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Loose Leaf - Odell Brewing Company

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293 Ratings
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Ratings: 293
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 11.26%
Wants: 4
Gots: 37 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
You know those epic days that start with an idea, turn into a dare and end with a great story to tell? This is the beer for those days. Crisp and refreshing like any respectable session ale, but a bit more hop-forward and flavorful than some. Perfect for going with the flow.

(Beer added by: ArrogantB on 05-12-2013)
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Moose90

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

01-19-2014 20:42:52 | More by Moose90
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SD-Alefan

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-04-2014 00:15:22 | More by SD-Alefan
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Kappakoosh

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.9%

05-11-2014 00:39:44 | More by Kappakoosh
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Beaver13

Colorado

3.28/5  rDev -9.9%

12 oz bottle. Pours clear yellow with a big fluffy white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is bready malts with some grassy, fruity, spicy hops.

The flavor is bready biscuity malts with some fruity grassy hops. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, a nice session pale.

08-25-2013 02:47:57 | More by Beaver13
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.9%

04-27-2014 04:46:53 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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mverity

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

05-25-2014 04:36:00 | More by mverity
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Meyers1023

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

08-07-2014 04:32:51 | More by Meyers1023
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bsp77

Minnesota

3.64/5  rDev 0%

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Imperial Pint.

Appearance: Clear straw yellow with nice initial head that disappears too quickly. Who the hell entered this as an Amber?

Smell: Tropical and floral hop notes with some toast and biscuit.

Taste: The aroma didn't quite translate over to the taste. More grassy and floral than tropical, although there is a titch of that. Malt profile of toast, biscuit and tea. Light spiciness on the finish.

Feel: Moderate carbonation with a paper thin body. Does not have the firm mouthfeel that a great bitter does and just seems thin. But it is dry and crisp.

Overall: Crisp and refreshing, but is not as good as the recent Session beers by Surly, Lagunitas, Brau Brothers, Founders and Deschutes.

06-07-2013 21:31:01 | More by bsp77
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DonGuido

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

06-16-2014 23:12:55 | More by DonGuido
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jbogner

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

07-04-2014 02:15:30 | More by jbogner
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rwilde

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-02-2014 14:04:50 | More by rwilde
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valkyre65

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-13-2014 16:33:28 | More by valkyre65
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

04-17-2014 18:55:52 | More by LXIXME
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

10-10-2013 14:09:33 | More by acurtis
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RDW

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +9.9%

07-16-2013 05:00:56 | More by RDW
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Shawner

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3%

11-10-2013 15:31:35 | More by Shawner
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optimator705

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

10-11-2013 23:46:40 | More by optimator705
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

3.68/5  rDev +1.1%

Poured into snifter from 12 oz bottle

A - poured a hazy golden color, minimal head and lacing

S - got a little breadiness to go with a slight piney hop aroma. Also lemon and a hay-like aroma come through

T - still get some lemon zest taste and straw-like flavor that follow the nose. Nice hop balance, not bitter at all. A little maltiness as well

M - very light and well balanced. Slight crispness to it. Definitely one of those for a hot summer day after a day working in the yard.

O - not typically my beer style of choice but can't exactly knock back a few Imperial stouts after yardwork. As far as what I wanted out of this beer, it pretty much hit the mark. Would definitely have again.

09-05-2013 21:37:22 | More by JamesStreet
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DantooineBBQ

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-28-2014 23:32:51 | More by DantooineBBQ
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GilGarp

Colorado

3.74/5  rDev +2.7%

Best before 9-10-13. Served cold into a pint glass.

Loose Leaf is a very pale golden yellow color with thin head that settles quickly.

Aroma is slightly hoppy over a mildly sweet light malt base.

Flavor is similar with a light and easy malt body and a family friendly hop character. It's almost like a St. Lupulin with 1/4 of the hops. Maybe 1/8.

Mouthfeel is light bodied and easy drinking.

Overall a solid session beer. This is a beer that me and my father-in-law would both enjoy despite our hop preferences being miles apart.

06-13-2013 01:01:26 | More by GilGarp
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AndyH

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -17.6%

07-02-2013 16:56:31 | More by AndyH
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Snow81

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +9.9%

06-07-2014 04:03:41 | More by Snow81
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Cooper

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

04-12-2014 21:52:27 | More by Cooper
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jheezee

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-11-2014 16:45:55 | More by jheezee
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.78/5  rDev +3.8%

BBD of 10/2/13

Pours a bright & effervescent straw color with a thumb of pearl white head. Good head retention & average lacing

S: Bready, hay notes, plus lemongrass

T: Follows the nose, grassiness, plus faint floral & lemon hop notes. Citrus hoppyness picks up as this warms, some faint graininess, plus grassiness as this warms. Finishes crisp, lemony & slightly doughy

MF: Light bodied, lively carbonation

Very refreshing, not complex to really get me too excited but a nice summer time thirst quencher

07-31-2013 00:22:16 | More by russpowell
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Loose Leaf from Odell Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 293 ratings.