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

Not Rated.
Ovila Quad - Brandy Barrel AgedOvila Quad - Brandy Barrel Aged

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

78 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 78
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 40
Gots: 13 | FT: 3
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: John_M on 10-30-2012)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

thedankness, Aug 12, 2014
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5/5  rDev +21.4%

JoelClark, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

MarkCraven, Jul 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

McNazz, Jul 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

EliHammett, Jul 21, 2014
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nataku00, Jul 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Gus_13, Jun 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Gobzilla, Apr 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15%

belgbeerdrinker, Mar 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

pcarney8, Mar 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

hayesjw, Feb 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

scottgoblue314, Feb 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

mc4z, Feb 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Seattle_Suds, Dec 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

EyePeeAyBryan, Dec 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

nloyless, Nov 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

Drink_LocalSD, Nov 05, 2013
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Rasmon, Oct 17, 2013
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4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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.

BMMillsy, Oct 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

kwkurdziel, Aug 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

DmanGTR, Jul 20, 2013
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3.48/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap at Burnhearts in Milwaukee.

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.

Overall, not bad, even if slightly infected.

thebigredone, Jul 19, 2013
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DersOne, Jul 14, 2013
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DoubleSimcoe, Jul 09, 2013
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Zbeetleman, Jul 09, 2013
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Ovila Quad - Brandy Barrel Aged from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.