Runoff Red IPA - Odell Brewing Company
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3.89/5 rDev -4.4%
Poured into a shaker pint glass.
A nice amber red color holds a cream colored head that retains well and leaves good lacing. The nose is hit with woody spices, earth notes, and hops. The beer tastes earthy and woody up front. Some subtle toffee sweetness mingles in before a citric, bitter hop finish. Mouthfeel is medium in weight. Overall, I'm overwhelmed with the hops and lack of malty caramel tones.
03-17-2013 00:37:17 | More by JuicesFlowing
3.83/5 rDev -5.9%
12 oz bottle poured into a shaker pint. Inch of light tan head. Quick to recede, but leaves a solid sticky lace on the way down. Color is a dark and clear coppery red.
Smell is very hoppy. Fruity citrus and wood resin. Mildly sweet malt is hinted at. Taste is initially sweet and tart citrus with a little piny. The malt character doesn't quite balance out the hops. As it warms there is a little more balance. Finishes with a wood resin aftertaste.
Mouthfeel is surprisingly creamy with a solid body. Carbonation is prickly at times. Not really what I was expecting in a red ale. Not bad, just took me by surprise.
Blipped "Turned to Red" by Killing Joke
03-09-2009 01:58:20 | More by bort11
4.55/5 rDev +11.8%
Pours a dark ruby with a thumbs width beige head. Nice lacing. Wow... what a wonderful wonderful aroma. Sweet and hoppy and incredibly balanced between the two. Nectarine, grapefruit, a little pine. I could just sit and sniff this all night I think. Flavor is just as good. The grapefruit and pine seem to hit you in the forefront but its balanced extremely well by the malt backbone which provides some delicious toasty graininess and caramel sweetness, with a touch of some berry in there. A nice silky mouthfeel with an appropriate level of activity from the carbonation. Medium bodied. Overall, my favorite red ale. Love the marriage between malt and hops in this one. Odell with a grand slam.
03-11-2012 01:17:30 | More by denver10
4.53/5 rDev +11.3%
On-tap @ Taste of Tops in Tempe, AZ.
A: Deep red with shades of brown. Good sticky lace. A sexy-looking beer.
S: Floral, fruity malt with a hoppy backbone.
T: The balance of hops and malt is fantastic. Hoppy, fruity and delicious. Great with the spicy Thai food I had.
M: Smooth as a beer can be. Very easy to drink.
O: So balanced. Drink this!
01-31-2012 10:02:41 | More by Gatch
3.99/5 rDev -2%
12oz bottle with a date. it's a couple of months before the best by date
look is ruby-orange with a small foamy head. smell lights up the room; lots of candy and dank fruity hops. rich sweet-bread malt, some of that dry leaf stuff, pine and earth, tart and sweet.
not a great IPA, but a great red ale.
04-10-2014 01:31:26 | More by jimmah120
3.93/5 rDev -3.4%
A: Clear and red; one finger head that dissipates to a 1/2 finger head--great retention once it gets there; great lacing
S: Fresh hop leaves up front: grapefruit mostly; it's a subtle hop presence but it is would permeates the most
T: There is much more going on in the flavors than in the aroma; there is also a nice malt balance underneath the hops
F: Mouthfeel is good with even coating; carbonation is under control as well
D: A very drinkable and nicely hoped brew; another great offering from the guys at Odell
02-12-2010 17:29:50 | More by dbossman
4.03/5 rDev -1%
a - poured a one finger thick creamy, tan head into a snifter that left a thin ring of lace throughout. the body was a bright reddish, almost copper color.
s - nice caramel aroma with some fruity hops too.
t - spicy and fruity with a nice caramel backbone.
m - creamy and coating mouthfeel.
o - terrific red, well balanced.
01-23-2013 16:22:18 | More by GPHarris
2.7/5 rDev -33.7%
Paired with meatloaf and blue cheese, supreme cuisine.
A bit pricey for a 6'er, at $10
Poured from the brown bottle into pub glass producing about 2 inches of off white foamy head. Tan really. Settling after a good amount of time to leave a thick froth cap of retention. Sticky webbings of lace. Color is a red amber, transparent.
Aroma of pungent fruity hops, sweet malt and caramel, touch of nuttiness. Hops are sweet nectar like and floral with juicy sweet aroma. definatly the showcase of the aroma profile.
Taste is not carrying over the hops from aroma. It tastes a bit more sour with more of a herbal sour hop bitterness and acidic flavor. Aspirin is one flavor that comes to mind.
mid malt sweetness present. Its flavorfull, but not flavors I particularly desire.
Mouthfeel is thin and crisp.
I feel a bit robbed of my $10.
01-25-2011 21:36:13 | More by Buebie
3.95/5 rDev -2.9%
Appearance: Red, clear liquid with an off-white, foamy head.
Smell: Light grapefruit hop over a caramel-honey malt.
Taste: Citric grapefruit and resinous bitterness right up front but then quite bready with lightly toasted, lighty sweet malt. A parting shot of hops give a slightly bitter and drying finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium-full bodied and slightly crisp from carbonation.
Drinkability: There is a healthy dose of hop here that's restrained in a good way by the malt. Starts hoppy, gets slightly malty-caramelly sweet in the middle and finishes slightly bitter and dry. Keeps the palate fresh and it's both enjoyable and easy to drink.
02-12-2011 19:31:41 | More by JackieTH
4.28/5 rDev +5.2%
A cloudy, copper colour with an eggshell head. The beer smells citrus-hoppy and sweet, with a slight malt scent. The beer tastes like citrus and hops right away, almost like a grapefruit flavour. It finishes clean, with a slight sweetness to it.
Would I buy it again? Definitely!
01-26-2013 07:42:23 | More by NilocRellim
Runoff Red IPA from Odell Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 485 ratings.