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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

650 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 650
Reviews: 218
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.5%
Wants: 117
Gots: 52 | 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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4.12/5  rDev -2.1%

Nuggetz, Oct 13, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +14%

RyanCrawford, Oct 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

cdwil, Oct 11, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +3.6%

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, Oct 11, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +5.5%

GScow, Oct 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

kylehay2004, Oct 10, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +4.5%

MynamesRickJames, Oct 09, 2014
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3.94/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown color with a good sized brown head with pretty good retention. Definitely resembles a Stout. Good deal of lacing. Smells of lightly roasted chocolate and coffee, as well as sweet, dark fruit and light citrus hops The alcohol is definitely there. The taste reveals some slightly more tamely roasted malts (as compared to the aroma). Licorice and sweet molasses go along with the chocolate as it warms. The taste is harder to completely pinpoint than I had expected. A good amount of bitterness, but this is one beer that I would say could benefit from even more bitterness, which would've complimented (in my opinion) some of the fruit, molasses, and overall sweetness. Incredibly easy to drink- I could probably down 3-4 of these in an hour, which is impressive considering the ABV (second straight time I've had that sentiment regarding a beer from Odell). Overall, a little bit less than what I was hoping for, but if you're looking for a balanced taste, with high ABV and drinkability, this one is a good bet.

majorbase2, Oct 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

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Chilly_E, Aug 28, 2014
Mountain Standard Double Black IPA from Odell Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 650 ratings.