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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

494 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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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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4/5  rDev -1.7%

rab53, Sep 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

UncleAddie, Aug 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Jeffrey2310, Aug 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

texasdrugaddict, Jul 31, 2013
Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.54/5  rDev -13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Far better than your average red ale, this beer seems to have the hopping that I wanted but didn't find in their ipa.

Pours out a good hearty ruby red color with ample clarity and professionalism in its appearance. 1/2" off white head on it, good retention, stickly lace down one side of the glass.

Taste was hoppy, it led, the red malt flavor that I'm not necessarily a big fan of played second fiddle, I liked that it was carbonated and hoppy enough to prevent any soggy wood mouthfeel that is typical of marginal red ales to creep on me. This is a better than average red ale, in fact, its probably a top 20%er.

Beerandraiderfan, Jul 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

aztraz, Jul 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

robwestcott, Jul 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

FreshZ, Jul 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

jamespub, Jul 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Tertullian007, Jun 10, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

Beerlover, May 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

CCutch, May 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

camelgar, May 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

timontheroad, May 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

twelveinches, May 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

DerwinWentworth, May 09, 2013
Photo of BucannonXC5
3.78/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Hotel glass (half pint, half snifter)
From: Wilbur’s Total Beverage in Fort Collins, Colo.
Price: Part of a variety 6-pack for $9.99
Purchased: May 2, 2013
Consumed: May 3, 2013
Misc.: Best by June 26, 2013

Poured a dark red clear color with one finger of khaki tan head that dissipated quickly. Average sporadic lacing on the sides of the glass. Average retention, surprising considering how fast the head disappeared.

Smelled a surprising whiff of floral hops to start. Also got some nutty malts, buttery malts and some light caramel malts.

Tasted floral hops, buttery malts and nutty malts for the most part. Hops are the best part here.

Medium-to-light body. Oily texture. Average carbonation. Long, slightly bitter finish.

This beer had its moments but I think something was just a bit off. That being said, I’d probably give it another try.

BucannonXC5, May 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

NickSMpls, May 07, 2013
Photo of hardy008
4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a amber to copper color, with more than a one finger off white head, with nice retention and lacing. The aroma has grapefruit, citrus zest, toffee, and caramel malt.

Tastes just like it smells with grapefruit, citrus zest, toffee, and caramel malt. Has a nice combination of hop bitterness and caramel malt to make a nicely balanced beer.

Light to medium bodied with modest carbonation. Another nice ber from Odell. I am very glad they distribute to Minnesota.

hardy008, Apr 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

Lawl3ss, Apr 25, 2013
Photo of CManuel
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle dated 5.29.13 into a pint glass

Pours a very pretty ruby red with about a half inch foam head that stays throughout the duration of enjoying this one. Smells fantastic with a heavy dose of piny hops and some malty sweetness at the end. Tastes quite different than it smells, with the malty sweetness blending quite nicely with the hop presence.

Overall, this beer is one of my favorite offerings from Odell. As I sip on it, I am instantly transported back to my glorious days in Fort Collins as a CSU grad student... This was a beer that I always looked forward to every year, and I always had plenty on hand to share with guests at outdoor events and BBQs. Brings back memories of some of the best times of my life, and for that, I have to give this an obligatory two thumbs up.

CManuel, Apr 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review from notes:

12oz served in a SN IPA glass

A - Reddish copper body, 2 fingers of dense head that takes it's time. Thick lacing left behind.

S - Bread/biscuit malts, slightly fruity, English yeast, leafy green hops, pine, fruit bread.

T - Citrus hops up front, good malty backbone, some bready caramel, slightly toasted, pine comes through along with a blast of grapefruit citrus bitterness on the finish.

M - Creamy carbonation, medium full body, smooth feel.

Very well rounded red here. Great execution all around. The malts blend very well with the hops and yeast providing a tasty drink from front to finish.

StaveHooks, Apr 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

schoenfelderr, Apr 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

SFACRKnight, Apr 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

SocalKicks, Apr 21, 2013
Runoff Red IPA from Odell Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 494 ratings.