Myrcenary Double IPA | Odell Brewing Company

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Myrcenary Double IPAMyrcenary Double IPA

Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company
Colorado, United States | website

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Named for Myrcene, a component of essential oils in the hop flower, Myrcenary Double IPA is our tribute to those who revere the illustrious hop, and their unyielding exploit to craft hop forward beers. Brewed with a blend of hops containing the highest levels of Myrcene, this double IPA prevails with a tropical fruit-like flavor, a pungent floral aroma, and a clean getaway.

70 IBUs

Added by Bitterbill on 02-18-2011

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Reviews: 568 | Ratings: 2,761
Photo of atkinsjeff
5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Absolutely exceptional beer. Worth the drive or plane flight out here. Highlight of the trip. Got this in a 10 oz glass from the Dark Horse Tavern on tap. So, so, so good. Nice and bitter and strong. Has a really strong, though drinkable flavor. Highly recommended.

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Photo of Tripel_Threat
4.33/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Light, glowing copper in color with several fingers of thick, fluffy head. Floral hop aroma, pine resin, with a touch of sweet honey. Taste is at turns floral, dank, and tropical, with honey biscuit maltyness. Light bitterness on the end. Solid and always worth a pour.

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Photo of ColoradoPhil
4.38/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This beer is righteous, and it has kick! It is a double IPA, and it tastes damn good! Maybe world class. I don't know, pass me another bottle. It is good stuff. Pliny the Elder is better. Stone drink by IPA is better. But not by much amigos, and amigas. Firestone Double IPA is in the range. Let's do a blind taste test with this Myrcenary D IPA vs the best beers in the world and it won't have anything to be ashamed of. Yum.

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Photo of Parmesan
4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L: Copper gold color with a nice white head and lots of lacing around the glass.

S: Floral and grassy with a toasted malt backbone and some pine.

T: lots of citrus and some tropical fruit followed by a Piney bitterness. Some hints of booze.

F: Heavier body with medium carbonation.

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Photo of Gambit23
4.21/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

excited to be in the southwest questing for a worthy IPA and this one fits the bill. Up there with some of the best doubles in the NE though there is a definite bite to this one that doesn't hide the abv

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Photo of Skopiks
4.72/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A damn good Double IPA with citrus and grape fruit flavor profile. Definitely a good beer to end the night with. Drank this at WoB (World of Beer). 4.75/5 would drink again.

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Photo of akolb
4.39/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Has a big aroma of fruits, citrus, pine, earth. Fruit really comes through in the taste, also pine, honey, grapefruit. Finishes bitter. Some caramel malt balances things out. Also some alcohol. A wonderful double IPA, dangerously drinkable yet incredibly flavorful.

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Photo of jzlyo
4.03/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Aroma is pine, hop resin/oil and spices. The flavor is citrus, grapefruit, light tropical fruit, hop resin/oil/definitely a medium oily feel, malts, mild honey/syrup and a mix of bitter, fruit and warming alcohol in the finish.

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Photo of HipCzech
4.21/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Serving: 12 oz bottle (stamped "5/5/16") poured into an IPA glass.

Appearance: Clear, pale gold with a lush head of billowing white foam. A lattice of white lace clings to the glass and cap of foam keeps up through the last sip.

Smell: Citrus rind, pine, slight dank and tobacco.

Taste: A wave a juicy hops - tropical fruit, grapefruit, pine resin - dominates the flavor, with a core of caramel malt and herbal bitter finish rounding things out.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with some oiliness lending a fuller feel. Moderate but finely textured carbonation with a hint of alcoholic warmth.

Overall: Terrific hop flavors in a full and balanced DIPA.

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Photo of AdamAlway
4.45/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Hazy golden orange. Very light and wispy head that was almost nonexistent, even with a pretty aggressive pour. Not surprisingly, there is very little retention except for little clumps of film in the center and a small ring around the edges.

S: Lots of hops and pine. There is also a dash of sweet grapefruit and citrus fruits and honey.

T: Follows the smell regarding the hops and pine. Medium bitterness throughout that I found to be very nice and it doesn't dominant the aftertaste. There is definitely honey as well, but not nearly as sweet as in the smell. There is just the smallest hint of citrus, but like the honey, it isn't sweet. The first signs of the alcohol comes through at the end to round out the experience.

F: Medium body with a good amount carbonation. Exactly what I'd want with the higher ABV. The feel really makes this beer drinkable and I could really see a few of them kicking you in the teeth before you know it.

O: I can't believe it took me so long to try this, especially with how accessible it is for me. Great hop dominated IPA without the overbearing bitterness. I liked the real subtle addition of honey and citrus. Definitely will be a go to beer as the weather warms.

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Photo of FBarber
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a crisp bubbly amber with a nice tan head. Head dissipates over time, but leaves a sticky lacy along the top.

Smell is a burst of tropical fruits and floral notes with underlying notes of alcohol. Taste had tropical notes with some noticeable hops, but not overly bitter. Bit of a pine and resin finish with some slight bitterness of the hops coming through. Really very nice balance to the flavors.

Feel is pretty smooth, decent carbonation with a nice medium feel to the beer. As for the ABV - I still have a hard time believing this beer is a 9%+ it hides it so well.

Overall, a really good double IPA - does a nice job of balancing the flavors and hiding the ABV. Top notch.

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Photo of brewskifan55
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a taster glass.

A: Opaque golden with a thick one finger white head that dissipated quickly. Nice lacing.

S: Pineapple and honey dominate with some pine in the background.

T: So utterly drinkable. Floral and fruity with pineapple and honey from the nose. Light pine bitterness on the finish. The 9.3% sneaks up on you in a hurry.

M: Medium with medium thick carbonation.

