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Ovila Abbey Quad W/ Plums - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Ovila Abbey Quad W/ PlumsOvila Abbey Quad W/ Plums

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BA SCORE
91
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95 Ratings
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Ratings: 95
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.86%
Wants: 7
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SuperbikeShaun on 03-01-2014)
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Photo of keithmurray
4.28/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - dark eggplant color with slight tan head

Smell - plums, raisins, figs, brown sugar, blueberry

Taste - plums, raisins , figs, brown sugar, grape, blueberry

Mouthfeel - medium bodied, medium carbonation, sweetness upfront from the plums, slightly tart in the finish

Overall - good American take on a style that usually runs flat when done outside of Belgium. Quad lovers should give it a chance

Price Point - $3/12 oz single

keithmurray, Jun 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

JT99125, May 25, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

Disease, May 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

bmurray10, May 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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, May 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

henryclay_, May 15, 2014
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4.09/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a very dark brown with a tan head that dissipates quickly.

Aroma very sweet with a noticeable alcohol presence.

Taste is smooth, strong, and warming. Very sweet, picking up on dark fruit, caramel, and honey. Not getting much Belgian spice, I think the alcohol overpowers it.
Definitely leaves a lingering sweetness.

Overall, a very nice Quad but could maybe use more of a balance between alcohol and spice.

Abra, May 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Johncnh, May 11, 2014
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shoretaxi, May 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

alostplot, May 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

PaulUH, Apr 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

RangnaR, Apr 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

tpaetow, Apr 24, 2014
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afsdan, Apr 22, 2014
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Matthew1788, Apr 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Nathan50, Apr 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

ScottStache, Apr 20, 2014
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4.7/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Sampled tonight on 4/17/14. Bought a single 12.7 ounce bottle late last week. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a brandy snifter.

Pours a pitch black in color with a thin beige head that leaves some streaky lacing when sipped. The aroma is very pleasant of sweet dark fruits, brown sugar and roasted malts. The taste is...FANTASTIC with a lot going on! ALL the flavors mentioned above coming through with more taste as well of some caramel malts. Really great flavor with no bitter aftertaste and goes down easy. By far the BEST Sierra Nevada brew I had.

BeerWithMike, Apr 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

DRTBrewster, Apr 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

hilgart1, Apr 06, 2014
Ovila Abbey Quad W/ Plums from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 95 ratings.