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Myrcenary Double IPA - Odell Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

2,025 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,025
Reviews: 491
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.3%
Wants: 434
Gots: 211 | 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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VncentLIFE

North Carolina

4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a very clear straw color, lighter than a Single IPA. 1 inch head.

Smell is really, really good. When I put my nose to the glass, I get punched in the face by citrus hops with hints of citrus. Smells very bitter as well.

Oily hops really come out to assault you, but its very balanced. Those citric hops are there. It feels really slick while going down, very oily, very smooth. The bitterness comes somewhere in the middle. Malt is chewy, and just kind of flashes as it comes then goes just as quickly.

Body is light, yet still packs a punch. Not really an assault as much as I would have thought, but still very good. Balanced, sweet, and bitter.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2011 20:19:47 | More by VncentLIFE
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Humulus85

Minnesota

4.05/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into my snifter. It produced a dense, white, one-finger head. Moderate retention and some very nice lacing. It's a vibrant golden color and a bit hazy.

Smells of floral and fruity hops. Lots of hops. Maybe a touch of booze.

Loads of fruity hops upfront. I get apricot and maybe even a bit of mint. A touch of sweet malt in the middle reigns the hops in a bit. Rounded out by a clean, dry finish, with a hint of alcohol.

Great mouthfeel. Coats your mouth with a wonderful layer of hop oils. Super smooth for over 9% ABV, and not nearly as bitter as some DIPAs. Very nice.

Overall this is a very clean and drinkable DIPA. Definitely recommended to any hophead or even the new BA looking to try a good DIPA. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2011 19:47:44 | More by Humulus85
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zachary80

Indiana

4/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle dated 11/18/11

Pours a moderate creamy white head that doesn't last for very long and leaves thick lacing. Pleasant golden-orange body.

Smells very citrusy, definite sweetness present too. Hard to pick out any details.

Flavor profile is hop dominated, with a subtle balancing sweetness. The hoppiness seems to lend more flavor up front than bitterness, which comes through in a lingering finish.

Mouthfeel is moderate to heavy for a DIPA. Somewhat smooth.

Overall this is a good double IPA that I am happy to have but it is not groundbreaking.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2011 00:39:31 | More by zachary80
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joemcgrath27

Alberta (Canada)

4.33/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - nearly clear deep golden, thumb of creamy head held its ground well
S - prominent floral and earthy aromas, biscuity malt, light fruitiness
T - a big burst of fruit followed by oily earthy and floral hop flavours, toasty biscuit malt, earthy finish
M - medium to light with refreshing carbonation, strong bitter with a hint of alcohol heat
O - hop mix makes this both unique and a winner, the alcohol complements the brew, a must for any hop head

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2011 06:43:59 | More by joemcgrath27
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lonestar4lunch

Texas

4.72/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This one pours a hazy, straw color with an off white head that sticks around. As soon as you pop the cap on this brew you can smell the hops. I love that buttery, citrus aroma. Each sip of Myrcenary is so smooth it almost hurts. The citrus flavor shines thru and marries oh so perfect with the bitter twang. It is amazing how that citrus flavor just hangs around. The alc. is lost in there which is great but it all works together for a velvet like finish. I love this beer. My 2 fav DIPA's are now both out of CO. This and 471 should be in my fridge at all time.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2011 01:32:57 | More by lonestar4lunch
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Spider889

Ohio

3.48/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap at the brewery.

Very dense white head, heavy wall of lace. Excellent clarity.

Smells of fresh pine bough, pungent hop bitterness, and a bit oily, with hints of citrus, though nothing like I was expecting from the description/reviews.

The taste is very bitter, almost slightly medicinal at times, but soon enough citrus wades in with some pineapple and grapefruit flavors. These are missing a certain oomph though... like the hops were accidentally tossed into the boil 10 minutes early.

Soft carbonation with long, lingering bitterness.

Overall this is a good fix for the average hop head, but it was just simply not all that memorable.

