Sippin’ Pretty
Odell Brewing Company

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Style:
Sour - Fruited Kettle Sour
Ranked #554
ABV:
4.5%
Score:
84
Ranked #38,917
Avg:
3.7 | pDev: 11.62%
Reviews:
44
Ratings:
143
From:
Odell Brewing Company
 
Colorado, United States
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Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  2
Gots
  21
SCORE
84
Good
Sippin’ PrettySippin’ Pretty
Notes: Loaded with our unique blend of açai, guava, and elderberry, and balanced with a delicate addition of Himalayan pink sea salt, this beer pops with a bright ruby color and a refreshing tart finish.
Reviews: 44 | Ratings: 143 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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yanlikesipa

2.46/5  rDev -33.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

The smell was very funky, in a bad way. I love most strong sours and brew my own kombucha so I'm used to sour things. This tastes like a weak sour and the elderflower comes through over the other flavors. I found this to be very similar to the Sierra Nevada Wild Little Thing, a mainstream craft brewery's attempt at a fruit-forward sour.

Jul 03, 2021
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BalancingBrooms from Illinois

3.42/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

cloudy murky pink with a quickly dissipating off white head. Smells like musty berries with slight salty tang. Taste follows the nose, lighter berries, with lactic acidity, and slight saltiness. Light body. Ok fruit sour

Dec 27, 2020
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KTCamm from New Jersey

3.54/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

10/10/20...pours pink infused amber w/ fast fizzy white foam that settles out fully. Tart sour nose. Salty. Tropic lurking beneath. Fruit forward flavor, modest melons. Touch of salt n sours, but slick, and sticks throughout. Clean finish.

Dec 06, 2020
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barneyrubble from Colorado

3.37/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 16oz can a huge 3F white foam head is formed with big swiss cheese holes. A subsequent swirl takes it all away as the head vanishes leaving very loose lace. Color is muddled dark pink that is hazy and 90% opaque.

Nose is fruity, sour, and yeasty. Some raspberry notes and salty air emerge from the main yeast vibe.

Wow, this is really different on the palate for me. A big hit of watery, tangy, unsweet raspberry and some sulfur dominate the taste buds. I am getting a French bread crust note along with some black pepper with the yeast. the berry note is there as well and the finish is dry overall with no hop notes, bitterness, or sweetness.

Mouthfeel is medium and slightly slick but clean. Carbonation is soft with fine bubbles and comes off as Champaign like with a thickish dry finish.

Overall not my favorite for sure. I would prefer to drink a sparkling wine rather than this. But I can see how some may enjoy it. It is not offensive but is a big curveball from most other beers. I suppose there is a reason that sours and wild ales have taken off. I am just not on board....yet.

Nov 17, 2020
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Scotchboy from Idaho

3.59/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz can poured into a nonic.

A: Cloudy reddish purple with an off-white head and minimal lacing.

S: Mellow fruity tartness with tropical notes, guava and açaí berry, citrus rind, slight sea-saltiness.

T & MF: Again, mellow and smooth but easy drinking with a light tartness and ghostly saltiness. Fruity, tropical, rindy, and slightly sour.

O: The flavors don’t pop on this one like I hoped but as a mellow low ABV sour it’s decent.

Oct 12, 2020
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Parmesan from Colorado

3.96/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L:. Pours a hazy dull pink with a small white head and some fingers of lacing on the glass.

S:. Fresh gauva and berries, mixed with a hint of hops and wheat, a bit of tartness.

T:. Lots of guava hit the pallette, along with other berries and tart fruit, a hint of wheat.

F:. Smooth and light and easy drinking.

O:. This is a very interesting sour and quote enjoyable.

Oct 04, 2020
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RyanK252 from California

3.95/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Can poured into a Mountain Rambler Brewery pint glass

A: Pours slightly hazy pinkish amber with a frothy head that quickly settles to a thin layer and leaves a little spotty lacing.

S: Unique fruity berry mix, subtle underlying herbal, earthy, and floral notes, a little wheat, and crackery malt.

T: Pleasantly tart, floral, very unique fruity combo, guava stands out, I doubt I'll be able to specifically say I taste acai or elderberry, but there are definitely flavors of blackberry and blueberry, as well as a hint of tart cherry, apricot, strawberry, and grape, subtle earthiness, grassy, and herbal notes, a touch of wheat, biscuity malt, and a hint of salt.

M: A bit on the lighter side of medium body, slightly lively carbonation.

O: I applaud their willingness to try out a mix of flavors I probably never would have dreamed of. They all come together quite nicely, making this one rater fun to try. The only thing holding me back from scoring it a little higher is I'm not sure I can see myself ever really craving it or picking it out of a field of options, although I'd happily recommend it to others looking for something unique to try.

