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Runoff Red IPA - Odell Brewing Company

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Runoff Red IPARunoff Red IPA

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487 Ratings

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Ratings: 487
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 9.83%
Wants: 50
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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4/5  rDev -1.7%

PickwickHopz, Mar 19, 2014
Photo of OlRasputin989
3.85/5  rDev -5.4%

Poured into pint...

A: That goat looks pretty satanic. Pours with a 1 finger crown of frothy tan head above a beautifully transparent mahogany base. leaves alot of spotty lacing

S: smells sweet with aromas of belgian candy sugar, beet jam (like the stuff served at Thanksgiving dinner), bread pudding, pine needle, and caramelized oranges. Also has a spicy, baked apple aroma

T: earthy flavors of pine and caramelized grapefruit upfront with a somewhat suddued caramel maltiness when compared with the nose. finishes with a dry, minerally bread dough finish, also slightly soapy, with bitter and spicy hops lasting long into the finish

M: Medium-full body, low carbonation makes this one very slick and slippery, finishing just off dry

Overall, A fairly well put together american amber ale. The 6.5 abv is very well covered and doesn't hinder the drinkability whatsoever. It doesn't stray far for the style, however, It could use more aromatic hops in the nose and more carbonation. Still, worth a try.

OlRasputin989, Aug 25, 2010
Photo of DenverBigRed
4/5  rDev -1.7%

DenverBigRed, Jan 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

FINLANDski_1619, Sep 30, 2013
Photo of gregshead
4.6/5  rDev +13%

Tasted on 3/4/11. Reviewed from notes:

A: Copper red color with a half finger of head

S: sweet caramel w/ some hops in the background

T: Lots of tasty caramel malt sweetness but definitely hopepd a little more than your typical red ale. Can't quite pick out what hops they are.

M: Good carbonation gives this beer a nice thinner feel

O: Even as it warms this 6.5% isn't noticable. The extra hops help to put this beer into the elite category of Red Ales. Wonderful lighter style beer.

gregshead, Apr 10, 2011
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Looks like the "best by" date is 7/ 7 /11.

Appearance- Clear crimson with a nice, tight head. Lacing is standard to good. 4/5

Smell- Fruity hop character with a beefy caramel malt backbone. 4/5

Taste- Bitterness is first and foremost. All the way through the sip. This is the first beer (I think) that I can taste a bready character. After the sip it leaves a sweet stickiness on your lips. 4/5

Mouthfeel- It gets a little thicker as it warms, but otherwise it is a medium bodied beer. 4/5

Overall- Odell does good stuff. This is yet, another solid beer from them. 4/5

MADhombrewer, May 20, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

p-wagz, May 16, 2014
Photo of phishsihq
3.65/5  rDev -10.3%

This January to April seasonal brew pours a rich, ruby red with a creamy white head, and about one inch of frothy foam. A surprising IPA like aroma is created with piney and fruity notes, as well as a little biscuity malt hints. A lot of the nose is noticeable on the pallet, with biscuity and toasty malt sweetness giving way to quite a wallop of citrusy (grapefruit and orange) and piney hop bitterness. A medium-light amount of carbonation is augmented by a medium body that finishes a little spicy and sticky finish. For our money, Odell's is executing the beauty of the hop better then anyone else in Fort Collins.

phishsihq, Feb 19, 2012
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2/5  rDev -50.9%

tbone64, Jun 05, 2014
Photo of bonsreeb85
4.13/5  rDev +1.5%

Purchased this one just out of curiousity, I had not heard or seen anything about it.

A - deep ruby red, almost brown w/ a decent sized tan head, w/ plenty of lacing to keep tack of my sips/gulps on the way down.

S - citrus and floral hops primarily, with some caramel malt in the backround

T - besides delic-ious-o you ask?? aggressive hop bitterness gives just a little to make way for a malty middle featuring some nice toffee and caramel notes, giveing it an almost nutty flavor. and closes w/ a nice hop bitterness.

MF - full, low carbonation, makes it a bit heavy

D - the flavor makes it a joy to drink, only thing is the abv, is a bit too high for this to be a sessionable beer, but i could definately kick back quite a few

this is a full bodied, aggresively hopped up American amber, full of flavor and bitterness w/ enough malt to give it some balance. this beer reminds me of an esb w/ more of a kick

i previously didn't care too much for ambers, i now see them in a new light and highly recommend this beer to both red fans, and hop-heads alike

bonsreeb85, May 24, 2009
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4.03/5  rDev -1%

12-oz bottle into Samuel Smith "Tulip" pint glass

A - 3 fingers of thick khaki head over an attractive cloudy, semi-transparent, dark red-orange body; great lace on the glass

S - delightfully hoppy; grapefruit, grass, bubblegum

T - same grassy, citrus hops from the nose dominate the flavor; a decent amount of sweetness and toasty malt is also present for an excellent balance

M - medium body with medium carbonation

O - This brew is very drinkable and is an excellent ale for any hop lover.

lwillitz, May 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

mnphish, Mar 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

AllHailBeercules, Sep 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

Poured from 12 oz bottle into nonic glass
Appearance: pours a thick, sudsy off white head. Head recedes slowly with moderate lacing. Color is amber with a slight reddish hue. Mild streaming carbonation.
Aroma: citrus hops dominate the nose with bread dough some toffee in the background. Mouthfeel: light and frothy mouthfeel, slightly sticky, with a dry finish.
Flavor: initial sweet flavors of bread dough and caramel give way to citrus and pine hops and hop oil through the middle and finish.
Overall: another fine offering from Odell’s.

Foyle, Apr 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

HoldenDurden, Jan 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

dozier77, Jan 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

siddhartha, Apr 06, 2013
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2/5  rDev -50.9%

Bighorn, Jun 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Ardeer, Jun 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

M_chav, Jun 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

bikesnbeerFtc, Mar 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Tertullian007, Jun 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

ctwybeerguy, Feb 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

RTrain12, Mar 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

justinlaz, Jun 05, 2012
Runoff Red IPA from Odell Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 487 ratings.