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Odell Easy Street Wheat - Odell Brewing Company

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Odell Easy Street WheatOdell Easy Street Wheat

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BA SCORE
85
very good

171 Reviews
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Reviews: 171
Hads: 504
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.56%
Wants: 54
Gots: 78 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 01-24-2001

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Reviews: 171 | Hads: 504
Reviews by Romulus141:
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3.31/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a pilsner glass.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy, golden hue. The head is fluffy and white, leaving lacing on the edges of the glass. Since the beer is unfiltered, you can see the yeast floating around in the brew as it stands still. Overall, this is a healthy looking wheat beer.

Smell: As expected, a smell of wheat and grains dominates. There is also a slight tangy aroma within this brew as well. It's nothing complicated, but pleasing.

Taste: Light, crisp, and refreshing. A light malt taste begins, and spreads out over my tongue. It finishes quickly without an aftertaste. Nothing complex here, but this is great for a hot summer day.

Mouthfeel: Light and slick. The body is unobtrusive.

Drinkability: These are quite easy to drink, and would be ideal for a session. If I saw this available on tap, I would definitely give it a shot at a bar. (871 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Breen
3.93/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pour/Appearance:
Golden in color with tiny chunks of unfiltered yeast floating about. Thin head that dissipates at a moderate pace; lacing quickly disappears.

Smell: Banana, with a strong wheat smell.

Mouthfeel: Notable carbonation, a light beer.

Taste: Slight citrus with a nearly overwhelming earthy wheat flavor. The unfiltered nature is very evident.

Though I am a fan of suspended chunks of yeast, and wheat beers in general, the taste was a slightly too heavy towards the wheat. I think the brewer hit what they were aiming for, though, and I can respect that. (570 characters)

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of DaftPatrick
3.77/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beaver13
3.51/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle. Pours a glowing hazy dirty yellow with a fluffy white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is lemoney wheat.

The flavor is a little citrus with a grainy earthy wheat flavor. It has a lightly bitter citric finish. The mouthfeel is medium with soft carbonation and is a little watery.

Overall, I don't really care for American wheat beers, but this is a well done version. I'm happy to grab it at places where more adventurous micros aren't available. (489 characters)

Photo of Jason
4.7/5  rDev +25%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Presentation: 12 oz brown long neck bottle with a bottling date in the bottom left hand corner of the label. Label shows to pour most of the beer out then swirl the rest to agitate the yeast and then pour the yeast in the glass.

Appearance: Very cloudy light orange with a well formed rocky white head.

Smell: Earthy yeasty nose with hints of citrus (some lime more lemon) and malt sweetness, clean aroma.

Taste: Medium body with a mildly creamy complex malt palate, sweet malt stays throughout with some doughy bread flavours. Hops are a touch spicy with a light yet balancing bitterness, flowery and herbal flavour fades quick. Nutty and powdery yeast character with an earthy undertone. A relatively sweet brew and all around pleasant to the tongue.

Notes: Clean cut American wheat brew, well focused on the malts with a well balancing hops and yeast. Optimum lunch time beer material here! Right up there with Widmer’s and Harpoon’s UFO. (965 characters)

Photo of merlin48
3.63/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle pours a cloudy golden body with a tall vanilla head. Excellent retention and ample clingy lacing. Aroma is mostly clove, with notes of wheat, yeast, and banana. Mouthfeel is a bit overcarbonated with a light medium body. Taste is spicy clove and coriander with citrusy lemon and green banana mingling with light notes of yeast and wheat. Good example of one of my least favorite styles. (399 characters)

Photo of Mora2000
3.98/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy straw color with a large white head. The predominant aroma is wheat, which is to be expected. The flavor is wheat with some citrus, a damn good beer. This is very easy drinking and would be very quenching if it was drank on a hot day. The beer has a thinner mouthfeel. (281 characters)

Photo of bsp77
4.02/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into large tuliped glass.

Appearance: Very cloudy yellow with good sized white head and light lacing.

Smell: Mostly wheat, stronger aroma than many for the style.

Taste: Primarily wheat upfront, with bread, cracker and apple. Finishes with light touches of citrus and pepper.

Feel: Light to medium body with ample carbonation. Mostly dry finish. Very crisp.

Overall: For the old school American Wheat beers, or what used to be incorrectly called Hefeweizens, this is by far the best I have had. (536 characters)

Photo of Prospero
4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Pours gold to amberslight haze, 1” white clingy persistent foam cap.
S: Light fruit, light grains.
T: Light tartness, fruit, hint of banana, fairly dry, yeast forward.
F: Creamy, medium body, slightly above average carbonation.
O: A full flavored, refreshing, easy to drink beer. (290 characters)

Photo of MattyG85
4.26/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a chalice. Enjoy by date of 9/4/15.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy yellowish orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. Solid finger of white head which slowly settles into a thin creamy layer.

Smell: A fruity and bready wheat driven aroma with hints of grains and citrus fruit. Big upfront scent of wheat with bready hints of grains, straw, biscuit, and cracker. Citrus fruit hints of orange and lemon zest. Slight hints of coriander and clove along with some light hops. A very solid aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a bready, fruity, and crisp wheat driven taste with notes of grains and citrus fruit. Bready upfront presence of wheat with notes of grains, cereal, straw, biscuit, and cracker. Zesty citrus fruit notes of orange, lemon, and pineapple. Light spice notes of coriander and clove. Also some subtle grassy hops. A very good wheat taste.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Crisp, creamy, and very smooth.

Overall: A very good take on a Wheat Ale. Good crisp bready wheat notes with some nice citrus tones. (1,080 characters)

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.6/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A little darker look, copper and gold, more clarity than expected, aroma of wheat crackers.

Taste, surprisingly abundant. Big wheat flavor, more of the grassy and crackery vibe. Odell really has been coming on strong lately, ten years ago, wasn't all that impresssed with these guys(gals?). Just like this style more than hefe's, you get some of the citrus feel and just the slightest hop smack. (396 characters)

Photo of MOShepp
4.4/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Cloudy medium yellow after adding the yummy yeast. Small stiff head that lasted a while.

Aromas of bread dough, lemons and a raw floral smell, and you can smell the yeast.

The bread dough comes through right away and then the hops blend in nicely adding an interesting herbal/floral taste along with lemon. Very balanced.

Refreshing and intriguing, very easy to drink. A lot going on for a beer on the lighter side. (418 characters)

Photo of WVbeergeek
3.78/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Cloudy golden orange tint fluffy white head leaves even specks of lacing. Aroma: Wheat sharpness no esters here, we have an American Wheat, with biscuit yeast character to it and light herbal hop dose with citrus zest tones. Taste: Mix of sharp wheat sweetness touch of the citrus tartness herbal hop character very well balanced and tasty at the same time. Mouthfeel: Light bodied evenly carbonated smooth on the palate. Drinkability: No lemon needed refreshing great tasting unfiltered wheat ale beats the pants off of Widmer and many other similar productions of the style. (588 characters)

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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Odell Easy Street Wheat from Odell Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 171 ratings.