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Ovila Quad - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

685 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 685
Reviews: 192
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.86%
Wants: 28
Gots: 61 | FT: 2
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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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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Colorado

4/5  rDev +1%

04-17-2014 02:01:44 | More by afsdan
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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

04-09-2014 23:27:02 | More by Disease
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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

04-05-2014 22:07:20 | More by MistyMountainHops
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jlmathis

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

04-04-2014 02:44:25 | More by little_star
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +3%

Thick, dark quad with no room for a head because of the overpour. Looks dark brown.

Rich raisiny nose with notes of plum, chocolate, and toffee. Smells rich and sweet with a burly strength that can only be masked by this mega-dark-fruit aroma. A good amount of roast is also evident. Fantastic.

Toffee, prune juice, rum raisin, brown bread, spicy alcohol, pressed grape, cough medicine, and a touch of dark chocolate. Really exquisite. Tons of complexity. Rather sweet, but decadently good. Mild bitterness that's aided by the booze. A liquory, fruity, Belgian dessert monster.

Very thick. Mouth-coating viscosity. Great body and a kick of gas, to boot. A sipper feel with big sipper strength.

Killer quad. One of the best American versions I have tasted. The best part is that it's not trying to be like the Belgian examples. Unique, and still top-notch.

03-28-2014 03:35:57 | More by thecheapies
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Gregg_Kawakami

Hawaii

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

03-24-2014 07:33:57 | More by Gregg_Kawakami
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BigOldOaf

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1%

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Drknight

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1%

03-23-2014 19:44:23 | More by Drknight
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Wbassett


4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

03-18-2014 06:37:43 | More by Wbassett
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jopezu

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

03-18-2014 05:20:52 | More by jopezu
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Jcarter1221

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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Loco_Joe

New York

4/5  rDev +1%

03-15-2014 23:46:57 | More by Loco_Joe
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sammy806

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

03-14-2014 23:20:51 | More by sammy806
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jakewise

California

4/5  rDev +1%

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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

03-09-2014 20:25:21 | More by ygtbsm94
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Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

03-09-2014 15:01:25 | More by Theogre83
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dbarny76

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

03-08-2014 19:30:03 | More by dbarny76
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jspaner

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

03-08-2014 01:37:22 | More by jspaner
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New York

4/5  rDev +1%

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Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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bubseymour

Maryland

4.84/5  rDev +22.2%

My eager young cadet Beer Advocate shared this beer with me that he bought. I told him I am very hit or miss with quads so better to split a bottle then do a flat out trade as it might be risk of drain pour. So this one was a definite hit. For over 10% it is very smooth and not boozy at all. Very buttery mouthfeel. Lots of fruit complexity mixed in here with the usual raisin, fig flavor etc. I find this quad as well made as some of the best from Belgium. Very high caliber quad. Thanks for sharing with me my eager young Beer advocate!

03-01-2014 00:55:28 | More by bubseymour
Ovila Quad from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 685 ratings.