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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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Hop kitchen series #6. We teamed up with our hometown hop heroes at Odell to brew a FOrt COllins collaboration. Our proximity allowed sharing of ingredients to create this unique Pale Ale. If only we could employ prairie dogs that in habit the space between us to courier the Fawcett malt, an Odell standard, we used to complement our favored Centennial, Cascade and Citra hops. Best enjoyed with a neighbor!


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3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
edwardbass (547) - Illinois, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Bomber. Dark reddish-orange color with a white head. Aroma is grassy, a tiny bit floral. Taste is citrus pith and slightly floral hops and a fairly serious sweet malt taking over. The palate is very light, a bit too watery for my preference. This is a good beer, but it feels like it’s missing something - a bit empty in the palate and/or the transition from hops bitterness to sweet malt needs something in between that’s not there. Nice to see Odell and NB collaborate. I’ve always wondered why the quality craft breweries in that area (and there seem to be plenty!) don’t offer more collaborations. Us beer geeks would go crazy over them.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Emeister84 (1128) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Aromas of toast, subtle caramel, earthy hops, subtle berry fruit. Clear brown, decently lasting off-white head. Initially a little fruity, bready. Medium bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmagnus87 (2732) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Bomber poured into a shaker. From older notes. Earthy and citrus hops, grains, toffee.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bnokk (72) - Ohio, USA - NOV 27, 2014
APPEARANCE - great pour from the bomber. Exactly what you’d expect from a pale ale. NOSE - Nose is more like an IPA than a PA. Light floral hopy aroma. I gave it moderate points bc it smells like an IPA more than a PA. FLAVOR - Something about it doesn’t sit right with me. It has an odd flavor that I can’t identify, but is counter to what I’d expect. The hop flavor holds, but where’s the malt balance? NOTES - starts with a great nose, but the flavor doesn’t match it. It tastes like an overly aromatic PA that is lacking in flavor in the front, but picks up a bit at the end.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nero55 (772) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Bomber. Copper with small off white head. Strong aroma of citrus, biscuit, and malt. Medium body, moderate citrus hop bitterness, biscuit, and some resinous notes. Hop presence a bit much even for an APA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patricks110 (1754) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 2, 2014
A bit heavy and boisterous for an APA. Pours a clear orangey amber in the body with a thick finger of off white head. The nose is bursting with grapefruit and pine resin aroma. Moderately sweet flavour with light toasted and cara malts and an overall bready malt.Some nice citrus fruits and light torpical fruity notes and moderate sweetness. The finish has mild astringency and a lingering but moderate bitterness. Quite boozy for an APA.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gerbeer (1987) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 28, 2014
650 ml bottle. Pours a clear copper with moderate head. Aromas of toffee, light pine, and fruity apples. Flavors of tea, toast, and pine. Nice. Light. Dry Easy to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11635) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 28, 2014
22oz bottle. Medium off-white head atop crystal clear amber body, nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, juicy grapefruit, some pine. Taste is moderately sweet, orange/grapefruit, some pine, tangerine, bread. Medium body, some resin, alcohol stickiness. A bit heavy for an APA, comes across more as an IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (3232) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 27, 2014
bottle. Golden with one finger head. Solid, very crisp pale ale. Rather light malt body with excellent punchy hops.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (6953) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear amber with a tan head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has notes of earthy grass with a bit of light pine backed by earthy grains and biscuit. Flavor has more resinous pine with earthy grass, earthy biscuit and earthy biscuit coming through.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Serving: Draft. Hazy copper-gold pour. Lots of citrus in the nose. A pleasant mix of orange, pine, and a touch of grapefruit on the tongue. A slight sweetness wedges itself in there amongst the hops. Medium to full body with a lingering finish. Nice brew.


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