Odell Levity Amber Ale | Odell Brewing Company

BA SCORE
84
good
391 Ratings
Odell Levity Amber AleOdell Levity Amber Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 01-24-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
391
Reviews:
146
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
12.4%
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
60
For Trade:
1
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +28%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of bump8628
4.07/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Just good beer to be had here. Simple, yes, but damn good. On-tap at the brewery. Clean malty graininess to start with a nice crisp pop of spicy hop flavor. Mild bitterness but the finish is dry enough to keep this thing right in balance. A bit of sugar cookie, fruit, and pine emerge as it warms. Clean, drinkable, well-crafted.

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of JoEBoBpr
3.7/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Odell’s Levity Amber Ale

Poured into a pint glass from a 12oz bottle.

Pours a nice dark hazy golden color with some nice copper notes. There is a nice white head that recedes slowly leaving some nice sticky lacing.

Aroma is biscuity with some nice herbal hop notes. Some good notes of bitterness and malty sweetness intermingled throughout.

Taste starts off with some light herbal grassy hop notes and some nice bitterness that is intermingled with some good caramel laced malt notes. Nice and refreshing and straight forward. The nice caramel notes are mild and grainy with some nice toasty malt notes that blend well with the lighter but floral hops. Nice and crisp and refreshing with a good bitter finish.

Overall this is a nice and straight forward Amber. Nice and refreshing, light and accessible. A good gateway beer. Flavorful but not too intense. Good caramel malt notes with nice herbal hops.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of soju6
4.15/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a rich amber color with a creamy head that fades to lacing.

S: Mild aroma of roasted malt with some spice and herbs and a bit of sweetness.

T: Has a nice caramel taste up front with a nice bit of citrus. There is a nice bitterness and a clean finish.

F: Medium body, smooth and creamy, very well balanced.

O: Very easy drinker. Excellent take on an amber beer. Well worth checking out.

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4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

3/4 head with thin retention and nice lacing on a cloudy, crimson with golden hues body.

S: fruit, mostly a little red apple and fig.

T: apple and fig with a sweet caramel malt backbone. Earthy notes.

M: moderate carbonation and medium body with a mild oily feel. No off-putting aftertaste.

Overall a smooth very tastey amber which is different enough to set it apart from other ambers but still doesn't lose its identity as an amber ale.

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4.35/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Note: This review was a re-post from my former account, jmkratt, which was hacked and I lost all my reviews...sorry for the redundancy.

Poured from 12oz bottle to pint glass.

A - Light amber color with a 2 finger off white head with lacing that coats the glass.

S - A little cpied blended with a ton of toasted caramel malt aroma. Somewhat earthy and nutty, quite good.

T/M - The beer hits with a sweet caramel malt up front. The middle is filled with bitterness from the jops and a creamy mouthfeel. The beer finishes mild and smooth with a touch of carbonation with a hint of fruity notes.

D - The most drinkable amber I've had.

Overall this beer is very very good and deserves more recognition that the other highly touted Amber of Fort Collins. I'd prefer this to a Fat Tire any day of any week. Outstanding beer.

Serving type: bottle

Reviewed on: 01-23-2011 02:23:24

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of denver10
4.03/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours a burnt golden with a nice white head a solid lacing. Aroma is nice and doughy bready, a touch of honey, caramel, a touch of toffee, and a slight kiss of hops in the finish providing some crispness to it. Flavor pretty much follows suit. A medium to thicker mouthfeel, not too much activity. Overall, a very nice beer indeed. Probably my favorite amber.

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

Odell Levity Amber Ale from Odell Brewing Company
3.71 out of 5 based on 391 ratings.
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