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Ovila Quad - Brandy Barrel Aged - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Ovila Quad - Brandy Barrel AgedOvila Quad - Brandy Barrel Aged

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

70 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 70
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.46%


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: johnmichaelsen on 10-30-2012)
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willhans8

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

04-24-2013 08:00:51 | More by willhans8
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On draft at the top Gainesville. 9 oz snifter. Listed simply as "Barrel Aged", so I am assuming brandy barreled. Pours dark ruby brown, nearly black in the center. Aroma is what seems to be big whiskey barrel and dark fruits, dry oak, more sweet fruits. Sweet dark fruit, black cherry, grape, vanilla, with some sherry-like notes. Medium heavy mouthfeel with medium carbonation. Good stuff and happy to have found this. It's really a nice beer.

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Pours like any other quad, nice head, looks great.

From there on out, things were a touch down hill. Not sure if this was infected or not, but there were some light-moderate sour fruit notes. They were in competition with the darker, sweeter flavors you would expect in a quad.

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Ovila Quad - Brandy Barrel Aged from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.