Odell Brewing Company

BEER AVG
3.84/5
Odell Brewing CompanyOdell Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

800 East Lincoln Ave.
Fort Collins, Colorado, 80524
United States

(970) 498-9070 | map
odells.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
93
Ratings:
20,979
Reviews:
5,379
PLACE STATS
Score:
99
Ratings:
290
Reviews:
79
Avg:
4.5
pDev:
3.78%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
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Ratings: 290 |  Reviews: 79
Photo of Ssmith999
3.85/5  rDev -14.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 2.5

Stopped here while in Colorado for work. Actually, made it a destination. OK, I'll be truthful, I orchestrated the whole "work trip" just to visit Odell. I had recently been introduced to Odell by the recommendation of a co-worker while in Missouri, as sadly, Odell is not available in most states to which I travel.

First Odell I tried was Myrcenary- double IPA. Absolutely AWESOME! I knew at that first sip, I must go to this place they call "Odell". Very cool atmosphere, very nice, inviting interior with ample seating. I brought along my 2 year old daughter (designated driver) and my lady friend, and we had a great time. They had some live music outside and it was just a cool vibe. Very friendly staff.

Food was sparse, though I'll admit I can't remember the whole small menu, we just grabbed some chips and salsa to munch on. Salsa was awesome by the way. Beer was phenomenal, had Myrcenary and the porter. (OK, a few Myrcenary's). I should have done a flight or two since I am relatively new to this company, but next time.

They close kind of early also, like 7 PM on the Saturday we were there. Actually was "prompted" to move along a little after 7. Not a deal breaker, but I would have liked to hang longer.

Worth a stop if you are in Ft. Collins. Worth a drive if you are anywhere near this place. I can't wait to go back.

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Photo of charleslueg
3.87/5  rDev -14%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Cath
3.9/5  rDev -13.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of BeerDaveGA
3.93/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Great place. Nothing overwhelmingly positive or negative to say. I'd go back though~

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Photo of Mebuzzard
3.93/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5

Stop number two on our Ft. Collins beer tours.

Cute country inn-esque type building. As you walk in the front door you're met with a queue, which is for 'beers to go' patrons. If you've never been here before you wouldn't know that until you inched close enough the see the sign. If you want beer for on premise pleasure, take a step to the next register. Here is where it gets a bit odd: place you order, pay, and walk to the other end of the bar to pick it up. If your table is by the front door be prepared to fight crowds to order, retrieve, and drink your brew.

The bar is set up long-ways with about 15 ft of bar counter between the order and the pick up. Not sure why this is, seems waste of space. But behind the bar are a good number of taps (20 I think) and a cask pull. More the half are the 'normal' beers, with the rest being seasonal or one-off small batches. The place itself is large for a tasting room, about 30 tables and a nice outdoor patio. Again, the ordering system is odd; it may look good on paper, but it just creates a huge bottleneck.
This hurts the service, and so does the dude that took my order--I swear he was stoned. I had to repeat myself several times, then point out the beer on the menu. he was nice, just either pre-occupied or clueless. No matter.

Nice little tour and good to see that they expanded on their "green" usage. A must hit in Fort Collins...perhaps all of Colorado.

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Photo of Beerbirdnerd
3.94/5  rDev -12.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of EarForBeer
3.96/5  rDev -12%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5

Photo of BrewNoob1
3.97/5  rDev -11.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of condorsim
4/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of qcbrewer
4/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of ccozzi
4/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of Lelampp
4/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of WesMantooth
4/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of dsalmons
4/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of ldhughes3
4/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of WildDalby18
4.04/5  rDev -10.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Canada_Dan
4.04/5  rDev -10.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of emmasdad
4.06/5  rDev -9.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

About a month ago, a group of us embarked on a journey up to Fort Collins, with the intent of hitting as many breweries as possible. This was our first stop. We ordered all three available samplers, and thanks to an awesome bartender, also scored 3 glasses of the Woodcut #5. The beers were all solid, with a few standouts (which has been the case on trips before and since). Beautiful space, lots of beers on tap and a great location (although I kind of miss the old warehouse space). One of the better stops in Fort Collins, with some great rarities occasionally on tap.

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Photo of BurlesqueRadio
4.07/5  rDev -9.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

I hit Odell with close friends Andy & Dan on a day trip to Fort Collins. Seriously such an awesome brewery, definitely one of my favorites. Very wide selection of beers I'd never had before aside from what they normally carried at the downtown Denver local liquor store.

I tried the DeConstruction Ale (super high ABV, close to 10 I believe- and excellent), but being the dark sponge that I am, ended up with the Cutthroat Porter (we only stayed for one since we were brewery hopping).

The atmosphere was lovely, it was freezing outside (January in Colorado- duh) and they offered us coffee. The artwork for Odell is really neat and they had a ton of it hanging out around the brewery. I will say that it seemed TOO big but they kept a humble feel regardless of all that space. Very knowledgeable team and I'll definitely be making a trip out to Fort Collins when I'm back in Colorado solely to visit Odell again.

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Photo of akolb
4.08/5  rDev -9.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Went in for the tour, only to find that all the stops get taken almost immediately on Saturdays, so we ended up just getting a few beers from the taproom. Very, very crowded and lively. If you like classic American style ales, Odell is the best brewery for that in Colorado.

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Photo of Benjhilmer
4.1/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of suckaj
4.1/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of Junichi
4.1/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Coopington
4.11/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of cutsw
4.13/5  rDev -8.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Impressive to say the least. Awesome facility with great people! Denver area knows how to make breweries!

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Odell Brewing Company in Fort Collins, CO
3.84 out of 5 based on 20,979 ratings.
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