Odell IPA | Odell Brewing Company

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Odell IPAOdell IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by rowew on 03-02-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,090
Reviews:
737
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
9.67%
 
 
Wants:
478
Gots:
756
For Trade:
13
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,090 |  Reviews: 737
Photo of dhofrenn
3.65/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BulletsNBeers
5/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Fantastic beer, and comes in a six pack! If you see this next to a four pack of overpriced Dog Fish Head, buy this! I hate the stingy bullshit of four packs!

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Photo of Isoruku
2.99/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Am absolutely mystified by the glowing reviews of this truly mediocre beer. While the look and feel are typical of a craft IPA, the actual taste sensation is a huge letdown, with none of the complexity and bouquet of something world-class - or even better than average. I'd like to see how this does in a blind tasting against, let's say, Two Hearted Ale or Sam Adams Rebel. Honestly, the glass of Odell IPA I am drinking as I write this is one-dimensional and boring - definitely not recommended.

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Photo of Thankin_Hank
3.49/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

From a 12 ounce bottle, best by 6/15/17, into a tumbler. Hazy color with sediment and carbonation. Very hoppy smelling. It doesn't taste quite a strong as the aroma might suggest. Drinks like an IPA pretty much. Creamy when chewed. Big gulps. I think this beer falls into the average column for me.

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Photo of Toynk
4.1/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of joshcmn
4.23/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SuomenAmerikkalainen
4.32/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Eddyfunt
4.26/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ConorGolden
3.5/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of golf_sierra
3.99/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Medium amber. Short lived head. Tiny particulates to haze the look
Floral aroma.
Taste is upfront hoppy. With nice citrus. A hint of malty sweetness, but definitely in the background.
A bit too thin.
Respectable IPA, but doesn't really stand out.

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Photo of fsilva1986
4.64/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of BeerLover99
4.1/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of williamphelps
4.94/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Lovely thick head that refuses to dissipate. Thick lacing. Aroma of lemon, sweet, tart lemon head candy, fresh aromatic delicate pine needles (not resiny). Palate of balanced pine, fresh forest, earth, lemon, lime, grapefruit, wheat bread, floral, roses, grassy, slight bitter grass. Pros insanely balanced, intense but not too dominant with one flavor, long finish, easy drinking, warming rich alcohol wreath. Cons cannot taste the 7% alcohol. 100/100.

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Photo of unclekeith
4.32/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DesertFox24
4.23/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fowdy
4.74/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This pours with very little head and not much lacing. Smell is fruity, citrus- mostly orange. Taste is just like it smells. Bitterness is spot-on! I love this brew. It's definitely my go-to IPA.

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Photo of sandman42
4.89/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Probably my favorite IPA of all time. Just a ridiculously smooth, tasty, hoppy, crisp, dope beer.

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Photo of corywalston
4.02/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 3

Photo of WickedBeer
4.58/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Casey_L
4.34/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Metalsnota
4.28/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BrentMcQuirk
4.87/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mattsucks
4.05/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SpdKilz
4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
3.94/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy orange body with fine streams of bubbles that give rise to a fluffy, semi-solid white head with great sticky lace. The nose offers both orange rind and orange flesh, which implies a bit of sweetness is coming. The malts know their place and stay well in the background. It's good, but could use more variety of hop characteristics, and it's plagued by the presence of a wet dog smell. The flavor is solid. The orange and a touch of grapefruit are yummy, there's a bit of spice at the end, and the bitterness is both quenching and sharp. It's like it doesn't even know how cool it is, but it does. Malt profile, again, stays subdued, but offers a bit of caramel malt and grain. The body is medium weight with fine carbonation, all in all refreshing and easy to drink.
This is a solid American IPA. Perfectly within the category, it doesn't go overboard with the hops but still puts them at the forefront. I guess you could say it's balanced. I'd like to see more varieties of those hoppy flavors, but when compared to what other breweries are trying to pass off as IPA's nowadays this was a refreshing return to good craftsmanship.

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Odell IPA from Odell Brewing Company
4.24 out of 5 based on 3,090 ratings.
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