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Old 01-14-2013, 01:57 PM   #1
Oct 2010
Columbus, OH
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Has anyone tried the SN Barrel Aged Ovila Quad? We had a taste at the Winter Beerfest this past weekend and really enjoyed it. With barrel aging seeming all the rage now, I'm thinking of trying a partial extract clone recipe. I've never done a quad before, does anyone have any suggestions or advice? Thanks!

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Old 01-23-2013, 04:43 PM   #2
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Sep 2012
Paradise, Ca
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I'm going to stop by SN today and pick up a bottle of it and the Saison. Looking forward to trying it.

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Old 01-23-2013, 04:54 PM   #3
Mar 2012
Columbia, SC
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I had the quad and I liked it! It was not a drop everything and run out and get one now beer, but I enjoyed it from start to finish. Would definitely buy one again in the near future
Drinking Fat Tire Clone
Carbing/Aging Westy 12(new world), Chocolate stout V2, Pumpkin Ale V2.5 (1st batch 2014)
In the bucket Pumpkin Ale V2.5 (2nd batch 2014), Kinda Double Bastard
On Deck The Kaiser, Blue Moon, oatmeal porter

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Old 03-31-2013, 01:09 AM   #4
Mar 2012
Ukiah, CA
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Ovila is amazing. Absolutely love it. Actually looking for a clone recipe right now.

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Old 03-31-2013, 02:23 PM   #5
Jul 2009
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From December 2012 BYO...

OG: 1.090
FG: 1.015 (10.4% abv)
IBU: 18

12# 2 oz 2-Row
1.5# European Pilsner malt
11 oz Aromatic
5.6 oz Special B
3.7 oz Crystal 60
3.7 oz Chocolate malt
2# 5 oz D2 Dark candi syrup (added at 20 minutes)

120 minute boil
2.5 AAU Styrian Goldings (.5 oz @ 5% aa) @ 120
1.3 AAU Styrian Goldings (.25 oz) @ 40
1.3 AAU Styrian Goldings (.25 oz) @ 20

Ferment with WLP500

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Old 06-06-2013, 03:32 PM   #6
May 2011
jackson, ms
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We are talking about this beer?
Where are the plums?

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Old 06-06-2013, 05:26 PM   #7
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Nov 2011
Plymouth, MA
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I just got the one with oranges and peppercorn. Very nice, the whole series is nice

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Old 06-06-2013, 05:28 PM   #8
Apr 2009
Minnetonka, MN
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Special B == plums...

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Old 06-07-2013, 04:38 PM   #9
May 2011
jackson, ms
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Hmmm. I find myself skeptical at the ability of a malt to replicate the taste of actual plums. Tell me how yours turns out. Or just send me a bottle.

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Old 06-09-2013, 11:56 AM   #10
Mar 2009
Woodstock, Ga
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Ovila is there base, they have done it with Plums ... You can get it both ways.
Blue Note Brewery

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