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Sierra Nevada Barrel-Aged Ovila Quad

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

  1. zappafrank

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    "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

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

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    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

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    There are some kegs of this in eastern WA.
     
  5. Hamburgers

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    Saw some 4pks at Total Wine in Brea, CA tonight.
     
  6. mmikey8

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    I think they have have Ovila brewed with plums, not barrel aged. Still a good beer though.
     
  7. RBassSFHOPit2ME

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    FT: 1 bottle & Wine Barrel Aged Ovila Dubbel: ISO Abner, Citra, Poorman's DIPA etc...offers welcome. ;-)
     
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    My bad. It looked like the one on the right.
     
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    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

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    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

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    A local bar has this on tap. $5.00 pints. Yum.
     
  12. barleywinefiend

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    The wine barrel version rocks.
     
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    A must find. Had it on tap a year ago and loved it
     
  14. KevSal

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

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    Ditto.
     
  16. KevSal

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    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

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    I kinda want to start a craft beer distribution company on the peninsula. That would have to do well, no?
     
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    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

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    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. SanFranJake

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    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

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    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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