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:
3,070
Reviews:
733
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
9.67%
 
 
Wants:
477
Gots:
744
For Trade:
13
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of TangoMike
4.63/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I went with an imperial pint glass on this one to give lots of head space and also for a tapered top to better hold onto the volatiles and aroma (a shaker glass doesn't do this and in my opinion is kind of a catch-all that isn't tailor made for anything).

The aroma was floral and citrus. Clean. Not overpowering. Just pleasant and right on the money.

It was gold in color with a white head that persisted quite well until I started drinking it. Thereafter it maintained a thin white head until I finished it. Good clarity and two or three columns of bubbles rising from the bottom of the glass. I observed thin lacing on the glass as I drank (fun to ponder--kind of like looking at clouds and thinking about what shapes they're making).

The first sip was all mouth-feel (carbonation was ample), but as I built up a finish in my mouth (and maybe as it warmed) the flavor emerged nicely. Citrusy hops take center stage, but having said that this is a well-balanced IPA in terms of its malt presence. There was a pleasant hops bitterness on the back of the tongue. The finish lingers and is very enjoyable even after the beer is gone.

This is a great example of an American IPA.

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Photo of kj8525
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of Syracuse12
4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of RandyPuckett
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of TooGood
4.66/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.31/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep burnt orange. Nice white head. Thick collar. Nice surface wisps.

Smell - Citrus and musty pine. A little perfumy. Toasty malt.

Taste - Orange citrus. Toasty malt. Caramel. Less intense hops. Lingering sweetness and a grassy bitterness.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied. Medium bitterness.

Overall - Kinda nondescript.

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

Odell IPA from Odell Brewing Company
4.24 out of 5 based on 3,070 ratings.
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