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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

484 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 484
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 9.83%
Wants: 49
Gots: 23 | 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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Blargimus

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -14%

01-12-2012 15:23:13 | More by Blargimus
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deweese

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -14%

03-17-2014 17:22:42 | More by deweese
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josephwa

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -14%

01-22-2013 19:32:15 | More by josephwa
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BMos

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -14%

02-19-2014 18:04:34 | More by BMos
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -14%

02-04-2014 16:44:35 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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birchstick

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -14%

02-09-2014 02:43:02 | More by birchstick
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FINLANDski_1619

Wyoming

3.5/5  rDev -14%

09-30-2013 07:03:52 | More by FINLANDski_1619
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Lawl3ss

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -14%

04-25-2013 06:15:35 | More by Lawl3ss
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justinlaz

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -14%

06-05-2012 06:16:36 | More by justinlaz
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -14%

03-20-2013 17:54:23 | More by Whiskeydeez
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mpbrady320

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -14%

04-03-2013 21:34:20 | More by mpbrady320
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KShophead

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -14%

02-13-2014 03:27:46 | More by KShophead
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KAF

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -14%

01-25-2012 22:25:47 | More by KAF
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Foyle

Wyoming

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.

04-27-2014 18:52:54 | More by Foyle
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ZoomanCru

Colorado

3.43/5  rDev -15.7%

Runoff Red – Red IPA (6.5%) - O'Dell Brewing Co. (Colorado)
☆☆☆

App: Deep raspberry pulp red with a slight inclination towards brown. Nice one and a half finger head that retains very well and leaves ample sticky lacing. Slightly hazy, but overall a good looking beer.

Smell: Nose is pretty much all hops with a sort of odd, petroleum like smell lurking in the background. Honestly a little weak on the nose.

Taste: Pretty straightforwardly hoppy and slightly bitter. Hops are earthy, slightly solvent, and a little bit piney. Small hints of biscuit and roasted malts in the background, but they never harmonize with the bitterness of the hops like a world-class IPA. Pleasant, lingering hops bitterness. Doesn't totally wreck your palate with acidity like some IPAs. Could possibly benefit from a little more Caramel malts. Flavors open a little with warming, but don't really evolve. Very sessionable, but not remarkable.

Mouth: Overall a little thin on the body side, carbonation is good and smooth.

Home tasting, 12oz bottle into Snifter. 1/4/14.

01-05-2014 01:26:53 | More by ZoomanCru
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jjjeremy

Minnesota

3.4/5  rDev -16.5%

Poured into a chalice
Appearance-Brilliant deep amber,thin off white head
Smell-Intence sappy pine fragrance blended with sour citrus notes and hops on the finish
Taste-As it smells,sappy,piney,sour citrus.Actually a bit thin.Doesnt seem to have much else
Mouthfeel-Average. A bit better than average,slightly thick,decent mouthfeel
Overall-Glad I tried it,I am glad there is more from them than this also

03-27-2011 22:37:31 | More by jjjeremy
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bbkd3b

California

3.38/5  rDev -17%

Amber-as-can-be body really lights up the glass, but the main attraction here is the dark beige head. The color's perfect, and the foam leaves good amount of lacing sticking to the edges. Smell's fairly weak, though. Some lightly toasted scents, mostly. Has a caramel character, but most of the time, a surprisingly bitter amount of hops are present that covers up any other scent. Also has a scent like jazz apples.

Bitter taste on the tongue on the first few swings. The fairly light body bubbles well and gets even better as the brew warms. The grassy hops slowly pull back to reveal a sweet, bready flavor that's all-too-welcome. Heck, even a bit of alcohol seeps on to the tongue, which is surprising for a beet of this style. Finish is clean as can be, but leaves the gut quite warm.

Overall/notes - A good slow-drinking beer, if you ask me. I haven't had many ambers that have been this bitter, and while it's a nice change of pace, I'd prefer that amount of bitterness to stay in American Pales, myself. Not too bad on the whole shot.

06-14-2011 03:05:38 | More by bbkd3b
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Travisnin

Idaho

3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

09-14-2012 05:51:14 | More by Travisnin
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maltlikker

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

07-07-2012 22:54:45 | More by maltlikker
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

11-15-2013 00:11:58 | More by mmulebarn
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mactrail

Washington

3.23/5  rDev -20.6%

Big, hoppy colorful ale.

A wild red-orange color. Nice lacing and pleasant carbonation contribute to an good mouth feel. Peculiar smell of Band Aids. Seems fairly rich and malty but very sharp with a bit much of the grapefruit peel. Hops are the big story, which I guess is one option for this "anything goes" style. To me it's more of an IPA with the big resiny flavors and long, long bitter aftertaste. Hops are actually pretty good.

Candy-like flavors are balanced by the bitterness. Makes a bold statement if you want an assertive brew. Let a couple of fingers warm up and it's a good exercise in hop tasting, whatever their blend might be.

06-05-2011 04:12:44 | More by mactrail
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GarretD

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -26.3%

04-14-2012 00:53:06 | More by GarretD
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Can_has_beer

Texas

3/5  rDev -26.3%

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

Colorado

2.95/5  rDev -27.5%

Odell's red ale came out of the bottle an awesome red color with a fluffy off white head.

The aroma was very hoppy but present were notes of caramel and maybe some toffee.

The beer starts sweet and finishes bitter but is not very memorable in either department. This is not helped by a watery mouth feel.

The beer is pretty average overall and there are many many red ales to go for if you are looking for something impressive in the style.

05-21-2011 01:47:33 | More by LeeryLeprechaun
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bobhits

Kentucky

2.88/5  rDev -29.2%

Odell Red

Perhaps a touch old, I’ll need to look up the dating here but what appears to be the best by date of 6/15/11 so a bit too close, but we shall see. Brewer says this beer is still in the best by range so lets go!

Really nice thick head a darker cream colored head, leaving wonderful lacing on top of a dark red body. Decent clarity perhaps but this beer is rather opaque and provides a deep ruby color.

Light toast, hops, I have to say this beer really is reminding me of smelling pot (for me not a good smell).

Hoppy, watery, bready, red ale at it’s finest. A red with wonderful American hop bite that dominates the red ale’s caramel malt. I certainly have had red’s with better malt profiles, a bit more toast and caramel. The malt here is a bit weak especially given the 6.5%. The English have done far more with reds with under 5% abv, but the American hop power is rather good.

Good carbonation, somewhat thin body, extremely drinkable as it should be.

I need more malt in a red and while I enjoy the hops here am not excited by this beer. I don’t like rating to style, but keeping style in mind this beer is a weird malted IPA or an over hopped and under/poorly malted red.

05-28-2011 17:48:37 | More by bobhits
Runoff Red IPA from Odell Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 484 ratings.