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Loose Leaf - Odell Brewing Company

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300 Ratings
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Ratings: 300
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 11.26%
Wants: 4
Gots: 39 | 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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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

3.91/5  rDev +7.4%

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.

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

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.9%

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

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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

3.75/5  rDev +3%

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

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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

3.75/5  rDev +3%

04-10-2014 16:42:00 | More by MooseBoose
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spoony

Colorado

3.78/5  rDev +3.8%

From a 355 ml bottle (dated July 25, 2014) into a tulip.

A-A normal to aggressive pour produces about two fingers of dense, nearly white foam. The retention is pretty good at more than two minutes and the head leaves clingy lacing on the glass. The beer is very, very light-golden in color and clear. I see exactly two bubbles of carbonation.

A-The aroma is hop forward for a blond with an inviting, citrusy, floral aroma. The is just a bit of sweetness and bread from the malts. It isn't earth-shattering or complex, but it smells refreshing and less cloying that many blond ales.

T-The taste, like the smell, is pretty heavy on the hops, but there is more balance from the malt base. I get some crisp, zesty citrus (lemon mostly), some mint, and a bit of bread and toast. The finish is drying and gives a bit of husk and grass flavor.

M-The feel is light to medium in heft with an oddly creamy bit of carbonation. The carbonation is very smooth and makes this beer quite easy to drink, but strange on the palate.

O-The flavor profile and weird mouthfeel make this one of the most drinkable beers I have tried in a long while. It is not terribly complex -- and despite the heavier hops, it certainly will not overpower -- but I'm pretty sure that is the point here. This beer is almost thirst-quenching in flavor and I may have to revisit this in the heat of the summer.

04-09-2014 04:08:12 | More by spoony
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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +3%

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Panama

3.75/5  rDev +3%

04-06-2014 20:22:26 | More by dmorgan310
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3%

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Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +3%

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Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-03-2014 22:06:19 | More by SteeleWright
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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-01-2014 23:40:57 | More by JohnBender
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Kansas

2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

03-31-2014 18:03:49 | More by theninjacowboy
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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

03-30-2014 00:55:17 | More by Texasfan549
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New Mexico

3.75/5  rDev +3%

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Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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

3.75/5  rDev +3%

12-15-2013 00:00:58 | More by csmalley
Loose Leaf from Odell Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 300 ratings.