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Odell 90 Shilling Ale - Odell Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,141 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,141
Reviews: 395
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 72
Gots: 84 | 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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beerbtl

California

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-28-2013 00:41:12 | More by beerbtl
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PalatePilot

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +16%

07-28-2013 00:18:42 | More by PalatePilot
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jaz58

Ontario (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A real nice scottish style ale. Very refreshing.

Nice reddish brown color. Good mouthfeel.

Balanced nose of hops and malts. A nice hop dry finish.

Smooth and pleasing. An ale that would go well with most foods.

Hints of chocolate malt in the background. A well rounded ale.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2013 23:11:02 | More by jaz58
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sgoro

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-27-2013 21:14:59 | More by sgoro
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DenverHopHead

Colorado

3.64/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.
Appearance - dark amber/brown, carbonation bubbles build a beige/off white head. Lacing is very good with this beer!
Smell - caramel, biscuit, spice; soothing.
Taste - follows the nose with the caramel, some biscuit. Roasted malt is strong in this one.
Feel - some hops trying to break through after the first few sips. Carbonation is noticeable. Feels too light, kind of a turn off.
Overall - this is a solid beer and very good for the style. I usually don't drink Scottish ales, but this is nice.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2013 02:40:04 | More by DenverHopHead
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lilsmizzul1225

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +16%

07-23-2013 23:49:35 | More by lilsmizzul1225
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gueuzedreg

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-22-2013 19:30:29 | More by gueuzedreg
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Ragnarok88

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-20-2013 19:15:38 | More by Ragnarok88
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beersimmons

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

07-19-2013 02:37:22 | More by beersimmons
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RhinoDBJ

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

07-17-2013 03:07:01 | More by RhinoDBJ
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pathman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-15-2013 02:14:21 | More by pathman
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jfstilling

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-14-2013 18:39:04 | More by jfstilling
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-12-2013 15:36:10 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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stogirelli

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-12-2013 01:39:22 | More by stogirelli
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

07-12-2013 01:32:40 | More by LambicPentameter
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3/5  rDev -22.7%

07-12-2013 01:00:24 | More by Dave_Treat
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Tertullian007

Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-11-2013 19:01:14 | More by Tertullian007
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FortKnox15

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +16%

07-11-2013 17:15:08 | More by FortKnox15
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grahammi

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-10-2013 22:52:10 | More by grahammi
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jharris0624

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-10-2013 19:28:34 | More by jharris0624
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GaToWyo

Wyoming

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-10-2013 02:41:56 | More by GaToWyo
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JohnyFriday

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-08-2013 22:26:48 | More by JohnyFriday
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ElCommodoro

Texas

2.05/5  rDev -47.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This was a pretty lame Scottish ale. Lightening it up made it pretty boring and then adding more hops and higher combination just made that worse. It's got an interesting peppery taste that makes it a little above average compared to other boring American flagship beers, but it's just not on par with anything Scottish style.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2013 03:58:19 | More by ElCommodoro
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AndyH

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

07-05-2013 01:27:31 | More by AndyH
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Ilafan

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

07-04-2013 22:52:17 | More by Ilafan
Odell 90 Shilling Ale from Odell Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,141 ratings.