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Odell Double Pilsner - Odell Brewing Company

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very good

416 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 416
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 27
Gots: 26 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: russpowell on 06-23-2006)
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Photo of htomsirveaux
3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle tried 29 Nov 2011. Served in the 0.4 L EKU mug.

Large white head with a yellowish cast. Well carbonated. Clear bright yellow in color. Aromas of pale malt, lemon, grain, touch of ethanol. Starts malty sweet but rapidly turns herbaly bitter. Medium body, noticeable ethanol. Some mineral in the finish. Aftertaste is warming with a lingering herbal bitterness.

Easy to drink considering it's a bit over 8%.

htomsirveaux, Mar 20, 2012
Photo of station815
4/5  rDev +4.2%

station815, Mar 20, 2012
Photo of RDW
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

RDW, Mar 11, 2012
Photo of buffs9
4/5  rDev +4.2%

buffs9, Mar 09, 2012
Photo of ChiefPelz
5/5  rDev +30.2%

ChiefPelz, Mar 08, 2012
Photo of Mizorie
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Mizorie, Mar 06, 2012
Photo of TubbyDullard
4/5  rDev +4.2%

TubbyDullard, Feb 06, 2012
Photo of bigbeers84
3/5  rDev -21.9%

bigbeers84, Feb 06, 2012
Photo of hopfacebrew
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Note: This review was a re-post from my former account, jmkratt, which was hacked and I lost all my reviews...sorry for the redundancy.

Poured from 12oz bottle to Pilsner Glass.

A - The beer poured a vivid clear gold color with a 1 finger light tan colored head with good retention and lacing.

S - The beer had a grainy aroma and herbal character.

T/M - Similar to the nose the beer had a grainy flavor profile with some citrus zest with melds nicely with the malty sweetness. More sweet than I anticipated though. The beer finishes crisp with a sweet malty character lingering.

D - For a double this is very drinkable.

Overall, I enjoyed this beer. It was my first experience with a double pilsner and I look forward to the next release. l

Serving type: bottle

Reviewed on: 02-05-2011 20:55:04

hopfacebrew, Jan 27, 2012
Photo of StJamesGate
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

White gold with loose snowy froth that sets and leaves whisps. Honey on cream crackers and wildflower and grass nose.
Butter, lemon curd, musk melon and country loaf cut by big lemongrass and aniseseed hops.
Citrus zest bitter, slight soap and licorice linger. Medium verging towards full, chewy, round, burny aftertaste, sticky.

Chewy body, herbal hops, syrupy malts, and a kick - nails the style. Can't drink more than one, but shouldn't anyway. Cloys a bit; hops could clean up a bit more, but I'm gonna give it the benefit of the doubt and put that down to age (labelled 5/26/11 - forums tell me that's a best-by date.)

StJamesGate, Jan 13, 2012
Photo of Blargimus
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Blargimus, Jan 12, 2012
Photo of buckyp
4/5  rDev +4.2%

buckyp, Jan 10, 2012
Photo of niceonebro
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

niceonebro, Jan 04, 2012
Photo of Huffaroma
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Huffaroma, Jan 02, 2012
Photo of Grebdioz
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Grebdioz, Dec 29, 2011
Photo of FriarTuckInLuck
4/5  rDev +4.2%

FriarTuckInLuck, Dec 28, 2011
Photo of mdagnew
3.58/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

330ml bottle bought online from MyBreweryTap.com

Poured a slightly hazy golden honey colour. Slightly off white head poured with a whipped meringue like top then faded slowly to light covering which lasted throughout... lots of sticky lacing patches coat the glass all the way down...

Aroma - Spicy tart fruits (oranges peel, pears, lime), very grassy (freshly cut), lots of floral notes, sea saltiness, quite rubbery, chalky notes, some soapiness, peppery hop bitterness, very herbal - some hints of basil, some tobacco notes, some graininess...

Taste - Grassy and peppery hop bitterness up front followed by lots of herbal notes, light biscuity malts, some grainy sweetness, marzipan traces, tart fruits (grapefruit, lime, pear), some alcohol warmth just coming through, faint tobacco...

Feel - Pretty sharp and dry... medium \ full bodied... a bit cloying to be very drinkable..

Overall - A decent enough double pilsner but nothing earth shattering... worth a try though..

mdagnew, Dec 28, 2011
Photo of OBIrish24
4/5  rDev +4.2%

OBIrish24, Dec 27, 2011
Photo of savagepm
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

savagepm, Dec 18, 2011
Photo of jdense
3.95/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle shared at PDX BA bottle share, 9.9.11.

One finger pure white head, small bubbles, medium dissipation with decent lacing. Very hoppy nose for style, big floral notes, some malty sweetness in the middle. Taste mirrors nose, one of the most hoppy pilseners I've had, quite tasty. Mouthfeel is medium, real good effervescence, fairly dry finish, though the ABV is fairly noticeable. Another winner from Odell, definitely worth a try.

jdense, Dec 17, 2011
Photo of mhaugo
3/5  rDev -21.9%

mhaugo, Dec 14, 2011
Photo of bigdaddypolite
3/5  rDev -21.9%

bigdaddypolite, Dec 10, 2011
Photo of PhatAtUT
5/5  rDev +30.2%

PhatAtUT, Dec 04, 2011
Photo of Zorro
3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear yellow colored beer with a small white head. Looks like a normal lager.

Smell is slightly skunked with some pilsner malt and a little noble hop.

Starts out dry with a stout noble hop bite. slightly spicy this does get a bit sweeter as you drink it. Bitterness is strong but well balance with the malt. Grassy hop with traces of saffron.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall a tasty Double Pils. Doesn't smell like much but the flavor is nice and it isn't harsh at all.

Zorro, Dec 02, 2011
Photo of FreshmanPour77
4/5  rDev +4.2%

FreshmanPour77, Nov 30, 2011
Odell Double Pilsner from Odell Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 416 ratings.