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Odyssey Imperial IPA - Sly Fox Brewing Company

Odyssey Imperial IPAOdyssey Imperial IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

231 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 231
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 12.74%


Brewed by:
Sly Fox Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 05-13-2006)
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CurtFromHershey

Pennsylvania

2.63/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Poured from can to a tulip, well within best by date on can.

Pours a rich copper with gnarly cream colored head which is persistent. Great lacing. Looking forward to smelling and tasting this one.

Smell is a letdown. Somewhat biscuity, bland malts, severely lacking in any definitive hop aromas. Mildly astringent. Not entirely unpleasant though.

Taste is like the nose, but worse. None of the bready malts shine through for me, just nondescript cat pissy hops. I doubt it's intentional though. Blah.

Mouthfeel is fault-free. Not overly sticky for an IIPA

Overall, this beer was a letdown. Had some good traits, hut many more bad traits in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2013 21:13:59 | More by CurtFromHershey
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BigPlay1824

New York

4.03/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed in a snifter

A: pours a nice orangish red that is perfectly clear and pours with a finger of fine bubbled creamy head that lingers for a short while, leaves a nice amount of lacing
S: nice dry hop notes, im thinking simcoe and titan, very clean and fresh
T: very very dry, earthy tones with a slight malt presence, nice overall
M: smooth and creamy, extremely dry on the palate from the beginning through the end
O: normally im not a big fan of the dry IPAs but this one was very nice, enjoyed it quite a bit

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2012 01:25:38 | More by BigPlay1824
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HopDr

Pennsylvania

3.73/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 22 oz bottle into tulip glass.

A- Nice orangey amber color. Nice fluffy average head which goes quickly and leaves some nice lacing. No clouding.

S- All the expected IIPA hoppyness. The hops are dominated by earthy pine and resin, with some grass and citrus.

T- Goog average bitterness for and IIPA with pretty good balance from malt. Bitterness is smooth and not harsh. Caramel and brown sugar malt flavors come trough. A tiny bit boozy but not too much.

M- Nice, average carbonation, medium body. Nothing particularly special here.

O- This is a pretty good IIPA, although I kind of expected more. Sly Fox 113 IPA has been my go-to house beer recently, and when I tasted this all I could think it that it really is kind of like 113 IPA on steroids. Similar flavors, appearance and aroma, just a bit more of all of them. Not sure I will buy this one again with all the other IIPA/DIPA options out there and 113 IPA being relatively inexpensive. It also reminds me a lot in appearance, aroma, and taste of Southern Tier's 2XIPA.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2012 18:36:46 | More by HopDr
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crispy620

Florida

4.28/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Great dark orange color with a lacey head that remained for quite a while. The nose was full with a slight tequila smell, might have had a little oaky tone to it. The taste was definetly very hoppy and bitter with a continous bitter flavor that remained in your mouth for a while. I pick this one up on a visit to New York and tried with family. Some loved it, other not so much. It all depends on the persons likes.

This is a very powerful DIPA that I would definetly buy again, hopefully it will come down to Florida.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2011 22:28:13 | More by crispy620
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TheBrewo

Michigan

3.4/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

We pour a glowing, rusty orange brew. The nice coloring supports a half finger head of tan bubbles, which recedes to clumps along the top of the liquid. This happens rather quickly, and no lacing is noted. There is a thick haze and sandy sediment is suspended about the drink. Carbonation appears lighter. The aroma gives a thick caramel sweetness, with darker malts and full grainy inclusions. The hops of grapefruity, and more sweet than tart. There is a cidery musk about it, with hard water and minerals coming to mind. There is huge booze with warmth and a cotton candy stickiness. The taste begins with citric hop, sugary lime sweetness, and a serious grain to cut the former flavors. There is also a mineral bitterness, which leads us to the peak through the middle where fusel booze wash the palate clean. What rises is now brown sugar sweetness, and mild flavors of berry fruit. We finish with bitterness and cooling, cutting cream. There is an air of overripe apples and soapy hops mixing for the finish. The aftertaste breathes of coiny metals and bitterness, with a sour twinge of faint lactics. There is hop coolness and bittered yeast to round things out. The body is medium and the carbonation is medium. The mouth is coated with a fine astringency, and a slick metallic shield that leaves the tongue gritty. Slurp and froth are decent, at best. The abv is appropriate and the beer drinks easily.

