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Odin's Gift | Odin Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Odin Brewing Company
Washington, United States
odinbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by beertunes on 12-23-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#33,943
Reviews:
40
Ratings:
120
pDev:
13.22%
Bros Score:
3.86
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
12
Trade:
0
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Photo of WAbeerfiend
4.5/5  rDev +24%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tumbler on 03.23.14.

A: See through dark copper. Off white head. Nice lacing.

S: Caramel, dark fruit/berry. Sweet smelling.

T: Berry dominates. Woodiness, caramel, some bitterness are there too.

M: Creamy smooth.

O: This was a very interesting beer. I wasn't sure if the juniper berries would go well in an amber ale, but they do. The berries came on first, then the caramel, followed by a slight woodiness, and then a touch of bitterness. There was a great balance between the berries and the woodiness too. I enjoyed this one.

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4.5/5  rDev +24%

Photo of jrmoore
4.27/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Extremely creamy head, with a wheat finish. Delicious.

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Photo of MAUEX_MFA
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Photo of Erik-P
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Photo of JarMills
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Photo of MikeDAdams
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Photo of evergreen_machine
4.23/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mrpderp
4.19/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A well-rounded brew. Warm flavor and smooth tone that feels like a sip of liquid satin. Served cold, the first taste is crisp. A perfect blend of ingredients. Not so filling as it leaves room to pair with a nice filet!

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Photo of Harimad_Sol
4.14/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Docer
4.13/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: (4.0)
- Nice rich dark copper color. Amber or red ale style characteristics. Ever so slightly cloudy. Nice bright off-white foamy head settled to a spotty chunky foam.. lace about the glass. Good looking beer.

Smell: (3.5)
- Very bready and roasty caramel malt. Sweet biscuit and grain. Husky. Light fruit, esters, yeasty character. Not so much in the hops department.. maybe an earthy touch.

Taste: (4.5)
- Wonderful grain, perfect sweetness, light juniper touch, esters, earthy grassy touch. Biscuit and bread, roasty caramel. Very well balanced and tasty. Taste outperforms the smell.

Mouth Feel: (4.5)
- This beer has almost the perfect feel to it. Perfect carbonation, light to medium body, and just the right cloying chewiness and drying qualities.

Overall: (4.0)
- A very solid, balanced, and well brewed beer. Not overly fruity by any means, and the great taste caught me a bit off guard. Very good beer and well worth the purchase.

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4.13/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Enjoying a glass of this on-tap at the restaurant in the Space Needle in Seattle with my wife on our last day here before we fly home tonight. Served in a standard pint glass, this beer is a clear, medium to dark Amber color with a white head that's about half an inch thick when first served to me. Settles to a thick ring lining the inside of the glass along with some clusters of a film layer of surface foam and decent lacing. Aromas of somewhat toaste, crystal, caramel malt sweetness from lowed by a mild to moderate hop presence. The taste is pretty much the same, with a nice, fairly toasted, crystal, caramel malt sweetness that gives way to some earthy, piney, floral hop bitterness. Well balanced flavor profile here. Has a slightly crisp, smooth, kind of frothy, medium bodied mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. Easy to drink in the way that good beer ought to be. A solid beer here that complimented my lunch quite nicely indeed.

Eric

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4.05/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Beer is a dark rich red hue, and very clear. One finger of off white head recedes to light lacing. Looks fairly inviting. Smells of roasted malts and has an almost smoked aroma. Slight perfumy notes. Very malty taste with slight sweetness. Don't get alot of juniper berries but they do make an appearance in the finish. Bitter and roasty aftertaste for most part. Creamy medium body that is quite enjoyable. Very fulfilling amber. I wish the juniper berries would have come to the dance a little more but I still enjoyed this none the less.

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4.04/5  rDev +11.3%

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4.04/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of youradhere
4.03/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this first pour at FX McRorys while waiting for my train. Pours red garnet with lacing instead of head- could just be the first pour. Clear and appealing, this red brew looks refreshing as it tastes. Not much in the smell department, some slight maltiness with a bit of sour- again this is my firsttime here so I don't know how often they clean the taps- but the sour aroma reminds me of the brown ale I had last weekend. The taste is that of pale malt, slight hop bitterness and some light yeast character. The bartender said there was juniper berries in this, I cannot detect those but there is almost a menthol quality I can detect on the backside of the palate and in the lingering after taste. Medium to light mouthfeel and body make this a drinker, if I didn't have to leave soon I would be happy sipping on this all night.

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of Briken
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Clear, dark red amber with moderate off-white head and great retention but no real lacing. Earthy malt and juniper aroma. Balanced sweetness of flavors that follow the nose. Lightly sour and the finish is fairly clean with a sweet fruity linger. Silky smooth with light lingering bite.

Relatively strong, intriguing flavor. This is a very enjoyable beer if you like the flavors. It looks quite dark for something that seems like an almost spring flavor although I guess it could be a coming into spring beer. It's very flavorful start to finish. I expected something like this when I bought Rogues Juniper Pale Ale aged in gin barrels; much more enjoyable and cheaper.

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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Odin's Gift from Odin Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 120 ratings
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