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:
3,071
Reviews:
734
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
9.67%
 
 
Wants:
478
Gots:
744
For Trade:
13
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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.94/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Thanks Brandon. This was poured into a becher pint glass. The appearance was a semi-hazy burnt golden amber color with a one finger sustaining white head. Bubbles roamed in and out of the head, but it still looked nice for the most part. Tired bubbly lacing clings to the glass nicely. The smell starts off with some sweet ruby red grapefruit pulp. Light citrusy-rind like bitterness runs into the blend. A little bit of pepper spice charms the underneath part of this. The taste was moderately bitter with a nice dry sweetness of the grapefruity hops lead into the aftertaste and cherish a dry citrusy sort of finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium in body with a decent sessionable feel to it. Carbonation feels good for an AIPA as a good amount of bitterness from the hops hits my tongue in a good appropriate harsh feel. Overall, nicely done AIPA that I know I would have again.

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Photo of d_harvey
4.36/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Really excellent and one of the stardard-bearers for craft American IPAs. Classic flavors of pine and citrus, with a little lingering sweetness on the finish. Medium amber with a thick, lasting head and great lacing. Well balanced and easy to drink a few back-to-back on a hot day. Falls into the "must-try" category for me.

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Photo of Redman414
3.97/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JeffGuilly
4.18/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ambruns1979
3.92/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of onlymurderers
4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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Odell IPA from Odell Brewing Company
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