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Footprint RegionAle - Odell Brewing Company

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87
very good

145 Ratings
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Ratings: 145
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 10.59%
Wants: 3
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
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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4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-09-2012 17:31:14 | More by airbag11
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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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

4/5  rDev +3.4%

03-04-2012 20:03:00 | More by pokesbeerdude
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-30-2014 03:57:05 | More by Bigdood33
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California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-18-2014 07:14:55 | More by mhaugo
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Arizona

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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millelacsmark

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-08-2012 21:55:15 | More by millelacsmark
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nrbw23

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-10-2013 22:11:14 | More by nrbw23
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Vermont

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-10-2012 22:34:45 | More by AshleyMiller
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-28-2012 20:30:07 | More by Gatch
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Arizona

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-27-2014 21:01:56 | More by dozier77
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Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-06-2012 04:14:12 | More by aflies
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Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-12-2014 00:26:34 | More by Haybeerman
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Arizona

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-18-2012 05:23:02 | More by DesertDog
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

something entirely different here. amazing concept, brewed with ingredients from all ten states that odells distributes to, including peppers, rice, and some other unconventional stuff. pours a cloudy golden color, or even a bit darker than that, with a very lively white head with excellent retention. smells fruity like pears, hot like chilli peppers, and floral like some really nice fresh hops. flavor evolves like crazy, as does the mouthfeel. starts with a big hit of sweet fruit, but that only lasts for a second. it moves then to a yeasty bright but very dry middle, and then some gentle heat in the conclusion, but nothing overwhelming at all, just a slight burn there. well carbonated and medium to fuller body. its not my favorite odell beer, and perhaps a bit unfocused, but its well made as always, and the idea behind it is original and special. worth a try, even at close to 15 bucks a bomber.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2012 15:55:46 | More by StonedTrippin
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Colorado

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GilGarp

Colorado

3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle with cork and cage served cold into goblet.

Footprint is a hazy golden yellow color with thick white head. It settles slowly leaving some spoty lacing behind.

Aroma is fresh and hoppy with great grapefruit character. A little of the chilli pepper comes through here too.

Flavor is intense with citrusy hops dominating. Oak, floral, grass, and chili come secondarily.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and fairly well balanced but clearly hop-centric. Alcohol is strong but not overpowering.

Overall a very unique and tasty beer but, for me, probably only worth a try once given the price.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2012 04:48:26 | More by GilGarp
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Archimedes

Kansas

3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured a golden honey color. Smelled of citrus, toffee, malt and booze.

You can definitely taste the citrus as well as the honey and a hint of spice, the alcohol presence is there but not overpowering. Alot of complex other flavors mingling in. Never had anything quite like it before, but I like it! Would definitely buy another bottle.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2013 19:50:11 | More by Archimedes
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nickfl

Florida

3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours with a small head of white foam on top of a slightly hazy, golden body. The foam settles fairly quickly and leaves light traces of lace on the glass.

S - fruity and spicy notes of licorice, pepper, red apple and pine with a touch of vanilla.

T - thick, bready malt up front with notes of plum and red apple. Some licorice character in the middle and a finish of graham cracker, dark fruit, vanilla, and more black licorice.

M - a fairly thick body, moderately low carbonation, and a somewhat sweet finish.

D - interesting and complex (as a beer that is apparently made of five different beers blended together should be). They character of the various barrels and casks barley asserts itself, but the base beer is well made and has an excellent spicy yeast character that carries everything else. Overall it is worth a try, but it is no tragedy that this is a one time brew.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2012 03:47:17 | More by nickfl
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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
Footprint RegionAle from Odell Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 145 ratings.