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Odell IPA - Odell Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,081 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,081
Reviews: 605
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.81%
Wants: 368
Gots: 210 | 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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coggel


4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-19-2012 01:14:13 | More by coggel
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cwstanton

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-17-2012 02:58:09 | More by cwstanton
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mweso2000

Georgia

5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-16-2012 22:56:02 | More by mweso2000
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ejw127

Nevada

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-16-2012 05:16:23 | More by ejw127
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Greeneagle


5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-16-2012 04:16:37 | More by Greeneagle
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vr6corrado

California

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-15-2012 18:48:21 | More by vr6corrado
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dbstuart88

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-14-2012 23:50:57 | More by dbstuart88
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ssjkyle

Nebraska

5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-14-2012 22:22:49 | More by ssjkyle
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justinlaz

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-13-2012 05:42:59 | More by justinlaz
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JamesMN

Minnesota

4.8/5  rDev +12.1%

I've had this offering from Odell's several times and it's always struck me as a very solid American IPA. Poured from a bottle into a tumbler producing a two finger off white head.

Appearance: Nice copper hue.

Aroma: Grapefruit, citrus, hops. The effects of dry hopping really pay off in the nose.

Taste: One of the juiciest IPAs I've had! The grapefruit and slight citrus favors come through and balance very well with the light malts used. No overwhelming bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Smooth for an IPA. Not syrupy, not watery. High drinkability.

Final Thoughts: A refreshing IPA and a personal favorite. Thankfully it is a year round offering. A little on the expensive side at $10.99 a six pack but completely worth the occasional splurge. Definitely best fresh so the hops can really shine!

07-12-2012 05:59:32 | More by JamesMN
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40ontarget

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-10-2012 01:12:57 | More by 40ontarget
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rickyleepotts

Arizona

4/5  rDev -6.5%

A couple of weeks ago, my buddy Ken asked if I wanted to grab a beer. I got there a little early, and saw they had Odell IPA on the menu. I hadn’t had that yet, and since we are new to Arizona I am trying all of these new brews. I ordered one and fell in love with the beer the second I poured it into the glass. The aroma was incredible, and the aftertaste lasted for a really long time. I am a big IPA guy… but this one takes the cake.

Tonight we are drinking from Papago Brewing. This place is sweet, and is quickly becoming our favorite place in the Valley. They have a great beer selection (both bottles and on draft) and their food is pretty good. I am hoping we can get them as a sponsor for the 1001 Bottles project. Anyway, let’s drink!

In the Glass: When we ordered the bottle, the server said, “1 bottle. 2 glasses.” He brought us two small glasses, and poured the beer for us. The beer is somewhat orange, and has a weak head and almost no lace.

Nose: The aroma is amazing. It is like a glass full of hops. The aroma sticks around for a while, and just punches you in the face. I love it. It smells like an American IPA is supposed to smell like. Let’s see what she tastes like.

Flavor: Oh. My. God. This beer is loaded with flavor, but it doesn’t knock you out with bitterness. There isn’t a lot of carbonation and the mouthfeel is just so smooth. The flavor is just what I expected from a good IPA.

Mouthfeel: A lot of IPAs have a ton of carbonation, but this one is surprisingly smooth. It starts off soft, and then the hops just kick in and overwhelm the palate. That is when the aftertaste starts and just hangs on for a LONG time.

Aftertaste: It’s still there. Man, this aftertaste is wicked. It isn’t overwhelming, but it does have a consistent flavor that just hangs on for dear life. Just when I think it’s time for another drink, I swallow… and there is the bitterness from those hop varieties. The burp is pretty great, too.

This is such a good beer. I am such a big IPA guy that finding a new “go to” IPA is always a good thing. I am not familiar with the Odell portfolio, but I can’t wait to try more. There are a few more on our list, and I am excited to try them all. Bottoms up, people!

Odell IPA - The bottle says: “READY TO BUCK CONVENTION - We took the traditional IPA, originally shipped from England to India in the 1700s, and made it bolder and more flavorful - American style. We’ve added new varieties of highly aromatic American hops to create a distinctive bitterness profile and an incredible hop character. Hop on, hold tight, and enjoy the ride.”

(By the way, I keep sticking my nose in the glass to smell this pile of hops. Love it!)

07-09-2012 02:53:58 | More by rickyleepotts
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maltlikker

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

07-07-2012 22:50:57 | More by maltlikker
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juice000


5/5  rDev +16.8%

Simply my favorite go to IPA. Tastes wonderful i these hot summers here in Tucson Arizona. Citrus loaded, well balanced, and overall the best IPA I have had. This is saying alot as I've consumed many many IPA's over the last 15 years of dedication.

07-07-2012 19:29:12 | More by juice000
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Zuidman

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-06-2012 04:58:12 | More by Zuidman
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Ilafan

Minnesota

4.7/5  rDev +9.8%

After downing a stout on the hottest day of the year, I switched to something lighter. This IPA could be the best IPA I've tasted. The hoppiness is well-balanced with an almost lemony taste (the bitter part of a lemon, not the sweet part). It was very crisp and smooth, easy to drink. Compared to other IPAs, this had less of a fruity taste, and I liked that. Very good beer!

07-04-2012 21:11:16 | More by Ilafan
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metalgdog

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-03-2012 01:09:44 | More by metalgdog
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jsulko

Illinois

4.6/5  rDev +7.5%

Bottle poured into a tulip glass

Bottle purchased on Father's Day excursion in Wichita KS.

Golden color slightly cloudy with a decent white head.

Smell is very citrusy with a hint of sweetness in the background.

Taste is very grapefruity with a citrus bite on the finish. Very smooth easy drinking IPA.

A great IPA. Third different IPA/PA that I had from Odell and all were excellent.

07-02-2012 03:13:09 | More by jsulko
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Majorge

Missouri

5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-01-2012 01:56:38 | More by Majorge
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Braseltonage

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +11%

06-28-2012 04:08:36 | More by Braseltonage
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djschnabel

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-27-2012 02:09:34 | More by djschnabel
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FuselGuy

Washington

5/5  rDev +16.8%

06-25-2012 06:16:45 | More by FuselGuy
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crobinso

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

06-25-2012 01:58:09 | More by crobinso
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sammo

Kansas

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-23-2012 19:50:42 | More by sammo
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fisherlandon

South Dakota

4.48/5  rDev +4.7%

This beer pours a golden sort of red color
it has a medium mouthfeel but very crips mouthfeel
tastes of very citrus spicy hops and is balanced very well
overall this is one of my favorite balanced IPAs that I have had. It is perfect on a summer day and has the ability to warm you all of the way through

06-23-2012 02:28:56 | More by fisherlandon
Odell IPA from Odell Brewing Company
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