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
BEER INFO

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

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Trilogy31 on 01-30-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,133
Reviews:
231
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
10.89%
 
 
Wants:
63
Gots:
253
For Trade:
11
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Ratings: 1,133 |  Reviews: 231
Photo of Ascanio2169
4.01/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
4.24/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of frasergrove
3.98/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of R3ason
4.53/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nferry2
4.56/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of manfromanotherplace
4.12/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I think this is a little underrated.appearance and smell are superb, taste is right up there too, caramel, dark fruits and brown sugar, its sweet all the way through but not overly so, in my opinion this is a very good quad.

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Photo of Allurex
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DBosco
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CharlesK
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jason_cs
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GregSemenza
4.05/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kwgduke
3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Gobearswalter34
4.49/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a murky dishwater brown with a thin, white head. Not a huge smell yeast and malt with the typical dark fruit. Wholly cow, the taste blew me away. Dark fruits with a perfect Carmel malt blend. Notes of chocolate. The balance of this is incredible. Mouthfeel perfect. A big suprise as I chose due to the fact I didn't like the other options.

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Photo of Aglassplease
3.98/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Benish
4.18/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jimlikesbeer
4.17/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very smooth quad. Only a slight alcohol taste. Lingering head with moderate lacing. I always did like plums and this beer has not changed my opinion.

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Photo of boudeysbigbrew
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of madelf66
4.07/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DMcGirr
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PrendUnVerreDeBiere
4.39/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gemini6
3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SweetwaterTuonker
4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.31/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Murky brown, beige head. Aroma was alcohol heat, dark fruits, prune, plum.

Kind a bitter taste for what it is. Brown sugar could be more amped up to cover up the bitterness. I'm not a quad guy, so don't let my distaste for dark fruits get to ya.

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Photo of BabaBeer
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bosoxfan20
2.87/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Ovila Belgian-Style Abbey Quad: Ale Brewed With Plums from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
3.95 out of 5 based on 1,133 ratings.
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