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Odell IPA - Odell Brewing Company

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Odell IPAOdell IPA

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2,215 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,215
Reviews: 617
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.81%
Wants: 376
Gots: 254 | FT: 11
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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Photo of deereless
4.05/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Medium to light gold in color, patches of frothy foam, crystal clear, some resiny lines along the edge of the glass - 4.25, S: Pine really is the dominate smell, a touch of freshly cut grass - 4.25, T: Lots of hop bite as well as some pine and grapefruit zest, slight caramel flavors on the tongue - 4.00, M: Lacks carbonation which gives it a slightly watery feel - 3.25, D: A very pleasing IPA, quite traditional and one I'd glad drink again - 4.00

deereless, Jan 16, 2009
Photo of JamesStreet
4.16/5  rDev -2.8%

JamesStreet, Sep 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

GFD400, Aug 06, 2013
Photo of seanchai
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

seanchai, Jun 28, 2014
Photo of Nugganooch
4.2/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz with pint glass - from 03/23/12 notes
BB date of 05/09/12

A: Odell IPA pours a very clear and light colored golden straw with a perfect two to three finger stack of frothy white atop. Effervescent with nice retention and sheeted lace down the glass. Looks fantastic.

S: Nose opens up big with pungent pines and is accompanied by some nice bright orangey citrus aromas. I get some stone fruit action much like apricots as well. Real nice fruity aromas that linger about all throughout the drink.

T: Tastes of candied citrus fruits, pine resins, and slightly sweet pale malts. I get lots of American C-hops by way of orange flesh and pine needle with just a hint of crackery malt. Void of any alcohol flavors at 7%ABV. Just light hoppy and refreshing. Nicely done.

M: Mouthfeel is lighter in body with a higher carbonation and real dry crisp finish on it. Some resinous oily coating to the palate.

D: A great West coast style IPA that is juicy with hops and super drinkable. Very Pliny-esque. Not sure why this one doesn’t get more recognition. It probably doesn’t astound you but has a real great balance and is very refreshing. I would have another and another and another…
It's a shame Odell’s doesn’t make it to SoCal. I enjoyed this more than the Myrc I think.

Nugganooch, Mar 26, 2012
Photo of ArchEnemyBrew
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

ArchEnemyBrew, Jul 06, 2013
Photo of Maillard
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Maillard, Sep 15, 2013
Photo of GPHarris
4.33/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

a - poured a one finger thick creamy, eggshell-colored head into a snifter that left great lacing throughout. the body was a bright amber color.
s - big citrus aromas of grapefruit and orange.
t - piney and herbal hops with more of a citrus finish. there was a nice malt balance here too.
m - medium and creamy. lip smacking-good.
o - one of the best AIPAs i've ever had, very drinkable too.

GPHarris, Jan 23, 2013
Photo of johntfox
4/5  rDev -6.5%

johntfox, May 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

dalepryor, May 07, 2013
Photo of utopiajane
4.03/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This beer pours orange with gold undertones, bright clarity and a bit of a fiery glow. A fat head of foam that lasted and clung steadfast to the sides of the glass. The head never quite fell completely and left a thickish layer on top. Nose is bright with orange and tangerine sweetness. Big citrus and plenty of herbal. The body of the beer is smooth and supple and the carbonation doesn't show itself on the palate until the swallow. There is plenty of hop oil but it doesn't feel heavy or oily and that oil brings out the orange peel sweetness. Biscuit malt that's lightly sweet . The bitter on this one is substantial and a bit sharp but it doesn't outdo any of the taste. Finishes earthy, herbal and dry. Delightful.

utopiajane, Nov 05, 2013
Photo of Goliath
3.68/5  rDev -14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a very clear pale amber/dark golden color with a large inch and a half slightly yellowed head. Excellent retention and some nice lacing.

The aroma is really nice. A big hoppy nose with big citrus notes, and slightly piney as well. A bit of sweet caramel manages to peak it's head through as well.

The taste is pretty nice. A decent hop profile with a nice bit of citrus taking the lead. It's fairly balanced with little bitterness and a big malt profile. Some sweet caramel and a bit of grain round this one out.

Mouthfeel is somewhat watery, thin to medium bodied and very lightly carbonated. Feels almost still in the mouth.

Drinkability is fairly high. Alcohol is certainly manageable, and the flavor is decent. It's a solid offering from Odell and it would certainly be easy to drink a few of these in a sitting.

Goliath, Oct 27, 2008
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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

innominat, Nov 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

M1A2, May 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

nzerbe, Mar 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

dcloeren, May 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

bluckbeyes, Jul 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

taospowder, Mar 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Ncpogs, Dec 08, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

eulerthegrape, Aug 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Troville1990, Aug 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

ChrisKayler, May 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

EnojysAnyBeer, Oct 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

jakea, Apr 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

StArnoldFan, Mar 02, 2014
Odell IPA from Odell Brewing Company
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