Myrcenary Double IPA | Odell Brewing Company

2,879 Ratings
Myrcenary Double IPAMyrcenary Double IPA

Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

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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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of mcrow24
4.39/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: This double IPA is a nice golden color when poured into a glass. The head is white, foamy and about a finger tip thick. The beer is slightly cloudy.

Smell: There is a clear floral/fruity smell to the beer that is pleasing to the nose. The floral scent is increased with beer in mouth and makes for a sense tickling drink.

Taste: The beer smacks you with a fruity, orange like flavor right out of the shoot. Holding it in your mouth reveals a strong bitter punch and lasting dry finish. The orange peel flavor lingers long afterward. The bitterness and fruity flavors balance well to give you a beer that is an impressive attack on your senses.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, maybe a little more creamy than watery. Overall well balanced feel in the mouth with a dry finish. Very good.

Overall: This beer is among my favorites and maybe the best double IPA I've had. Myrcenary will definitely be in my regular rotation.

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Tilley4
4.41/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Man, I love the balance to this beer... a buddy went to Missouri recently and picked up some of this for me...

The beer isn't exactly what I was expecting... I was guessing an overwhelming citrusy-based hop assault and what I got was even better.... a perfectly balanced DIPA... The malts are big enough to carry the bitterness of the hops along and make this one enjoyable beer... an earlier review mentioned a peachiness to the hops and that's hitting the nail on the head... Sweet but not overly so... Hops produce more of a taste than a bitterness which I find rather refreshing as well...

This one is a winner in my book... A refreshing change of pace from some of the triple hopped monsters out there...

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4.36/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle into Duvel tulip. Big thanks to BA morningthief for picking this up for me in Colorado.

Appearance: Free pour yields a 1.5 inch frothy white head that sticks around. Pours translucent orange and leaves webs of lacing.

Smell: Wow. If peach were a citrus fruit, it would smell like this. A little bit of soapy and pungent highlights. Not much to say about it other than it's big and perfect.

Taste: Surprising amount of crystal malt sweetness up front, giving way to peachy hops and a late-blooming bitterness before a very dry finish. What an interesting beer. The East Coast IPA flavors are lined with sharp flavors of orange. The heavy crystal malt and high alcohol give a burnt sugar flavor just before the almost excessively IBU-bitter finish. Orange aftertaste lingers impossibly long.

The brash IBU assault, while going along with the name, *almost* seems out of place with these soft and sweet flavors, but I'm liking it. Definitely like how it dries out in the end. This beer is like all the ones I've had from Odell; lots of care, lots of thought, well-executed, multidimensional flavor.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, maybe a little thick and creamy rather than juicy. The bottom drops out through the finish, which is extremely dry (augmented by the high bitterness). Really good.

Overall: BA forum buzz had me thinking this was some kind of citrus-only, dried out, fully-West Coast style hop bomb. It's not... it's more like an old school East Coast IPA, but very very fresh. Tons of citrusy hop aroma, a little bit of dank, and lots of layers in the flavor. That healthy dose of sugar flavor that so often ruins big DIPAs (e.g. Southern Tier Unearthly) is present here, but the bitterness and dryness just whip the shit out of it until you can't complain about the beer being too sweet. Extra points for the aroma being some kind of fruit that I wish really existed.

If Odell distributed to my area, they would get a lot of my money.

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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

A: Hazy golden body with white head, good lace and head retention.
S: Citrus, floral and malt aromas make for a balanced nose.
T: The nose leads to a well-balanced blending of flavors from the caramel, toffee malt backbone and moderate hop profile.
M: Clean dry finish. Balanced.
O: Quite good and tasty.

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of facundoCNB
4.15/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A3.75 a golden clean pour with barely any head.
S4.25 west coast soapy/pine hops, honey like scent.
T4.25 very hop forward but not in a bad way. Lots of pine and grapefruit, bready backbone.
M4 medium body, moderate carbonation, sticky feel with nice amounts of lacing
O4 a solid dipa. Great in flavor and smell, but was shocke at the lack of head. Nice spicyness from the hops pair perfectly with these wings.

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.85/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- Outstanding. Dark hue for a DIPA. Thin lacing medium legs with little remaining head. Color could pass as a golden sour.

S- Crazy malty. Shit, this is one of those malty DIPAs. Some people love them, some don't so much. I don't really like DIPA's. Pine, and a lot of malt.

T- Yup, tastes like 1/3 the strength of a 120 min. Crazy malty DIPA.

M- Pretty standard, maybe a bit better M than the norm.

O- I am a shitty person to rate DIPA's, but I try (as you shake your head yes then no). I am just not into malty DIPA's. I need citrus

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of TheFizzinator
3.94/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Myrcenary pours a deep copper/red that looks absolutely delicious. Earthy floral smell with some of that cattiness too. Some like it but I find that an undesirable byproduct of some kinds of hops. Taste much the same as the nose but has a caramel sweetness to it. Can really taste the malt backing, it's quite good. Hops take the background to a very well balanced sweet malt experience. Mouthfeel is that of the beer itself, very balanced. Medium bodied with a creamy mouthfeel. Not too dry either which I like.

Not tremendously complex, but a very balanced enjoyable DIPA that focuses on the malt as well as the hops.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Myrcenary Double IPA from Odell Brewing Company
4.26 out of 5 based on 2,879 ratings.
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