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Odell IPA - Odell Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,991 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,991
Reviews: 597
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 366
Gots: 170 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rowew on 03-02-2007)
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.5%

11-15-2011 03:01:56 | More by plumcrazyfx
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Texsuds

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.5%

03-03-2014 21:03:47 | More by Texsuds
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djjolt

Kansas

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-27-2014 22:38:27 | More by djjolt
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Benjiehorn

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

09-12-2013 22:42:54 | More by Benjiehorn
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Thirstygoat

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

02-25-2013 01:42:52 | More by Thirstygoat
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R_J_FearNoBeer

Colorado

4/5  rDev -6.5%

04-25-2014 02:55:25 | More by R_J_FearNoBeer
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doughanson78

Washington

4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Received this in the Tickers BIF from Phelps. Thanks for this want.

A: Golden yellow, with a slight haze. One finger white head, fairly thick, with great retention and nice lacing down the glass as you drink.

S: Nice fresh citrus hops. Grapefruit, apricot, a touch of lemon lime, and some orange peels. Nice caramel comes through blending with a faint touch of floral hops.

T: Sweet caramel upfront. Not super bitter but a good hit of citrus bitterness. Very biscuity in the finish, with a nice flavor of floral hops coming through.

M: Medium bodied with lighter carbonation. Pretty creamy. not real dry.

O: A good IPA. Not as good as I've heard but still very drinkable. Nicely blended malt and hop flavors.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2011 22:59:48 | More by doughanson78
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Eddiehop

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-07-2014 02:01:22 | More by Eddiehop
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Brainybrain


4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is not myrcenary. This is a great beer for a casual night sharing with friends. The average drinker can enjoy this one and not be blown away with hops. On the flip side the palate of the ipa drinker will be satisfied they have something that will appease both hop, and abu preference. Go for it.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2012 22:09:07 | More by Brainybrain
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kiki3drt292

California

4/5  rDev -6.5%

01-10-2012 18:57:08 | More by kiki3drt292
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Gerred

Colorado

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-09-2013 01:46:01 | More by Gerred
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beast464

Maryland

4/5  rDev -6.5%

03-05-2014 14:47:39 | More by beast464
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rab53

Washington

4/5  rDev -6.5%

09-06-2013 04:49:55 | More by rab53
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Buttstallion

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-16-2014 15:59:58 | More by Buttstallion
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rflips86

California

4/5  rDev -6.5%

03-28-2014 00:07:45 | More by rflips86
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UnkleFester

Kansas

4/5  rDev -6.5%

01-06-2012 17:52:46 | More by UnkleFester
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BuckeyeNation

Iowa

4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Exactly midway between ripe pumpkin and harvest gold. Multiple streams of lazily rising bubbles plink into the underside of a wonderful looking crown of manila colored foam. A great deal of stickiness leads to loads of lace that resembles spray-on snow on a winter windowpane.

The nose is rife with all sorts of tropical fruits. I've heard that Columbus is one member of the closely guarded hop bill. Simcoe has to be another. Specifics include ganja, pineapple, grapefruit and pine. A hint of toasted-earthy malt comes close to putting a damper on the olfactory hoedown.

The exact same thing is noted on the palate. Odell needs to either move the mall bill in a more pale direction or needs to add caramel malt (think Celebration Ale) rather than the Munich-like malts that I'm guessing are present. That's strictly personal preference, but then this is my review.

Despite 70 IBUs and a best-by date that's still more than four months into the future, this isn't a hop monster by any means. Yeah, it's definitely snappy for the style, but my socks are still firmly in place. Flavor pretty much mirrors aroma, so I won't run through the list again.

The body/mouthfeel easily keeps pace with the rest of the attributes. It's IPA-medium and has a soft and smooth quality right out of the gate. Ideal carbonation is the likely reason why.

It's hard to believe that it took me this long to taste one of Colorado's most heralded IPAs. Thank you GilGarp. Even though it doesn't quite measure up to my (possibly unfairly) high expectations, Odell IPA is quality beer that is a pleasure to drink. A beer advocate can't ask for much more than that.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2009 14:29:00 | More by BuckeyeNation
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caguiar

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -6.5%

05-09-2013 15:32:29 | More by caguiar
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RuckusDu

Colorado

4/5  rDev -6.5%

11-16-2011 04:53:01 | More by RuckusDu
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KAF

Iowa

4/5  rDev -6.5%

01-25-2012 22:08:31 | More by KAF
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Kinger86

Maine

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-19-2014 12:28:17 | More by Kinger86
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hannydawg

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

05-23-2013 14:01:40 | More by hannydawg
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Polasiuss

Ireland

4/5  rDev -6.5%

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dannyboygaga

Colorado

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-11-2014 04:37:59 | More by dannyboygaga
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Chucker17

South Dakota

4/5  rDev -6.5%

10-18-2012 00:16:05 | More by Chucker17
Odell IPA from Odell Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 1,991 ratings.