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Odell IPA | Odell Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
odells.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:
#662
Reviews:
740
Ratings:
3,111
pDev:
9.6%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
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More Odell beers from the Missouri trip to try; up next is the IPA. Cheers.

The best-by date is a month from now: “6/7/13A.”

A: Deep copper color with an incredibly sudsy head; lines of lacing all the way around.

S: Grassy, piney hops with a grapefruit, orange, and floral tones – a bit leafy, like raw hops. Light caramel and vanilla with tones of biscuity, toasted malt.

T: A resinous hoppiness from start to finish, tastes of pine and oily citrus in force. Grass, ginger, and a sweet, crisp mango taste complicate the hop flavor, building a complex character of bitter-sweetness. Hints of oat and sweet malt swell to a mild finish.

M: Moderate body, though with a carbonation that’s light enough to accentuate a slicker texture. Quite drinkable, though.

O: A run-of-the-mill IPA with a few streaks of greatness. I’d really like to try it when it’s less than a month old (though that’s true for most beer), but as of now, it’s pretty tasty.

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Another top shelf offering Odell! Just what are those guys doing over there in Colorado. This is my second eye opener from them. This IPA has a character that can be sharply distinguished from others. It had the sharp accent of a particular resinous flavor that I have mulled over for the last 20 minutes struggling to identify it. Unfortunately...I had only one bottle and it was gone before I could nail it.

At first I had wanted to say pumpkin rind but that wasn't it - so I'll have to settle on pine cone resin - in my fading afterglow until I buy a six pack.

A = Hazy amber
S = Herbal, pine
T = Sharply resinous...I'm favoring towards describing it as woody pine cone
M = Perfect IPA mouthfeel

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Odell IPA from Odell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.27 out of 5 with 3,111 ratings
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