Odell IPA | Odell Brewing Company

Odell IPAOdell IPA
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Odell IPAOdell IPA

Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

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

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3.96/5  rDev -7.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.07/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ClockworkOrange
4/5  rDev -6.3%
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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Photo of Arbitrator
4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
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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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BretSikkink
4.17/5  rDev -2.3%
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 -7.5%
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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4.23/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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

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5/5  rDev +17.1%

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3.97/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

poured 12oz bottle into snifter. Best by 4/27/19.

A - Darker hazy orange with a 2 finger white head. Nice retention and large blotches of lacing.

S - Pine and citrus hops, with some floral wisps. There is a pleasant, beautiful caramel maltiness that gives it an English touch.

T - Starts with some citrus, orange and grapefruit, then builds into a sweeter caramel malt backbone with some more floral hops. Finish is some orange and grapefruit bitterness.

M - Medium body, smooth, with well placed carbonation and oily.

O - As Odell puts it this is an English Style IPA with the big caramel backbone, but it has much more hoppiness. It is well done, enjoyable and easy to drink.

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Photo of rye726
4.3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Deep amber color with a tan head. Good retention throught the entire glass. Big hops but not much malt in the nose. The taste was a bit more complex. There are of course the hops, but also some nice caramel and fruity malts. The hops bite from start to finish. Body was a little light for me, but still crisp and smooth. A good drinker with some pop.

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5/5  rDev +17.1%

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

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4.49/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Odell IPA from Odell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 93% out of 100 with 3,102 ratings
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