O: This is my second favorite from Odell after their IPA. Could almost tie for taste. Recommended.

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Photo of DJChaseTheBase
4.82/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

WOW!! A very drinkable IPA to the point where that 9% can be dangerous. Bought a 4 pack out west and was taken away by the fruity hoppiness flavors. The wife couldn't even put it down and she usually dislikes IPAs. Strong beer and will be taking a few 4 packs home when I'm in Colorado later this month.

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Photo of acelin
4.09/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Dark golden copper, significant lacing and a medium white head

S: Apple, pear, watermelon, pineapple, some honey in the back - also some alcohol coming in through the nose at the end

T: Some tropical fruits up front, followed quickly by some moderate alcohol, honey and hop bitterness, then ending with with some ripe apple and more hop bitterness

F: Wonderful smooth, slightly maple syrup like body, smooth carbonation, and some alcohol warmth.

Overall a decent DIPA.

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Photo of Extol
4.41/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - orange in color. Smell - hoppy and fruity. Nice. Taste - follows the nose, nice and smooth flavor. Overall - very nice beer glad I snagged it. Girlfriend said it smells fine and doesn't taste so bad. Says something.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pretty orange pour, off white head about 1/4" that gets destroyed pretty quick. One of the first hoppy beers with a big tropical pineapple bouquet.

The pineapple smell also yields itself to a similar sweetness within the beer. Double Jack comparisons start here. Really one of the sweetest dipas I can think of. Its definitely enjoyable, but its not a light on its feet cracker dry malt super hopped kind of dipa. Its sweet and fruity. Its good. Covers the alcohol well.

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Photo of gmoneyproductions
4.58/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle enjoy by 1.6.16 poured into a pint glass
pours orange gold with a small white head
smell is complex pine and onion at first with hints of sour lemon and floral as well
taste is piney hoppy and strong with a sour finish
feels is carbonated and highly drinkable
great dipa would drink again

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Photo of NolaHopHead
4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle. Pours bright orange and clean with two finger head that leaves spotty lace. Fruity aroma, pineapple, sugary malt. Taste is fairly complex for a DIPA, solid malt backbone but light with big resiny pine and floral hop bitterness. There's sort of an underlying tartness in there as well. Finishes very clean with a little booze burn sneaking out at the end. Mouthfeel is on the thin side, but slick. Overall a big tasty well balanced DIPA, would drink again for sure.

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Photo of JL0
3.9/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A very fruity ipa. Just a 22 year old novice, but I felt the beer neglected some hops and put to much emphasis on the tropical fruit. tasted like a Fruity Pale ale

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Photo of Spacedog666
4.62/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Look: Cloudy carmel color. Not much head retention and not much in the way of lacing. A very light IIPA.
Smell: Fruity and hoppy. Super complex, pine-y resin. Citrus. Hops. Clean. Good. No, great.
Taste: Surprisingly light for a double IPA. Fruity, resiny, hoppy. Much like the smell.
Feel: Smooth. Very medium carbonation. Easy to drink, especially for an IIPA.
Overall: A great beer. It definitely deserves the ratings. Would drink again.

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Photo of mr-jj
4.02/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From 9/5/15. Poured into an IPA glass from a 12 oz. bottle from snaotheus.

Color is light gold, a little hazy, with a large bubbly white head. Dissipates pretty quickly with minimal lacing. Smell is tropical and floral. Flavor is tropical with a bit of citrus and resins to balance some moderate malt sweetness. Mouthfeel is medium with moderate to high carbonation Finish is bitter and crisp. A very nice beer!

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Photo of maximum12
4.15/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

How have I never rated this beer? Since I grabbed a bomber of Myrcenario in Colorado, time to do a side-by-side. 12 oz. bottle dated 10/9/15. I don’t know what that means.

The pour is clear & gold. Smells almost like a damp hop brew, citrus & pineapple, with a fair amount of sweetness. Nice beginning.

Myrcenary is an interesting song from the Mission U.K. if your tastes run to overwrought European rock (though they spell it wrong on the album). Bright citrus mingles with honey-like malts up front, with only a low dose of bitterness sliding in behind. Oranges, tropical fruit cups, lovely belches, with a tangy finish. So easy to drink. Much sharper than the barrel version, but simultaneously smooth & resiny. I could drink this anytime.

Strongly reminiscent of Hopslam, this is a IIPA that doesn’t need that searing bitterness that I love, but succeeds with a combo of low bitterness & tastiness. Unique & excellent. I’ve forgotten how much I like this, & will be seeking it out more in the future.

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Photo of Shaler_Tate
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I really liked this beer. It wasn't as bitter as most DIPAs and was really well balanced. There was a little residual sweetness that was very enjoyable while still holding onto the typical IPA characteristics.

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Photo of stephens101
4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Itching to try this one, so it was the first beer I grabbed upon arrival in Colorado.

Bright orange with a cream colored froth. Smells of light, ripened fruits, malt and leafy hops. A big swell of light fruits is enveloped with prominent citrus and a forceful bitter bite on the back end. A kiss of lemon is added in as well. Medium in body with a creamy filling and crispy finish. One of the most balanced and flavorful DIPA's I've tried.

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Photo of AllDayIPA23
4.26/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a bottle of this while in Wichita, KS for business.

Very well-rounded IIPA.

Somewhat cloudly, vibrant gold color. 2 finger head that lingers.

Smells like citrus fruit. Hops are present. Lots of resin m

Great taste. Lots of citrus, with a strong combination of malt. Plenty of hoppiness throughout.

Very drinkable for a IIPA. Exceptionally smooth, creaminess. Medium carbonation.

I really enjoyed this beer, and wish I had gotten more. Will be seeking out on future trips.

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Myrcenary Double IPA from Odell Brewing Company
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