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Footprint RegionAle - Odell Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

120 Ratings
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Ratings: 120
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.11%


Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
40% Ale aged in oak barrels, 40% Ale with natural flavors added, 10% Ale aged in wine barrels, 5% Ale brewed with honey, 5% Ale brewed with wild rice.

There are ten states that make up what we call our 'distribution footprint'. Each state made a unique contribution to FOOTPRINT. This artful ale is our tribute to these states in which our beer is available. The result is a crafty collective of regional flavors:

Colorado - Hops and Barley
Arizona - Prickly Pear
Idaho - Barley and Hops
Kansas - Wheat
Minnesota - Wild Rice
Missouri - Oak Barrels
Nebraska - Corn
New Mexico - Green Chilies
South Dakota - Barley and Honey
Wyoming - Wheat

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 02-18-2012)
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Reviews by pigc:
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pigc

Nebraska

4.05/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Corked and caged 750ml bottle. No date.

A - Pours a blond color with huge four finger head that lingers for some time and finally fades off rather quickly. Decent lacing.

S - Mild hops, peppery spice, wheat.

T - Some mild and a bit spicy taste right up front, hops are there but the peppery spice takes over mid palate. Wheat and a touch of corn come into play as well.

M - Medium body with abundant carbonation.

O - This is a very interesting ale to say the least. With so many ingredients and so much going on the flavors seem to meld all together. The green chilies seem to stand out to me as well as the wheat. Good beer but maybe a few too many ingredients. I like the idea of making this beer though.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2012 03:43:46 | More by pigc
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afsdan

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-06-2014 00:26:51 | More by afsdan
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einman

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

03-24-2014 18:54:57 | More by einman
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-16-2014 14:03:01 | More by yourefragile
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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.4%

03-01-2014 05:10:42 | More by DaftPatrick
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-15-2014 05:44:23 | More by mattmarka1
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jlee185

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this beer last night, 2011 printed on bottle (a 2012 release?)
The beer pours a relatively clear golden honey yellow, free from any large sediment, and is topped by a fluffy white head. The nose is dominated by honey/grain sweetness with no familiar notes from the adjuncts I thought would have a greater presence (cactus, chilies, oak, etc). The taste drinks like a honey-forward golden strong ale with a touch of bitterness and is once again not highlighting any of the unusual adjuncts. However, the 9.5% alcohol is well hidden within the beer's sweet, medium bodied, effervescent mouthfeel. I was hoping for a pang of heat on the palate from the green chilies or perhaps a suckling dry finish from the honey, but was left disappointed. This bottle was worth a try, but may have been past its prime for easy detection of most of the regionally sourced specialty items.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2014 19:31:01 | More by ThePorterSorter
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

12-23-2013 03:47:30 | More by jaydoc
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GRG1313

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

11-10-2013 02:27:45 | More by GRG1313
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dhbiker0889

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.4%

10-29-2013 21:28:04 | More by dhbiker0889
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California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

10-11-2013 21:51:44 | More by CoolEthan
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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Wisconsin

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06-09-2013 21:17:34 | More by ajzy
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Oregon

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-10-2013 01:14:16 | More by bluckbeyes
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.95/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle shared at GRG1313’s tasting.

Bottle # 8037-2011.

Pours a murky orange with a foamy bone head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, and citrus zest aromas. Taste is much the same with tea and citrus zest flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2013 00:57:59 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-11-2013 09:24:07 | More by rfbenavi80
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corby112

Pennsylvania

3.44/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Thanks to kubrick215 for sharing.

Pours a hazy dark blood orange color with tangerine edges and a 2.5 finger frothy white head that has excellent retention, only slowly fading into a lasting cap.  Streaks and chunks of soapy lacing left behind.  

Complex aroma with earthy and citrus hops,  light fruit, pine needle, alcohol, oak barrel and spicy peppers.  Toasted oak at first with hop oils and resinous pine notes.  Slight chalky pepper presence with light fruit, citrus zest, pepper, damp wood and bready yeast.

Medium bodied with dry oak and sticky hop bitterness that lingers throughout.  Earthy and resinous pine needle flavor with citrus fruit, pale malts, biscuit, caramel, dry oak and a subtle boozy barrel character.  Slight dryness but sweet alcohol and fruit notes balance things out.  Pepper presence lingers in the finish but isn't noticeable otherwise.  Decent but doesn't really stand out other than having a strange combo of flavors.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2013 01:17:35 | More by corby112
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Texas

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Footprint RegionAle from Odell Brewing Company
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