Aug 29, 2020
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dfillius from Iowa

4.57/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Super approachable, nicely fruity and tart, but with a creamy finish that is really appreciated since I’ve had one too many acetic acid bombs lately. Glad to find another widely distributed fruited sour that I really dig.

Aug 15, 2020
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fedt from Arizona

4.14/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz can, 4.5%
A: Like ruby red grapefruit, decent amount of white head, pretty hazy, mostly opaque
S: Funky sour fruit, musty, almost citrus-like sour
T: Grapefruit and berries, spices like juniper and bitter herbs, sweetness underlying all that. Tart finish.
M: Medium almost creamy body. Decent carbonation.
O: It's not too sour. It's like eating berries. This beer does a pretty good job if fruity sour is what you're looking for.

Aug 09, 2020
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barnzy78 from Illinois

3.71/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz can
date stamped 11/08/20
L: hazy pink body with a whote head with pinkish hues
S: tart, berry, guava, pink lemonade
T: tart & tangy; berry, gauva, grapefruit, lemonade, acai, salt
F: medium body, tangy and tingly on the tongue, moderate carbonation, sour, tart, and salty finish
O: I really like it's unique fruit additions

Jul 08, 2020
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lordofthewiens from New Mexico

3.36/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Rose-colored with a small white head that disappears quickly.
Not much aroma. Faint strawberry.
Not much taste. Strawberry, slightly tart.
Tart mouthfeel, but very timid.
Part of a 12 pack. Definitely not my favorite.

Jun 29, 2020
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AdmiralOzone from Minnesota

3.35/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Purchased as part of a mixed 12 pack. Pours a hazy/murky light rose with a thin white cap. Aroma is strawberry and guava. Flavor follows the nose with a tart finish. Feel is light bodied with good carbonation. Overall, while I'm not a fan of the style it is refreshing and not over the top sour/tart.

Jun 26, 2020
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RPBeerdude from Colorado

3.03/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Can poured into pint glass. Date stamp 11/24/20. Drank on 6/18/20. My first venture into this Wild Ale style of beer, purchased as part of ODell variety pack. I think this may be an acquired taste, not even sure how to rate it. Light, notes of strawberry with a tart finish. Well carbonated. Could see it as a refreshing summer ale. It’s an interesting change of pace.

Jun 18, 2020
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Jugs_McGhee from Oklahoma

3.4/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Initial gut reaction to my first 12 fl oz can:

I think I taste some butyric acid, but otherwise it's a nice sour ale with well utilized salt flavour.

B- / WORTHY

Jun 05, 2020
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firesidewithphil from Illinois

3.67/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Sippin' Pretty is a beautiful cloudy pink summer brew. It is slightly sour but not overwhelming. The pink Himalayan salt really balanced the sweet and sour guava base.

IG: @firesidewithphil

May 31, 2020
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BeerBobber from Nevada

3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pour is an unusual hazy rose color. Lazy ascending bubbles along the side. Just over a finger of white crackling head dropping into the beer. Had to bump up my number for some nice glass lacing.

Smell is a bit like musty berries that were left sitting out for just a bit to long. Maybe even damp dirty laundry? Not to cool on the smell, or my sniffer is broke.

Very tart on the tongue with this one. Almost like one of those sour/tart candies the kids like. Real hard to pick out a certain fruit over another. Lots of clashing. Definitely can find the guava. Okay now got some acai and I do get a hint of salt with that tartness. Seems extremely complex on the taste, kind of like a wheres Waldo thing.

Mouth feel is nice and light. The carbonation really bounces on the tongue almost giving it a sizzle. finish is very snappy and crisp with just a bit of that lingering sour tart in the back of the throat that slowly slides down. Like the mouth feel!

This one has some winners and some detractors. At first the pour seemed a bit odd but came to fit this unusual beer. The smell just don't do it for me. The taste seems so complex as I play with that lovely sweet/tart flavor I seem to be trying to pick through it to isolate what is coming through on my radar. The mouth feel is really fun and almost playful and really helps the beer play with that sweet/tart mix. My only real slight is that odd musty smell. Anyhow Cheers go out to ODell Brewing for a very interesting beer. If you like the style I would say you should try it!

Feb 28, 2020
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Mr_Rabbit from Utah

4.78/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

CHILLED GLASS MUG (;
Beautiful cloudy ruby pink steady thin white head LOOKS AMAZING
smell light and sour
BEAUTIFUL LABEL modern yet classic I love the design!
SO DAMN REFRESHING, the pink Himalayan salt was a great choice, so much GUAVA flavor at the end; Soft, sour, tart, fruity, Dry, good amount of carbonatiom and easy to drink; will be sharing with everyone. Wishing it was 5% abv.
I’ll be Sippin’ Pretty, ty!

