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Odell Isolation Ale | Odell Brewing Company

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Odell Isolation AleOdell Isolation Ale
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3.92/5
Very Good
793 Ratings
Odell Isolation AleOdell Isolation Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-28-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,384
Reviews:
266
Ratings:
793
pDev:
11.22%
Bros Score:
4.7
 
 
Wants:
70
Gots:
140
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 793 |  Reviews: 266
Photo of andrewh995
3.97/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear amber with an off white head. Smells of light malt and very light spices (not much aroma here but the aroma that's there is good). Tastes of caramel, malts, light hops, and christmas spices (nutmeg, clove, and cinnamon stick out). Medium in both body and carbonation. Overall a very tasty winter beer that seems more in between an amber ale and a warmer.

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Photo of americancontrarian
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jenrhart
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ipeters1017
3.72/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dr_Fox
3.55/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dface
2.85/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of FBarber
3.44/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mindcrime1000
3.67/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a single-serve bottle into a tulip

Pours a dark copper/amber with ample head and excellent lacing throughout. A really nice-looking brew.

The nose is very subdued. Vague hints of biscuity malt and earthy hops. Nice but wish there was more of it.

The flavor is much like the aroma--just fine, but rather subdued. It isn't a "bland" beer per se, but it's awfully "safe" and yeomanlike in many respects. Caramel and toasted malts very forward with a nice herbal, instead of piney, hop background that balances things well, and just a touch of alcohol warmth.

The mouthfeel is excellent. Well-carbonated, but not overly so, and with a dry crisp finish to what is otherwise a maltier offering.

Overall, this is a decent brew in its own right, but it isn't a winter warmer, and it lacks a little flavor.

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Photo of BrentMcQuirk
4.18/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ICTguy21
4.01/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of bbtkd
3.71/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Odell Isolation Ale, 6.1% ABV, 42 IBU. Pours pinkish red with a one finger white head. Malty, but not picking up much on the nose, and the taste follows - pretty bland - a bit fruity tang with a very slight bitter close. Excellent mouthfeel, overall very good.

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Photo of sethcroisant
3.87/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Victory_Sabre1973
3.71/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear, Amber color. White head. Nice lacing on the glass.
Nose is slightly malty, but not strong
Taste is malty up front with a slight sweetness on the backside.
Feel is modetate.
Not bad overall. A good winter beer.

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Photo of LostTechnique
3.22/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of DrinkThemAll
3.69/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cramerican
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Walnut
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of IDABEERGUY
4.19/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Prison-Is-Boring
4.24/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Metalsnota
4.14/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Bear1964
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of evanwoertz
4.33/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hegg4345
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cpt_splding
4.75/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Boca-X
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Odell Isolation Ale from Odell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 793 ratings
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