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Odell 90 Shilling Ale - Odell Brewing Company

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Odell 90 Shilling AleOdell 90 Shilling Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,372 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,372
Reviews: 414
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 91
Gots: 204 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 01-27-2001

We introduced 90 Shilling, our flagship beer, at our opening party in 1989. For a while, we'd been wondering what would happen if we lightened up the traditional Scottish ale? The result is an irresistibly smooth and delicious medium-bodied amber ale.
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Ratings: 1,372 | Reviews: 414 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of IPA1978
3.63/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LooseMoose1978
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cheesy26
3.7/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of erushing
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of misternebbie
3.96/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

this is one of my favorite styles of beer and I really do enjoy this one, could use a tad more punch, ABV is around 5, kinda light for this style, plus it very hard to get in my area

Photo of ksvikesrule
4.39/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

One of my favorite beers ever.

Photo of kds2437
3.34/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Davideo
3.99/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A very good beer. I thought it was going to be heavily hopped, but it wasn't. Nice balance.

Photo of KingJahfrey
3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beer-Revelry
3.3/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.25

This is a good malty drinking beer. Something to session on or have with a meal. Not all that impressive stand alone, but a good session and food pairing brew.

Photo of Neil_Pfeifer
3.29/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TKV
3.41/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lianne_Weaver
3.26/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of trytoketchup
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I do not write reviews.

Photo of Goodspeed83
3.7/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Burt
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ranger7
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Good. Tastes similar to Rahr's Iron Thistle, but not as flavorful. Still a good beer though.

Photo of Premo88
3.1/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz. bottle poured into nonic

L: standard amber, clear but with hundreds of little specs suspended in column; huge, thick tan head of foam that is super sticky at the top ... also keeps a fantastic collar and skin, very latte foamy thick; really cool lacing

S: corn, alcohol, medicine/rubbing alcohol smell, earth/dirt ... slight caramel underneath

T: corn, barley, grain ... has some medicinal/alcohol taste that's not super hot like the vodka-shots taste of a young, fresh, boozy imperial stout, but it's noticeable; dirt ... full-on earthy hops? or more of that alcohol taste? it's hard to tell, but it could be a bitter hop bite of English-style hops

F: fine all-around, decent carbonation

O: very underwhelming ... I expected much more malt sweetness or malt flavor of some kind, but it's mostly corn/grain and rubbing alcohol. possibly I have a very old six-pack here, but I also figured this malt-forward style would age well. I hate to rip a beer in a style I'm not well-versed in, but this tastes like one of the many bland blonde ales craft brewers use to lure BMC drinkers -- kind of an all-around dud except for that big, fluffy, sticky head

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bobloblawlawblog11
4.44/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dshansen1184
3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Penrodeo
4.18/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of abrodsky
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rwilde
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Odell 90 Shilling Ale from Odell Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,372 ratings.