Wolf Picker | Odell Brewing Company

Wolf PickerWolf Picker
BA SCORE
3.93/5
146 Ratings
Wolf PickerWolf Picker
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
odells.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Wolf Picker is named in honor of our hop growing community and the harvesting rig they use. Each year, the brew is crafted with same malt base but with new and unique varieties of hops. Some of the varieties are so new, they’re not even named yet. Wolf Picker 2016 features the experimental HBC 438 and Cashmere hops. These two offer a complex and layered hop character that combine hints of coconut, papaya and mango with a mild herbal quality.

Added by LotsofLupulin on 01-15-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,361
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
146
pDev:
10.18%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
29
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 146 |  Reviews: 34
Photo of secondtooth
4.03/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Clean golden amber, with a lovely head of off-white suds. Slight but attractive loopy lace.

Aroma: Crisp tropical and citrus hops. Yum.

Taste: Really delicious citrus and tropical hops, with a definite fruitiness coming through loud and clear. Low on bitterness, but high on drinkability, this is a superb ale.

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Photo of bpkrippner
3.83/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Garvey
3.95/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jzlyo
4.47/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Aroma is pine, spices and a hard to pinpoint hint of big body, almost IIPA. The flavor is citrus, berry/slightly sweet hops, malts, rather large body for an APA, complex tropical fruit and a bitter/tart finish.

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Photo of Herky21
3.58/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NappyB
4.06/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.95/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eric_Booga_Boyles
4.78/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

AWESOME BEER! This is one of the best beers I have had to date. It has a surprising lighter color but drinks like a darker ale. This beer is great out of a chilled glass and I actually prefer it out of the pilsner glass. This is definitely worth a try and a great offering from O'Dell.

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Photo of stephensinner
3.71/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mojohawk21
3.54/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of akolb
3.88/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Herbal, floral, lemony aroma. Pleasant, not super strong. Some tropical fruit. Bitterness with some balance in the taste, also some citrus from the hops. Smooth carbonation, medium-light body. A tasty and refreshing pale ale. The taste and aroma are much more exciting than your average pale.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

not too sure what is so experimental about this? maybe the hops are something new? but if they are, its a pretty mild european type strain, and they havent dosed it very heavy at all. its a nice easy drinking springtime brew though, and i like it well enough, it just doesnt really say experiment to me at all. very light for a pale even, golden mostly, with a tall white head, looks almost belgian in the glass. it smells like a real clean simple cereal grain base with some spicy grassy hops, very saaz-esque in the nose to me with the faintest hint of lime zest as well. the flavor is equally tame on the hops, slightly herbal and green, but its not high alpha and its not oily and its not that distinct. its dry though and well carbonated, and with such a light grain base, its a pretty nice springtime session beer, although in a lot of ways its like a weaker loose leaf, which i think is already loosing steam in the market. wanting this to be a bit more interesting than it is, but its well made beer that should have wide appeal.

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Photo of Hopstout
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Wizcheekss
4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jimmygord
4.39/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of deereless
4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of vette2006c5r
3.51/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Wolf Picker pours a golden color with a big lacing head. There is a weaker, but floral aroma. Taste is light, but has a nice fresh floral flavor. Weaker body, and a bit watery. Overall, its good with the fresh hop flavor, but on the lighter and watery side.

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Photo of nstygles
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cherche
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jtk21351
4.16/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of denver10
4.36/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

2016 Version.

Pours clear golden with a frothy white head. Nice lacing left on sides. Aroma first smacks me with some fresh herbs from the local garden, that is then nicely paired with the sweet fruit aromatics of peaches, mangos and honeydew. Flavor follows suit with only a mild bitterness in the finish. A crisp, medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, awesome batch. Definitely the best Wolfpicker version I have tried.

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Photo of nuebs
3.44/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ASirahSyrah
3.97/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jpuetz
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sporting_KCBBQ
4.09/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Wolf Picker from Odell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 146 ratings
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