Ovila Quad | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by mikechance on 10-29-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.12/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a caged and corked 750ml bottle in mid-April from Total Wine for $8.99.

Beer poured a reddish brown with a nice off white head.

Nose is a strong dose of dark fruits.

Taste is almost wine like, figs and raisins lie over a nice malt layer, hints of chocolate, and a distracting bitter orange peel finish.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and smooth from the belgian yeast strain.

Overall this is a pretty solid beer. The orange peel bitterness is a detraction to what could be a spectacular beer.

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3.65/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4


A: Pours a mild brown color forming a creamy layer of tan/leather head. Body is a dark, murky brown with a hint of dark red hue.

S: Caramel, toffee, Belgian yeast smells like creamy banana pudding. Heavy baked grain aroma.

T/M: Smell all over in the taste. Crisp, sharp flavors are pronounced but the body is slippery smooth. Hardly any boozy feel until after swallow; leaves a hint of burn expected for style.

O: Light body, heavy yeast, low alcohol feel. Extremely clean and refreshing. Tastes like a fresh beer, I plan on grabbing a bottle to age for a couple years. Highly recommended, but needs some aging.

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Ovila Quad from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 737 ratings
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