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Ovila Barrel Aged Golden - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Ovila Barrel Aged Golden
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6 Ratings
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.88%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: spark3148857 on 02-01-2014)
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Gobzilla

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

04-23-2014 09:18:13 | More by Gobzilla
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.99/5  rDev -3.9%

On tap at the 2014 Secret Stash Bash (Atlanta).
Pours hazy golden amber with a weak, bubbly head.

Flavor: sweet, sour and mildly bitter all at once. Great complexity with a clear bbl effect that still allows the main features of the Belgian golden to show. Bourbon does dominate the aftertaste. Strong flavor.

O: unique and very interesting brew, yet not challenging. Partially hidden alcohol.

03-04-2014 00:47:40 | More by chinchill
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

02-08-2014 22:13:19 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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spark3148857

California

4.45/5  rDev +7.2%

On tap at the Torpedo Room in Berkeley, tapped that day (1/21/14).

Poured a beautiful hazy golden color with an eggshell white head. The aroma was huge with big notes of butterscotch, caramel, oak, vanilla, and bourbon. Taste followed the nose with a fruity sweetness, bananas and some tropical fruit, big caramel sweetness and bourbon notes. The base beer really serves to showcase the barrel. Mouthfeel was full but not thick or sticky, on par with the style. A big surprise with this beer, highly enjoyed.

02-01-2014 09:30:57 | More by spark3148857
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JoeyStats707

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-30-2014 01:35:04 | More by JoeyStats707
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bierdeflanders

California

3.46/5  rDev -16.6%

S: oak, some vanilla, fruit (pineapple)

A: cloudy golden color

T: sweet, oak, slight fruity taste, not very bitter on the finish

M: heavier body, but carbonation helps with the full body

O: nice barrel aged golden, its a big beer, beware very drinkable.

02-10-2014 05:23:08 | More by bierdeflanders
Ovila Barrel Aged Golden from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.