5 Barrel Pale Ale | Odell Brewing Company

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5 Barrel Pale Ale5 Barrel Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The distinctive hop character of our 5 Barrel Pale Ale is due to the extraction of essential oils from select hops. We treat 5 Barrel Pale Ale to an infusion of fresh whole hop flowers in the Hop Back and the Fermentor, as well as four hop additions during the kettle boil. We like how this gives the beer a fresh, lively flavor and aroma.

Added by Todd on 03-09-2005

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

BB 3/20/12

A- Pours a amber/orange body with white/light cream head. A thin cap stays throughout the beer. Good lacing.

S- Bready, biscuit, earthy hops. Very reminiscent of summit EPA

T- Starts out with bready and biscuity notes with a solid hopiness/cirtus notes shining through. The finish ends up slightly dry with nice hop dryness.

M- I like the med-high carbonation. Great finish.

O- Overally, excellent session beer. This reminds me so much of Summit EPA. It's a great craft beer that is extremely drinkable. Will I buy it again? I'll stick to the local guy (Summit EPA) but if I lived near Colorado, this would be my go to session brew. Well done Odell.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A friend brought me a few beers for Colorado and this was among them.

A: Pours a dark straw color with a nice head and great lacing.
S: lot's of hops in the nose but not overwhelming.
T: Wow, very good lots of hops in a full profile
M: crisp and refreshing as should be in the style.
D: Very drinkable, if it was available locally it could be one to buy.

Per the label this is produced on there pilot 5 barrel system not the large one. With a very aggressive hoping schedule.

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5 Barrel Pale Ale from Odell Brewing Company
3.79 out of 5 based on 881 ratings.
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