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Fifty Niner - Odell Brewing Company

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45 Ratings

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Ratings: 45
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 10.72%
Wants: 1
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Golden ale aged on oak staves and conditioned with Brett yeast.

(Beer added by: dwagner003 on 01-22-2014)
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3.8/5  rDev +1.9%

DemoniChris, Today at 06:29 AM
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3.8/5  rDev +1.9%

jheezee, Today at 03:22 AM
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Poured a lovely clear golden body with thin ring of foam, but no real head. A rather nice looking ale that could do with a touch more head. Scents of mild Brett funk, barnyard-like and nicely sour, a nice fruity aroma that is moderate in intensity, with notes of strawberry, tangerine and orange flesh, a nice sweet Belgian malt aroma that is a bit reminiscent of sugar cookies, and a medium-low level of spicy phenols with notes of clove and white pepper. Overall impression is of a very fruity Belgian Golden that mingles with some nice spicy and malty aromas, with Brett adding a nice depth. Flavor begins medium-sweet with notes of mango, sweet, sugar cookie-like malt, a low level of alcohol and very faint, low levels of Brett funk. This moves into a still medium-sweet middle with a light bitterness added, a medium-low level of alcohol, continuing sugar cookie sweetness, mango, fruity esters and a bit of spicy phenols clove and white pepper. Finish is medium-sweet with notes of spicy phenols, medium-low alcohol, and faint fruity esters. Aftertaste is sugar cookie and doughy malt and a faint low level of herbal bitterness and some white pepper. Overall impression is of a rather sweet, somewhat boozy, modestly phenolic Belgian that unfortunately lacks a bit in Brett character and is a bit too muted in fruit for my tastes. Still a solid flavor profile. Mouthfeel is medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation and a smooth, easy drinking mouthfeel hiding its ABV. Overall impression is of a nice, full, easy drinking Belgian Golden. Overall this is a nice Belgian Golden ale. The addition of Brett helps the aroma but doesn't carry into the flavor as of yet. It is still nicely complex and very pleasant and worth trying.

Auraan, Yesterday at 06:02 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

KlayWey, Sep 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

750Ml bottle split into two 14 oz snifters

A – Pure orange with golden edges, head is bright white, tall, big, sticky and patchy lacing.

S – Lemon, pear, vanilla, light oak, very very bright and nicely tart.

T – Oaky, lemon, vanilla, nutty, earthy, woody, very complex, lots to take in here, oak makes an appearance on the finish.

O – Very nice, complexities abound, oak is very subdued and the Brett really shines here.

M – Smooth, very nice and enjoyable, slightly warming finish hinting at the ABV.

Moose90, Sep 11, 2014
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Snow81, Sep 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

A: Pours a hazed and vibrant golden/orange color. A two finger, creamy looking white head forms with good retention and spiderweb looking lace.
S: The nose is of juicy tropical fruits. Peppery spice, some funky Brett, and light wood aromas. Well balanced, and inviting.
T: Tropical fruits again. Lightly tart, a bit sweet, and really juicy. Peppery spice, and the Brett is apparent and well incorporated. Wood flavors are a bit more noticeable as well. I love how well balanced everything is.
M/D: A medium body with lively carbonation. Effervescent and crisp, though smooth at the same time. At 10% this is big, but there is only a hint of warming alcohol in the finish. Really enjoyable and easy to sip on.

This reminds me of a bigger, slightly sweeter version of Orval. The balance is great, with lots of character from the yeast. I need to get more of this.

champ103, Sep 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.65/5  rDev -2.1%

Semi-expressive brett throughout, ranges from lemon pith to lavender. Semi-dry palate, bread crust and dried grass from the malt. Peppery with a growing alcoholic warmth. BTW this beer is 10% abv. Hint of funk, more spice and alcohol warmth in the finish. Good use of oak. This is brew is huge, treat it as such even though a beer drinker like me may want to take more than a sip. Was hoping for bit more dryness ...

Jason, Aug 26, 2014
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Fifty Niner from Odell Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 45 ratings.