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Woodcut No. 1 - Oak Aged Ale - Odell Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

66 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 118
Gots: 17 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  10.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 08-18-2008)
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -3.4%

05-31-2014 08:20:35 | More by zestar
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PappyVans

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-24-2014 16:33:18 | More by PappyVans
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afsdan

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

04-06-2014 00:37:32 | More by afsdan
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22Blue

Kansas

4/5  rDev -3.4%

03-06-2014 14:54:47 | More by 22Blue
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

02-08-2014 18:48:07 | More by mikeincharleston
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev -3.4%

12-23-2013 04:05:48 | More by jaydoc
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DLucky

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

09-05-2013 00:57:21 | More by DLucky
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Photekut

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -3.4%

05-19-2013 01:10:36 | More by Photekut
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Sparky44

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-24-2013 18:04:35 | More by Sparky44
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dhbiker0889

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-07-2013 07:28:02 | More by dhbiker0889
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bennetj17

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-06-2013 06:41:32 | More by bennetj17
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AlexFields

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

01-11-2013 21:40:23 | More by AlexFields
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

12-03-2012 03:58:26 | More by t0rin0
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

11-24-2012 03:04:16 | More by acurtis
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djrn2

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

11-24-2012 03:03:37 | More by djrn2
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CelticAleMan

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

09-04-2012 06:50:33 | More by CelticAleMan
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GRG1313

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

09-03-2012 07:32:18 | More by GRG1313
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claspada

New Jersey

3.9/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Hand labeled bottle #1780, bottled 08/15/08 signed by the brewer, pretty sweet looking.

Pours a dark amber color with a huge fluffy and sturdy, off-white head on top. Lots of spotty lacing as the head slowly recedes.

The aromas begin with a boat ton of oak, there is a really pleasant sweetness to the aroma. I pick up a fair amount of honey and perhaps some maple as well, along with some caramel and vanilla.

The tastes begin again with the oak and it is a bit more aggressive than the nose. That said, the sweet honey and maple flavors come through and mesh well with the vanilla from the oak and some hints of dark fruits.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied with perhaps a bit too much carbonation and a slightly tannic finish. It's hard to enjoy the complex flavor profile with so much bubbly carbonation.

Overall, this was a very good beer. Though the oak is pronounced, but it does not completely dominate the flavor or aromas, which is nice. I wish the carbonation was restrained but that didn't stop me from enjoying it. Not as good as No. 3 but better than No. 4.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2012 02:28:31 | More by claspada
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

02-19-2012 23:02:37 | More by jfcaa193
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JMBSH

Colorado

5/5  rDev +20.8%

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imperialking

Illinois

5/5  rDev +20.8%

11-19-2011 17:49:51 | More by imperialking
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kkrez

Colorado

5/5  rDev +20.8%

11-14-2011 18:53:30 | More by kkrez
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koopa

New Jersey

4.33/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle #1856 bottled on 8/15/08 and cellared properly by me the entire time!

Appearance: Pours a fairly attractive red stained caramel that is fairly clear. The crown is 2 fingers, off white (slightly cafe latte) with minimal retention and lace.

Smell: Wonderful sweet oak notes over a mixture of toffee and unsweetened caramel. Some nice light pepper like spice notes really add to the experience.

Taste: Same as the nose with minor booze presence and warmth.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with fine carbonation.

Drinkability: Going down fairly easy on this slightly nippy day.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2011 23:09:07 | More by koopa
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trappistlover

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

(sampled at RBWG). Pours a hazy caramel color with off-white head. Aroma has a hard candy aspect with an herbal (spearmint?) note. Taste had a nice sweet malt balkbone. Medium bodied and slick texture. For me, the herbal component was distracting. Thanks to whomever brought this one!!

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2011 23:11:34 | More by trappistlover
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BeerAdvocate

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review from BeerAdvocate magazine Vol. II Issue IX:

Aged in American medium-toasted oak and released in August 2008, this brew is part of Odell's new barrel aging project of one-time limited brews. We're about to crack open signed bottle No. 166 out of 1,440 (120 cases).

First, that is one hell of a cork. The "pop" was impressive, yielding a hazy, dark amber with tawny hues and a massive beige foam that settles to a nice lace. Aroma is sublime. Raw sugarcane; toffee; big, woody oak; boozy alcohol with peppery notes. The carbonation really creams up on the palate with a prickle that fades into a magnificent, smooth mouthfeel. The body beneath is full, rich and malty. Flavors are insanely complex: almond oil, caramel candies, sweet dried fruits, rock sugar, overripe pineapple, black cherries and vanilla. Alcohol is definitely present, spicy but not overbearing. Lingering caramel, sweetness and peppery alcohol.

If this is the first within the series, we can't wait to meet the rest. Unique, complex and very interesting--just as cellaring this would be.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2010 17:13:51 | More by BeerAdvocate
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Woodcut No. 1 - Oak Aged Ale from Odell Brewing Company
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