Overall, what we enjoyed best about this brew was the beautiful coloring. The bitter inclusions in the taste were nice, but at times because overbearing. A great deal of this was from the booze, which was also overrepresented in the flavoring. In the end we would have like to see more hops to give this more of a push for the style.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2011 23:07:15 | More by TheBrewo
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vfgccp

New York

3.4/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A – Nice color: bright orange ice-tea, almost like a dried apricots. White head has nice lace and a mixed bubble structure. After a quick retreat, what’s left on the head has great retention.

S – Brown sugar, woody bark and cilantro. Hint of lime zest.

T – Bright pine dives into brown sugar before pulling back up to escalate into a bitter, woody crescendo. As the bitterness fades, soft almond and cashew round out the backend along side subtle booze.

M – Medium body with a great finish. Well balanced carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2011 01:44:06 | More by vfgccp
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Thickfreakness

New York

2.93/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A- Pours a nice golden orange with a fluffy white two finger head into my tulip glass. Tons of sticky lacing drips down the rim.

S- Lots of fresh cut grass and bitter citrusy hops with just a hint of malt. Really not much going on here. Pretty unimpressive for an Imperial IPA!

T- Bitter grassiness, grapefruit pith and some earthiness hit you just before the subtle sweetness from the malt takes over. The bitterness has neither the citrus punch, or pure piney flavor that alot of IIPA's have. Not horrible, but I thought this would be much better.

M- Nice carbonation, but really bitter without any real citrus bomb flavor! The mouthfeel mirrors the smell.

O- I know this was fresh because my store just got this yesterday when I bought it. Not the worst IIPA i've ever had, but It's not likely I'll buy this again.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2011 03:35:40 | More by Thickfreakness
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tbrown4

Maryland

3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a bottle a few weeks ago while I was in the Philly area for an epic beer weekend with some friends. Price was right, I enjoy the style and we don't get this back home.

22 oz. -> DFH signature glass

A - Hazy light copper, thin and firm fine bubbled white head, dotted lacing, minimal carb streams

S - Spicy hops, mild malty, floral and perfumy

T - Huge spicy and bitter hop flavors up front. Kind of like candied grapefruit? Malt backbone is less present in the flavor profile than in the aroma. Finishes with subtle hop bitterness.

M - Feels medium in body

O - This tastes and feels like an above average double IPA. It's not a total hop or booze bomb, which is nice. They did a decent job balancing out the flavors in this beer though it leans a bit more towards the hoppy side as expected. I'd get this again in a few years, but it's nothing I'd go crazy to find.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2011 01:16:50 | More by tbrown4
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TheKingofWichita

North Carolina

3.58/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Very one note. Pours an orange amber color with a thick yellow head and tons of lacing all over the glass. Aroma offers up piny grassy hops with tons of caramel malt and biscuit notes. Tastes pretty much like a bitter bomb with nothing but hops assaulting the palate and nothing to reign in the bitterness. It could have been just like eating hops sauteed in a hop juice reduction. Mouthfeel is medium with a nice carbonation. Overall, its not a bad beer, but just very unfair to the palate.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2011 19:52:34 | More by TheKingofWichita
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pburland23

Pennsylvania

3.65/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 22 ounce bomber into a dimpled mug.

Beer pours a bright orange with thick, fluffy egg-shell head that stuck around for a long visit before shrinking back into some nice lacing.

Smells of piney hops perhaps some tropical fruits...mango, a touch of grapefruit. Taste is very, very hoppy and really bitter. I love hops a lot but the hops in this beer taste way out of balance. I looked at the Sly Fox website and they say Odyssey has Bravo, Citra, Sorachi Ace, German Northern Brewer, Cascade and Centennial. It's muddled and confused.

The mouthfeel is thick and resinous. There is more than enough carbonation. As for drinkability, I'll stick with Route 113 if I want a Sly Fox IPA. This one doesn't make the grade.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2011 01:19:41 | More by pburland23
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philbe311

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Slightly more than a fingers worth of creamy slightly off-white head with a bit of rocky top with some big chunky bubbles mixed in... Decent retention... Loaded with small bubbled slow to moderate paced carbonation... A bronzed copper color with a distinctive orange hue...

