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Sierra Nevada Barrel-Aged Ovila Quad

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by zappafrank, Oct 31, 2012.

  1. zappafrank

    zappafrank Aficionado (170) Ohio Sep 9, 2012

    "Matured in oak casks used to age brandy, this intense ale has layers of flavor and deep complexity. Caramel and dark fruit notes blend seamlessly with burned-sugar, date, black grape, and vanilla notes from the brandy barrels - creating a truly distinct and flavorful brew."

    $4.99/12.7oz. corked
    10.1% ABV

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  2. Bluecane

    Bluecane Initiate (0) New York Dec 30, 2011

    Want. Is this the same distro as the BA Dubbel, CA only?
     
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  3. deuce9259

    deuce9259 Savant (310) Ohio Dec 28, 2011

    Had the brandy barrel quad at a beer fest recently...amazing. Just wanted to see if there was any more knowledge out there on the distribution?
     
  4. zestd

    zestd Savant (345) Idaho Jan 18, 2013

    There are some kegs of this in eastern WA.
     
  5. Saw some 4pks at Total Wine in Brea, CA tonight.
     
  6. mmikey8

    mmikey8 Savant (270) California Aug 2, 2012

    I think they have have Ovila brewed with plums, not barrel aged. Still a good beer though.
     
  7. FT: 1 bottle & Wine Barrel Aged Ovila Dubbel: ISO Abner, Citra, Poorman's DIPA etc...offers welcome. ;-)
     
  8. My bad. It looked like the one on the right.
     
  9. headbucket

    headbucket Savant (275) Ohio Oct 30, 2007

    I also had this at a beerfest not too long ago and loved it, really hope this is something they continue to do in the future and maybe make a little more widely available.
     
  10. deuce9259

    deuce9259 Savant (310) Ohio Dec 28, 2011

    Ya, maybe I'll just throw something up in ISO:FT forum for now...I was hoping to find more than one bottle.
     
  11. Roudy1

    Roudy1 Savant (270) Iowa Sep 29, 2012

    A local bar has this on tap. $5.00 pints. Yum.
     
  12. The wine barrel version rocks.
     
  13. A must find. Had it on tap a year ago and loved it
     
  14. KevSal

    KevSal Advocate (605) California Oct 17, 2010

    anyone in the sf peninsula know where i can track some of this guy down?
     
  15. rrryanc

    rrryanc Savant (400) California May 19, 2006

    Ditto.
     
  16. KevSal

    KevSal Advocate (605) California Oct 17, 2010

    looks like we are on a mission yet again buddy, im pretty sure we will have a much better chance this time than the last haha. will keep you posted if i come up with anything!

    picked up some plum quad after having some friday tho, i see it aging really well
     
  17. rrryanc

    rrryanc Savant (400) California May 19, 2006

    I kinda want to start a craft beer distribution company on the peninsula. That would have to do well, no?
     
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  18. Man I fine told you...Mill Valley Market in Mill Valley!
    He's got both at a reasonable price. BA Bigfoot and Sucaba as well.
    Ask for Chuck and tell em Jake sent ya.
     
  19. KevSal

    KevSal Advocate (605) California Oct 17, 2010

    trust me ive got this in my bag next time i head up that way, but the gas and bridge makes those bottles $10 each :/

    im definetly pit stopping next time i head to RR tho ;)
     
  20. You as rrryanc can go in on the gas and bridge...make a trip of it. Just be sure to hit me up and bring me that '10 Bigfoot!
     
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  21. rrryanc

    rrryanc Savant (400) California May 19, 2006

    Not to mention the 3 hour time cost.
    I do appreciate the tip, but the peninsula isn't exactly close to the north bay, unfortunately. And it seems to be largely a craft beer wasteland - at least buying bottles. If you're not buddy-buddy with the guy at Willow or somehow figure out the K&L releases, then you're largely SOL.
     
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