Feb 22, 2020
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ZenAgnostic from Texas

2.78/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

12oz can poured into Duvel tulip. Smudged but possibly (03?)/03/20 stamped on bottom of can.

Appearance - Opaque, deep pink-ruby body with a thin white head with decent, fine lacing and slight-moderate stick. 4

Smell - Soft, sour rounded body with cardboard behind. 4.

Taste - Alocoholic. Cardboard that rounds out into some sweetness. Not actually getting much of the typical sense of sournesss. 2.25

Mouthfeel - Medium to heavy bodied. On the heavy side. Astringent enough to keep it fairly clean though. 2.25

Overall - Poorly balanced with no direction. Not entirely bad but a mess. 2.25

Nov 10, 2019
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mngermanshepherd from Minnesota

4.06/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a grapefruit colour with a thin foam ring, smell is like mashed berries. First taste is of guava and acai, finish is not as salty as some sours. Tart but not sour.

Nov 02, 2019
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eppCOS from Colorado

3.64/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L - Looks the part in its rosy-like murk and opacity. Good cling to the tulip, with lace, for a 4.5% beer.
S - Nice aroma of fruit, bruises and sour (as I like to call the whiff), a little yeast whiff
T - Falls off really quickly, barely a sour impression, no fruit to speak of, like a light smoothie with no taste really. Huh.
F - Decent carbonation, but drinks like a thick LaCroix seltzer.
O - Meh, have had better from Odell.

Oct 05, 2019
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Beaver13 from Colorado

3.05/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

12 oz can, dated 5/12/19. Pours hazy peachy pink with a medium fizzy light pink head that quickly goes to a light dusting that leaves a little lacing.

The aroma is floral fruit with some lactic sour.

The flavor is sweet wheat malt and fruit with a bit of a light sour tartness in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with low carbonation and pretty watery.

Overall, a decent light fruity sour.

Sep 19, 2019
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russpowell from Arkansas

3.19/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours an effervescent pink-ish amber with some floaties & a thumb of pinkish colored head.
Minimal head retention & lacing

S: Tart berries & guava late

T: Sweet cherry. slightly tart marionberry, dryness & guava up front. Tart guava, slightly sweet cherry & blueberry. Finishes with a little guava & berry sweetness

MF: Medium body, ever, so slight carbonation, becomes a little watery as it warms

Easy to to drink, but not pronounced enough in flavors or sourness to really recommend, reminds me of a kid's drink from a pouch almost

Sep 04, 2019
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wmscottsimpsonjr from Missouri

3.96/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Draft. Hazy, sort of mauvey pink red with shorter head. Nice aromas, tart with fruit candy, berry, sweet floral, citrus, backed by some grain. Kind of hard to pin down, but smells tasty. The grainy malt is the backbone of the flavor, with the fruit from the aroma serving as a moderately strong accent. Mildly tart, slightly sweet. Medium mouthfeel. Medium carbonation.

Sep 01, 2019
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Darkmagus82 from Texas

3.59/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from can into a pint glass
Appearance – The beer pours a lightly hazed pinkish colored brew with a one finger head of off white foam. The head fades rather fast to leave a light level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.
Smell – The aroma of the brew is strongest of a some sour cherry and apple smells as well as some grainy aromas. Along with those smells comes some berry and melon aromas and a hint of grass and yeast.
Taste – The taste begins with a light grainy taste that has a light sourness of a sour harvest fruits and some tart berries. Along with these flavors comes some sweeter berry fruit tastes that has some light cherry. Toward the end of the taste some yeast and a little more tartness of apple and sour lemon come to the tongue, leaving one with a fruity and lightly soured taste to linger on the tongue.
Mouthfeel – The body of the brew was light and crisp with a carbonation that is average. For the fruit and lighter sour tastes the feel was great and makes it a very easy drinking beer.
Overall – Just as the name would suggest, this is an easy sippin brew. Lightly soured, fruity, and crisp.

Aug 04, 2019
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mushroomcloud from Texas

4.2/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz can best by 10-13-19 (opened 7-4-19).
Opaque pink beer topped with a 1/4" off white pink tinged head. Retains as a thin cap, light lace.
Smells like fresh fruit, strawberries, guava, passion fruit, etc...really appealing nose, like a smoothie.
Same fruit flavors, fresh and ripe...lively and zesty with a tart/sour finish that feels like it is just as it should be.
Light to medium bodied with a zingy freshness, some acidity and fantastic fruit flavor.
Very nice, wasn't sure what to expect but I wasn't expecting something I liked this much.

Jul 04, 2019
Sippin’ Pretty from Odell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 84 out of 100 with 143 ratings