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:
3,073
Reviews:
735
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
9.67%
 
 
Wants:
478
Gots:
747
For Trade:
13
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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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Photo of DavidST
4.02/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Epopt
4.31/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of McClinton
4.1/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a 12 oz bottle on March 19, 2017.

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Photo of tgf17
4.3/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of snowmageddon
4.41/5  rDev +4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: outrageous fluffy, frothy head that does not quit. Great lacing. Light golden amber hue to the liquid.
S: pine, grapefruit. I didn't get the huge aromas other people described, but maybe my nose is having an off day.
T: assertive hops, nice dose of caramel through to a medium-dry finish.
M: medium body, a degree of prickly carbonation
O: Really nice beer. Aesthetically, it is the best looking pour I've had in awhile. glad I got to try it.

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Photo of larryarms847
4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark ambery red, looks more reminiscent of an amber ale, but has a nice plump crown of slight off-white foam.

Nice bready, toasty, and caramelly malt undertones provide a nice addition to the mainly citrusy and piney hop character.

Pine, citrus, biscuits, and caramel dominate the flavor.

Light-medium bodied, medium carbonation, resinous, piney, dry finish.

Overall, not the best IPA out there, but it does the job.

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Photo of stephenlee
3.98/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DbbC
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dannycohen62
4.15/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gbvegeta
4.48/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The perfect level of hops to compliment a wonderfully tasty and rich beer. This is a damn fine beer.

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Photo of jmh21
4.06/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Odell IPA from Odell Brewing Company
4.24 out of 5 based on 3,073 ratings.
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