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RATINGS: 313   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
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Ovila Abbey Quad with plums is heady with aromas of caramel, rich malt, and dark fruit-balanced by the spiciness and delicate fruity notes of a traditional Belgian yeast. This beer features sugar plums grown on the grounds of the Abbey, and harvested by the monks in Vina. We hope you enjoy this collaboration ale.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
greenhorn1 (803) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - MAR 2, 2014
On tap at Selma's in Ladera Ranch. Bold plum notes in aroma and flavor, but not overbearing. Slightly sweet, brown sugar, rich malt, hint of spiciness. ABV very well hidden. Excellent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drfabulous (3828) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAR 1, 2014
375 ml bottle cork and caged. Missed this each time it was on draft. No matter. Rich and full body quad with deep fruit flavors. Plum totally stands out. Very tasty and right for the price.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ejh8 (64) - - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle with a cork. Rich dark pour of purple reddish stout. Excellent for those cold winters nights. Deep and heavy with plum tastes. The Ovila label is really producing some excellent ales and this one is no different. Delicious. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
scottRPH (2) - Washington, USA - MAR 1, 2014 does not count
Yummy...all the great Belgian yeast flavor...dark, strong, flavorful...really didn't taste the added plum influence ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
corpsuckle (101) - Washington, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Great beer! I was pleasantly surprised that the plums were more of a whisper on the palate than an overbearing fruitiness. Quite a nice touch!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5789) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Had on draft with eggrolls, you understand? .. . Pours a dark brown prune .. . Plum, burnt sugar and boozy raisins .. . Medium mouth, slight alcohol burn .. . Mild finish .. . . My kids donít even know they have a grandma that gives them $100 on their birthdays

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brewdork (228) - Sanford, Florida, USA - FEB 22, 2014
375 ml bottle poured into Trappist glass. Deep ruby color with a meniscus of silky tan foam. Earthy aromas with notes of caramel and dark fruit. Flavor is sweet maltiness up front transitioning into tart plum with a finish thatís very slightly briny. Exceptionally smooth with nary a trace of its double-digit ABV.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cards04 (1613) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - FEB 22, 2014
One of the best quads Iíve ever had. Pours a thick reddish brown with white head and lacing. Amazing aromas of bubblegum and sugared plums. Dark red fruit too. Flavors are bubblegum and dark fruit with notes of coffee and a bitter boozy finish. Pretty incredible beer. Dangerously drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
robertjm (759) - Albany, California, USA - FEB 21, 2014
(375ml split) Small frothy tan head. Falls after a minute, or so. Very dark burgundy colored body. Slight grainy aroma. Alcoholy flavor. But, not over the top as would be expected at 10%+ alcohol. Bit of plummy aftertaste perhaps. Body is thicker than some quads Iíve had. Nice beer when, especially when you factor in the relatively inexpensive cost for a quad. But, it doesnít knock my socks off.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pierresauce (19) - - FEB 20, 2014
Very minimal head, looks surprisingly similar to cola, especially when light shines through. The plums add a fair amount of bitterness to it but it remains very drinkable and hides itís high alcohol content very well, fizzy on the tongue and smooth going down.


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