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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

474 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 474
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.85%
Wants: 48
Gots: 17 | 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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bkrbdan

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-14-2013 00:08:48 | More by bkrbdan
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SamN

Colorado

2.65/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

A- Bubbly, rocky just-off-tan head which leaves some beautiful lacing around my pint glass. The color is a slightly hazy reddish-brown orange. Slight visible carbonation, a very nice looking brew.

S- Caramelized hops, bitter hops, lightly toasted hops-- a lot of hops in the nose, obviously. Just behind them is a sweet malty backbone-- seamless blending of the two characteristics, it's hard to tell where exactly one ends and the other begins, and that is exceptional craftsmanship in my opinion. Just a tad too much hops for me.

T- Again, a hops forward beer. Despite the inviting and complex smell, the taste is surprisingly one-dimensional; flat hops. Metallic aftertaste, where's the counter balancing malt? Just barely any sweetness. Really, there is no depth here. Wtf, Odells? No much strength of flavor either; tastes watered down. Lacking, this beer needs to be brought up to par.

M- Like water; thin, no tensile strength noticeable. Decent coating, however, and no lingering aftertaste unpleasantness.

D- Eh. This doesn't taste that good. How can I drink a beer that doesn't taste good? I didn't buy it to look at or smell. It doesn't taste bad, it's just not good. Low drinkability in that case.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2010 21:43:53 | More by SamN
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timontheroad

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-26-2013 01:34:58 | More by timontheroad
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NickSMpls

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

05-06-2013 23:59:03 | More by NickSMpls
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Hohnbaum

Kansas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-15-2014 01:48:04 | More by Hohnbaum
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Zimbo

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.8/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

When it escapes the bottle there is an immediate but fleeting air of spiky pine which morphs into a maltiness as attention is focused away on its rick mahoganoy brown body and light yellowy tan 1/4 inch head. No real beading but there is fizz but the head manages to stick in there. Some long reasonably appetising earthy bitterness, some edge and some density and juice before ending back to a more lively civil dry earth.
Doesn't really become fully intergrated and remains a bit all over the place. Could do with more definition and precision but still delivers some impact though not as much as I would hope.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2012 19:38:33 | More by Zimbo
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Shawner

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-26-2014 20:15:35 | More by Shawner
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Thanx4AllDaFish

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-02-2014 14:47:16 | More by Thanx4AllDaFish
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titosupertramp

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: A cloudy, dirty copper in color with a finger of off-white head..nice texture. Leaves a lot of soapy lacing on all edges of the glass with a faint cap, but lots of large bubbles around the edges.

S: A fair amount of hops, but pretty well balanced by caramel, bready malts. Hops seems to be mostly citrus, but I think there's a bit of pine in here also.

T: Mirrors the smell. Citrus and piney hops with sweet caramel and bready malts providing support.

M: Medium bodied, kind of oily.

O: Not the best red ale I've ever had, but to be fair, it's a little past its best by date of 6/15/11. I would really like to try this again fresh and rescore.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2011 03:25:36 | More by titosupertramp
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XicanoBeerRun

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-27-2014 04:39:29 | More by XicanoBeerRun
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frogfan

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

10-11-2012 22:10:03 | More by frogfan
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brewdoc75

Minnesota

4.22/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Finishing off my last one before Odell Brewing Company shows up to Minneapolis on Monday.

Poured into a tulip pint

A: Amber-orange. Medium carbonation. Silky white head sits on top, but dies down to a lace. Looks lovely as the light shines through it.

S: Floral hops at first, with a hint of citrus. Hop aroma is a bit muted however. I get a ton of malts however. Nice caramel tones with a hint of toffee and breadiness. Some deeper, richer aromas like prunes as well.

T: Beautiful flavors in this one. It trends on the maltier end for a red ale, however. The malts are quite flavorful with deep caramel flavors, a touch of toffee and some really nice prune/plum flavors in the end (almost dubbel-esqe). Some hints of chocolate and toastiness as well. The hops are mostly in the end with some citrus notes. Mostly grapefruit, but really not a ton of hop flavor. The bitterness is smooth and right on.

M: Light-medium bodied. Smooth, but finishes crisp. Medium carbonation.

