Ovila Abbey Dubbel | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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very good
1,035 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States
sierranevada.com

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Thorpe429 on 03-12-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,035
Reviews:
454
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
11.84%
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
133
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,035 |  Reviews: 454
Photo of Brolo75
3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle poured into a chalice

A: Pours a light mahogany with a light khaki head, beer looks hazy, not a lot of carbonation, looks lighter in body and color than other dubbels I've tasted.

A: Very sweet, brown sugar, cherries, red grapes, touch of spice, slight banana and honey in the finish, subtle aromas.

T: Follows the nose, sweet, brown sugar with notes of dark cherries, red grapes, and wine-like notes, touch of spice with a moderate amount of bitterness in the middle, finish has subtle notes of banana and honey, very smooth and drinkable.

M: Nice creamy, smooth mouthfeel with a good amount of carbonation.

O: This showed up about three months ago at my local bottle shop, so I think this bottle is aged as the flavors and aroma are muted compared to other dubbels I've tasted, overall, very drinkable.

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Photo of jjwisenheimer
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zachthelaxer93
4.36/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dag1991
4.85/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jeschaefer
2.24/5  rDev -41.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Beginner2
3.8/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Uniobrew31
3.99/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of probert
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dexterk1
3.87/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of puck1225
4.21/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Found a bomber at a Whole Foods in Dallas. Poured a nice creamy head with great lacing, and a beautiful deep brown. The smell was sweet and fruity. The taste had cherry, vanilla, prunes and other dark fruit. Very nice!

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Substantially deep and dark red pour, crimson, looks menacing and awesome all at the same time with a full half inch of white head off white head on it. Quite the complex bread grains going on with belgian spice rack.

Lots of caramel and more bread. Toffee. 2 row substantial. Perfect carbonation for the mouthfeel.

This is a damn good dubbel, nicely done, the spice rack in the aroma doesn't intrude at all in the mouf.

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Photo of CharlesK
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours hazy brown with a pillowy white foam cap that rises above the rim of the glass. Fruit and malt aromas. Rich malts with a light fresh fruit and dark dried fruit. Starts sligyhtly sweet but finishes dry. Medium full body and above average carbonation. Domestic Dubbel tastes imported.

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Photo of thedemise
4.43/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EdTheEdge
3.63/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eziel
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mpmoschella
4.18/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Themorganburke
4.4/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tom_Gilman
4.06/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerBuzzGuy
3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.04/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Williaar
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Arch578
3.68/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Ovila Abbey Dubbel from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
3.8 out of 5 based on 1,035 ratings.
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