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Odell IPA - Odell Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,218 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,218
Reviews: 617
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.81%
Wants: 377
Gots: 255 | 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  rDev -6.5%

Domvan, Apr 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

adburton, Apr 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

SmellsofMahagony, Apr 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

matthewwarner, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of Foyle
3.24/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: cream colored head recedes slowly, heavy amount of lacing. Color is slightly cloudy amber/orange. Some carbonation streaming.
Aroma: combination of bready malt and earthy hops.
Mouthfeel: medium with a mostly dry finish.
Finish: well balanced between the sweet barley malt and a fairly aggressive citrus and earthy hop presence.
Overall: enjoyable and drinkable IPA. Good representation of an American IPA.

Foyle, Apr 27, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -47.4%

squirrel49, Apr 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

GibbonsTheBeerGuy, Apr 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

ptickle, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of Sam-VW
4.65/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Served in a bottle, so appearance this time is based on the bottle design. Odell designs are possibly my favourite.

S - floral citrus hop, strong but not overpowering

T - pine, citrus hop hit followed by earthy and malt. Outstanding.

M - Very smooth in the mouth although quite carbonated. In this beer it works well.

All in all an outstanding brew. Are with spicy burritos and paired perfectly.

Sam-VW, Apr 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Jerseyislandbeer, Apr 26, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - Pours a beautiful orange-yellow color into my New Belgium 470 ml globe glass. One-half finger of white foam. Curtain-like lacing adorns the glass as the beer is drank down.

S - The aroma of in-your-face hops is front-and-center. Grapefruit, lemon, orange, and banana come to mind. Smells like a can of freshly-opened citrus fruit cocktail!

T - Tastes similar to the aroma. Hops dominate, but with some sweet malt in the background to balance things out. Citrus fruits and banana, along with white pepper. In the aftertaste, a bitter-sweet apricot nectar flavor follows through.

M - Medium body with just the right amount of carbonation. Pleasantly sudsy. A smooth-drinking IPA that goes down effortlessly.

O - Fantastic aroma and taste combination that makes this IPA what is is - truly outstanding. Highly recommended.

19SKHJR57, Apr 26, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

opwog, Apr 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

tem3175, Apr 25, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

boilerwillie, Apr 25, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

Boca-X, Apr 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Davepoolesque, Apr 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Aaron_Kerkvliet, Apr 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

R_J_FearNoBeer, Apr 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Skunkyluvmuffin, Apr 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

maniaczak, Apr 24, 2014
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4.61/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I went with an imperial pint glass on this one to give lots of head space and also for a tapered top to better hold onto the volatiles and aroma (a shaker glass doesn't do this and in my opinion is kind of a catch-all that isn't tailor made for anything).

The aroma was floral and citrus. Clean. Not overpowering. Just pleasant and right on the money.

It was gold in color with a white head that persisted quite well until I started drinking it. Thereafter it maintained a thin white head until I finished it. Good clarity and two or three columns of bubbles rising from the bottom of the glass. I observed thin lacing on the glass as I drank (fun to ponder--kind of like looking at clouds and thinking about what shapes they're making).

The first sip was all mouth-feel (carbonation was ample), but as I built up a finish in my mouth (and maybe as it warmed) the flavor emerged nicely. Citrusy hops take center stage, but having said that this is a well-balanced IPA in terms of its malt presence. There was a pleasant hops bitterness on the back of the tongue. The finish lingers and is very enjoyable even after the beer is gone.

This is a great example of an American IPA.

TangoMike, Apr 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

kj8525, Apr 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

JamLand, Apr 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Syracuse12, Apr 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Ludy, Apr 21, 2014
Odell IPA from Odell Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,218 ratings.