Runoff Red IPA | Odell Brewing Company

BA SCORE
90
outstanding
792 Ratings
Runoff Red IPARunoff Red IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by SuperWhite92 on 01-30-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
792
Reviews:
233
Avg:
4.04
pDev:
9.41%
 
 
Wants:
84
Gots:
158
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Travisnin
3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of davidhoff
3.25/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JAHMUR
3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of maltlikker
3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of mmulebarn
3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of zbooks
3.25/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dan75
3.27/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very malty ipa, not much of a hop aroma but very smooth and drinkable

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Photo of Boblemo
3.32/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Hellpop65
3.33/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bbkd3b
3.36/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Amber-as-can-be body really lights up the glass, but the main attraction here is the dark beige head. The color's perfect, and the foam leaves good amount of lacing sticking to the edges. Smell's fairly weak, though. Some lightly toasted scents, mostly. Has a caramel character, but most of the time, a surprisingly bitter amount of hops are present that covers up any other scent. Also has a scent like jazz apples.

Bitter taste on the tongue on the first few swings. The fairly light body bubbles well and gets even better as the brew warms. The grassy hops slowly pull back to reveal a sweet, bready flavor that's all-too-welcome. Heck, even a bit of alcohol seeps on to the tongue, which is surprising for a beet of this style. Finish is clean as can be, but leaves the gut quite warm.

Overall/notes - A good slow-drinking beer, if you ask me. I haven't had many ambers that have been this bitter, and while it's a nice change of pace, I'd prefer that amount of bitterness to stay in American Pales, myself. Not too bad on the whole shot.

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Photo of ZoomanCru
3.41/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Runoff Red – Red IPA (6.5%) - O'Dell Brewing Co. (Colorado)
☆☆☆

App: Deep raspberry pulp red with a slight inclination towards brown. Nice one and a half finger head that retains very well and leaves ample sticky lacing. Slightly hazy, but overall a good looking beer.

Smell: Nose is pretty much all hops with a sort of odd, petroleum like smell lurking in the background. Honestly a little weak on the nose.

Taste: Pretty straightforwardly hoppy and slightly bitter. Hops are earthy, slightly solvent, and a little bit piney. Small hints of biscuit and roasted malts in the background, but they never harmonize with the bitterness of the hops like a world-class IPA. Pleasant, lingering hops bitterness. Doesn't totally wreck your palate with acidity like some IPAs. Could possibly benefit from a little more Caramel malts. Flavors open a little with warming, but don't really evolve. Very sessionable, but not remarkable.

Mouth: Overall a little thin on the body side, carbonation is good and smooth.

Home tasting, 12oz bottle into Snifter. 1/4/14.

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Photo of S-Taylor
3.43/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RedDieselBrewing
3.43/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jjjeremy
3.45/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a chalice
Appearance-Brilliant deep amber,thin off white head
Smell-Intence sappy pine fragrance blended with sour citrus notes and hops on the finish
Taste-As it smells,sappy,piney,sour citrus.Actually a bit thin.Doesnt seem to have much else
Mouthfeel-Average. A bit better than average,slightly thick,decent mouthfeel
Overall-Glad I tried it,I am glad there is more from them than this also

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Photo of KShophead
3.48/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mkrass
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of aztraz
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of Blargimus
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of deweese
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of sweemzander
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of josephwa
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of Mattias
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of belgbeerdrinker
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Runoff Red IPA from Odell Brewing Company
4.04 out of 5 based on 792 ratings.
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