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Ovila Belgian-Style Abbey Quad: Ale Brewed With Plums - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Ovila Belgian-Style Abbey Quad: Ale Brewed With PlumsOvila Belgian-Style Abbey Quad: Ale Brewed With Plums

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88
very good

713 Ratings
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Ratings: 713
Reviews: 163
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 17
Gots: 96 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Trilogy31 on 01-30-2013)
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elmore

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4.76/5  rDev +21.4%

Poured from a caged and corked 12.7oz bottle into a Chimay chalice. Picked this up from Woodmans on the West Side of Madison, WI. I think a steal at $11.99 for a four pack, but I am partial to this style. Bought a pack about a week ago and went back to get 2 more a few days later after my first taste.

I usually don't comment on packaging, but this could be the coolest product packaging I have come across. Heavy duty caged and corked bottle with a bowing, hooded monk on the front. Perfect.

A very dark pour. Only a shade off of a stout. Thin tan head that hangs around for a while. Almost no lacing.

Brown sugar, sweet dark fruit with almost a grape-like taste in the middle, which maybe the plums. Nice slightly bitter cocoa aftertaste. Alcohol is hidden well, but there is a nice little alcohol burn if you concentrate

Small bubbles. Nice champagne like carbonation, which lasts throughout. Thick full and creamy.

I am very partial to this style so I tend to rate this type of beer highly. But this is a really great American made Quad. Thank you Sierra Nevada for this wonderful beer at such a great price. I would compare this to Abt 12 or Chimay blue. If you can get a hold of this one give it a try. You won't be disappointed.

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4.69/5  rDev +19.6%

It's Definately one of my favorite beers all time. It's a dark beer but not too heavy! The hints of plum and banana were subtle enough to enjoy with out over-powering the dark coca. Excellent beer but be careful, this beer comes in at 10.3%! A couple of bottles will do.

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super dark brew with hazelnut edges. decent white head. aroma is heavy plum, lots of concord grapes, slight honey, some heather, a wintergreen spice in the finish. taste is insane! ive gotta boner. thick molasses, grape, sugar, vanilla, spearmint, caramel, earthy, cherries. furkin full bodied brah, heavy carbo. sticky finish. i fudgin bathe in this sheesh

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Ovila Belgian-Style Abbey Quad: Ale Brewed With Plums from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 713 ratings.