Serving type: on-tap

10-05-2011 09:00:05 | More by Spider889
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mobius387

Florida

4.45/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

had on tap at republic in minneapolis

appearance: pours a very light yellow, moderately transparent with some floaties that stay suspended in the beer

aroma: i get only faint smells of citrus fruits, light tones of pinneaple but nothing else i can distinguish. the beer could maybe use a bit more dry hopping to add to the hop aroma?

palate: a moderate to heavy body in the mouth, even taste that runs up along the sides of your mouth. the bitterness starts to come out the longer you hold it

taste: this is where this beer shines! the citra comes out in full force, with strong grapefruit flavor and maybe even a creaminess to it that reminds me of a malty beer. the taste stays in your mouth for about a minute too, which is great since the 9% abv demands that you enjoy this beer slowly. it doesnt taste too boozy tho

overall: one of the best dipas ive had, but not the best. didnt' get too much smells from it, but who cares when a beer tastes this good. very jealous i cant pick this up in wisconisn

Serving type: on-tap

10-04-2011 23:53:46 | More by mobius387
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paxchristi

Missouri

4.95/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: Pours a classic hazy, DIPA dark yellow/amber color with about two fingers of frothy head that disappears in about a minute or two leaving head and lacing stuck to the sides of the glass but hollow down the middle. Leaves some pretty intense lacing down the glass as I drink. Looks totally classic.-- 4

Smell: Pretty intense, oily nose with just a bit of booze for a little burn. On the front is some very juicy tropical citrus notes that stick to the nostrils followed by some really big floral and pine notes. Grapefruits, pineapples, tangerines, flowers, pine trees, passion fruits, and other citrus notes. If a beer could smell like where mountainous greenery and tropical ambiance meet, this one definitely smells like that. It is an unbelievably fragrant DIPA...probably the best I've had. Somewhere in there is a very slight maltiness that gives a bit of balance. But this is without a doubt going to be hop-forward-- a legit 5

Taste: BAM! Big hop bitterness in this one-- very oily, fruity and floral hops but pleasantly oily for the sake of the power to stick on the palate. Malt is more obvious in the taste than in the nose, but it is near the very bitter finish. Some booze as well to provide some warmth and a nice wrap-up. The dryness and the juiciness fight for the right to be called the finish.-- 5

Mouthfeel: Medium body and moderate carbonation to highlight the intensity of the hops. Oily in the mouth-- even moreso as it warms. A real cult mouthfeel, but once you "get" how its working with the greater body of work in this brew, its spot on.- 5

Overall: An outstanding DIPA. It's every bit as good as Ruination, Double Jack, and Ale Mucho Hoppo (to name a few of my personal favorite DIPAs). This will go toward the top of my favorites list. I'll revisit this one very soon. A true hop-heads delight. I'd say its the best DIPA in "fly over country" and will give any coastal, hop-forward DIPA or IPA a run for its money-- even the legendary Pliny. I'd also claim that this is better than Hopslam. A truly grand effort that requires commitment, love, and a real commitment to understanding its depth. A true beauty.-- 5

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2011 18:12:51 | More by paxchristi
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.58/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: two finger head, foamy head. Gold with amber hues.

S: very floral with a musty and pungent hop aroma.

T: more floral with mostly pine in the background and some citrus notes. The hop character is decent but a little dissapointing for a DIPA

M: moderate carboation and medium body.

Overall: not too bad but still not the kid of DIPA I want.

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2011 05:43:46 | More by kylehay2004
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HopDiggityDawg

North Carolina

4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to quirkzoo for this 4 pack.
Pours a very clear orange
Smell hits you well before you stick your nose in there
Taste - grapefruit and pineapple in a bottle! Great citrus taste without the bitter sour taste. Mouthfeel is thin to medium which is perfect for this offering. Overall this is an excellent DIPA.

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2011 02:26:41 | More by HopDiggityDawg
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aasher

Indiana

4.43/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I received this bottle in a recent box from BrewerB, thanks Brian!

When I opened it I was instantly hit with a nice array of pineapple and crispy piny hops. It pours a light bodied very bright gold in color with a one finger white head. The flavors are a nice mix of pineapple, citrus, clean and light pine and a light honey malty sweetness. It's very, very good. I love IPAs that aren't loaded with caramel malts. The alcohol isn't very noticeable at all. This one is light bodied and very easy to drink. Very easy. It's just a nice combination of aroma, flavor, and drinkability. Very good beer and well worth the try.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2011 01:49:42 | More by aasher
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paperbackfoster

Missouri

3.93/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - A completely opaque pour the color of straw, with a head that only reaches a half finger. Good retention, and decent, solid lacing.

S - Citrus and pine. Grapefruit and orange over a light base of resinous hops, with light hints of gingery sweetness. For a double IPA, though, it’s an incredible lack of smell.

