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Odell 90 Shilling Ale | Odell Brewing Company

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Odell 90 Shilling AleOdell 90 Shilling Ale
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3.89/5
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1,800 Ratings
Odell 90 Shilling AleOdell 90 Shilling Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Scottish Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
We introduced 90 Shilling, our flagship beer, at our opening party in 1989. For a while, we'd been wondering what would happen if we lightened up the traditional Scottish ale? The result is an irresistibly smooth and delicious medium-bodied amber ale.

Added by Todd on 01-27-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,523
Reviews:
490
Ratings:
1,800
pDev:
11.31%
Bros Score:
4.36
 
 
Wants:
142
Gots:
512
Trade:
5
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours a darker brown to amber color in the glass - really nice color. Finger of head, good retention, really nice lacing. Aroma is fresh and malty yet somewhat non-distinct. Flavor is malt strong with only a hint of hops. Refreshing up front and finishes with a bit of hop bite. Another very nicely balanced beer.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: Clear dark reddish copper. Cream colored head with bubbly retention, good lacing.

Aroma: Sweet, bready, with caramel and toffee.

Taste: Malty and sweet up front with tangy toffee and sweet buttery caramel. In the finish a wonderful hop presence balances the sweetness out, leaving a tea-like bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, slightly dry.

Overall: This is a delicious drinker, very easy to session.

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From a 355 ml bottle (best by June 5, 2013) into a globe glass.

A-This beer has a skinny, light-khaki head consisting of dense, smooth foam. The brew is deep amber in color and mostly clear.

S-The smell is smooth, balanced, and mild. There is some caramel malt, some lightly earthy hops, toast, and a bit of nuttiness.

T-The taste, like the smell, is a nice balance between smooth, lightly sweet malt flavors like toffee, caramel, on one hand, and a nice spicy, earthy hop flavor on the other hand. I also taste toast and nuttiness. The taste leans a bit more to the malty side, but the result is smooth and drinkable.

M-Feel is medium body with a smooth carbonation, not as heavy as some Scottish Ales.

O-This is a nice-drinking, if slightly mellow beer. I think the mellowness serves this beer well, because it is enjoyable, but not fatiguing or overly aggressive on the palate. A nice "unwind" type of beer that tastes good but doesn't require you to think too much. I am OK with that.

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Odell 90 Shilling Ale from Odell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 1,800 ratings
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