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BA SCORE
3.85/5
Very Good
442 Ratings
Odell Double PilsnerOdell Double Pilsner
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Pilsner

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by russpowell on 06-23-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,942
Reviews:
180
Ratings:
442
pDev:
11.69%
Bros Score:
3.88
 
 
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36
Gots:
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 442 |  Reviews: 180
Photo of ralphw56
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of MN_Beerticker
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of FRANKLIN88
4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served on draft at Odell, in typical american pint.

Appearance: Great appearance, a deep gold color. Had about a inch of head on the beer. Very appealing.

Smell: Light note's of malt and very sharp on the nose. Typical lagered pil's smell.

Taste: Very crisp from the start and rich and complex taste to finish. Small note's of alcohol in the beer. Came in around 7.0% I believe.

Mouthfeel: This is a very dry beer, Very refreshing and made me want more after each sip.

Good beer all around

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Photo of KegsAndEggs
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of Ilafan
3.29/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had never heard of a double pilsner before this beer, so I was pretty curious. Hey, Odell makes quality stuff, so it was a safe order. I got it on draft, and the look was classic pilsner . . . Clear and golden. Like most pilsners, this one has a very faint , slightly cleaning fluid smell. The taste is light and crisp. But with the higher than average alcohol content, the taste also had a slightly bitter bite to it. Not an unpleasant beer. Just, guess, "meh."

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Photo of phishsihq
3.58/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed on draft, Double Pilsner pours a mostly clear, burnished golden color. The brew is capped by a thin, white head that is well retained and provides plenty of lace. Bready malt aromas meet a slight grassiness in a wonderful pilsner bouquet. Sweet bready malt flavors dominate the pallet before being reigned in by grassy and light citrus hop notes, a slight alcohol burn is also noticeable. This smooth brew is medium-high in body, and features a moderate level of carbonation. Make it a double!

Cheers!

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of FroggerMan
3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a clear golden color with a small head that leaves fairly good lacing. A lot of carbonation bubbles can be seen.

S: A breaded malt aroma is easily detectable while other aroma's are more difficult for me to identify.

T: It's full of flavor with the breaded malt upfront and then citrus hops in the finish. I can taste some lemon and grapefruit coming through with some spiciness as the beer warms.

M: I would say it has a medium level of carbonation with a creamy mouthfeel that is slightly sticky.

O: Overall this was another solid brew from Odell's. It's a full flavor beer while very drinkable at the same time. Although it lacked the wow factor that some of their other beers provide I would buy it again.

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Photo of JackieTH
4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Tap House in Apple Valley, MN.

Poured into a goblet, very inviting golden slightly hazy, glowing liquid with a white foam head that persisted and left rings of lace.

Lemon and floral elements framed in a background of earthy malt and grain.

Taste is lightly sweet on the tip of the tongue filling in with lemony-orange, flowery hop, set in balance against earthy, malty, cereal grain backbone.

Subtle but slightly warming ABV.

Firm, carbonated mouthfeel works well.

Finish is clean. Highly drinkable, frames all the right elements of a well crafted pilsner. Delicious on tap.

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Photo of HoistinBrews
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Icehalo
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of mactrail
3.15/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Seriously perfumey taste. Reminds me of drinking malt liquor at the laundromat. Love that fresh scent! Head dissipates but the mouthfeel is spritzy for that first sip or two. Then top it off again for maximum pleasure.

Not really bad, just an exercise in futility. Lovely owl graphics in a folksy Lithuanian style, for some reason. They should have called it Fresh Rat for Dinner Malt Liquor. Actually, there is some interesting malt flavor as it warms up. The perfumey nose has more spice. Makes me think of cardamom and nutmeg. Sharp and hot with alcohol.

I remember this as being better. From the 12 oz bottle that has been in my cool basement at least six months.

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Photo of stephens101
3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pale yellow in color with a flurry of bubbles and an almost pure white head that ends in a wild and sticky lace.

Clean aroma with straw and sugar prevalent.

Grain, fresh-cut grass, a vein of fruit, and a snappy hop bite to the tongue. This one is working brilliantly so far.

Has a medium body and goes down smooth at the edges with a soft core.

I haven't had a good double pils in a while, and this is the perfect beer to draw me back to the genius of this oft overlooked style.

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of DarthGuitarHero
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of kojevergas
2.69/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 fl oz brown glass bottle with standard pressure cap served into a conical Guinness pint glass in me gaff in low altitude Los Angeles, California. Reviewed live. Expectations are low; I've tried this before and recall not thinking much of it.

Served straight from the refrigerator. Side-poured with standard vigor as no carbonation issues are anticipated.

A: Pours a one finger head of beige colour, okay thickness, no real cream, and okay retention. Colour is a clear yellow. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show.

Sm: Straw, clean malt, bland barley, and a vague off-urine note. A mild strength aroma.

T: Straw, bland malts, and somewhat pathetic barley. Hardly full-bodied. Simple and bland. Boring. I don't much care for it. Meh.

Mf: Smooth, wet, a touch overcarbonated, and a bit too thick. Too heavy on the palate for the style.

Dr: An underwhelming double pilsner. One of Odell's worse offerings to be sure. I wouldn't get it again. Horribly simple.

Low C-

***
06.20.17 on-draught @ the Thirsty Lion in Denver, CO:

Too malty, almost evoking Graham cracker. Lacks the delicate harmony of flavour observed in the best (imperial) pilsners.

C / AVERAGE

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Odell Double Pilsner from Odell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 442 ratings
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