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Odell IPA | Odell Brewing Company

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3,111 Ratings
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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:
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Added by rowew on 03-02-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#663
Reviews:
740
Ratings:
3,111
pDev:
9.6%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
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480
Gots:
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Ratings: 3,111 |  Reviews: 740
Photo of Curt3
4.31/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mdaniel723
3.75/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Better than most IPAs I've had

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Photo of KTCamm
4.36/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

June '17 - on draft. Pours rich copper, heavy white foam. Active bubbles. Floral malty nose. Fruity. Soft malt taste with a firm pine bitter back. Malty balance. Light peppery bitter trickled throughout throughout. Nicely carbonated. Subtle fruitiness. Really exquisite IPA. Outstanding.

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Photo of abrodsky
4.16/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gsteiny
4.63/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BFCarr
4.46/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jacobus79
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of akk14
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of csurowiec
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stucat
4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sethcroisant
4.31/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dsa7783
4.1/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Twelve ounce bottle copped from Uppercrust in Phoenix. Pours a copper ruddy hue with minimal frothing. Mellow aroma replete with hints of hops and citrus. Similar overall flavor profile.

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Photo of Gene-Colorado
4.08/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LAcraftbrewer
3.54/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Skordi13
4.88/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Honestly perfect. This is a perfect IPA. Nothing special or fancy, but there's nothing wrong with that. If this was the last beer I was allowed to drink, I'd be a lucky man. Very underappreciated probably because it doesn't have a sexy name. Sad!

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.94/5  rDev -7.7%
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 +2.1%
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 -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JeffGuilly
4.18/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ambruns1979
3.92/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of onlymurderers
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dhofrenn
3.65/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BulletsNBeers
5/5  rDev +17.1%
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 -30%
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 -18.3%
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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Odell IPA from Odell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.27 out of 5 with 3,111 ratings
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