S - A subdued hop forward nose... Mostly citrus in nature... A solid malty base lies beneath... Some grassy notes... Simple and straight forward...

T - A surprisingly potent hop bite given the rather muted nose... A mix of piney and citrusy hops... Tropical fruits... Some floral perfume notes... Graham Crackers... Bready crust... The hops return and linger on the finish...

M - Clean... Crisp... Bristilng carbonation... Lush and creamy to start turning exceedingly dry on the finish...

D - A solid and respectable American Double IPA... Far from the top of the class, but something I would drink again if offered the opportunity...

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2011 00:23:31 | More by philbe311
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BabySnakes

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A beautiful penny copper/ orangy color.
Initial candy orange flavor in the first few sips while the head was still tall and fluffy.
Bitter IPA sensation but also well balanced. Not extremely hoppy nor tangy. Alcohol content is reflected in the slightly boozy flavor. lightly syrupy and creamy mouthfeel.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2011 20:25:35 | More by BabySnakes
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AleWatcher

Illinois

2.93/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Blind bomber #8 from the Blind Bombers BIF.
Poured into a snifter (explanation to follow).
This beer is consumed and reviewed without any knowledge of the beer, brewer, or even style.

Upon cracking open the bottle, I honestly thought this was a saison... A citrus and spice aroma wafted from the bottle... I realized it could be an ipa, so, I went with a snifter. After pouring it, seeing it, smelling the full beer, and tasting it, I think a snifter was in fact a good choice-- this seems to be another DIPA from this BIF!

Pours a coppery amber color with 2 fingers of off-white head. Derby retention and lacing. I prefer a lighter color-- and there are some dark yeast sediments in my glass that remind me of dark sand.

The smell is lemony and citrus notes with. Lot of spices-- saison like spices. A peppery note is very pronounced here-- and it seems odd.

Very little sweetness... Leads to a surprisingly little hop kick. This beer comes across as bland-- almost watered down. Nothing really pops on the flavor: actually the spicy notes seem to be the most influential... Not how I like my IPAs-- The spices kick in on the finish and in the aftertaste... Very differnt, but not necessarily in a good way.

The aftertaste lingers with a sweet and bitter note that leaves me feeling thirty-- like I need some water. Some grapefruit flavors sneak past the spicy hops and permeate the aftertaste.

The body is more than medium with a good carbonation level. No complaints here.

As far as drinkabilty goes-- this isn't bad. This isn't great either. This seems to me to be a standard offering from a small local brewery.... Nothing that people trade for or seek out, but one all the locals try when they put it on tap.

Rip open the envelope...
And this is Slyfox's Odyssey DIPA.
Hmmm... I really like their Pils-- but not their 113 IPA. Their DIPA isn't very impressive either it seems...

I will give these guys another shot though-- I really liked their Pils- and I love the fact they can their beer!
4/3/2.5/4/3

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2010 00:52:24 | More by AleWatcher
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Axic10

New Jersey

3.58/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 22oz bottle into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass.

Appearance: Pours dark golden (not quite amber) color with a finger of head.

Smell: Grapefruity and passionfruit citrus. Wave of hop aroma followed by a nice malt character.

Taste: Some bitter citrus and bitter hops with a malty/hoppy balanced aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and clean.

Drinkability: Decent offering from Sly Fox that I would drink again.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2010 00:19:37 | More by Axic10
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Hojaminbag

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Odyssey has a clear, copper-colored body and a massive off-white head. The head has pretty solid retention, and it decorates my glass with some nice lacing.

The aroma has a good hop kick to it that is both bitter and fruity with a biscuity malt aroma as an underpinning.

The hops in the flavor are mostly bittering with a big resin flavor and only a touch of citurs. The yeast is adds a slight fruitiness. The malt bill is pretty big, providing a dry, biscuit-like sweetness. The finish is warm and a bit boozy. I think the malt bill is my favorite part of Odyssey, but it is overshadowed by bitterness and booze.

The mouthfeel is a little puckering with a pretty dry finish. The body is big and almost chewy while the carbonation is adequate.

Odyssey is a solid IIPA, but there are better options on the shelves.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2010 15:49:28 | More by Hojaminbag
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portia99

Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle poured into a Bruery tulip.

