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Myrcenary Double IPA - Odell Brewing Company

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Myrcenary Double IPAMyrcenary Double IPA

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2,174 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,174
Reviews: 501
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.3%
Wants: 441
Gots: 253 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 02-18-2011)
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

bullywee, Feb 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7%

Diomede, Feb 17, 2012
Photo of HopsHopenstein
4/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter best by date 3/16/2012. This review is from notes 1/30/12

A- really nice two finger white frothy head. The head is a nice thick foam that is slowly fading but sitting on top of the beer like a cappuccino foam. Beer is golden orange in color and see through with some carbnation coming off the bottom of glass.

S- Very nice floral hop aroma with some citrus and tropical fruit smells present. Also picking up some earthy notes and bready malts.

T- The citrus and tropical fruit flavor is at the front followed by some pine flavor. Its all ended with a nice hop bitterness. This beer has a good malt bill that rounds out this beer.

M- Very drinkable medium bodied beer, but it is lighter then most Dipas. Good carbantion

O- I enjoy this beer very much. I was not expecting much from this beer for some reason and it was a nice surprise for me. Its funny this beer to me is Heady Topper's younger, skinner, quieter brother. Not as cool but still fun to hang with. I enjoy this beer right down to the bottle and the label. I will def have this beer again.

HopsHopenstein, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of kagent777
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Also purchased while in Denver. This bottle has a best before date of 5/1/12A, so I am not quite sure how old this is. Poured into my beer goblet.

Appearance: Almost crystal clear caramel colored beer with a fingers worth of fine white bubbles that lacing after settling.

Smell: Pine needle hops with a strong backing of citric hops, maybe orange specifically. Some boozy biscuit malts linger in the back.

Taste: I drank Pliny the Elder last night. This one has a stronger aspect of the citrus in the taste and a bit more of a malt backing. The bitterness is strong but balanced. The pine is notable in the taste but not as dominant as PtE. The finish is as long but not as dry as PtE. There is a sweetness associated with the citrus that lingers in the aftertaste. This will not "dethrone" PtE, but it is as good.

Mouthfeel: This is perfect with body and a solid carbonation as well. The flavors easily coat the mouth.

Overall: I really wish I could get this one more often. I am very glad to have had it. I am glad that I had to travel to Denver to get this one. I suspect that shipment to Utah and travel in the Utah system would age this beer, especially during a hot summer.

kagent777, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of Retail1LO
4.43/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to crashoveride for this one. Poured from a bottle into a Surly pint glass. Pours a brilliant, clear, pale gold color with a fairly thin head that leaves a decent amount of lacing as it recedes down the depths of the glass. The smell is brilliant. Beautiful full hop nose with some fabulous citrous and resinous pine. The taste is awesome as well, as almost the entirety of the nose translates into the taste. A bit on the sweet side, but loaded with citrus. This is an easy drinker. The mouthfeel is another strong suit. It's smooth for the most part, with a good amount of bitterness to it. I could use a bit less in that regard, but overall it's solid in this regard. Overall, this is a very VERY well put together beer. Can't wait
to revisit it.

Retail1LO, Feb 14, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

UpToMeBeer, Feb 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Neffbeer, Feb 13, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

harryhood41, Feb 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

siddhartha, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of angrybabboon
4.05/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Review adapted from notes taken 9/14/11

Appearance: A hazy, golden orange - nice, white head, fades to some above-average lacing

Smell: Hoppy, obviously - a variety of hops that impart a number of aromas - onion, dank weed, citrus flesh, citrus rind, and resiny pine - some slightly cooked malts underneath

Taste: Hoppy and bitter, but not extreme, more of a malt presence than anticipated - pale, caramel, slightly sweet, provides an adequate backbone - hops include some citrus, floral citrus, straight-up bitterness, pine - oily and resiny, rich

Mouthfeel: Wonderfully smooth, full-bodied, nice carbonation

Overall: Complex and nicely balanced

This is a very interesting beer, but it was a bit different than I expected. It's remarkably different than Odell IPA (or what I imagined an imperialized version would be like). It's remarkably malty, and the hop profile has more of a range. This is definitely worth a try.

