Runoff Red IPA - Odell Brewing Company
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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
3.53/5 rDev -13.3%
Poured from a bottle into a Pint glass.
Look - light, reddish brown color, fairly clear, with about two finger's worth of vanilla-colored foam that dissipates slowly.
Smell - Definitely hopy, as the label suggests. Probably Cascade hops.
Taste and Mouthfeel - Very hopy in the taste as well, but not getting bitter until the finish. Most of the flavor of the hops themselves comes in the beginning and middle. Also tastes primarily as having Cascade hops. Texture is well-balanced.
Drinkability - Good tasting, but not terribly complex, as most of the taste is just hops. Very drinkable though.
03-02-2011 03:30:44 | More by Nerudamann
4.5/5 rDev +10.6%
thought to myself that I wanted to drink a red ale tonight, so I reached in the fridge and grabbed this.
Best by 6/15/11, drank 7/25/2011
A-Good red color with great head retention
S-very hoppy. Just what i was hoping for. More on the lines of piney but some nice citrus there as well. Little bit leading to the malty side but I cannot complain as i heeded the bottle dates
T-Alot like it smells. Nice malt backbone with a little hint of hops on the way down
M-medium body and very smooth
O- one of my favorite reds. My glass was gone in no time
This just goes to show you the forgiveness i will give a beer if it is bottle dated. the hops started to fade but it is MY Fault that I drank past expiration, therefore I rated it on what its original qualities would have been
07-26-2011 01:19:43 | More by brew3crew
4.47/5 rDev +9.8%
Note: This review was a re-post from my former account, jmkratt, which was hacked and I lost all my reviews...sorry for the redundancy.
Poured from 12oz bottle to Pint Glass. Bottled stamped 4/26/11.
A - Beers poured a perfectly clear cherry wood color. Monstrous head with intense 2.5 head with excellent retention and huge lacing.
S - Monstor blend of rich malt tones and hops. The bottle names American hops. I detected earthy and citrus hops on the aroma. Also prevelant is a nice blend of rich roasted malts.
T - Flavor starts with an extremely pleasant mix of earthy tones of hops with a hint of citrus. I really enjoyed the blend of malt characteristics of roast, toast, and definately biscuit.
M - Medium bodied that coats the palete with a rich creamy flavor.
D - Extremely.
I like how Odell's has transitioned from the Extra Special Red to the current offering. I don't know if it's true that they adjust the recipe from year to year but I really enjoy the hops character with a nice complex malt blend with this year's Red. I a cannot name a better Red Ale. Very nice. Highly recommended.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 01-20-2011 03:59:58
01-27-2012 22:32:10 | More by hopfacebrew
4.22/5 rDev +3.7%
Clear brilliant red amber color with a decent white head that hangs around and produces some nice lacing.
The aroma is roasted malt, caramel, citrus and pine.
The taste starts with a rich caramel malt followed immediately by a pine resin and grapefruit hops kick, at near IPA levels, that continues through the finish and lingers. Very nicely balanced, plenty for the hop fanatic and malt lover as well.
Medium/full bodied, smooth and very drinkable.
03-24-2009 03:52:26 | More by whynot44
4.46/5 rDev +9.6%
bright amber/copper color, surprisingly full and long-lasting head.
aroma is heavily caramelized/toffee that is not quite hidden by the heavily citric tones of ample american hops. Great smelling beer.
Great tasting beer too. I briefly wonder if it might be too sweet, not quite cloying, without the ample hop kick, but quickly set this aside as I thank the brewers for the way it turned out. Paler malts show through more in the flavor than just the dark caramel, giving a nice depth to the flavor. Bitterness is just sharp enough and lingers just long enough into the aftertaste, again showcasing the various citrus fruits with perhaps a bit of pine.
A little bit sticky, otherwise the medium body is great and the carb, on the low side of medium allows for quickly draining the glass and demanding another.
Extremely drinkable, and I find myself having it with almost any meal. Time for another!
05-19-2010 03:47:34 | More by udubdawg
Runoff Red IPA from Odell Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 487 ratings.