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5 Barrel Pale Ale - Odell Brewing Company

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86
very good

664 Ratings
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Ratings: 664
Reviews: 271
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 10.76%
Wants: 24
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The distinctive hop character of our 5 Barrel Pale Ale is due to the extraction of essential oils from select hops. We treat 5 Barrel Pale Ale to an infusion of fresh whole hop flowers in the Hop Back and the Fermentor, as well as four hop additions during the kettle boil. We like how this gives the beer a fresh, lively flavor and aroma.

(Beer added by: Todd on 03-09-2005)
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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smakawhat

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4.36/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bottle into a stemless wine glass.

A real nice classic orange amber, with a soapy but good two finger white head. Bubbles real nicely with lots of shampoo like retention, and clumps in valleys and peaks. Nice slow rising carbonation through a bronze amber body. Classic looking, a little bit of dullness, but pretty solid.

Really nice light toasty grains, and a little bit of orange marmalade fruity character. Grain rips quite a good bit too, a real inviting sense of barley.

Light malts hit the palate with big dry grains. Barley just rips and drys the palate and gives a real huge toasty aroma. Hop angle is nice and real subtle, with some herbal earth quality, and perhaps a hint of drying tea leaves in the finish. Lively carbonation that isn't distracting either.

Overall a real straight forward solid Odell creation, great stuff.

Serving type: bottle

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3.93/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best By: 5/8/13
12oz bottle into tulip glass

A – Nice color, dark golden amber. Pours a fluffy 1" head that stays for a long time and leaves nice lacing.

S – Hops up front, nothing too citrusy though. Good bready malt undertones.

T – Caramel malts, bitter balanced hops. Grass and hay. This is very well balanced, and refreshing.

M – Crisp, clean and dry. What more could you want from this style.

O – Solid representation of the style, a nice balanced hoppiness to it. Could drink this one all day long.

Serving type: bottle

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5 Barrel Pale Ale from Odell Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 664 ratings.