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Mountain Standard Double Black IPA | Odell Brewing Company

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Mountain Standard Double Black IPAMountain Standard Double Black IPA
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4.21/5
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Mountain Standard Double Black IPAMountain Standard Double Black IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Mebuzzard on 11-04-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,126
Reviews:
252
Ratings:
862
pDev:
9.03%
Bros Score:
4.03
 
 
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143
Gots:
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Photo of andrewh995
4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark brown with a large tan head. Smells of chocolate, roasted malts, hops, and coffee. Tastes of sweet chocolate, roasted malts, slightly bitter hops, and cream. Medium-heavy creamy body with medium carbonation. Overall and incredible black IPA.

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Photo of sparx1100
3.84/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sethcroisant
4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of billydrinksbeer
3.72/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dreynolds1808
3.39/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Thankin_Hank
4.33/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours deep dark black with a small head. Fabulous hop aroma. Nice strong hop flavor with some slight sweetness I can’t quite put a finger on. Smooth with a lingering hop flavor. A very nice beer and I will be trying again very soon. On draft at Ron’s Corner Tavern.

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Photo of DrKarl
4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Pro_Magnon
4.19/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MonDak_Joe1953
3.98/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz can, 8.1% alcohol by volume.
Dark reddish brown color, with dense off white head, and moderate lacing.
Roasted malt and slightly sweet hop balanced for smell and taste. A bitter end to the taste profile.
Smooth drinker and enjoyable.

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Photo of mdwhitney
4.62/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Shafaegalo
4.47/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sparky44
4.17/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GarbageMan10
3.97/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Casey_L
4.31/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HopliteMpls612
4.38/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StJamesGate
4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

CAN
Ruby-brown with tower of sepia cream. 4
Bubble gum, root beer barrels, hint of blueberry and coffee candy. 4.25
Licorice, slight ash, and blackberries then oily pine sap, summer berry, mint, and resin hops. Long herbal linger. 4.25
Dead smooth, round, almost medium. 4.25

Unique! Sweet nose and a hop profile that’s all botanicals with none of the usual citrus or mango - maybe that’s the locally Colorado grown factor. Roast, too, skips the usual coffee/chocolate to skew either candy or charred. The whole thing adds up to be juicy yet clean and dangerously easy.

Top 5 BIPA. 4.25

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Photo of WDJersey
4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dcotom
4.6/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of princessbay710
4.98/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Surely black, with the color and lacing of this beer you can't help but be excited to see it poured out. The artwork of the can is mesmerizing for me as well with the moon/sun/stars over silver mountains thing going on. 8.10%, differing from its double.
Canned 3 months ago 2 days ago.
The smell is warm as hell, muted roasted notes carried by grassy hops which stands out more in its taste. A chalky light cocoa hits the sides of your tounge sensationally, leaving it's hops a flat grassy undertone. Slight hints of charcoal which gives it a nice Bar-B-Q hint.
This has made my list of favorites, I hope to see it get more reviews!

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Photo of HotDogBikeRide
4.29/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Leaving a review here for the normal "Mountain Standard Time Black IPA" instead of on the other listing which is technically a double IPA. This beer is only 8.1%, not 9.5%. Very surprised a brewery as big as Oddell hasn't surpassed 10 reviews on any beer they make or have made.

Cool artwork on the beer, King Crimson esque "Larks Tongues in Aspic" like.. (I had to).

The obvious distinction between the two closely related beers I've mentioned comes out already even though I haven't tried the double version. The smell is quite faint with just the slightest bit of roasted malts and some indistinct hops.

Look (besides the generous lasting had and beautiful lacing) is a dark brown, almost black IPA. Haha.

Taste is hop dominant but alludes to a porter. That is likely the malts doing their business, swept under the rug by a relatively bitter, piney/sour tone that mixes in strangely well with the roasted, salty cracker malts. Don't be fooled as this is still an IPA trying to look like a stout etc. Cheers!

I like it and look forward to giving the double IPA a shot, maybe more alcohol and malts is what this thing needs.

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Photo of oldvines
4.16/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FreshButterbeer
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of barter
4.01/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

The reboot with a lowered abv is excellent. Nicely hopped with solid roastiness that fits the style perfectly.

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Photo of Docrock
3.34/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.06/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Mountain Standard Double Black IPA from Odell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 862 ratings
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