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Loose Leaf - Odell Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

141 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 141
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 9.29%


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

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ArrogantB on 05-12-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by bmwats:
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.3/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint.

A: Hazy, light golden hue. Pours a 2 finger, foamy, white head. Settles slowly. Continually rising effervescence visible. Thick beer ring lacing.

S: Yeast, freshly cut grass, and lemon zest.

T: Sourdough bread, with a bit of lemon citrus, seltzer water, and coriander.

M: Light body, earthy bitterness in the finish.

D: Session.... read the label.

Atmosphere is pretty good. Foamy head and plenty of lacing. Yeasty and grassy with a little citrus in the nose. Pungent bready flavor accentuated with citrus and coriander. A bit of a carbonated water character. Overall, this is a pretty good quaff.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2013 02:59:44 | More by bmwats
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goochpunch

Texas

4.11/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours out a hazy gold with a bone white head. Smells of crackery grains, light leafy, floral hops, and fruity esters. Flavor is big on crackery grainy malts, and fruity esters, with hop character taking a backseat. Solid bitterness, but I'd prefer a bit more hop presence, although there are touches of flowers and grass. Mouthfeel is light and effervescent. Solid, easy-going ale for the warmer months. Love the low abv.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2014 23:25:16 | More by goochpunch
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dwoolley1

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

04-20-2014 19:45:10 | More by dwoolley1
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PSU79

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

04-19-2014 17:52:43 | More by PSU79
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CrossProduct

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

04-18-2014 21:32:26 | More by CrossProduct
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billhelm

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

04-18-2014 17:38:23 | More by billhelm
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blastoderm55

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

04-18-2014 04:42:01 | More by blastoderm55
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viers002

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

04-18-2014 00:39:58 | More by viers002
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champ103

Texas

4.28/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a clear golden/yellow color. A two finger egg white head rises with good retention, and rings of spiderweb looking lace stick all the way down the glass.
S: Perfume like hops up front. Grassy, floral, herbal and zesty orange rind like. Dry cracker, and biscuit malts finish everything off. Really enjoying the nose.
T: A great balance of grassy, floral, and herbal hops with the malt character. Dry crackers, light cereal grains, and biscuit. Simple, but excellent.
M/D: A light body, with moderate carbonation. I wish this had just a bit more effervescent bite, not bad in that department though. Very clean with a nice dryness as well. So easy and enjoyable to drink. I will be going through plenty of this during the summer, but enough character that I can enjoy it any time.

Yeah, this is a great blonde ale. Perfectly simple with a load of character, and does not play down to peoples tastes just cause it is suppose to be light. This should have a much higher score here.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2014 22:19:03 | More by champ103
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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

Texas

3.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into pint glass.

A - Pours a nice clear bright straw color with a finger of white head that dissipates fairly rapidly.

S - Not a strong aroma, but I detect piney hops and a bit of sweetness.

T - Piney hops and some sweetness with a little bit of lemon. The flavor is not very complex, which is to be expected with a session ale, but it is solid. Not very bitter, but the hop flavor is great.

M - Thin body with moderate carbonation that is a bit prickly. Not much aftertaste.

O - This is one of the best session ales I've had. Nothing is overpowering, yet it has a great full flavor that doesn't get old.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2014 17:16:03 | More by ExaltedNecrosis
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RandyPuckett

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.3%

04-17-2014 17:06:05 | More by RandyPuckett
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Lovely85

Florida

4/5  rDev +9.3%

04-17-2014 04:14:02 | More by Lovely85
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nickfl

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

04-17-2014 04:00:16 | More by nickfl
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Sazz9

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

04-17-2014 01:20:25 | More by Sazz9
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TwoLips

Colorado

4/5  rDev +9.3%

04-16-2014 01:10:11 | More by TwoLips
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anvilx

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

04-13-2014 23:39:37 | More by anvilx
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

3.91/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into an Odell shaker pint glass.

Look: Clear golden color with slowly rising bubbles. A white head recedes to a light cirrus cloud wisp. Wet foamy lacing appears on the glass.

Aroma: A malty sweetness gives way to a slight hop note.

Taste: Sweet malty beginning leads to a lemongrass body. A perfect hop finish to add great balance.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and almost buttery.

Overall: A very tasty session beer, great for spring and summer.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2014 13:12:05 | More by JuicesFlowing
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Cooper

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.3%

04-11-2014 23:18:19 | More by Michaeldmanley
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Brob245

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

04-11-2014 21:16:14 | More by Brob245
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jheezee

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

04-11-2014 03:22:48 | More by jerefreakinmiah
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brandon911

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

04-10-2014 20:21:50 | More by brandon911
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MooseBoose

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

04-10-2014 16:42:00 | More by MooseBoose
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Loose Leaf from Odell Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 141 ratings.