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Ovila Abbey Saison - Mandarin Oranges & Peppercorns - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

513 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 513
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 9.71%
Wants: 15
Gots: 37 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-06-2013)
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On draft. Very nice, pronounced peppercorn thing going on. Works well with the citrus.

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12.7 oz bottle poured into an Omer tulip. Nicely textured label.

Appearance: Pours a thin, egg shell white head of half a finger with sudsy lacing. Body is a clear dark gold/copper.

Aroma: Rubbery yeast esters, hay, pear skin, citrus fruit, actual peppercorns, and wheat.

Taste: Peppercorns, medicinal yeast, bubblegum, some citrus fruit and wheat. Very nice bready malt backbone.

Mf/Drinkability: A heavier mouthfeel than I'm used to in a saison. While there is some prickly carbonation I'd appreciate a lighter body. Drying and sweet.

Overall: Solid American saison with a nice addition of pepper. The pepper really stands out in the nose and is well complimented by the yeast and citrus/wheat notes. That said, I would appreciate a lighter mouthfeel as I like my saisons a little more lively. Worth trying at least once, would go great with a salad and some goat cheese.

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Ovila Abbey Saison - Mandarin Oranges & Peppercorns from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 513 ratings.