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5 Barrel Pale Ale | Odell Brewing Company

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

A - Copper with shades of red. A pillowy, bubbly, white head. Very little head retention and lacing. Head rebuilds quickly when you give it a swirl.

S - Nice balance of hops and malt. The hops have some bitterness and spice while the malt has a little bit of roasted sweetness and spice.

T - Bitterness prevails at first but malt takes over and dominates the finish. Good hop profile for a pale ale.

M - Smooth, easy to drink, and fits the style. Solid EPA.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A – Pours a nice rich hazy copper color, would pin this a little darker and danker though, hard to describe the color but it has a nice richness to it. Small off white head that leaves a good amount of lacing.

S – Earth notes, some sweet notes similar to a caramel or molasses, not much or a hop smelling coming through.

T – Similar to the smell, sweet malt on the front end and it’s like a blend of molasses and caramel but so inviting. A mild hop flavor that just heightens and this is enjoyed. This is very much of the malt forward English style Pale ale and I enjoyed it.

M – Good carbonation and a great balance on the thickness.

O – This was just a full flavored experience, great development from beginning to end. Every now and then I enjoy good malt forward English Style Pale ale, sure beats some of the alternatives coming out of England.

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5 Barrel Pale Ale from Odell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 891 ratings
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