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:
3,079
Reviews:
736
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
9.67%
 
 
Wants:
479
Gots:
749
For Trade:
13
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4.34/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.34/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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

Poured from a 12oz. brown bottle into my Russian River shaker "pint" glass. Appears a mildly cloudy, golden orange color with about a finger of off-white head that sticks around, leaving a nice lace on the glass. Smells of floral, lemony hops, piney hops and a touch of sweet caramel malt. Tastes of bitter citrus such as lemon and grapefruit, as well as some pineapple and sweet malts. Medium in both body and carbonation. I was fortunate enough to receive six bottles of this through various trades and I am not complaining.

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4.24/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Chilled bottle into a glass. An extra from antlerwrestler19. Thanks!

From notes.

A: Pours a burnt sunset orange, completely opaque. It is capped with a quickly-vanishing off-white head.

S: Great aroma of peach, pineapple, tangerine; completely unexpected. This hits my tropical fruit fetish pretty well. Mild malt nose that produces a general sweetness.

T: Toasted malt that is quickly overtaken by the tropical fruits in the nose, as well as a small weed-like pine needle flavor that emerges in the finish.

M: Medium-bodied with low-medium carbonation. It gives the beer a velvety feel.

O: This would be a great thing to have locally. Quite an excellent beer.

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4.17/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Golden-orange, sunset sort of coloring.

Head is orange-tinted, small-bubbled, tight, and tall.

Lacing is firm and sticky, and there's quite a lot.

Aroma is very fruity, not just citric but tropical. There's a resinous edge, but more grapefruit than pine. Apricot and mango.

Smooth and easy up front, quite herbal and a little sweet. And then the hops really hit hard - sort of the middle-back of the flavor. Two tons of grapefruit come crashing down, along with orange and lemon zest. Shit-ton of hops. Great.

Malts are pale and caramel; sort of a sports bra to keep the hops from bouncing out of control.

Alcohol is present with a little prick at the finish, but nothing damning about that. Just a fact.

Finish is otherwise quite bitter, a bit dry, but very tasty.

Moderately full in the mouth - not overly chewy, but not as thin as a brew with this much in the hops department could be. Nicely carbonated.

Heavy handed hops are quite delicious but not for everyone. Unbalanced for sure.

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3.95/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle courtesy of nonstick. Thanks Chris!
Poured into a Bruery tulip.

A - Pours a transparent pale golden color. Low white head with little staying power. Recedes to a micro layer and a thin white collar. Light lacing left on the glass.

S - Bright, fresh grapefruit and cut grass in the nose with a decent amount of pine blending in. Some very light bready malt in the background...mostly hops though. Very good smelling IPA.

T - A touch fruity, good grapefruit flavor, nice strong and sharp bitterness...maybe the slightest hint of alcohol. Pretty dry, not much residual sweetness at all. Good piney hop flavors mix in the middle.

M - Mouthfeel is bit on the thin side. Carbonation is rather high and definitely adds a bunch of prickly, mouth filling bubbles. Maybe a bit too much carbonation, but not a major distraction, just a personal preference. Less carbonation might bring out a bit more flavor too.

D - Pretty nice IPA...carbonation a bit high and consequently makes this beer rather filling. Flavors are really nice - plenty of hops - citrus/pine and just enough malt to add some balance. This could very easily be a go to everyday IPA if it were available in this area...oh well, maybe someday in the future.

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4.2/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Oxymoron for this. best by: 5/4/08 consumed on 2/7/08

This is a true pale golden amber color, big carbonation, one finger-deep, all-white head with plenty of sticky lacing after really good retention. Great look.

A nice herbal, grainy, wheatie but very fruity hop scent pops right out of the glass, fresh cascade-like hops, distinct pineapple tang and sweetness follows.

This is a rightous IPA flavor, very "wet hop" flavor with big fruitiness, especially pineapple and apricot, also herbal and wet-earth scented, a nice round mix of hop flavors here for sure. There's also a smooth, roastie malt that adds excellent balance. This one is like a perfect mix of IPA's...it's got the fruity-red berries and smooth buttery malt flavor's of a Harpoon IPA and the acidic pineapple edge of the Stone Ruination but toned down just a bit. slightly spicey on the way down.

Medium, crisp, clean, good bite but smooth finish. Just right.

A fine IPA here folks.

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Odell IPA from Odell Brewing Company
4.24 out of 5 based on 3,079 ratings.
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