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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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BA SCORE
88
very good

699 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 699
Reviews: 162
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 17
Gots: 91 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Trilogy31 on 01-30-2013)
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rajendra82

Georgia

4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

I usually reserve my St. Bernardus chalice, gifted to me during my only visit to Brawley's in Charlotte, NC, several years ago for special treats, of which I am hoping the Ovila Abbey Quad is one. Opens up with a light pop, as the cork is freed from the wire cage and extracted. The carbonation is light, and the beer pours very dark brown, looking like a thick cola. The smell is filled with cherry, plum, and other dark skinned fruit. There is a touch of hops upon deeper inspection of the smell. The taste has more of a brown sugar, than a dark fruit type sweetness, with sour notes becoming more noticeable mid palette, before being swept aside by the alcohol warmth. Some dark chocolate presence in the finish. If I have a fault to pick, it is the thinness of the body. It does not quite seem up to the velvet like feel of others in the style. I like the Ovila Quad for what it is, but I think the Ovila Saison is better.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2014 04:17:54 | More by rajendra82
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Dave1999

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

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Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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Washington

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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Georgia

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Missouri

5/5  rDev +27.2%

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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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rrski198

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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Stinger80OH

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

04-27-2014 19:58:54 | More by thetommo
Ovila Belgian-Style Abbey Quad: Ale Brewed With Plums from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 699 ratings.