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RATINGS: 409   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3909) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 3, 2016
Dark brown pour tan head me4dium carbonation aromas port lovely loads of plums caramel dark fruits toffee bread doughy the flavours the plums are well perfected lovely sugar plums such tasty little fellows can eat many of these at a time they are so nice cinnamon white pepper notes raisin currants toffee caramel doughy touch good flavour the finish like the fruit taste plum is excellent spice malt mix a very enjoyable Quadruple

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pjcrage (3) - Windermere, Florida, USA - DEC 31, 2015 does not count
A very nice quad. Excellent complexity and depth. Lovely molasses notes with a Rich mid palate and smooth finish that lingers without significant bite. I like this a lot.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JK (5856) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - DEC 27, 2015
Bottle, withaybe two years of age. Very litle carbonation but a loud pop of the cork. Opaque, dark brown appearance so they did that right.immediately i am enjoying the dark, malt forward chracter of an abbot alr rather than a pale wuad. Aroma has caramel, malt ,raisn and dried fruit. Sweet flsvor, tons of malt flavor. Here the plums are not prominent but enhance the rich malt flsvor. Some grit, good palate. This is one of thr best American ecamples of tje style I have tried and could certainly pass for a Belgian beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ColovianTrader (464) - - DEC 23, 2015
Malt forward. Flavors of plums, fig, brown sugar, cake, berries, raisins, toffee and caramel. Hints of clove, tobacco and faint cocoa. Notable but smooth Belgian yeast. Expertly balanced.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (6344) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 19, 2015
On tap at bier thirty. pours out brown topped with a small head. nose is plums some pit fruit caramel toffee sweetness and a nice malt. Taste is more of the plums plenty of the pit fruit and malty sweetness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shark_Pants (649) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 16, 2015
Deep, dark pour with ruby highlights when held to the light and minimal tan head. Sweet aromas of caramel, raisins, plums (funnily enough) and bubblegum. The taste is very sweet - plums are there, raisins too, sherry, figs. Warming alcohol in the finish. Thick and chewy. Definitely a slow sipper but quite a well crafted one. Only real criticism is the slightly excessive sweetness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DandyWolfFloyd (1175) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 7, 2015
Aroma - carmalized sugar, plums, other dark fruit, alcohol, tobacco Appearance - dark brown body with a small beige head. Taste - dark fruit (plums, raisins, figs), bourbon oak, and some spice. Palate - full bodied, lively carbonation, sticky texture, and a warming long boozy oak finish.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ctplt777 (477) - - DEC 5, 2015
Smells like exactly like plums, figs, and brown sugar. Beautiful color on this one as well. Taste is big sweet plums, figs, and a sugary sweetness. Super smooth and easy to drink. You cannot tell its 10.2% at all. Im really digging this one. Cheers!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheHopster (1067) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - NOV 25, 2015
(Bottle). Pours a deep brown complexion with minimal head and some lacing. Minimal aroma noted. The flavor is quite good with Belgian yeast, sugar plum and dark cherry. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tysongillmore (362) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
This one was pretty good. Had the sweet candied flavors that I was expecting. Could also taste the plum. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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