T - Aggressive pine hops are balanced out by rather tropical fruit - pineapple and mango seem to step in with the grapefruit and orange. The malt carries notes of caramel and sweetbreads. For such a light scent, this flavor really kicks you in the tongue. Hits hard, carries off dry.

M - Almost like a ginger ale. The sweetness and carbonation really lend themselves to the overall feel and flavor.

Overall - A strong player in the DIPA style. The hops, while plentiful, play in a more unique way than this beer’s peers. Holding back in the aroma and steering clear from that traditional hoppy bitterness, this hop profile is all about an acidic feel and fruity flavors. I feel there’s almost more bitterness from the yeast than the hops. I’m always a proponent of the bitter start/floral finish hophead IPAs, but this ‘Myrcenary’ upsets the status quo without apology, and with success.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2011 05:52:44 | More by paperbackfoster
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ZenAgnostic

Texas

3.8/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into Trois Pistoles snifter. Back label stamped 12/22/11.

Appearance - Thin half finger head with medium low retention and great lacing. Clear, light-medium amber body.

Smell - Mild, balanced and very ESB-esque. Weakest point of this beer.

Taste - Medium-high hoppiness. Mildly fruity. Strong alcohol that is balanced well by other characters, such as the creamy mouthfeel. No off flavors.

Mouthfeel - Great mouthfeel. Fulll bodied and creamy. No solvent astringency comes along to ruin that.

Overall Drinkability - Pretty legit. No off-characters is always a strong point in any beer (unfortunately), and this beer does well on that front. Great lacing, full mouthfeel, and myrcene taste gives this beer strength on several fronts, making it pretty well rounded.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2011 21:59:42 | More by ZenAgnostic
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mdaschaf

Washington

4.1/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review from notes

A: Pours a clear amber/copper color with an off-white head, about one finger in height. The foam reduced to a thin layer on top rather quickly and left behind random bits of thin lacing.

S: Very piney with a little bit of citrus. There is some caramel and a bit of biscuity malt on the backend. A little bit of grass as well.

T: Extremely bitter when I first started drinking this one, almost too bitter. As the beer warms a bit, this bitterness subsides and the beer becomes a bit more drinkable. As it warms there is some more citrus and a bit of grass, but this beer is heavier in resiny pine.

M: Medium bodied, smooth and a bit oily. Medium carbonation. Finish is very bitter.

O: Not the most balanced DIPA, but as long as you know that going in or are a fan of beers like this, then it's fine. Not my favorite DIPA, but would drink it again.

Overall - An extremely good if maybe slightly unbalanced DIPA.... definitely recommended though...

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2011 18:35:41 | More by mdaschaf
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mdagnew

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

4.05/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

355ml bottle bought online from MyBreweryTap.com

Poured a rusty copper colour with some light haziness. Slightly off white head poured tight thick and foamy then faded to thin frothy coating... no carbonation bubbles... decent amount of sticky lacing clings to the glass...

Aroma - Piney and citrusy hop bitterness to the fore mixed with a good amount of caramel sweetness, some ginger hints, biscuity malts - some cookie dough ? Cut wet grass and hay, floral, good fruitiness (grapefruits, pears and pineapples), faint woodiness...

Taste - Caramel malt sweetness mixed with lots of grapefruit fruitiness and piney / grassy hop bitterness which is maybe a little on harsh side, some caramel sweetness, good roasted nut bitterness, other fruits include ripe pineapples and lemons, very floral and perfumed, resiny notes..

Feel - Smooth and slightly oily... medium bodied... because of the high alochol and extreme hops this probably isn't the most drinkable brew...

Overall - An extremely good if maybe slightly unbalanced DIPA.... definitely recommended though...

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2011 13:43:02 | More by mdagnew
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tobelerone

Connecticut

4.55/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This beer is like the regular Odell's IPA on steroids. If you liked that one, you'll like this one too. It even looks pretty much the same: hazy orange color, nice fluffy off-white head, smooth sheets of lace. All the vivid tropical fruit aromas and tastes of the IPA are present here, with a subtle malt sweetness and a slightly more noticeable alcohol presence. Still, this is a dangerously drinkable beer. The carbonation and finish are just about in the middle...lingers very pleasantly for a short while.

