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Odyssey Imperial IPA - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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Odyssey Imperial IPAOdyssey Imperial IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

251 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 251
Reviews: 132
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.08%
Wants: 7
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
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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smakawhat

Maryland

3.48/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the can into a Spiegelau Dogfish Head IPA glass.

A deep amber orange, slightly cloudy, with some good slow rising pinhead carbonation. Head is a fluffy off white and slightly tan, quite large billowing at four fingers easily. Settles with soapy clumpy retention to match.

Nose has a very obvious sweetness, more sensing of caramel and brown sugar. Some alcohol boozy warmth with a little bit of pine to match. Very low on hop aromas, but hints at big sweetness and sugars of the style.

Palate comes a bit more subdued. A very lingering tea and pine bitter, which grows nicely on the finish, gradually warming with some mint like warmth. Noticeable caramel sweetness but nothing too outrageous. Mild hop bitterness slightly in the mid palate comes off more like a regular IPA than a DIPA.

This isn't particularly awful, in fact it's well constructed but in the realm of the style and the big heavy exciting players it just doesn't stand out much unfortunately.

Serving type: can

02-11-2014 00:45:14 | More by smakawhat
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Blaze5445

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

02-08-2014 23:26:50 | More by Blaze5445
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jpd026

New York

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

02-08-2014 06:36:44 | More by jpd026
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larryi86

Delaware

3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz can poured into a snifter

A- A clear copper color with a three finger white head.

S- Pine, some resin, caramel malts, kind of bland.

T- Big let down, piney/resin finish with some alcohol, some faint citrus hops, sweet malts.

M- Abrasive, medium body, bitterness really lingers.

O- Disappointing, was hoping for more from Sly Fox. Nothing really jumps out at me with this beer. I will just stick with other beers Sly Fox.

Serving type: can

02-08-2014 02:32:02 | More by larryi86
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ZachKelly

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

02-02-2014 21:29:14 | More by ZachKelly
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

02-02-2014 03:06:42 | More by cjgiant
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davet100

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

01-31-2014 15:59:02 | More by davet100
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

01-25-2014 14:58:59 | More by jmdrpi
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DavidBart

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

01-24-2014 20:12:38 | More by DavidBart
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

01-18-2014 22:35:43 | More by bacher468
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jacewg

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

01-17-2014 06:14:24 | More by jacewg
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aengleman

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

01-10-2014 16:21:29 | More by aengleman
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

11-21-2013 15:08:33 | More by djrn2
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

10-30-2013 19:47:01 | More by InspectorBob
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +9%

10-15-2013 23:48:50 | More by Molson2000
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

09-25-2013 02:29:21 | More by ummswimmin
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dgherm

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-28-2013 23:15:24 | More by dgherm
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shockrocker65

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

07-18-2013 00:57:32 | More by shockrocker65
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-09-2013 19:14:36 | More by kaelingirl
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-27-2013 02:18:45 | More by buzzy
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HopsMatt

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-14-2013 01:33:27 | More by HopsMatt
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-27-2013 19:53:29 | More by Damian74Shensky
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

05-17-2013 18:44:20 | More by Slatetank
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-15-2013 14:23:07 | More by touchmeimsac
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.61/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Can > Lagunitas Mason
A - Pours a really nice slightly clouded orange with a big 2 finger foamy head, lacing everywhere.
S - Grapefruit citrus is the most prevalent scent along with some caramel malt.
T - Big ibu bitterness in front a little hop dankness, and some of that sweet caramel, some pine, but really dry aggressive bitter assault on your taste buds. The grapefruit is miniscule in the flavor compared to aroma. There is also a huge lager yeast taste in this.
M - Lingering bitterness.
O - Too abrasive of a flavor and mouthfeel for something that I'd want to enjoy again.

Serving type: can

05-06-2013 23:08:41 | More by Omnium
Odyssey Imperial IPA from Sly Fox Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 251 ratings.