Odell IPA | Odell Brewing Company

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by rowew on 03-02-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#697
Reviews:
746
Ratings:
3,141
pDev:
9.6%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
485
Gots:
799
Trade:
13
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Photo of mkh012
3.71/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mmmbeer89
3.85/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rypkr
3.76/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

No aroma. 3 months old so maybe it had a little more a few months back.

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Photo of grapeshops
3.44/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.83/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of superspak
4.13/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Got in a trade with The-Adjunct-Hippie. 12 ounce can into tulip glass, best before 3/20/2018. Pours slightly hazy/cloudy deep golden amber/light orange color with a 1-2 finger dense and rocky off white head with awesome retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Thick soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Fantastic appearance. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, lemon, peach, pineapple, apricot, mango, melon, citrus peel/rind, pepper, pine, toasted biscuit, light caramel, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of citrus/fruity/earthy hops and moderate bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, lemon, peach, pineapple, apricot, mango, melon, citrus peel/rind, pepper, pine, toasted biscuit, light caramel, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Light-moderate pine, citrus peel/rind, herbal, grassy, spicy bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, lemon, peach, pineapple, apricot, mango, melon, citrus peel/rind, pepper, pine, toasted biscuit, light caramel, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Awesome complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/earthy hops and moderate bready malt flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance, and zero lingering hop astringency after the finish. Light-moderate increasing dryness from bitterness. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately creamy/bready/grainy/sticky, and fairly resinous/rindy balanced mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol for 7%. Overall this is an awesome IPA! All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/earthy hops and moderate bready malt flavors; very smooth and easy to drink with the modestly bitter/resinous/drying finish, never aggressive. Old school IPA, classic C and Amarillo hops. Great mix of juicy, dank, and earthy hop complexity; nice bready Vienna malt backbone, with minimal residual sweetness. A really enjoyable offering, loved the hop profile.

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Photo of Peter_M_Morris
4.11/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Caleb_the
4.29/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I'm initially impressed with this beer.
Smells grassy, poured golden and the head was smooth, and quickly retreated to a soft foam. The taste is what gets me, it's a simple and beautiful IPA. Very wheatie and moderately hoppy, it's an easy drink. I could be fooled that this is 7% abv, as my senses tell me this is a lighter beer. This is an awesome choice for all drinkers! I think that sums it up; it's a really good IPA!

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Photo of Sevinup07
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Richie_C_Johnson
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scottvanbelois
4.4/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GreyGooseStout
3.93/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Afeo
4.41/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MedaryvilleEscapee
4.71/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is the IPA I return to time and time again. It's is so balanced with grapefruit, malt, and hops that it's hard to believe how smooth it is without coming across weak in flavor. No other IPA strikes this kind of balance. If you have it in your area, definitely check it out.

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Photo of Redzoneoffense15
4.15/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Drake89
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RaulMondesi
3.96/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best by 04/17/18 so take that for what is is.

Right out of the gates, this bad boy glows a golden gate orange hue. But after its first few gallops at full stride, Odell slows up around the curves like a date that says, “ummmm” when you ask her if she wants to go inside. Aroma and taste are a bit on the delicate side, but by all means are they not bad!

I’d say that Odell IPA is one that you can chill with when you are chillin’.

*had another visit with this lad and it sparkles brightly. Reminiscent of a Union Jack

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Photo of Sirnickatnite
4.53/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Arseel
4.31/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Lightly carved, mostly clear caramel color with fine-bubbled 1-finger head. Persistent lacing. Aroma is citrus with some floral lurking. Tastes of malt and pine. Mildly bitter, easy to like.

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Photo of DiggerDahl
4.03/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hank_hill
4.8/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BAHartman
3.54/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CC49
3.4/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Not sure why this scored so high. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not bad, but nothing that stands out in a market that’s saturated with great IPA’s. Of course, all of this is subjective. Worth trying but I wouldn’t go out of my way to buy again.

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Photo of riderwbd
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GenoMcCoy
4.44/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Odell IPA from Odell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.27 out of 5 with 3,141 ratings