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Odell Isolation Ale - Odell Brewing Company

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Odell Isolation AleOdell Isolation Ale

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BA SCORE
88
very good

514 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 514
Reviews: 219
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.28%
Wants: 45
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-28-2001)
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capnamerica

Arkansas

4/5  rDev +2.3%

12-26-2013 02:34:01 | More by capnamerica
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Theogre83

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

12-25-2013 21:28:54 | More by Theogre83
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Bsetz

Missouri

4/5  rDev +2.3%

12-24-2013 19:05:35 | More by Bsetz
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jaydoc

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

12-23-2013 03:51:18 | More by jaydoc
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ssarah

Colorado

4.53/5  rDev +15.9%

Appearance: Amber color, clear, with a quarter inch of cream colored head that sticks around. Good lacing. Visible carbonation present.

Smell: simultaneously crisp and earthy, with hints of hops and pine. Aroma is subtle, but very attractive.

Taste: Earthy hops, rich, somewhat woody. Bitter end-note with a hint of citrus. Warming and well-balanced.

Mouthfeel: Medium to heavy carbonation. Not a heavy beer.

Overall: Good winter warmer beer. Not as dark or complex as some in this category, but it's earthiness makes it ideal for warming up after a day in the snow and/or mountains.

12-20-2013 04:07:55 | More by ssarah
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mndanika

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

12-18-2013 18:46:10 | More by mndanika
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MooseBoose

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

12-18-2013 16:40:18 | More by MooseBoose
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Sande

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

12-18-2013 16:36:19 | More by Sande
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Walletsworth

North Dakota

4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

12-18-2013 03:06:03 | More by Walletsworth
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hardy008

Minnesota

4.04/5  rDev +3.3%

Pours clear amber with a one finger light tan head, which has very good retention and leaves sheets of lacing. Has an interesting aroma with caramel, citrus, and spices.

Has a sweet malty flavor, with a slightly bitter finish. There is caramel, citrus, spices, and toasted malt. More sweet than bitter, and the bitterness at the end of each sip is held in check by the overall sweetness.

Medium bodied with soft carbonation, and a more sweet than bitter aftertaste. This is one of the best Winter warmers I have had, next to Old Fezziwig.

12-18-2013 02:58:03 | More by hardy008
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dmilewsk

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

12-16-2013 14:01:49 | More by dmilewsk
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XrayMary82

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.3%

12-15-2013 03:45:58 | More by XrayMary82
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Chucker17

South Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

12-13-2013 22:10:55 | More by Chucker17
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Marshall_ofmcap

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

12-12-2013 19:47:22 | More by Marshall_ofmcap
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UncleAddie

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

12-11-2013 03:35:44 | More by UncleAddie
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

12-11-2013 01:34:42 | More by XmnwildX12
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TempeBeerMan

Arizona

3.73/5  rDev -4.6%

Poured from a bottle into a nonic pint.

A - Pours a slightly hazy light copper hue, with an uneven, two-finger, eggshell colored head. Ringlets of sticky lacing. Good retention, as there was a light head down to the last sip.

S - Medium strength aroma of caramel, hop oils, fresh baked bread, and a hint of raspberry.

T - Caramel malt forward, but definitely enough piney hop presence to be noticeable. A few winter spice notes of cinnamon and all-spice. Hint of raspberry in the nose is also present in the finish.

M - Medium bodied with prickly carbonation. Slightly dry finish leaves you wanting another sip. Nice.

O - A nice take on the style, and I appreciated the hop presence on this one as opposed to strictly a malt/caramel bomb. Yeah, I could definitely do more of these.

12-10-2013 04:49:46 | More by TempeBeerMan
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BringbakFavre

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

12-09-2013 01:13:59 | More by BringbakFavre
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rdooley

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

12-08-2013 23:11:16 | More by rdooley
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Shawner

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +2.3%

12-08-2013 21:40:05 | More by Shawner
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rab53

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.3%

12-08-2013 09:07:08 | More by rab53
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csmalley

Kansas

4/5  rDev +2.3%

12-07-2013 18:37:53 | More by csmalley
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rorjets

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

12-06-2013 23:51:46 | More by rorjets
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Elprico

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.3%

12-05-2013 02:22:09 | More by Elprico
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MNBeer1017

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +2.3%

12-03-2013 03:51:44 | More by MNBeer1017
Odell Isolation Ale from Odell Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 514 ratings.