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Odell IPA - Odell Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,207 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,207
Reviews: 617
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.81%
Wants: 377
Gots: 251 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

danjohn1234, Mar 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Johnfitts, Mar 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

station815, Mar 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

corbs, Mar 18, 2012
Photo of Pigsear
4.7/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A: Beautiful light honey with a hint of amber. Great lacing

S: Tropical fruits, very slight herbal notes

T: Amazing, The fruit aromas lead one into thinking it may be sweet but it is simply balanced. Slightly underhopped by most standards but again it's perfectly balanced with little detectible malt.

M: Perfectly smooth. Each sip inviting another

O: The perfect go to IPA, nothing crazy, not a stunt beer just a great everyday IPA

Pigsear, Mar 16, 2012
Photo of Pat
4.75/5  rDev +11%

Pat, Mar 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

theholdsteady, Mar 15, 2012
Photo of stercomm
4.43/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle

A - Light honey in color, very slight haze, nice white head that recedes quickly leaving a thin layer, nice glass lacing.

S - Nice citrusy hops, grapefruit, very even smell, little bit of a sweetness in the background.

T - Extremely nice flavor, nice grapefruit and very subtle hops, not overpowering at all. A very crisp and dry finish, can't detect any malts.

M - Medium bodied and medium carbonation, very dry.

O - Excellent brew, a really well balanced beer

stercomm, Mar 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Mordax, Mar 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

FeelinSurley, Mar 10, 2012
Photo of DrinkSlurm
4.43/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into tulip.
Wow...im not going into this like others...
The taste is simply just amazing for an "IPA". This seriously borders a DIPA like no other.
Piney citrus candy aroma...sweet, piney and candy taste. Its chewy, smooth, and satisfying. This must be up there as one of my favorite IPAs out there! Its just so good...
It seems like there really must be a 3rd coast...(Michigan and Colorado). I am begining to think they are the best IPAs in thr country.

This is a fantastic if not simply amazing IPA!

DrinkSlurm, Mar 09, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

buffs9, Mar 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

mppare, Mar 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

dachp, Mar 03, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

RDW, Mar 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

mettkea, Mar 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

keenanite21, Mar 02, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

derekfilcoff, Feb 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

AlastairM, Feb 26, 2012
Photo of intensify
4.55/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

poured a creamy white head which left plenty of lacing on the rim. Man was the retention nice and unexpected. After the head had settled a bit I gave it a nice swirl and to my suprise the first pours little brother showed up. On the nose I picked up hops after hops, followed by grapefruit, tangerines and plenty of pine. The passion fruit aroma was plesent and inviting. Taste is right on with the smell. Plenty of hops for you hop heads and a nice amount of fruit such as grapefruit, tangerine, maybe a hint of mango and peach.
Overall this IPA was a very sessionable brew. After each drink it had the right amount of bitterness and sweetness to make you want to go back for more. I don't see one reason why I should not have a couple of these in my fridge at all times. Once again, O'Dell Brewing does what plenty are trying to do.

intensify, Feb 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

steamboatbrewer, Feb 25, 2012
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3/5  rDev -29.9%

WeisGuy, Feb 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

jfcaa193, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of CHickman
4.6/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours hazy yellow gold color with a big 2 finger foamy white head that faded very slowly and left great lacing coating the sides, leaving rings as it went down. More impressive than the head was the aroma that jumped out after popping the cap off – it smelled like fresh pineapple, mango and orange in a bowl, and was very hoppy.

Smells of big citrus hops up front, with pineapple, grapefruit, orange peel, mango, lemon, clementine, floral hops, flowers, sweet malt, caramel, brown sugar, candy like Sweet Tarts, light bread, grains and some light spices; wow, this smells like a glass of hop oil and is so fruity that it’s like a citrus grove – an excellent IPA nose, outstanding even.

Tastes as great as it smells, with citrus hops, pineapple, grapefruit, orange peel, mango, lemon, guava, clementine, floral hops, flowers, sweet malt, caramel, brown sugar, candy like Sweet Tarts, wet wheat bread, lightly toasted grains, spices like coriander, pepper and a hint of cinnamon, then some piney hops, more citrus fruity sweetness and a slightly bitter finish. Tastes like it was wet hopped and is extremely flavorful; this was totally worth shipping across the country.

Mouthfeel is creamy and slick, with mild carbonation that is on the crisp side, a medium body, and a slightly bitter finish that hides the ABV very well.

Overall it was excellent, and it’s a shame that I only had one to drink. Extremely high drinkability, this is a definite recommendation and wonderful representation of this style. Well done Odell.

CHickman, Feb 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

jjholt, Feb 17, 2012
Odell IPA from Odell Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,207 ratings.