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:
743
For Trade:
13
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Photo of facundoCNB
3.98/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

a clean golden pour with 2 fingers of off white foamy head leaving behind great amounts of lacing. excellent head retention. aromas of cascade hops (pine, grapefruit), simcoe (cat pee) and a blend of caramel malts play a wonderful combination on the nostrils. a somewhat herbal hoppy flavor hits the palate immediately, followed by the sweetness of the malt, then some citrusy grapefruit and pine are revealed, and a lingering bitterness ensues. the mouthfeel is a bit soft on this one - feels a tad bit watery and creamy on the back end,but like a medium body beer on the front end of the palate - good amount of carbonation.

this is a pretty solid ipa. i've had better from them, but as far as a year-round single ipa, this is solid.

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Photo of CharlesStenner
3.98/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Bobikel
3.98/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance - This golden-copper colored IPA has a thick creamy head that receds very slowly leaving big clumps of resiny goodness all around the glass.

Smell - Quite citrucy with a quiet malt backbone hiding in the background. Just a touch of bready yeastiness.

Taste - A bold sharp twang of hoppy bitterness slowly disolves into a malt roundness shortly after the swallow. That maltiness is quickly replaced with a mouth drying after hoppiness that begs for another sip. Piney, earthy, and grapefruit dominate the palate.

Mouthfeel - Light and creamy, with a full body that leaves the mouth clean.

Drinkability - This is quite a refresher, but at 7% it's sessionability is quite diminished. Nice to see a brewery that doesn't over do hops, and alchohol in an IPA. Although I love hop bombs, lets save those for DIPA, et al...

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Photo of OnryAndMean
3.99/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.99/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance : apricot colored body, 80% opaque. Head is two fingers, eggshell white, and leaves generous lacing as it recedes.

Aroma : grapefruit, pine, a little nectarine. Nice hoppy profile to be nosed. Very clean, spiced, fresh.

Taste : very fruity yet somewhat astringent at the same time. Tropical fruits - papaya, mango, with a bit of wet earth.

Mouthfeel : slick mouthfeel with creamy accents. Ends semi dry.

Overall : a fine representation of the style. Good stuff. Would have again if I was an ipa fan.

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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 allengarvin
3.99/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is a pale golden colored beer with a small but dense head. Aroma is pine-sappy, a little nutty. Very nice flavor: lots of bitterness up front, with a solid maltiness, and a big resinous hop flavor. With all the recent session IPAs, it's n ice to come back to a good solid strong one :). Body is a little thin, though, and it could use more carbonation. Very drinkable IPA.

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Photo of PlacementSix
3.99/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tiernan
4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of joemetric
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of DaftPatrick
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of Beaver13
4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle, best by 6/22/07. Pours a slightly hazy golden orange with a frothy dense white head that quickly goes to a thin film that leaves some lacing.

The aroma is piney hops with some melon and biscuity malts.

The flavor is sweet bready malts and some melon leading to a decent piney, peppery hop finish that lingers some in the aftertaste. The mouthfeel is is medium to full bodied with some slightly sharp carbonation and sticky hop resin.

Overall, an excellent showing by Odell. This is a well done IPA, not quite top tier, but still very enjoyable.

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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

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