Odin's Gift | Odin Brewing Company

BA SCORE
83
good
115 Ratings
Odin's GiftOdin's Gift
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by beertunes on 12-23-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
115
Reviews:
38
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
13.19%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
11
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 115 |  Reviews: 38
Photo of Donkster46
1.51/5  rDev -58.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

This one was awful. I threw up after drinking a few ounces.

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Photo of DerAtomsmasher
2/5  rDev -45.1%

Photo of Mattyice4
2/5  rDev -45.1%

Photo of Moose90
2.43/5  rDev -33.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Served From 12oz can with no dating

A — Pours a dark amber color, very brown and rich looking, there is a light brown colored head that forms, minimalist lacing left behind with each sip.

S — Smells of sweaty malts and odd spice notes, kind of a weird mixture here.

T — Much like the nose, this is a major malt bomb, not much else. Would love some piney hop balance, or for the juniper to show itself, it is just an unfortunate mess of malts.

M — Medium bodied, long finish, rich.

O — Misses the mark, really malt forward and no depth of flavor.

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Photo of Dreadnaught33
2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

Photo of stevoj
2.83/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Growler from Albertsons. Seeing a wide variety of scores here, and I’ll go with the downside, average at best, with a flat metallic finish. Might be closer to a brown ale than an amber, but that wouldn’t improve any scores....

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Photo of loren01
2.92/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

A: Pours a dark red color, not much head or lacing down the glass
S: Smells very sweet and malty with nice earthy/piney hop scent
T: Much the same at the smell, very earthy and piney throughout. With some bready and slight fruity flavors up front
M: Medium bodied beer, carbonation seems pretty good
O: This is a different beer, not horrible but not really my favorite beer. I had trouble drinking it actually, really weird tasting.

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Photo of Beardo
2.98/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of jaidenjb
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of CaseyAmber
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of aeiverson
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of towlea25
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of piclee
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of gandres
3.06/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Taster glass from the brewery
Sight: amber, clear, medium head, some lacing
Smell: good, not a lot
Taste: Balanced
Feel: medium carbonation, abrupt finish
OA:good beer, repeat: yes, look forward: No
Drank: 10/1/2016 4:00 PM

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Photo of philbertk
3.16/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Odin Brewing Company--Odin's Gift--Ale Brewed With Juniper Berries--2011 22 oz. Bottle. 5.40% ABV. 25 IBU's. (3.5 / 5.0) Thin thin lace line off white light tan quickly dissappating head. Clear rich pretty bright ruby brown color. Toasted black cherry toffee burnt note mild juniper hop front. Mellow sweet roasted toffee dark fruit slightly crusty cloying mild pine malty body. Clean lingering roasted fruit note end. Rich Ruby Ale. Subtle juniper notes. Well made tasty brew but not exceptional. Sampled 4/23/2011. Purchased for $4.29 @ The Ballard Market, Seattle on 4/22/2011.

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Photo of abrodsky
3.2/5  rDev -12.1%

Photo of BeerNW
3.21/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of n2185
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of stoutchris
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Not a big fan of this, the juniper doesn't really show up too much, and its fairly bitter without the body to back it up.

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Photo of bsuedekum
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Thorpe429
3.29/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to stx00lax for the bottle. Served in a Bell's tulip.

Pour yields a dark amber brew with a half-finger white head that fades pretty quickly but leaves nice spotty lace and has a thin collar. The nice is really quite plan with just a touch of malt and no hint of the juniper. The flavor has a bit of moderately-sweet malt and some bread crust, along with a bit of juniper in the midpalate and corresponding bitterness in the finish. Medium body with above average carbonation. Pretty good. Thanks again.

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Photo of shelby415
3.34/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ghenna
3.35/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Nice copper pour, white head with decent lacing.

Smells, super nice. Lots of juniper and a nice malt background.

Taste: Not bad when it is cold. The juniper is nice and very present. As it warms, though, the beer becomes pretty harsh. Kinda grody actually. Bleh.

Mf is a little watery.

Pretty happy I didn't choose to share this beer with my homebrew club members. Its nice when cold, but when it dips a little below fridge temp it gets a harshness that makes it really unpleasant.

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Photo of JNForsyth
3.37/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Scotchboy
3.39/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

22oz bomber split into pint glasses.

A: Dark, clear and beautiful mahogany with lots of foamy head and some lacing on the glass.

S: Plain amber nose; bready malt base, earthy notes but overall a low hop presence, hints of pine and nuts and Juniper. Big bready/slightly toasted malty nose.

T: A bit more dynamic, hints of nuttiness and dark toasted caramel, even some suggestions of chocolate as it warms. More faint notes of earthy hops and Juniper barriers.

MF: Medium body, clean and malty, low bitterness.

O: Pretty plain amber ale, really. This is my first offering from Odin and honestly I'm not in a hurry to try anything else.

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Odin's Gift from Odin Brewing Company
3.64 out of 5 based on 115 ratings.
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