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Ovila Abbey Saison - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

726 Ratings
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Ratings: 726
Reviews: 256
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 28
Gots: 58 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-15-2011)
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Amber color with a head with good retention.
Mild sweet and sour aroma. Notes of green apple and Belgian yeast.
Great flavor, some sour funkiness, orange peel, pepper, caramel, and piney hops.
Very dry aftertaste with a mild bitterness.
Medium body with good carbonation, 7.5% ABV is very well hidden, just having a mild numb effect.
Very good Saison, elegant sourness combined with adequate hopping.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

375ml corked and caged bottle, 7.5% abv on the label.

A- pours a slightly hazy orange with a 1" head of foam, plenty of lacing.

S- smells earthy, yeasty, spicy, kind of fruity..some citrus. Spicy goes to some notes of pepper.

T- I can ure taste the orange citrus, nice, spice is limited to light doses of pepper. Swishing the beer in my mouth brings the oranges out even more. Not much bitterness to this puppy, which I like. Slight hint of some funk the more I sip.

M- medium bodied, pretty high carbonation, it works for me.

O- This is a nice tasty Saison. I bought a single for $5 because I wasn't sure if I'd like it or not...duh. 4 packs in town are $13.99; I think I'll pick up a 4 pack or 2.

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Ovila Abbey Saison from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 726 ratings.