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Ovila Quad - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

636 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 636
Reviews: 187
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.83%


Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mikechance on 10-29-2011)
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CopeTech

California

4.65/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A lovely Belgium Quad, I am revisiting the Ovilas after an initial bad experience.
The most out standing characteristic was the taste, clearly a nice dry quad traditional to the abbey ale houses (no surprises).
Nice deep color, rich and dark.
The carbonation is light, head is not distracting from the flavors.
An excellent addition to the available quads here in California.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2012 03:03:41 | More by CopeTech
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Ovila Quad from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 636 ratings.