New York

  10. acurtis

    acurtis Poo-Bah (3,800) Sep 27, 2010 New Jersey
    Society Trader

    This one:
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  11. TheBrewo

    TheBrewo Initiate (0) Nov 11, 2010 New York

    Permanent Funeral, although I'm not sure if this really counts if the collab was with a band. Otherwise, I'll throw out Collaboration Not Litigation. Incredibly tasty.
  12. Golferallen54

    Golferallen54 Initiate (0) May 1, 2014 Colorado

    Epic/the bruery peche de nuit an amazing peach stout
  13. Grayson14

    Grayson14 Initiate (0) Aug 20, 2014 Oklahoma

    Bible Belt - Prairie/ Evil Twin
    Coolship Truck - Prairie/ Evil Twin
  14. Franziskaner

    Franziskaner Poo-Bah (5,453) May 27, 2005 Missouri
    Society Trader

    3rd vote for WootStout.
    I try a decent amount of these but I guess I don't rate them very highly I noticed. After WootStout there's a long gap until I get down to Boulevard/Sierra Nevada Terra Incognita.
  15. corby112

    corby112 Initiate (0) Nov 19, 2008 Pennsylvania

    Lost Abbey/Russian River/Avery/DFH/Allagash - Isabelle Proximus
  16. Sweffin

    Sweffin Savant (989) Jun 25, 2013 Wisconsin

    Revolution / Firestone Walker Dos Osos
    Surly / FFF / Real Blakkr
    Pipeworks / 4 Hands Square Grouper

    Some of the beers that are collabs with non-brewing entities are also awesome (ie Permanent Funeral)
  17. BingCrosby7

    BingCrosby7 Initiate (0) Jun 8, 2013 California

    The Bruery/FFF Rue de Floyd. That's one of the best beers I've ever had. Period. I'd do anything for another bottle.

    Surprised there aren't more Xocovezas on this list. I've seen that on a lot of top beers of 204 threads. I personally thought it was just alright, but I know it's popular as hell.
  18. Mersh

    Mersh Initiate (0) Mar 10, 2013 Connecticut

    Can't pick just one so here are a few....

  19. SanFranJake

    SanFranJake Initiate (0) Nov 2, 2012 California

    Conflux #1
  20. Rothobinide

    Rothobinide Disciple (376) Jun 28, 2014 California

    Stone / 10 Barrel / Bluejacket Suede Imperial Porter blew my mind every time I tasted it.
  21. 77apm

    77apm Zealot (527) Nov 10, 2013 Illinois

    This would be my top vote!!
    Had it at Dark Lord Day, has it been made again @Ikonic?
  22. 77apm

    77apm Zealot (527) Nov 10, 2013 Illinois

    My second favorite collab!
    Was lucky to get to try batches from each brewery

    HOPTOMIC_BOMB Disciple (327) Feb 18, 2014 California

    Treehouse/ toppling goliath: david
    absolutely brilliant beer
  24. VitisVinifera

    VitisVinifera Initiate (158) Feb 25, 2013 California

    The Beer Camp collab between Russian River and Sierra Nevada I believe named Ivan the Terrible was excellent. It was like a slightly sour Duvel.
  25. mikepcarney

    mikepcarney Initiate (0) Oct 28, 2009 Ohio

    Loved this beer too.
  26. chefbigjon

    chefbigjon Initiate (0) Mar 9, 2014 Arizona

    So far:
    Between The Staves- Crooked Stave and Anchorage Brewing Company
    Hop Kitchen Super IPA- Alpine and New Belgium

    Both are crazy freaking good beers.
  27. jus10savestheday

    jus10savestheday Initiate (49) Dec 23, 2011 South Carolina

    Stillwater/Westbrook Gose Gone Wild
  28. SmashPants

    SmashPants Initiate (0) Jun 24, 2012 Australia

    I haven't had too many collaboration beers, but thus far it would have Birra del Borgo & Dogfish Head's My Antonia. Very tasty!
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