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Ovila Dubbel - Wine Barrel Aged - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

63 Ratings
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Ratings: 63
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.7%
Wants: 6
Gots: 5 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John_M on 10-30-2012)
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Lantern


3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

05-14-2013 19:05:17 | More by Lantern
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marct

Nevada

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

05-10-2013 19:00:45 | More by marct
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DmanGTR

Florida

5/5  rDev +27.2%

04-23-2013 19:19:33 | More by DmanGTR
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chefduff2

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

04-21-2013 16:22:01 | More by chefduff2
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barczar

Kentucky

3.83/5  rDev -2.5%

Deep caramel with reddish highlights and moderate cream head.

Slightly medicinal and vinous aroma, with notes of caramel, a hint of must, and belgian yeast.

Vinous, vinegary undertones, with a bit of belgian yeast in the background. Malt is overpowered. Somewhat sweet mid palate, but finishes fairly dry.

Moderate body, with minimal carbonation and slight alcohol warmth.

Could use more malt support. Like the sourness provided by the wine, but maybe the oak mutes the malt too much. Lacking in belgian yeast character.

04-12-2013 21:32:25 | More by barczar
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AlexChillton

Arizona

4/5  rDev +1.8%

04-08-2013 09:25:59 | More by AlexChillton
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smchenry75

Indiana

3/5  rDev -23.7%

03-21-2013 01:41:26 | More by smchenry75
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

03-16-2013 00:36:07 | More by MarkyMOD
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

03-05-2013 04:57:54 | More by TonyTalon
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atone315

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

03-03-2013 20:29:02 | More by atone315
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Beeranator

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

03-02-2013 02:37:19 | More by Beeranator
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kscaldef

Oregon

3/5  rDev -23.7%

02-28-2013 21:03:31 | More by kscaldef
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DenverLogan

Colorado

4.11/5  rDev +4.6%

On tap in Denver at the Cheeky Monk.
Pours a brown-raspberry color with small head.
Big carbonation and mouthfeel.
Aroma of red wine barrel, slight malts, sour fruit.
Flavors of raspberry, dark malts, slight alcohol, red wine, red plum. Overall a big brew, flavorful and rich and a slightly biting tartness.

02-18-2013 05:52:20 | More by DenverLogan
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brotherloco

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

02-04-2013 02:22:16 | More by brotherloco
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OBeerMeGreatOne

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

01-29-2013 00:09:04 | More by OBeerMeGreatOne
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-15-2013 00:54:46 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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Trilogy31

California

2.74/5  rDev -30.3%

Pours a dark brown with a muddy red tinge. Quickly fleeting foam cap that literally leaves zero lacing. Overall i dont want to spend too much time with this, the beer had a nice almost sour red wine quality with sour cherry and vinous notes along with wine like tannins. My main problem was this beer had a dry wet cardboard finish almost like a corked bottle of wine. It also had a slight diactyl character to it, not a bg fan of this and hope it was an off bottle.

01-13-2013 20:32:07 | More by Trilogy31
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Gomeza

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1.8%

12-25-2012 05:29:03 | More by Gomeza
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Gatch

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

12-20-2012 03:52:14 | More by Gatch
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t420o

California

4.4/5  rDev +12%

On tap at Tony's Darts Away about a month ago...

SN Red wine Barrel Aged Ovila Dubbel

A- tap pour to snifter produces a 1 finger tan head resting on a amber body. Head recedes quick leaving almost no lacing. 3.5

S- awesome smell of red wine, tart cherries, and sweet malt. 4.5

T- similar to the smell the red wine barrel aging provides a tannic and slightly tart cherry taste to the base dubbel. The sweetness and tartness play off each other excellent. 4.5

M- lighter carbonation as expected and
Medium body. 4

O- a wonderful beer. I could drink a lot of this stuff! 4.5

A  

12-14-2012 22:39:54 | More by t420o
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Philousa

California

3.28/5  rDev -16.5%

Imbibed on tap at Wine Affairs on 12/3/12. Reviewed from notes.

Pours a mostly clear ruby red with thick, off white head. I get lots of cherry up front on the nose. Also slight oak, almost like wet cardboard (hard to get). Tart raspberry, slight caramel, cranberry, and some over cooked biscuit. This is really dry, like it makes my lips wrinkle after drinking it. Body is appropriate for the style. Interesting, intriguing, but overreaching a bit.

12-10-2012 18:44:06 | More by Philousa
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

12-06-2012 22:35:48 | More by JAHMUR
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Zaphog

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

12-05-2012 20:01:23 | More by Zaphog
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Nage37

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

12-05-2012 06:20:11 | More by Nage37
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chippo33

Vermont

3/5  rDev -23.7%

12-04-2012 04:01:22 | More by chippo33
Ovila Dubbel - Wine Barrel Aged from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 63 ratings.