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Sierra Nevada Ovila Saison
A beer by: Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
from Chico, CA, United States
Style: Saison
 
Score:
3.61
ABV:
7%
Availability:
Unknown

Reviews:
7
IBU:
n/a
Last Updated:
7/19/2011 10:34:31 PM
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Beer Description:
A collaboration between Sierra Nevada Brewing Co and the monks at the Abbey of New Clairvaux, Ovila Abbey Saison brings the centuries-old monastery brewing tradition to America. Ovila Abbey Saison is complex and contemplative-but also refreshingly dry and drinkable. With earthy and spicy aromas, this rustic Saison has note of green grass and a faint citrus tang. The body is light and layered with fruit and spice accents and a dry, peppery finish. A portion of the proceedsfrom this ale go toward the restoration of the historic Santa Maria de Oliva chapter house on the grounds of the Abbey of New Clairvaux. This medieval building stood for nearly eight centuries in Spain. William Randolph Hearst purchased the monastery in 1931 and planned to use the stones for a castle even grander than his famous San Simeon. Although Hearst’s plan crumbled, these historic stones will rise again in a California Cistercian abbey.
 
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Overall rank1728 of 42033
Overall percentile95.9
Style rank47 of 963
Style percentile95.2
Lowest score3.5
Highest score4.2
Average score3.871
Weighted score3.61
Standard deviation0.256
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