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Runoff Red IPA - Odell Brewing Company

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Runoff Red IPARunoff Red IPA

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494 Ratings

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Ratings: 494
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 9.83%
Wants: 54
Gots: 28 | 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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Photo of climax
4.33/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured a clear red-brown with a medium even head which was nice and sticky, laced well and kept a constant film on the top

nose was earthy, definite blast of hops which was very nice for an amber/red. resiny piney hops lead the charge as well as soapy, spicey, and grapefruit notes. malt backbone was more defined as it warmed and the further i dug my nose in

taste was equally as exceptional, an extension of the nose which was a good thing. the definite hops kick at first was eventually balanced by the malt. sweeter as it warmed. fantastic. surprisingly clean citrus/toasted finish

feel was medium bodied, crisp carbonation and a definite bite from the liberal use of hops. slick and sticky was the verdict

nice spin on a typical red. Odell went a little hop happy. almost to the point of an IPA, which i assure you was not a problem. perhaps the best amber/red ive tried. excellent beer, try it

climax, Mar 27, 2009
Photo of megahurts4
4.23/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Odell Red Ale

Appearance: dark amber, medium head, and good lacing.

Smell: grapefruit citrus and hops.

Taste: rich malts, whole hops, and a hint of citrus.

Mouthfeel: medium and slightly malty.

This is a nice brew. The balance is very good. I was surprised not to get a strong citrus flavor like the aroma suggested.

megahurts4, Jun 05, 2012
Photo of yeaprolly
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

yeaprolly, Mar 23, 2014
Photo of Punisher
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Punisher, Jan 16, 2014
Photo of Elfastball7
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Elfastball7, May 06, 2014
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Served into a tulip glass. Odell always does a nice job with their seasonal beers, the Extra Special Red was one of my favorite reds, but now the "Red" has turned into a nice spring classic.

A= Good looking beer, copper-red, with off-white head, short retention.

S= The smell is not quite as intense as I would prefer, but it makes for a nice search that reveals smokiness and carmel.

T= The is a great red. the spicy, hop and bold, malt balance is warmly welcome.

M= Short, not that of some of my favorite barley wines, but a nice after taste and smooth mouthfeel.

D= The drinkablity is not that of a beer that you play drinking games with (thank god) but it is superb in that you go back for more quickly.

Overall= This beer is a great spring classic, not a light spring beer, but not that of many spring barley wines, a blend of what we all love of winter and must say good bye, with a touch of summer, showing its temptation for a nice beer to be enjoyed in the warm sun.

GDBEERMAN, Apr 07, 2010
Photo of dhbiker0889
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

dhbiker0889, Oct 29, 2013
Photo of tylerstravis
4/5  rDev -1.7%

tylerstravis, Feb 16, 2014
Photo of jewellrunner
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

jewellrunner, Feb 06, 2012
Photo of Lawl3ss
3.5/5  rDev -14%

Lawl3ss, Apr 25, 2013
Photo of aflies
4/5  rDev -1.7%

aflies, May 28, 2014
Photo of jmccullough108
4/5  rDev -1.7%

jmccullough108, Feb 03, 2013
Photo of billhelm
4/5  rDev -1.7%

billhelm, Apr 21, 2014
Photo of kiki3drt292
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

kiki3drt292, Jan 15, 2012
Photo of SD-Alefan
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

SD-Alefan, Jan 28, 2014
Photo of StubFaceJoe
4/5  rDev -1.7%

StubFaceJoe, Jan 26, 2014
Photo of Mortarforker
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Mortarforker, Sep 08, 2012
Photo of DemoniChris
4.36/5  rDev +7.1%

DemoniChris, Jan 18, 2014
Photo of poppyjohn
4/5  rDev -1.7%

poppyjohn, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of XicanoBeerRun
4/5  rDev -1.7%

XicanoBeerRun, Feb 27, 2014
Photo of FightingEntropy
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Copper ale with an off white head that falls with a nice lace. The American amber ale has a great nose with lots of toffee, caramel and strong hop spice. Big malt shows up in the taste w/o some of the other flavors in the nose. Hop bite is light but pleasant. Overall, a nice amber ale that gives the senses a nice run for the money and is still very drinkable. Might not buy for home again, but would gladly get a pint in a bar for a refreshing change of pace or a great go to beer for a place with a limited selection.

FightingEntropy, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of UncleAddie
4/5  rDev -1.7%

UncleAddie, Aug 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

fivetime, Feb 02, 2013
Photo of jmbranum
4.72/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I normally expect Red Ales to be malty and way too sweet. This beer is something else

Yes it is malty but it has a wonderful surge of hops. Seems more like an extra malty pale ale than anything.

Hazy dark amber brew with a glow when you hold it up to the light.

Aroma is mostly toasty malt but with some hops in the background. Flavor is balanced and rich. Some copper notes. Floral hops.

Extremely drinkable. I wish I bought more than just one bottle of this, on my last trip to Junction City, KS.

jmbranum, Jul 13, 2010
Photo of Another6Pack
3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Props to chugalug06 for sharing this with me as an extra. Thanks Geoff!

Pour is a reddish copper with a thin head that dissipates quickly. Lacing is almost non-existent. Nose has some deep malt/breadiness to it.

I'm not much for ambers/reds, and the first taste is a pleasant surprise. Nice and light, great carbonation across the tongue, some drying hop bitterness across an otherwise sweet finish. Didn't take long for me to finish this one, and wish I had a couple more on hand.

Another6Pack, Jul 10, 2011
Runoff Red IPA from Odell Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 494 ratings.