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Odell Brewing Company

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Odell Brewing CompanyOdell Brewing Company
BA SCORE
99
world-class

187 Ratings
Ratings: 187
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 8.08%
Active Beers: 81
Beer Ratings: 13,943
Beer Avg: 3.77
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask:
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar ]

800 East Lincoln Ave.
Fort Collins, Colorado, 80524
United States
phone: (970) 498-9070

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @odellbrewing

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4/5  rDev -12.7%

ccozzi, Feb 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.7%

Lelampp, Jul 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.7%

dsalmons, Jul 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.7%

ldhughes3, Jul 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.7%

Moose90, Jun 09, 2014
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4.06/5  rDev -11.4%

About a month ago, a group of us embarked on a journey up to Fort Collins, with the intent of hitting as many breweries as possible. This was our first stop. We ordered all three available samplers, and thanks to an awesome bartender, also scored 3 glasses of the Woodcut #5. The beers were all solid, with a few standouts (which has been the case on trips before and since). Beautiful space, lots of beers on tap and a great location (although I kind of miss the old warehouse space). One of the better stops in Fort Collins, with some great rarities occasionally on tap.

emmasdad, Jul 15, 2011
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4.07/5  rDev -11.1%

I hit Odell with close friends Andy & Dan on a day trip to Fort Collins. Seriously such an awesome brewery, definitely one of my favorites. Very wide selection of beers I'd never had before aside from what they normally carried at the downtown Denver local liquor store.

I tried the DeConstruction Ale (super high ABV, close to 10 I believe- and excellent), but being the dark sponge that I am, ended up with the Cutthroat Porter (we only stayed for one since we were brewery hopping).

The atmosphere was lovely, it was freezing outside (January in Colorado- duh) and they offered us coffee. The artwork for Odell is really neat and they had a ton of it hanging out around the brewery. I will say that it seemed TOO big but they kept a humble feel regardless of all that space. Very knowledgeable team and I'll definitely be making a trip out to Fort Collins when I'm back in Colorado solely to visit Odell again.

BurlesqueRadio, Jul 30, 2013
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4.14/5  rDev -9.6%

A nice sized, newly expanded, tap room that is open Mon-Sat from 11-6. I wonder if they will be expanding the hours as well with all the new space. Music on Wednesday as an added bonus. Probably a little over a dozen beers on tap including several pilot beers that are available in little sampler flight deals. They do brewery tours as well which we just missed. However, one of the sales people was chatting with us and offered a personal tour, definite bonus points for that. Definitely worth checking out if your in the area. Like I said they are just finishing up what looks like a pretty substantial expansion so it should be interesting to see where they go from here.

alli4051, Mar 20, 2010
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4.16/5  rDev -9.2%

Pretty cool tasting room/merch locker for the brewery. Nice rustic atmosphere and often crowded. Hours are fairly short, so make sure you get there before 6 or 7... they generally close by 8. Beer selection was awesome. They offer many beers you cannot buy in stores and generally have a rotating firkin available. The tasters are amazingly reasonable in price and are a good selection of beers (I would suggest the pilot or co-pilot flights). Ordering is interesting... you have to go up front and then wait for your beer to be delivered to the "pick up" area. No servers, but goes pretty quick. Unfortunately there is no ordering a round for your friends as they only allow you one beer purchase per person at a time. If you like something that they bottle, you can pick it up straight from the cooler on your way out.

csiewert, Dec 08, 2011
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4.16/5  rDev -9.2%

a place ive wanted to go for a long time. i was surprised by how big it is. really quite a large facility, good homestyle feel to it, but massive tasting room with some outside seating. only room for 2 on the tour by the time we arroved, so i let the out of staters go and enjoyed a pint of footloose on the back patio. lots of taps happening, with plenty on offer that doesnt get bottled. tasting flights were all good, but the serivce was not good. people seemed not to care, business minded, with nothing much to be excited about. come on, you have a sweeet job. my brother liked the tour and was impressed they let the employees brew on the smaller system experimentally. i love everything i had there, but paid a reasonably high price for it all. overall a place i will definitely be back to, and a brewery i will continue to support, but the tasting room experience was less than i had hoped for, mostly because of the people, not because of the brew.

StonedTrippin, Jun 12, 2012
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4.16/5  rDev -9.2%

abmiller26, Sep 01, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -8.3%

Great wide open space with retail merchandise to your right when you walk in. Outside area was packed the day I was there very nice day outside who could blame them. The cashiers are in the front of the bar with the taps on the left side. You order from the cashier who are very helpful then you pick the beer sample up at the end of the bar.
They had self help water cooler with plastic cups to help clean your palate. I also ordered local brie cheese and crackers I wish the cheese wasn't so cold took a while to warm up so you could spread it with plastic knive.
Odell's main stay beer are good which I had a sample of all of them but I tried another sample which they called the Co-Pilot Tray. Which has to be one of the best sampler I've had. St. Lupulian Extra Pale, Myrcenary Double IPA, Red Squared, Belgian Old Ale aged in oak and Xocolatl.
Overall a great visit.

shueyy, Aug 31, 2012
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4.23/5  rDev -7.6%

Nice size tasting room with many tables surrounding the bar. They even have a little area where a small band can play. Also have a cooler with special to go bottles and the "normal" stuff

I had the higher AbV sampler tray which was all the specialties. They were all either good, above average or awesome; no duds. Service was quite pleasant and very helpful with selections. Definitely worth a stop for the great casual atmosphere and their specialty offerings you can get in the stores or cost twice as much in the store.

claspada, May 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -7.2%

wckneeshaw, May 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.2%

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Odell Brewing Company in Fort Collins, CO
99 out of 100 based on 187 ratings.