Dismiss Notice
Love Belgian Beer?

Join us Sep 17 in Portland, Maine for Return of the Belgian Beer Fest, featuring hundreds of authentic Belgian beers and Belgian-inspired offerings!

Tickets + more: beeradvocate.com/belgian

Sierra Nevada Barrel-Aged Ovila Quad

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

  1. zappafrank

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2012
    Posts:
    124
    Likes Received:
    105
    Location:
    Ohio
    "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]
     
    BrettD and Bluecane like this.
  2. Bluecane

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2011
    Posts:
    1,885
    Likes Received:
    1,108
    Location:
    New York
    Want. Is this the same distro as the BA Dubbel, CA only?
     
    franklinn likes this.
  3. deuce9259

    Beer Trader

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2011
    Posts:
    176
    Likes Received:
    193
    Location:
    Ohio
    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

    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2013
    Posts:
    512
    Likes Received:
    487
    Location:
    Idaho
    There are some kegs of this in eastern WA.
     
  5. Hamburgers

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2013
    Posts:
    62
    Likes Received:
    47
    Location:
    California
    Saw some 4pks at Total Wine in Brea, CA tonight.
     
  6. mmikey8

    Beer Trader

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2012
    Posts:
    322
    Likes Received:
    165
    Location:
    California
    I think they have have Ovila brewed with plums, not barrel aged. Still a good beer though.
     
  7. RBassSFHOPit2ME

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2009
    Posts:
    2,348
    Likes Received:
    2,755
    Location:
    California
    FT: 1 bottle & Wine Barrel Aged Ovila Dubbel: ISO Abner, Citra, Poorman's DIPA etc...offers welcome. ;-)
     
  8. Hamburgers

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2013
    Posts:
    62
    Likes Received:
    47
    Location:
    California
    My bad. It looked like the one on the right.
     
  9. headbucket

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2007
    Posts:
    68
    Likes Received:
    25
    Location:
    Ohio
    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

    Beer Trader

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2011
    Posts:
    176
    Likes Received:
    193
    Location:
    Ohio
    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

    Beer Trader

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2012
    Posts:
    711
    Likes Received:
    803
    Location:
    Iowa
    A local bar has this on tap. $5.00 pints. Yum.
     
  12. barleywinefiend

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2007
    Posts:
    854
    Likes Received:
    872
    Location:
    Washington
    The wine barrel version rocks.
     
  13. michaeljstraub

    Beer Trader

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2012
    Posts:
    144
    Likes Received:
    272
    Location:
    Georgia
    A must find. Had it on tap a year ago and loved it
     
  14. KevSal

    Beer Trader

    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2010
    Posts:
    1,709
    Likes Received:
    1,467
    Location:
    California
    anyone in the sf peninsula know where i can track some of this guy down?
     
  15. rrryanc

    Beer Trader

    Joined:
    May 19, 2006
    Posts:
    742
    Likes Received:
    727
    Location:
    California
    Ditto.
     
  16. KevSal

    Beer Trader

    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2010
    Posts:
    1,709
    Likes Received:
    1,467
    Location:
    California
    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

    Beer Trader

    Joined:
    May 19, 2006
    Posts:
    742
    Likes Received:
    727
    Location:
    California
    I kinda want to start a craft beer distribution company on the peninsula. That would have to do well, no?
     
    KevSal likes this.
  18. SanFranJake

    Beer Trader

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2012
    Posts:
    4,003
    Likes Received:
    44,009
    Location:
    California
    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

    Beer Trader

    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2010
    Posts:
    1,709
    Likes Received:
    1,467
    Location:
    California
    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

    Beer Trader

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2012
    Posts:
    4,003
    Likes Received:
    44,009
    Location:
    California
    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!
     
    KevSal likes this.
  21. rrryanc

    Beer Trader

    Joined:
    May 19, 2006
    Posts:
    742
    Likes Received:
    727
    Location:
    California
    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.
     
    KevSal likes this.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Return of the Belgian Beer Fest

    BeerAdvocate Brings its All-Belgian Fest to Portland, Maine on September 17, 2016. Tickets are on sale now.

    Learn More
  • Get the Mag

    Become a BeerAdvocate magazine print subscriber today.

    Subscribe