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Odell 90 Shilling Ale - Odell Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,162 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,162
Reviews: 396
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 75
Gots: 92 | 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:
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.

(Beer added by: Todd on 01-27-2001)
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bundy462

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +16%

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MNMike

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

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dradair

Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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mblk6062

Texas

3.09/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Good, but after the way it poured and appeared in the glass, then the wonderful aroma....I was pumped! But truthfully, after tasting, I was disappointed. Wouldn't buy it again. I know I'm in the minority here but it left alot to be desired for me. Probably just my palate and not the beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 21:31:22 | More by mblk6062
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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

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

Sampled on 6/5/14. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a 'CHEERS BOSTON" handled glass stein.

Pours a pretty amber in color with a good finger+ white foamy head. Lots of lacing was seen with each sip. The aroma is of grainy malt and caramel. The taste is even better with bready malts with a mild hop finish that doesn't linger or isn't bitter. The caramel comes through perfectly. Very tasty and goes down very easy. Perfect carbonation also. A great brew for sure!

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 14:52:56 | More by BeerWithMike
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Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3/5  rDev -22.7%

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Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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utfiero

Texas

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

Color- light amber.

Aroma- balanced rich grainy malt and hints of caramel.

Taste- A balanced, mild English ale. Starts smooth with a rich malt reminiscent of light bread and butter moving to an every so slight, gentle hop note in the finish. Don't serve too cold. A great overall brew from O'Dell, but I cannot agree with the very high marks others have given it, especially if compared directly to actual outstanding English or Scottish ales (e.g., Broadside Ale, St. George's by Young's, Belhaven...).

Poured from 355 ml bottle into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted May 2014. Purchased from Costco in Austin.

Serving type: bottle

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +16%

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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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Odell 90 Shilling Ale from Odell Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,162 ratings.