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Odell Footprint RegionAle (2012)

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
There are ten states that make up what we call our distribution footprint. Each state made a unique contribution to Footprint. This artful ale is our tribute to these states in which our beer is available. The result is a crafty collective of regional flavors:

Colorado – Hops and barley
Arizona – Prickly pear
Idaho – Barley and hops
Kansas – Wheat
Minnesota – Wild Rice
Missouri – Oak Barrels
Nebraska – Corn
New Mexico – Green Chiles
South Dakota – Barley and honey
Wyoming – wheat

50% ale brewed with honey, 10% ale brewed with honey and aged in wine barrels, 40% ale brewed with honey and natural flavors added


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOLTZ7555 (2969) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - FEB 19, 2012
Sampled at the AZ Strong Beer Fest. Great concept, slightly better than average beer. Aroma of honey, toffee, and dark fruit. Definitely get the prickly pear in the flavor accompanied by caramel, vanilla, and citrus. Wish the chili and oak was more prominent. Medium bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drjay44 (2968) - Salida, Colorado, USA - FEB 19, 2012
750 ml. corked and caged bottle. Served at cellar temperature. Pours an enormous white head, with extensive lacing, over a very effervescent, slightly hazy gold (SRM 6) body.....nose is pine, light citrus, apple, pear...taste is light sweet, with touches of pepper, light fruits including pear, apple, finishing slightly sweet but with attendant phenolic spice bitterness....mouth feel medium to light, alcohol hidden, carbonation very high with continuing frothy head. Although this has been created with a melange of ingredients from a wide geographic area, it works. What has been created ends up being a Belgian Golden Strong Ale. It meets the BJCP criteria of that style almost to a "T". While this style is not the best of the Belgians, it still is more interesting than "Specialty Grain" as a title. BJCP 7/3/14/4/7

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (2908) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 16, 2012
Pours amber orange with a white head. The aroma is light citrus zest with some viney hops. The flavors of orange citrus hops with some sweet and tang notes on a medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - APR 29, 2012
750 ml bottle from BevMo - Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a large off white head that took its sweet ass lime to settle. Aroma is fruit and and light hops. Flavor is lightly sweetened with hints of fruit, honey, and wood. Medium to full body. Alcohol is fairly well hidden. A nice beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jake65 (2885) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 29, 2012
Bottle: Light copper color with plenty of beige head. Nose is sweet, citrus and caramel. Flavor is a bit of a letdown after reading through the label and all of the ingrediants used. Malty, light citrus, and caramel. Just a trace of honey. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a nice enough brew, but it tastes more like a softer version of Mirror Pond than an artful collaboration of regional ingrediants.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reynolds314 (2833) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Awkwardly sweet and muddled beer with some fruit and caramel and other flavors that I cant place. Finishes fruity and perfumey sweet. Odd and kinda boozy.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gription79 (2614) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - JUL 10, 2012
Poured from a 750ml bottle. I found this to have fruity notes. There is a slight tartness, some grain, lots of tropical fruitiness. Very interesting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemike (2549) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAY 1, 2012
Poured a medium reddish-amber color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of toasted rye, caramel, citrus and some fruity. Tastes of toasted rye, caramel, and citrus

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
wedgie9 (2507) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 13, 2012
Tasted on 8/26/12 from a corked and caged 750mL bottle purchased at Sun Devil. Pours very bright orange with a thick, off-white head that slowly recedes to average lace. The nose is pretty unique, with plenty of wheat bread malt, clover honey, a sweet corn note, and just a green combination of hops and hatch green chile. The flavor is more or less the same, quite honeyed, and very complex with all of the same notes from the nose and an added perfume. The body is full with a syrup texture, average carbonation, and a long perfumed, hoppy, and hint of green chile finish. This beer is quite unique, and very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (2364) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Pours a golden in color with white head. Pale malty aroma. Sweet but balanced dry hoppiness. Quite carbonated. Notes: Denver Rare Beer Tasting ’13


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