Hand Picked Pale Ale | Odell Brewing Company

BA SCORE
84
good
13 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
odells.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by GilGarp on 10-07-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
13
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
10.57%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 13 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by dillon_1005:
Photo of dillon_1005
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

More User Reviews:
Photo of GilGarp
4.15/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I enjoyed this one at the brewery today. As advertised, an all Colorado hop beer with some even coming from employees' back yards! The info card says that the hops were used within days of being picked so I take that to mean it's probably a wet hop beer.

It has a hazy golden orange color with thick creamy white head.

Aroma is nice and hoppy, somewhat grassy, not overly powerful.

Flavor is very good, hoppy but with good balance. It has a fresh, almost resiny character. Cascade, nugget, Red Vine, and chinook hops were all used in this beer.

Mouthfeel is very creamy and smooth. This may be the only American pale ale I've had on nitro and it really works well. It's just too bad that I can't take a growler home because this is a great pale ale.

 762 characters

Photo of BKotch
4.15/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Elicoleman
3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of aaronyoung01
3.65/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nmann08
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of cjohns73
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Texasfan549
4.09/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of stevoj
3.26/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

On tap at Albertsons. Hazy orange amber pour topped with a small creamy head. Mild musty citrus aroma, like tangerines. Taste is equal mix of hops and malt, velvety mouth feel, soft finish. More golden ale than APA.

 215 characters

Photo of Gagnonsux
3.53/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MarkyMOD
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Hand Picked Pale Ale from Odell Brewing Company
3.69 out of 5 based on 13 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • BeerAdvocate Microbrew Invitational

    Join us June 2-3, 2017 in Boston, Mass. for beer, cider, mead, kombucha and sake from over 70 small producers.

    Learn More
  • Subscribe to BeerAdvocate Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.

    Subscribe