This is, to me, an ideal DIPA...All of the incredible pineapple/grapefruit flavors I love are here in force, never overwhelmed by either booze or bitterness. The maltier aspects of many DIPA's are downplayed here, which I appreciate, because all of the subtler flavors avoid getting stepped on. Just fabulous.

When are they coming to East Coast? Wanna drink these beers a lot more often please!

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2011 23:05:22 | More by tobelerone
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BrewerB

Florida

4.38/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I've been wanting to try this beer for some time now, enjoying a lot of offerings from Odell. While ordering some Surly 5 online from France44, I noticed they had this in stock and added it to my total.

This medium golden elixir is offers just a slight chance of fog, light foamy clouds sitting atop, lingering. Carbonation steadily streams up from the bottom.

Clear blue waters, white washed sandy beach, this aroma offers a delightfully intriguing tropical aroma. Freshly sliced pineapples, mango. Is that a bite of passionfruit lingering in the background? Alcohol is certainly noticeable but not unpleasantly hot or solventy. Aside from the tropical fruits, detecting some floral aromas as well. All in all this one is a treat to take in, I could sniff this one for hours!

While pineapple may have dominated the aromas, the flavors meld way into more of the citrusy/grapefruit and piney/floral variety. There's still a tropical fruity essence that won't be kept hidden but I'm having trouble labeling it. The bitterness is intense but clean. Snappy, dry medium finish, leaves a bitter impression.

Medium-light in body, moderate in carbonation. Smooth.

What I enjoyed most about this great beer is the variety of hop flavors that made trickled their way through the senses. While the aroma was tropical fruit-forward, the flavor leaned more on the citrus/piney side while still keeping up the IIPA-level that is promised. Very drinkable, deliciously well made. Get this distributed in California!

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2011 06:06:55 | More by BrewerB
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Dope

Massachusetts

4.2/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: A cloudy golden pour with a nice big fluffy off-white head. Decent lacing and head retention.

S: Boatloads of citrus and tropical fruit. Absolutely delicious.

T: Pretty much the same as the smell. Tons and tons of citrus and tropical fruit up front. The caramel malt kicks in towards the middle and helps balance it out before the bitterness gets overpowering. Aftertaste adds a bit of nice sweetness for a beautiful smooth finish. Just a tiny bit of alcoholic bite in the aftertaste.

M: Smooth, good carbonation. Slightly drying especially in the aftertaste.

O: A great DIPA for the fruit lovers. Surprisingly well balanced, not a bitter bomb but the tropical/citrus flavors are abundant everywhere.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2011 02:41:04 | More by Dope
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ngeunit1

California

4.33/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a slightly hazy golden-orange color with a thin finger of frothy white head atop. The head fades down slowly revealing some nice lacing.

S - Aroma is full of lots of citrus hop aroma, with some grapefruit, pineapple, orange, and other tropical aromas. There is also just enough sweet caramel malt and candied sugar aroma to balance things out.

T - Starts off with some pretty big citrus hop flavor with some nice bitterness. Lot of tropical fruit and citrus flavor here. Through the middle, the hop flavor keeps it up with some sweet and bready malts coming in from the background. The finish is still hoppy and bitter with some nice sweet caramel and a touch of candied sugar that lingers.

M - Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a nice dry kick and some syrupy and resiny feelings.

D - Very drinkable. The 9.3% abv is dangerously hidden here. I really like the hop profile from start to end as well as the hop malt balance, spot on.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2011 04:53:46 | More by ngeunit1
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Poorpatz

Massachusetts

4.58/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured the twelve ounce bottle into my Sam Adams Perfect Pint glass. A strong white head about half an inch formed. The head stayed for a few minutes as I first sniffed the aroma I can smell citrus and what seems like pine, smells very nice. The color is a strong golden yellow. My first sip is a very nice citrus flavor followed by a mouth drying burst that makes me want to have another sip. For a high alcohol beer this is very easy to drink I didn't notice the alcohol in the flavor. Overall a very enjoyable drink I am looking forward to having the other three of my four pack.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2011 03:10:56 | More by Poorpatz
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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

4.15/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to angrybabboon for another bottle of this to review.

Appearance: Slightly hazy, pale, bright gold. Head is bright-white, fluffy, and sticks to just about everything. Nice carbonation pulls from the bottom.

