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Dr. Acula | Odell Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company
Colorado, United States | website

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Smarty_Pints on 06-01-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
66
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
40.15%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
8
For Trade:
0
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RB

Healthy 14oz pour at PreFunk .. Pours a bit muddy... very dark brown/black... nice off white head... decent lacing.

Nose is odd... oak planks dominate everything and leave behind dusty cocoa and little else.

Roasted malt is dry and a bit astringent up front.. the oak is heavy and allows only the imagination... malts really don't mesh that well IMO.. toward the finish some dry cocoa comes back with hints of vanilla from the oak.

Heavier body and definitely a sipper... An interesting brew, but a short pour would have been plenty.. I shared my big-boy pour with COOPMatt.

I see what the brewers were doing here... I respect it, but it just never gels for me.. That said, it is okay and everybody around me loves it.

3.5/3.5/3.75/3.75/3.75

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Draught served in a tulip.

Body is dark, dark brown. Head a medium tan that left minimal lacing.

Aroma - Coconut, mango with a hint of cocoa.

Taste - Coconut, mango. I hope you like mango.

Mouthfeel - Medium body, with a sweetness that coats the tongue and sticks. Definite alcohol presence.

Overall - A good, solid beer. I could not associate the name to anything but the color of black. Remind me to not order mango beer.

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Dr. Acula from Odell Brewing Company
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