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Mountain Standard Double Black IPA - Odell Brewing Company

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Mountain Standard Double Black IPAMountain Standard Double Black IPA

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

603 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 603
Reviews: 214
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 111
Gots: 42 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GilGarp on 11-15-2010)
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Photo of DenverHopHead
4.35/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle dated Best By 1/10/14, into a (tried in both a tulip and a pint, preferred a pint).
Appearance - black, but allows enough light in to notice carbonation and a mahogany tone is apparent against the light. Mountainous, mocha head with gobs of lace!
Smell - subtle pine, floral and citrus hops blended with chocolate and coffee.
Taste - Hops up front, dark coffee and chocolate malts finish on the palate. Some sips come across a bit too heavy, but that is nitpicking.
Feel - complex brew! Some hop bitterness, but overpowered slightly by the darker tones.
Overall - I love the Black IPA (Black Ale) style, in fact, possibly my favorite style. This is a brilliant representation! Complex, balanced and tasty...very well done!

DenverHopHead, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of Cazlo
4/5  rDev -5%

Cazlo, Sep 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

Sonofalime, Sep 02, 2013
Photo of FINLANDski_1619
3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

FINLANDski_1619, Aug 20, 2013
Photo of Jeffrey2310
4/5  rDev -5%

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

blindpiggie, Aug 16, 2013
Photo of thegreatbratzkie
4.25/5  rDev +1%

thegreatbratzkie, Aug 08, 2013
Photo of rturkaly
4/5  rDev -5%

rturkaly, Aug 06, 2013
Photo of KVNBGRY
4.58/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle from FremontBar. THANKS! I miss me some Odell.

Ap. - Deepest brilliant brown. Fluffy khaki head. Excellent lacing.

Ar. - Light citrus hops, a touch of pine and roast.

T. - The roast is nearly unnoticeable with all the citrus hops. Tangerine, grapefruit, hint of charred pineapple. Toasty bread, clean malt and hint of smoke. Complex!

M. - Medium bodied. Low carbonation. Touch of alcohol burn.

O. - One of my favorite Odell seasonals. A standout even with their stellar line up.

KVNBGRY, Jul 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

alandis01, Jul 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

robwestcott, Jul 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

FreshZ, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of pathman
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

pathman, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of JeffH
4.03/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle with a Best By date of 1/8/13. Pours an incredibly dark black with a light tan head with great lacing. The aroma the brown sugar and coffee, clearly the age on this beer has dulled the hop character of the DIPA, but what remains is an intriguing beer. The flavor mirrors the aroma, lots of dark roast coffee and big malty sweetness. The end still has a good hop bitterness but very little other hop characteristics, and the finish is slightly sweet with an alcohol warming. Overall, I am very impressed with this beer's aging ability.

JeffH, Jul 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Zbeetleman, Jul 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

einman, Jul 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

JJWIGHT, Jul 06, 2013
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4.36/5  rDev +3.6%

rkarimi, Jul 06, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

Beerlover, Jul 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -28.7%

redleg411, Jun 28, 2013
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

Showboat66, Jun 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

timontheroad, May 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

InspectorBob, May 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

kirbmeist, May 13, 2013
Photo of Bonko_the_sane
3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

Bonko_the_sane, May 13, 2013
Mountain Standard Double Black IPA from Odell Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 603 ratings.