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Odell DeConstruction Golden Ale - Odell Brewing Company

Odell DeConstruction Golden AleOdell DeConstruction Golden Ale

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235 Ratings
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Ratings: 235
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.41%


Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A Golden Ale created by blending the final recipe with its own barrel aged pilot beers fermented with wild yeasts. Each individual barrel contributes a unique flavor from the wood chosen and the cultures resident to achieve subtle complexities that develop(ed) over time. A beer which starts sweet, filling the mouth with fruit-like esters and a mild spiciness, changing to a tart and lingering flavor reminiscent of grapefruit living amidst an earthy, citrusy hop aroma. Define flavor for yourself in this constantly evolving liquid expression.

26 IBU

(Beer added by: mcallister on 08-04-2010)
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russpowell

Oklahoma

4.14/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours an effervescent amber with 4 fingers of cream colored head. A little bit of haze to go with great head retention & nice lacing

S: Grassyness & sourness, pears, white pepper

T: Grassy, with green apple peels, grapefruit, a bit sour twang, some dirt & pears & some candi sugar up front. Pears, green appleskins, Granny Smith apple sourness, white& black pepper, a touch of grapefruit, oaky dryness, white grapes & honeysuckle as this warms, plus raspberry tartness . Finsihes with woody dryness, berry tartness, lemons & grapefruit, some sour notes that verge on the edge of funkyness, nice white pepper notes

MF: Medium bodied, lively carbonation, Charrdonay like dryness balances well with hops & fruittyness

Very drinkable, highly complex, probably not sour enough for some. I really enjoyed this. I bet this would go great with some Indian or even some sea food, loved it, a hoppy wild/sour with nice approachability with some wine-like traits

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2013 03:29:49 | More by russpowell
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3.36/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pour is dark hazed amber with a tight off white head. The nose is a balance of wood, Brett, and fruit. Wood is most forthcoming with apple skin, light mushroom and tannin. Taste is much less balanced, stronger malt undertones, brighter apple skin notes, musky mushroomy brett, fairly powerful tannic flavor. Very strong carbonation, light body, semi dry finish with a tinge of booze but not too much for the alcohol content.

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3.59/5  rDev -10.9%
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Poured from the bottle into a snifter.

Appeared a golden/orange color with a ridiculous full-hand off-white head that stuck around for quite some time.

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Odell DeConstruction Golden Ale from Odell Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 235 ratings.