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Odyssey Imperial IPA - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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Odyssey Imperial IPAOdyssey Imperial IPA

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83
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122 Ratings
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Ratings: 122
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 4
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sly Fox Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

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

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: maybrick on 12-11-2004)
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Ratings: 122 | Reviews: 49 | Display Reviews Only:
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pearljam118

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.5%

12-14-2013 17:37:43 | More by pearljam118
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dsnyder61

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

11-26-2013 18:07:21 | More by dsnyder61
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D0mDelm0nt

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

11-11-2013 16:32:37 | More by D0mDelm0nt
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

11-08-2013 13:24:26 | More by buzzy
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rydev24

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.7%

10-13-2013 03:34:51 | More by rydev24
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

09-04-2013 14:46:53 | More by HRamz3
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MrDave

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

08-21-2013 14:04:28 | More by MrDave
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Zbeetleman

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

07-09-2013 07:11:11 | More by Zbeetleman
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kbuzz

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

07-04-2013 02:38:45 | More by kbuzz
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HopsMatt

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -18.5%

06-19-2013 06:29:22 | More by HopsMatt
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MaseFace

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-14-2013 01:34:13 | More by MaseFace
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LarryMyers

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

05-23-2013 01:49:31 | More by LarryMyers
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

05-20-2013 12:32:41 | More by InspectorBob
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

05-11-2013 23:56:04 | More by DIPAFAN
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Ultra-Plinian

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

05-09-2013 16:05:43 | More by Ultra-Plinian
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deanhead

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

05-08-2013 15:26:06 | More by deanhead
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.76/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a crystal clear bright orange to copper in color with moderate amounts of visible carbonation and some deep amber highlights. The beer has a three finger tall pillowy light beige head that slowly reduces to mottled thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer, a couple of medium patches of thick film, and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of caramel malts with a touch of light fruits upfront. Moderate aromas of citrus/orange/tangerine and pine hops.

T: Upfront there are light to moderate flavors of caramel malts that imparts very little sweetness to the overall flavor of the beer. There are moderate to strong flavors of citrus/orange/tangerine and pine hops which impart a moderate to heavy amount of bitterness which lingers for a long time.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Relatively smooth.

O: This beer has quite a bit of lingering bitterness but is still pretty enjoyable. Not the easiest beer to drink because of the intensity of the bitterness but there are some nice hop flavors in it.

Serving type: can

05-03-2013 01:51:43 | More by dbrauneis
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troegaarden

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +35.9%

04-21-2013 02:01:05 | More by troegaarden
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CreightonSM

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

04-13-2013 23:23:36 | More by CreightonSM
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skriv

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18.5%

04-08-2013 00:35:51 | More by skriv
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TimUF1

Alabama

3.9/5  rDev +6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured from a can with best by date of 5/3/13 stamped on it

A sessionable IIPA? Its flavors are not as much of a hop battering ram as most American IIPA's.

Good two finger head, fair lacing, a bit hazy light copper color.

Lots of floral notes in the scent, rose, orange blossom, some hay or clover honey.
The flavor follows this, where a lot of citrusy iipa's tend towards grapfruit, this seems more like clementines, sweeter, less tart. Finishes with a lot more of the bitterness of the tart grapefruit flavors, almost metallic, and a bit astringent. The IBUs are definitely back loaded on the finish.

Serving type: can

04-02-2013 01:36:52 | More by TimUF1
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Gww1864

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-23-2013 02:45:23 | More by Gww1864
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mikem0487

Pennsylvania

3.74/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

12oz can with a drink by date of 5/03/13

A-Nice frothy lighly colored beige head. About a fingers width. The body is copper in color and looks to be a pretty hazy beer.

S-The nose is filled with dank earthy pine notes. Citrus hops are there but seem to take a step back and allow those pine notes to shine through. Next in line comes the malt bill. You can smell those caramel/caramelized sugars. Intriguing nose.

T-Pretty well balanced except for at the end where the hop character really comes in. Leaves a very bitter lingering taste that gets even mildly metallic in character. For the initial taste I get a resiny dank grass, pine needles and rind off of a dull tasting orange. Enjoyable no doubt and hides the abv well.

M-Medium bodied that finishes on the dry side. Good carbonation.

O-A good beer which I believe from experience taste better off of draft. The finish is the one thing that is taking away from this beer.

Serving type: can

03-22-2013 11:19:11 | More by mikem0487
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logan0203

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

03-09-2013 23:46:49 | More by logan0203
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mdaschaf

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

03-02-2013 19:25:12 | More by mdaschaf
Odyssey Imperial IPA from Sly Fox Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 122 ratings.