Smell: Loads of pine, grapefruit, and citrus rind. Roasted malts provide a nice counterpoint, but this thing asserts its hops. Faintly sweet. Touches of mint, tobacco, and strawberries. Loads of hop aroma, but it's all tempered by a sweet malt presence. Incredibly clean for a such a big beer.

Taste: Grapefruit, juicy fruit, and pine resin. Malts are distractingly sweet. Straight bitterness comes through the pine and citric rind. Faintly toasted malts. Alcohol asserts itself and never really lets up. Sticky and full of flavor.

Mouthfeel: Borders on full. Dry on each sip, but it never stacks. Carbonation is solid. Just the right amount of everything for the style.

Overall: If I could drink this as my go-to DIPA, I would. It's got a ton of flavor and drinks like a champ.

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2011 04:53:03 | More by Goblinmunkey7
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Kadonny

Pennsylvania

4.22/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass. Received in a trade with antlerwrestler19. Thanks Kyle.

A: A light golden color with a tint of haze to it. One finger jet white head leaves nice glass lacing.

S: Sweet fruits with citrus and piney notes. A sweet sugar and caramel malt comes out along with the alcohol. Nice smelling beer.

T: Ah, love the tropical and citrus fruits. Grapefruit, tangerine and some pineapple and a hint of mango mixed with a pretty heavy dose of pine and some woody earthy tones. Sweetness comes in a sugar form with slight caramel and encompasses the beer. The hops come back with the pine notes to finish but leaves little bitterness as the sweetness stays around. Nice finish that lingers with sweet. Alcohol creeps in too.

M: Medium to full, sweet, prickly, some alcohol warming. Nice carbonation, almost perfect.

O: A really, really good DIPA that couples the tropical and citrus with the pine and wood notes. A real nice balanced beer that swings so slightly towards sweetness. Still, a winner here as was Odell IPA. Very good IPA lineup by them.

I've been wanting to try this beer for awhile, and it does not disappoint. I got a four pack in trade, so I still have 3 more to enjoy....yeah!

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2011 21:44:08 | More by Kadonny
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BigPlay1824

New York

4.08/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Enjoyed in a pint glass

A: pours a very light golden color that is perfectly clear with a nice amount of carbonation bubbles and a nice two finger head that is pure white and lingers for a long time, leaves a nice silky lacing on the glass
S: nice grapefruit scent but it is backed up by something deeper and almost earthy
T: begins wit a bit of dark citrus then is backed up with a nice earthiness similar to leaves and ends with a slight woody taste and slight alcohol burn
M: very little carbonation in the beginning then moves smoothly across the palate and ends with a bit of alcohol burn, leaves a nice taste in the mouth afterwards and surprisingly does not leave the mouth all that dry as other DIPA's do
O: a great representation of the style, very smooth, a bit too aggressive to be highly drinkable but still very solid, refreshing, and crisp

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2011 19:12:18 | More by BigPlay1824
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Azurescens

Washington

3.8/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle with best by date 11/29/11 printed on label, poured into Hair of the Dog tulip, reviewed on 9/9/11.

A: Pours a crystal clear golden color with fluffy whitish head that leaves some lacing around glass.

S: Big hop aroma both citrus and pine with some pale malt and alcohol.

T: Pretty sweet with resinous pine and citrus hop flavors and some hop bitterness. A hefty amount of pale malt brings some balance with some alcohol in the finish. Definitely on the sweet side of DIPAs, more so than I like.

M: Medium resinous body and moderate carbonation, finishes on the sweeter side.

O: Good easy drinking DIPA, my only real complaint is that it is overly sweet.

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2011 05:21:11 | More by Azurescens
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ehammond1


3.53/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle

Thanks for sharing Nathan!

Clear amber and orange with a thick nearly white head which leaves spiderweb lacing down the glass.

A very floral aroma, a tad bit buttery, and lots of caramel and toffee as well. There is some mild pine and citrus hop presence as well but I find this to be particularly malty.

Sweet toffee and caramel, some alcohol, pine, and floral notes round out this DIPA. It's far more malt-forward than I anticipated, unfortunately.

The mouthfeel is medium with a high level of carbonation, though a touch sharp and prickly with stinging alcohol.

A decent, malt-forward DIPA, but not one that I have any plans to revisit. That being said, this may have been an old bottle.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2011 19:38:53 | More by ehammond1
Myrcenary Double IPA from Odell Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 2,025 ratings.