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Odell IPA - Odell Brewing Company

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Odell IPAOdell IPA

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2,141 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,141
Reviews: 610
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.81%
Wants: 373
Gots: 231 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

blindpiggie, Jun 04, 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%

ChrisKayler, May 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

dexterk1, Oct 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Maillard, Sep 15, 2013
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4.16/5  rDev -2.8%

JamesStreet, Sep 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Camjmorton, Aug 05, 2013
Photo of kkipple
4.47/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Got this as an extra in a trade with Bennetj17. Cheers to ya!

My Tonto Sam Adams glass was dirty and had a crusty yogurt spoon in it, and I was lazy, so this went directly in a big Tripel Karmeliet goblet. Sue me!

I want to get back to drinking this so I'll be brief: I really like Odell IPA. Looks great, big poofy head on a clear eyed brew, smells fun and well done, with loads of hop character balanced out to smooth, fruity apricot perfection, tastes wonderful, cool, hoppy-minty, spicy, sweet, generously malted, harmonious, fully delightful from a bold start to semi-bitter sticky end, wet and dare I say gulpable... this is the real deal, folks! Should be in the BA top ten in my righteous opinion.

I want more. More I say!

kkipple, Aug 22, 2009
Photo of Buebie
4.43/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The 2nd beer I've ever had from this brewer. Picked up a 6 pack of this tonight for a mere $8.
Poured from the bottle into a pub glass, producing about an inch and a half of white froth and bubbles.
Slow to fall down and sitting for some time. Finally leaving a solid cap of assorted bubbles and a bit of froth with an even thicker collar.
Sticky, never lettin' go cling of lace lines the glass walls.
The beer is a transparent darker golden color.

Aroma is bursting at the seems with hops. Pinneaple, sweet juicy, just bit into a mango and the juices flow down my chin, like aromas. Some mild pine and bittering too with hemp and dank weed. But mostly a tropical fruit frenzy of hops.
A little malt too, which is surprising. In comes in the form of a buttery bread sweet caramel.

Mouthfeel is fuller with moderate carbonation and a light fluffy feel.

Taste contains the exact same flavors mirroring the aroma. Its a tropical fruit festival of hops. Just a bit of bittering into the swallow and lingering with mild rind. So its mostly sweet juicy hops, keeping drinkability very high on the 'keep it coming, not bittering' hops.
Floral flavors too with a touch of minty leaf.

God this is absolutely splendid. One of the better ipa's I've had in a good while. Its not that its better then others either. Its just that its a a take on the style that I cant say I've experienced before. Sure it shares similarities to other ipa's, but this one is different. Different in a good way too. Drinkability is high, as this is not very bitter and the pallet is given time to recover. Truly an inspiration to the kind of beer I want to brew. Highly recommend.

Buebie, May 05, 2010
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3.58/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Into a pint glass, pours a cloudy orangish straw yellow color with a nice white head and decent lacing. The aroma is heavily hoppy, as is the taste, nice citrus qualities, not very shy, not very complex, but still pretty enjoyable. The body is pretty good, as is carbonation. In all, nothing bad about it, nothing too exciting, just a pretty good regional IPA.

objectivemonkey, Oct 09, 2007
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Troville1990, Aug 31, 2013
Photo of sleazo
4.43/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A_Pours a bronze hue with a big frothy off white head. Lots of bubbles stick around throughout.

S_Big piney, citric and rich hops dominate while allowing just a pinch of lightly toasted malt to come through.

T_Perfectly rich piney, citric and slightly sopay hops dominate throughout. A nice does of that same toasted malt gives this a slight sweetness in the middle which manages to keep the affair from being one sided. The finish is nice pure hop bitterness leaving traces of pine resin. As the brew warms the citric hop notes come to the forefront moreso than the pine. Not sure what mix of hops were used but it works.

M_Medium bodied with a slightly aggresive carbonation works perfectly with the oily hop quality here.

D_Wow, a top notch excellent IPA. The style may be overdone but this is one that truly shines.

sleazo, Sep 07, 2008
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

ONovoMexicano, Feb 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

yamar68, Jun 02, 2013
Photo of JackieTH
4.38/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Old Chicago.

Appearance: Dark orange, clear, with a big white foam cap.

Smell: Waves of resin and citrus hop, clementines, tangerines a bit of biscuit malt, too.

Taste: Opens with a brief splash of tropical sweetness, followed by a bucket of delicious citrus/orange and resinous pine hop flavor. Bitter throughout but does not kill the taste buds. There's an excellent malt-biscuit backbone that really ties it all together. Bitterness is long lasting into the finish but not at all overpowering.

Mouthfeel: Creamy and well balanced.

Drinkability: Must try. It's great from the bottle or tap. Delicious and easy to drink several.

JackieTH, Jan 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

TheRuss9585, May 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

megamass, May 22, 2013
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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
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

stealth, Aug 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

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

taospowder, Mar 02, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

StArnoldFan, Mar 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

DNICE555, Aug 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

jakea, Apr 13, 2014
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4.18/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From Oxymoron in Secret Halloween BIF. Pours a beautiful cloudy orange with a nice white head that laces like glue. Smell is huge floral and citrus hops. Wow! Taste is excellent, the hops shine through with huge floral notes and there is enough malt backbone to give a nice sweet aftertaste that becomes a little bitter hoppy after a while. Mouthfeel is a little thin but this in no way detracts from the overall drinkability of this brew.
If this is their IPA I can't wait to try their DIPA.

kirok1999, Nov 01, 2007
Odell IPA from Odell Brewing Company
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