A - Pours a not quite brilliantly clear, just the slightest haze can be found here. A nice full finger of creamy foam rises above the surface and stands proudly for a minute or so. When it falls, some thick spiderwebs of lacing are left on the glass. Very nice.

S - Very citrusy on the nose. Sweet and orangey aromas dominate. Light lemony hints blend in nicely. The sugary malt serves too temper the hops and give a very well balanced aroma. I would call this liquid orange candy.

T - The aromas are really sweet and almost delicate in nature - expected a taste to be light, summery and refreshing. Well, the flavor does not match the aroma, but it doesn't fail to make a positive impression. Bitterness is full and deep - a rock solid base for a DIPA. Citrus is present, but blends with a more earthy hop flavor and some grassiness. Caramel malt flavors creep in and offset the bitter hops with some nice sweetness.

M - Pretty full bodied beer overall - definitely a chewy beer. Carbonation is just light of medium....somewhat creamy in feel. Bitter, citrusy resins fill the mouth and linger well after the swallow.

D - This is a dangerously drinkable DIPA...alcohol really isn't apparent. The light, almost tropical aroma will suck you in and the flavors don't disappoint either. Very enjoyable and I really wouldn't mind having another of these right now.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2010 00:42:03 | More by portia99
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Seanibus

California

4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The delicacy of this beer totally belies its alcoholic strength and status as a DIPA.

Pours clear light copper with big bubbly white head. Smell is light, malty with light floral hops. Flavor is stronger, piny hops and pale malt with a pleasant, sharp orange rind bitterness. Mouthfeel is solid and sharply carbonated. Surprisingly delicate. Good alcohol emerges as beer opens, bitterness become more citrusy.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2010 23:22:59 | More by Seanibus
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morimech

Minnesota

3.33/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is an Imperial beer that did not seem like an Imperial. Pours a clear golden color with a large white head that had excellant retention before settling to a thick cap. Heavy lacing is left on the glass. This beer is good looking. The aroma was a touch weak or faint. Hints of pine and grass but not much from the malt. The flavor did not come off as big and bold. The bitterness was as expected but lacked hop and malt flavor. At 90 IBUs I want more than just bitter. Hints of pine. Extremely dry qualities which did nothing for me and I like dry beers. The body felt a little light but had good carbonation, giving a nice texture. If this beer just had a little more flavor to go along with the bitterness, it would deserve much higher scores. As it is, just a nice effort.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2010 23:22:33 | More by morimech
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glid02

Georgia

4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle purchased from Capone's in Norristown, PA.

Pours a clear copper color with a one-finger slightly off-white head. The head recedes into a wispy layer on top leaving solid lacing.

Smells of pale malts with good amounts of spicy and grassy hops. As the beer warms the hop notes gain some citrus.

Tastes similar to how it smells, though the hops are a bit more distinct. Pale malt flavors up front are quickly overtaken by grassy and herbal hop flavors. Midway through the sip small amounts of grapefruit flavors enter into things and carry through to a solidly bitter and abnormally dry ending.

Mouthfeel is good. It's got a decent thickness with moderate carbonation.

Drinkability is good. I finished my glass quickly and could have another.

Overall this drank more like an IPA and I'm impressed with how well the 8.4% ABV was hidden. Not exceptional but worth a shot.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2010 03:36:33 | More by glid02
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BigMike

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber with a best by date of 11/25/10

APPEARANCE: Poured into a tulip glass. A goldish orange with some red tint. Very clear with minimal bubbles. Head is puffy and almost pure white. About 1 finger worth. As it slowly fades it leaves a lot of sticky lacing on the glass.

SMELL: Citrusy and some spice. A touch of caramel and grass. Overall a pretty mild nose for DIPA.

TASTE: I'm pretty sure this is a real fresh bottle as i think they just released this batch. Lots of hop bitterness. And real nice bite to it. Theres also a good amount of caramel flavor thats adding a nice sweetness and balancing this one nicely. This is tasty.

MOUTHFEEL: Somewhat light in mouth. If anything i get a smooth creaminess. Goes down real easy and i'm getting no sign of the 8.4%abv.