D: A very nice amber ale. Definitely on the maltier end, but that is what I like about it. Lots of complex, malty flavors. Quite enjoyable and even more drinkable. I will buy this again.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2010 00:47:03 | More by brewdoc75
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bfields4

Colorado

4.22/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Crisp clear dark amber. Large head that laces the glass.

floral hops with a nice mellow hoppy sweetness

Very balanced beer. Starts out with a nice hoppy floral bite that fades into your caramel smooth amber malt flavors. Complex and very tasty.

nice amount of carbonation in a smooth yet bitter beer. They really have a nice balance between IPA and Amber ale here. I really like it.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2009 02:35:13 | More by bfields4
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bigpoppa67

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-15-2014 00:17:13 | More by bigpoppa67
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SpecialK088

Missouri

4.3/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured from the bottle into a perfect pint glass

A-Off copper not overly deep but no where near pale. Light head not even 1 finger but laces well down the glass.

S-Sweet fruit or citrus notes. Nice mellow malt and some lightly floral hops

T-Shines the most where is matters. Very good mild hop flavor with a sweet malt middle that finishes crisp and clean. Subtle malt and hops so that neither are overbearing and go to together so very well.

M-Medium body near perfect carbonation.

D-This is one I will miss when its gone and just reminds me why I love this brewery so much.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2009 03:16:32 | More by SpecialK088
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DaveAnderson

Minnesota

4.68/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Yum! I've been looking forward to this seasonal, and it lives up to its reputation. Odell just keeps delivering.

A - Nice amber color and thick, foamy head, which persists longer than expected. Good 2-finger lacing. Pretty.

S - All kinds of citrus, no pine. It's like smelling a ripe, red grapefruit -- all fruit and flowers, very clean.

T - Mmmm. I actually made that sound. Twice. This has unexpected balance. It's like a malty red grapefruit.

M - My only criticism of this beer is the parched-tongue feeling I get, like after drinking a tannic wine. Really odd.

D - This goes down readily and willingly. I could drink quite a few of these.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2011 05:50:09 | More by DaveAnderson
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TenHornsProud

Colorado

3.68/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy, light amber red with a big tan head that lingers and laces.

Smells woody, earthy, and herbally with notes of pine, sweetness, and some cattyness.

Taste is up front sweet with herbal and spicy notes that fades into a more fruity and sweet middle that ends on a slightly bitter and caramel finish that morphs into a bready, almost metallic/copper taste. Methinks Simcoe is at play. Interesting and different, but not particularly to my taste.

Medium body with medium to low carbonation works well.

This is a fine red ale that is heavily herbal/spicy/and piney with catty and sweet notes.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2012 20:28:34 | More by TenHornsProud
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Snow81

Minnesota

4.58/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Red glow with a nice maltyness

Head: Nice frosty light tan head

Smell: Dark bitter hops with a sweet maltyness

Taste: Rich malt with a heavy dark citrus and grapefruit

Weight: Medium body with medium to high carbonation

Finish: Bit of grainy with a dark citric on the back and a little sticky on the lips

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2011 05:30:54 | More by Snow81
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IchLiebeBierZu

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-12-2014 23:05:19 | More by IchLiebeBierZu
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tylerstravis

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-16-2014 04:07:27 | More by tylerstravis
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MooseBoose

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

04-10-2014 16:40:04 | More by MooseBoose
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Can_has_beer

Texas

3/5  rDev -26.1%

03-09-2014 19:42:30 | More by Can_has_beer
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prock180

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

01-10-2014 18:38:21 | More by prock180
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ChopsMeister

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

03-10-2013 21:11:30 | More by ChopsMeister
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naterock

Missouri

4.15/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

poured into a fluted tasting glass. Deep copperish red with a one figner head with great retention and patchy lacing. Crystal clear.

Smell is Sugary with a great hop aroma of grapefruit and some apricots, and a little pine nose. I detect some rye malt also. his smells like a RyePA.

Taste is sweet and roasty malts with a lingering hop bitterness in the end. Decently complex witha a lot of flavors exposing themselves throughout the taste. Almost like a mixture of their Extra special Red and their IPA.

Mouth is on the higher end of medium bodied with a tingling and slightly oily finish. Great carbonation level! truly a wonderful brew. This will surely be a regular in the fridge.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2009 14:50:00 | More by naterock
Runoff Red IPA from Odell Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 474 ratings.