Odell 90 Shilling Ale | Odell Brewing Company

BA SCORE
86
very good
1,778 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
Ratings:
1,778
Reviews:
485
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
11.49%
 
 
Wants:
140
Gots:
501
For Trade:
5
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,778 |  Reviews: 485
Photo of Eric_T_07
3.97/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cryptichead
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Parmesan
4.24/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Copper Amber color with a small white head with about half a inch, with some light lacing around the glass.

S: Mint, toasted bread, some floral hop and a slight nuttiness.

T: A nice floral fruit hop, some mint and then a nutty breadiness. Very nice drinking beer.

F: Medium body and medium carbonation, finishes more dry than switch.

O: This beer is a nice easy drinking beer, more of an Amber than a scotch ale. Quite similar to Fat Tire but with a little stronger flavor profile. This is one of my go to beers of there are not a lot of choice.

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Photo of gangstabobangsta
4.27/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pluning
4.27/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SuomenAmerikkalainen
4.09/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LukeB
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Shmallory0
4.56/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Very easy to drink. One of the few darker colored beers that I can enjoy multiples of. Odell is a great brewery and this might be their best beer. I pick up 6 packs of this all the time.

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Photo of weareallfalafel
3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IckyT2012
3.98/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Quesophresco
4.1/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Spikester
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy amber with a high amount of suspended particles. Head was two fingers and lasts about ten minutes. A good amount of fine bubble lace.
Smell is brown bread with a bit of lightly smoked peat.
Taste is light sweet tasted malt with some herbal hop notes.
Mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation. Finish is mildly dry and bitter sweet.
Overall a well crafted beer.

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Photo of Skellbop
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BlueNotes
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BlunderfulGuy
3.98/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Aisha
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HoodviewBrew
3.52/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

not bad. not great. Like a lagerfied scottish ale.

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Photo of GuyFawkes
3.73/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had this on draft.

Murky whiskey color.

Bright white head; strong lacing.

Muted malty bread nose.

Medium mouthfeel.

Bread-y malt flavor; light hop bite. Slight pickle juice effect here; not bad but ultimately forgettable.

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Photo of DesertFox24
4.12/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SouthernBuckeye
4.53/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of shigg85
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cups522
4.54/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JonnyCastle
3.76/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.98/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of FBarber
3.26/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a dark reddish brown with a thin tan head with excellent retention. Mild aroma with some strong malty caramel notes, touch of peat. Taste follows the nose with caramel malts, peat, and a strong hoppy flavor on the finish. Slight bitterness on the finish. Tastes more like an amber ale than a scotch ale. Feel is light and crisp, decently carbonated providing a noticeable tingle on the tongue. Overall an average beer - more amber than scotch ale, but good none the less.

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Odell 90 Shilling Ale from Odell Brewing Company
3.83 out of 5 based on 1,778 ratings.
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