DRINKABILITY: This is super easy to drink. Light and smooth and an easy drinker all around. I wouldn't quite call this a top tier DIPA but it's a local brewery (about 15 minutes away) and it is definitely a quality beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2010 00:13:59 | More by BigMike
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

4.1/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This beer is really close to nailing the Imperial IPA style. With crisp and dry malt character, the resiny hops can shine.

The beer opens with a solid coper color with golden highlights and a moderate dry-hopped haze. This beer's head is expansive and unrelenting. A stark white foam forms a rocky and stubborn foamstance that refuses to fade, leaving a ton of lacing on the glass. It's really hard not to give this beer a solid 5 here... aw, heck what the hell....

Hop resins and pine notes take precidence in the nose while a graham cracker-like crusty malt character provide only supporting sturdiness to the beer. More citrus notes could really help out here.

Flavors take off where aromas fade. Sure the malt character holds up but takes on a less caramel and bread note than the nose suggests. However, the hop flavor (resins and pine) gain intensity for complete dominance of the glass. The resins provide an aggressive bitterness that boarders on 'bite' and 'harsh' at times.

Creamy and malty up front, but the beer dries out beautifully in the end for a bright hop finish and crisp malt memory. Aside from the sharp bitterness, this beer could have easily scored a 5 here as well.

Odyssey is a very good beer that is on the verge of greatness. Give me a bit more hops of Centennials and Cascades and a bit less of the high beta-alpha hops and we might have a top 100 contender.

Thanks to Bobfinkenaur!

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2009 02:28:34 | More by BEERchitect
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ppoitras

Massachusetts

3.93/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle purchased at either Party Source or Brilbeck's, Syracuse, NY.

Poured into an imperial pint glass, formed a 1/2" beige head over the clear amber brew. Pillowy head recede slowly, with slow-falling sticky lace. Aroma is lightly sweet, with an medium earthy hops presence. Taste starts sweet, earthy bitter in the middle, fading into a floral and lasting bitter close. Mouthfeel is smooth, and drinkability is pretty good. I would expect more hops presence for the style, but still a nice brew.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2009 23:50:03 | More by ppoitras
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mltobin

Connecticut

3.3/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22 ounce bomber purchased at Whole Foods in Manhattan.

Pours a hazy orange color with a medium sized head for an IPA.
The smell is sugary, with cloves and hops. Taking the first sip, alcohol content is present, boozy; the hops are here, some carbonation and some sweetness. Mouthfeel is a little rich with the different flavors and characteristics, finishes dry, have some water to your side. Drinkability is a little higher than average.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2009 23:44:05 | More by mltobin
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ShrLSU

Louisiana

3.13/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a light orange with an overly massive head. Patchy lacing left on the glass but that much head is just obnoxious.

S - Malty and earthy with some slight piney notes. Faint citrus scents as well. For an Imperial IPA I would have expected much more of a potent nose.

T - Bitter earthy and piney hops are very prevelant. THere is a nice matly backbone to this which is a bit much for an impreial IPA. There is a certain taste of cut grass to a degree. It's a very odd combination to say the least.

M - Medium bodied with light carbonation. I can even sense a slight alcohol burn.

D - I would think this would be easy to drink but I just didnt really care for this all that much. It was a very big let down for a beer I brought home from my trip to NYC. This made the one case i shipped home over others, and I'm pretty disappointed with it.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2009 06:03:53 | More by ShrLSU
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ryrust5301

Louisiana

2.93/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance - Golden orange with a WAY to massive head, even after a gentle pour. A mushroom cloud of white bubbles took up more than 2/3 of the glass. Just the head alone is enough to knock it down a a couple pegs.

Smell - Smell is extremely creamy and sweet, almost hefe-weizen like. Hops are very faint if at all.

Taste & Mouthfeel - Bitter hops mix with an almost earthy taste. Very sharp and carbonated taste that is medium bodied. Maybe some orange lends to a citrus fruit taste. Somewhat mettalic flavor lingers as well.

Drinkability - Not what I was hoping for at all. Hope it was just a bad bottle, but not worth wasting the time and money on unless you live in the area, and can pick up a bottle without much effort.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2009 05:53:25 | More by ryrust5301
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Odyssey Imperial IPA from Sly Fox Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 231 ratings.