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Odell DeConstruction Golden Ale | Odell Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
4.02/5
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275 Ratings
Odell DeConstruction Golden AleOdell DeConstruction Golden Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A Golden Ale created by blending the final recipe with its own barrel aged pilot beers fermented with wild yeasts. Each individual barrel contributes a unique flavor from the wood chosen and the cultures resident to achieve subtle complexities that develop(ed) over time. A beer which starts sweet, filling the mouth with fruit-like esters and a mild spiciness, changing to a tart and lingering flavor reminiscent of grapefruit living amidst an earthy, citrusy hop aroma. Define flavor for yourself in this constantly evolving liquid expression.

26 IBU

Added by mcallister on 08-04-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,917
Reviews:
94
Ratings:
275
pDev:
10.7%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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101
Gots:
46
Trade:
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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Corked and caged in a 750 mL heavy bottle. $14.99 The bottle is printed with a bunch of scribbles suggesting someone with really bad handwriting artfully blended this. The cork pops easily and loudly.

A: Pours with excessive foaming. Four fingers of khaki head form and swell up over the lip of the goblet before I can get a decent amount of beer out of the bottle. The head persists, with a fine layer of thick film atop layers of rocky, irregular bubbles. The beer is crystal-clear amber. After topping up, the color is cloudy apricot.

S: The Brett leads the lacto, with spicy phenols up front, and tangy vinegar behind. A slight citrus touches off a leathery, dry, oak-infused malt. A faint grassy, earthy hop lingers behind the stronger spices.

T: Whoa. It's hot and alcoholic, like you'd expect from a beer in the 'above 10% ABV' category. It's hoppy, but it's really hot and fusel-flavored. It's boozy and tangy and hard to drink.

M: Hot. It's very astringent and prickly on the front-top of the tongue and sticky in the back and beside the tongue. Mouth-wateringly vinegary.

D: Low.

Overall, not really a favorite oaked beer. It's going to be hard to finish this. May update later.

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Odell DeConstruction Golden Ale from Odell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 275 ratings
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