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Myrcenary Double IPA - Odell Brewing Company

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Myrcenary Double IPAMyrcenary Double IPA

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

2,257 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,257
Reviews: 506
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.3%
Wants: 443
Gots: 275 | FT: 11
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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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

tinyhomunculus, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of intensify
4.48/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

*Live taste. No "bottled on" date but im assuming its fairly fresh since O'Dell Brewing is out of Ft.Collins CO and I live in CO. Poured into a snifter from a 12oz bottle. The pour was a bit weak compared to other potent IPA's. 1 finger head with decent retention. The smell was of passion fruit i.e; oranges, grapefruit, and a hint of peache skin. No acohol present in the nose. Taste was floating on the same platform as the smell. Strong grapefruit, orange, and earthyness. I was suprised when I looked at the abv on this brew, 9.3%! Didn't come off as a high abv what so ever. Thumps up on that. Mouthfeel was medium dry with a nice creamy-ish finish.
This is definately my new go-to IPA by O'Dell brewing. These guys do so much right. I would highly recommend trying one of these suckers for yourself.

intensify, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of stafford2
3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

stafford2, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of BMart
3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

BMart, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of thefizzo
5/5  rDev +16.3%

thefizzo, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of Archimedes
5/5  rDev +16.3%

Archimedes, Feb 18, 2012
Photo of InebriatedJoker
4.48/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Got this as a extra from antlerwrestler - Huge thanks.

A: Poures a orange /light brown with three finger head that descends into a thick frothy lacing, lots of webbing as it lowers in the glass, great carbonation.

S: Floral citrus - pine resins - hops.

T: Great floral citrus with some grassy notes , bitter hops followed by a sweet malt backing .

O: Overall this is a very well brewed and balanced Dipa , the taste is one that keeps you longing for another sip , great beer.

InebriatedJoker, Feb 18, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

jjholt, Feb 17, 2012
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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
Photo of Neffbeer
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
Photo of Zimbo
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
Photo of Kenai4
5/5  rDev +16.3%

Kenai4, Feb 05, 2012
Myrcenary Double IPA from Odell Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 2,257 ratings.