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Runoff Red IPA - Odell Brewing Company

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Runoff Red IPARunoff Red IPA

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

487 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 487
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 9.83%
Wants: 49
Gots: 24 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SuperWhite92 on 01-30-2009)
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

mpbrady320, Apr 03, 2013
Photo of PaleZombie
4.14/5  rDev +1.7%

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A - Copper color leaning more towards the redish side.

S - The aromas on this one make this beer in my opinion. Strong fruity smells start (orange, some tropical like hints) followed by the hop grapefruit smell ending in a caramel like malty hint with a touch of spices. Some earthy wood tones. Smells like nature. AMAZING!

T - Taste is not what all of the smell would lead you to believe. Very balanced beer between the malts and hops however not as strong of a hop taste as the smell would lead to. Very tasty though. Alcohol is not noticeable whatsoever.

M - Medium body. Somewhat light on the carbonation.

O - If you see this get it! It is well worth a try. Very drinkable, amazing aromas.

PaleZombie, Mar 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

bmoney_az, Mar 25, 2013
Photo of Vince1979
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Vince1979, Mar 24, 2013
Photo of Duff27
3.93/5  rDev -3.4%

A: Two finger light beige head on a mahogany body. Full head sticks around for about three minutes then leaves a cap and collar. Wonderful lacing around the sides of the tulip.

S: Deep hop aromas, juicy orange/citrus.

T: Hops do not present itself as the nose would like you to believe. blanaced malt to hop presence, all somewhat subdued. Shows no signs of alochol.

M: Medium mouthfeel, medium to medium-low carbonation for the style.

D/O: Very well balanced, it's biggest attribute. Drinkability high.

Duff27, Mar 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

Whiskeydeez, Mar 20, 2013
Photo of AndyP612
4.11/5  rDev +1%

Reviewed from notes on tap at The Blue Door Pub

A- Dark, cloudy, deep red. Head dissipated quickly.

S- Slight malt in the nose not overwhelming nose.

T- Rich, woody malt right on the forefront with plenty of hop to compete for attention.

M- Definitely could have been bigger I would call this a light medium bodied ale.

O- I would order this ale again. I found myself looking for more than what was there which may be because I like bigger ales. Probably not very helpful in this review but it is what it is. Cheers.

AndyP612, Mar 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

ralphw56, Mar 19, 2013
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

sappypine, Mar 19, 2013
Photo of JuicesFlowing
3.89/5  rDev -4.4%

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

A nice amber red color holds a cream colored head that retains well and leaves good lacing. The nose is hit with woody spices, earth notes, and hops. The beer tastes earthy and woody up front. Some subtle toffee sweetness mingles in before a citric, bitter hop finish. Mouthfeel is medium in weight. Overall, I'm overwhelmed with the hops and lack of malty caramel tones.

JuicesFlowing, Mar 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

mnphish, Mar 15, 2013
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4.03/5  rDev -1%

From: France44 dot com
Date: Best by 2013-04-27
Glass: Standard US pint glass

Odell's Red is a well-balanced blend of hoppy and amber malts.

Porus a 2cm head of beige to light-tan foam, made up of small to medium-size bubbles. Excellent lacing, cascading strata adorning the inside of the glass. Head has above average retention, eventually receding to a thin cap atop the body of the beer. Body is a dark amber-garnet color, with light bringing out red, orange, and brown hues.

Aroma is malty, hoppy, and fruity (esters) with good balance that plays a modest toffee and brown sugar maltiness off a very citrusy, grapefruit rind-like hop component, with the hint of toasted nuts making this even more interesting.

Front of the palate finds toffee-like malts with flowery and citrusy hops. Mid-palate is hop-forward with grapefruit flavors and bitterness, well-matched, but still overplaying toffee-like malts. The back of the palate finds increased bitterness from hops and toffee-like malt sweetness. Aftertaste features lingering moderate bitterness and grapefruit flavor with a sweet, toffee-like nuance in the back.

Beer is medium to medium-heavy in body, with carbonation levels of medium intensity, resulting in a smooth, slighty foamy mouthfeel. Closes dry, with little residual stickiness lingering on palate.

falloutsnow, Mar 13, 2013
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4.49/5  rDev +10.3%

Pours a perfect red/amber color, with a nice head and just a bit of cloudiness (as I like it). Smell is delicious hops, but not overpowering. The taste is the same. They nailed the maltiness a red ale should have and then kicked the hops up a bit too. Hop profile is more like an American IPA. It's really tasty! Mouthfeel is great, perhaps a bit overcarbonated, but not much. This is one of the best American amber/red ale's I've had and another really impressive brew from Odell! I wish I could get their stuff regularly!

dougfur, Mar 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Ri0, Mar 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

ouits, Mar 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

ChopsMeister, Mar 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

JSchock7, Mar 09, 2013
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4.06/5  rDev -0.2%

From a 355 ml bottle (best before May 29, 2013) into a globe glass.

A-This brew pours with two fingers of tan foam. The head has decent staying power and leaves some lacing on the glass. The brew is mostly clear and garnet/ruby hued with brown highlights.

S-This brew smells great. It is quite spicy with a fair dose of mint and pine-scented hops. I detect a little whiff of caramel-scented malts to balance things out.

T-The taste is not as intense as the smell. There is still a spicy, herbal, pine hop component that dominates, but the malts move up in strength and sort of mute the spiciness. A nicely balanced brew with a spicy finish.

M-The feel is a little watery and light for me. I could have used a bit more heft.

O-This is a well-done red ale with good looks and good drinkability. The smell especially hits all the right notes with lots of spice and herb character, but there is enough malt here to distinguish this from an IPA. I would definitely drink this again.

spoony, Mar 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Number3red, Mar 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

nzerbe, Mar 05, 2013
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4.46/5  rDev +9.6%

The beer comes out a rich red color with a thick, creamy light tan head; plenty of stickiness and lacing on the glass. Strong pine and spruce hop aromas emanate from the beer with a good biscuit and caramel malt presence in the background. The taste is rich and malty (caramel predominantly) with a prominent hop bitterness blending nicely with everything. The feel is almost medium in body with a fairly clean, smooth finsih.

Odell's makes some fine hoppy beers, and their Red is no exception. Rich and flavorful with good balance and complexity makes this a beer to look forward to year after year.

beergoot, Feb 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

LambicPentameter, Feb 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

freduardo, Feb 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

oldvines, Feb 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

BarryBaker2013, Feb 13, 2013
Runoff Red IPA from Odell Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 487 ratings.