ketchepillar (983) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - APR 5, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
750mL bottle from Jubilation. $17.99. Well, I was hesitant to purchase this as I didnít know much about it, but Iím happy. Carbonation is a bit low for the style, but fine. Could be more sour, but itís sour enough I suppose. Finishes with a little fresh burst of fruit that is quite nice. A little more earthy funk would be nice too. I should probably grab another bottle to hold onto.
womencantsail (6879) - Garbage Grove, California, USA - APR 4, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A: This beer is an incredibly vibrant red color with a minimal off-white head forming and dying away quickly.
S: Certainly smells kriek-like. Nice cherry aromas along with a mild funk, primarily of oak and grass. Some wet/dampness to the oak aromas. The cherries are a bit on the sweet side, but there is a nice acidity.
T: Semi-sweet/cherry pie-like, but there is a nice tartness which is fairly refreshing. Plenty of cherry flavor with only a minimal amount of funk. Still, some oak is there and helps to provide a bit of dryness.
M: Medium in body with a somewhat soft carbonation.
O: Solid beer overall, could have used a little more tartness, but it was good.
brinehart (152) - Colorado, USA - APR 3, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Crystal clear red-copper, white head. Nose is sour, but round. Lots going on besides just sour - lemon, raspberry jam, pie cherry, some wood and little bit of malt too. Flavor follows nose. The wood really shines through. No hop character. Some spiciness in finish, maybe from yeast. Complex beer, nicely done with the raspberries.
ibeerlove (113) - Colorado, USA - APR 3, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
aroma is tart and sweet cherries, if that makes any sense along with some sour lambic notes in there as well, it pours a light pink at sits at a deep ruby red, best looking beer I have ever seen, with very little carbonation taste is tart cherry and sour, finishing dry with a taste that is comparable to the taste of tylenol is the only way I can describe it, overall not at all worth 17 bucks, looks beautiful though
mlunger12 (645) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 2, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sour aroma, funky cherries, bit of vinegar, sourn Thanks Danny! Tart, I want it to have a bit more fruit sweetness. Quite nice, slight tart, really good.
drowland (4988) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - APR 2, 2011
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
4/2/11. 750mL bottle thanks to dcschiller! Nice hazy deep ruby red pour with a small fizzy off-white head thatís gone fast. Huge sour aroma of vinegar and sweet red fruits - borderline balsamic vinegar with a hint of aged white cheeses. Sweet cherry flavor with a hint of sour vinegar and acid as well. With time the wood comes out in oak and vanilla notes as well! This is quite good!
Hophead22 (2742) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - APR 2, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750ml. Rating #29. Dark red pour with no real head. Nice tart berry aroma. Big tartness, lots of cherry and berry, real nice brew. (1551)
noturdadsbeer (25) - centennial, Colorado, USA - MAR 30, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured from 750ml bottle into red wine glass at Euclid Hall.
A: Pours a dark granite red with cranberry colored head. Head recedes very fast and is hard to get back. Carbonation is quite lively and robust.
S: Tart cherries and raspberries unfold with hints oak and balsamic. Intense and delicious is what this beer screams.
T: Huge tartness, not sourness. Cherries are dominate and the raspberries mellow it out. The oak is very present but itís not out of place. Very invigorating. Touch of sour but way more tart than sour in my opinion.
M: Medium bodied but lightly coats the palate. Back of palate really gets working with the tart fruit causing you to salivate from each sip. The finish is smooth and lingers.
D: Great beer by Odells. Definitely one of the best Iíve ever had by them. While I expected sweeter fruit and more sour, it was the opposite and I liked it. Balanced softer fruit with more tart notes. Great summer beer, first beer, or desert beer.
drfabulous (2946) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAR 26, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
750. Little carbonation or head. Ruby red color. Strong vinegar and wine. Tart cherries.
dcschiller (1994) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 25, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
(750ml bottle). Pours a beautiful cloudy red with full head. Aroma has some cherries and lots of wood. Taste is sour with some cherry sweetness. Medium bodied with a dry, woody finish. This is the most sour odells as others have noted, but Iím still waiting for them to produce a consistently great sour. Their sour old ale, though, is delicious.