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Odell Double Pilsner - Odell Brewing Company

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very good

428 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 428
Reviews: 176
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 30
Gots: 33 | 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:
Beer added by: russpowell on 06-23-2006

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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3.61/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

About a half an inch of white froth that laced the glass quite well. A light straw color, slightly cloudy and well carbinated. Not much of an aroma, and a very light taste with florals and some alcohol. Some hops come out on the back end. I thought it was a pretty good beer for the style- not may favorite style, but a decent beer.

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of denver10
3.55/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a light yellow with an orange hue, effervescent with bubbles continually rising to the surface. A half thumbs width white head.An aroma of hay, cracker, and a hint of citrus. Flavor matches the aroma quite well with a strong malt backbone giving it a nice sweetness and cracker taste, some hay and grass, and the slightest hint of lemon. The alcohol is dangerously hidden on this one A silky, active medium bodied mouthfeel to this. Odell with another fine beer that hits the spot as I sit back and watch some Rockies baseball. I don't care for pilsners but they got me to enjoy this one. The high abv to this makes this a tease, as this beer strikes you as a great session beer but at 8% it will get you into trouble really quickly.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.65/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

pours a clear light golden color with a small white head. smells like sweeter german malts and floral hops, very delicate for an double, very unassuming. flavor is mild too, malty but in a refreshing way, not a filling way. very light hops in the finish. you would never guess this was over 8% abv. mouthfeel is nice, very prominent carbonation makes it easy drinking, and the just medium body is perfect for this beer. potentially a nice session beer despite its strength. odell does not have any bad beer, and this one is no exception. very well made, a good spring seasonal, but not the most exciting brew in their lineup. worth a try for sure though

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of htomsirveaux
3.82/5  rDev -0.5%
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%.

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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5/5  rDev +30.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3/5  rDev -21.9%

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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

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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.)

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Odell Double Pilsner from Odell Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 428 ratings.