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Odell Brewing Company

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BEER AVG
3.86/5
BEER STATS
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Reviews:
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Ratings:
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PLACE STATS
Place Score:
99
Reviews:
76
Ratings:
267
Avg:
4.5
pDev:
4%
 
 
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Odell Brewing CompanyOdell Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

800 East Lincoln Ave.
Fort Collins, Colorado, 80524
United States

(970) 498-9070 | map
www.odells.com

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Reviews: 76 | Ratings: 267
Reviews by Domingo:
Photo of Domingo
4.3/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5

Not a lot to say about Odell that probably hasn't been said before. The new facility is MASSIVE so there's a ton of room, seats, and tables. Everything has a wood finish and there are probably 30-40 tables, hundreds of chairs, a large patio, and plenty of standing room, too. That said, keep in mind that the place is also very popular and it WILL fill in during peak times.
As for the beer, they sell bottles, pints, samples, 1/2 pints, clothing, and pretty much anything else you can imagine although they really don't have much in the way of food most of the time.
What kinds of beer are available? They have their entire everyday line-up always ready to go and they tend to have 7-8 small batch items and seasonals at any one time, too.
They keep 3 sampler options available all of the time so you can get a little bit of everything. The normal tray has items like Cutthroat, Easy Street, and 90 Shilling. They have a "pilot tray" with their seasonals and rarities (Mountain Standard, Red, DIPA) and maybe a one-off or two. Finally, they have a "co-pilot" tray typically featuring brewery-only items and ultra-special items like Woodcut. They offer description cards for the beers, but the staff doesn't always seem to know much about what they have.
BA members get a free tray and prices for the other trays and pints are only $4-7 each.
Odell is pretty much the cornerstone for all of my Ft. Collins trips and I don't see that changing any time soon.
The only real negative is that even with all of the space the place tends to get really crowded during the months when the patio is closed. When it's busy they can be pretty slow in busing out tables and spots when people have left.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Boone757
4.21/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Mnmich7662
4.78/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Chucker17
4.66/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of spacebear09
4.3/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of DerwinWentworth
4.48/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of BeerDaveGA
3.93/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Great place. Nothing overwhelmingly positive or negative to say. I'd go back though~

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Photo of Butchnasty
5/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of petersonmatt22
3.84/5  rDev -14.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Akeah
4.5/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Junichi
4.1/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of jrsaffert
4.49/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of daem3384
4.8/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of EmilyKay
4.16/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of akolb
4.08/5  rDev -9.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Went in for the tour, only to find that all the stops get taken almost immediately on Saturdays, so we ended up just getting a few beers from the taproom. Very, very crowded and lively. If you like classic American style ales, Odell is the best brewery for that in Colorado.

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Photo of Canada_Dan
4.04/5  rDev -10.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of ambruns1979
4.73/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of siddhartha
4.66/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Masonpp85
4.47/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Doublicious
4.36/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of m_c_zero
4.78/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Love Odell! Place is great to visit, specially during the summer when you can enjoy a beer out on the patio in the beautiful CO sunshine!

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Photo of Kozza
4.85/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of kmanjohnson
4.34/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Myrcenary06
4.2/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.25

Had about 20 or so people in our group. Everyone was happy to be there, it was a sunny Colorado afternoon in August, who wouldn't be! First off, I love cool architecture, and the stone layout of Odell was a pretty cool scene. Our chauffeur was a nice lady who showed a lot of heart and passion about the brewery, something that I believe is very important. The only thing I would have liked more of was the time length of the tour. I wanted to get down into the deep parts of the brewery where the magic happens, instead we stood on a scaffold and looked below at the tanks. Another thing was that their beers they had for sampling were not my style, but that is my own biased opinion and cannot knock Odell for that. Their outside area is very interesting as well, some bowling/curling game I have never seen before and other fun things to do after the tour while you enjoy a nice brat or burger.

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Photo of Disco_4479
4.93/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Best midsize brewery so far

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Odell Brewing Company in Fort Collins, CO
99 out of 100 based on 76 ratings.