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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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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
b33r (717) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 6, 2013
Dark brown color with small off-white ring of a head and messy oily lacing. Aroma and flavor have huge malts with dark vinous fruitiness. Definite raisin plum notes in the flavor. Sweet and spicy- pretty good


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
swesson (290) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - JUN 24, 2015
From a bottle at Delano in Las Vegas. Pours an inky black and makes a medium brown head. Aroma is of dark fruits, sugar, molasses. This is a big, wonderful Belgian-style dark ale. It is sweet and bigger than life in taste. Raisins, plums, yeast. Awesome. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JDBaker11058 (1517) - Maryland, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Appearance: dark brown with purplish highlights and a short light brown/purplish creamy head. Aroma: big nose full of raisins and plums, bourbon, molasses, candi sugar, light wood, vanilla, and spice. Taste: sweet dark fruits, especially plums of course, with caramel, brown sugar, molasses, lightly charred oak, and Belgian yeast. Finish: lingering fruity and boozy sweetness, with a smooth and slightly slick palate; alcohol reasonably well-hidden. Notes: A delightful beer to end Fatherís Day brunch. Draught at Birch and Barley, Washington, DC.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (9444) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 20, 2015
Draught @ ChurchKey, Washington, DC
Pours dark reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, dried fruits, plums, raisin, caramel, alcohol and hint of brown sugar. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light bitter with a long warm, dried fruity and caramel finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yngwie (15190) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 20, 2015
On tap at Church Key, DC. A more or less clear one, dark auburn in color and with a small beige head. The aroma is on the malty side, with lots of dried fruits, some blue plums, a touch of alcohol, brown sugar and some dark chocolate. Itís full-bodied, warming and very soft on the palate, with lots of dried fruit. Blue plums, some chocolate and alcohol and a decent bitterness dealing with the sweetness. Lasting finish. Quite awesome this one.150620

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidezdonz (48) - , HONG KONG - JUN 15, 2015
A corked and caged 12.7 fl oz bottle, packaged and bottled on 19 November 2014 and poured into a Chimay goblet. The beer poured a deep dark brown (near black) colour with a one finger tanned head that dissipated fairly quickly leaving a small amount of lacing. Aromas of brown sugar, toffee some toasted malts and chocolate followed by dark fruits, plums, raisins and cherry. Tastes are roasted malts, brown sugar, chocolate, coffee and dark fruits of plums, figs and cherry. Full bodied, low carbonation, creamy, smooth, some alcohol warmth. Overall, I was surprised and a little disappointed at the amount of roasty malts, chocolate and coffee that comes through in the taste as I prefer my quads to be more on the fruity side.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hershiser2 (1357) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 10, 2015
$3.60 bottle, Wine Warehouse. Pours very very dark with a small brown head. Smell of wet dog, chocolate, and light fruit in the nose. Delicious dark tangy fruits and caramel sin the mouth. Slightly burnt malts as well.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndyW68 (1209) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Brown near black pour with tan head. Sweet caramel malt and plum aroma. Taste follows one with smokey tones. Sticky stuff.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
colui72 (187) - HONG KONG - JUN 6, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 8, 2015 A bomb! Black with a tan head, aromas of plums, caramel. Yeasty, beautiful, boozy.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
weihenweizen (2156) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2015
On tap at B&D. Clear golden with small white head. Aroma is light plum, medium body, low carbonation, and very little lacing. Taste is fruity and some plumbs. Not bad, but hoped for more.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Astrozombie (43) - Largo, Florida, USA - JUN 3, 2015
Aroma of burnt suger, malts, and alcohol. Very dark brown with slight ring of tan. Taste is deep and strong. Dark fruits, roasted malts, Carmel, high alcohol finish. Super smooth mouth with slightly sticky lips. Every thing a strong quad should be.


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