angrybabboon, Feb 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

baustard, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of StonedTrippin
4.08/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

pours a very average looking slightly cloudy honey color, with a big fluffy white head that dies back pretty quick. smells awesome, a huge citrus hop aromatic palate, ive got grapefruit rind, orange juice, fresh lemons, and that classic resiny hop bitter/sweet combo. maybe even a subtle english malt or two underheath. flavor is nice, not as robust and interesting as the nose, but solid. its bitg and strong and hoppy without being sweet, which is welcomed here. this does justice to the hop flower, i like that its still kind of delicate. feel is nice as well, again not thick and syrupy like some big india pales can be. not overly carbonated, and a nice hoppy finish. hard to imagine its over 9% abv. feels sessionable to me. overall its a nice beer, but the bang for your buck is in the regular ipa from odell, which is over 7% and is superior to this in a lot of ways. odell though, can do no wrong in my eyes.

StonedTrippin, Feb 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7%

cpinto6, Feb 08, 2012
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4.38/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Starts with a deep sweet bitter grapefruit nose which smells delicious but as the old saying goes the bouquet that smells twice as deep smells half as long.
Light very slightly hazy yellow with a fluffy spindly head which really sticks to the glass ands leaves very delicate spotty lacing.

From the start it has a sweet and medium but strong body Super balance. Scintillating mouthfeel which is just super with an almost juniper dryness which is long, clinging and very juicy reminsicent of sweet ruby grapefruit. The balance betwen lean sweetness and dominate hop is a beauty to behold.

A strong ,full yet understated and finely crafted beer of integrity. Just what I would expect from Odell.

Zimbo, Feb 08, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

barfdiggs, Feb 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

crashoveride, Feb 05, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

Kenai4, Feb 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

M1A2, Feb 04, 2012
Photo of KajII
3.9/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

[Best served in a Snifter]

The pour was a hazy golden yellow with an average sized white creamy head that reduced down to some puddled residue, which clung onto the edges of the glass and lasted throughout creating some excellent streaky lacing.

The aroma was strong of a floral hop, a grain malt and a soapy yeast with notes of grapefruit, orange and a bit of honey.

The taste was bitter and mildly sweet with a nice fruity citrus note (orange) and a hint of honey in the beginning, and then became much bitterer and had a nice hoppy grapefruit finish. The flavor lasted a good longtime letting the taste of bitter hops and a light sweet citrus flavor combine on the taste buds.

Mouthfeel was just a shade beyond light in body with a bold dry texture and a lively carbonation.

Overall a very flavorful DIPA with a nice sweet fruity twist and the perfect balance of hops, which totally concealed the high alcohol content.

KajII, Jan 31, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

ratty918, Jan 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7%

groetman, Jan 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

tat2dhllblly, Jan 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

scott2269, Jan 28, 2012
Photo of CaptCleveland
4/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottled received in trade with SalukiAlum--big thanks, have been wanting to try this brew for awhile.
Best by date of 3/2/2012.

Pours a pale honey color into pint glass. Nice one finger white head, small, tight bubbles, plenty of lacing.

Citrus, lemon, honey, flowery aroma. Not over powering.

Smooth hop bitterness, alcohol well hidden. Minimal malt.

This is a nice brew, alcohol pushes it into the DIPA category, but the flavor is mainly IPA.

CaptCleveland, Jan 28, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into my Ithaca glass. It poured a hazy amber color with a thick, frothy white head to it. Nice lacing as I drank it as well. Great looking beer

The aroma has a very juicy hoppiness to it. I get a lot of grapefruit to it with some sweeter notes of pineapple and mango. A little bit of the pale, bready malts peek through. Very appealing hoppiness to it.

The taste also shows a very juicy hoppiness to it. I get more of the bitter grapefruit coming through with some citrus rind like qualities to it in the finish. Like in the aroma, I get some sweeter tropical fruit like notes to it as well.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied with carbonation being moderate. Overall it was a really good hoppy beer. I loved the juiciness and the resiny bitterness it brought. Very flavorful and drinkable beer of the style.

billab914, Jan 27, 2012
Myrcenary Double IPA from Odell Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 2,174 ratings.