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RATINGS: 337   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Available each winter from the first of November until it runs out, Isolation ale is amber in color, malty and strong. We consider it a traditional winter warmer, without the addition of fruits or spices.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tykechandler (343) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2015
это пиво очень вкусно. я бы, конечно, рекомен& его всем. пожалуй& обратит& его. очень хорошо!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rougeau13 (2132) - Richmond, Texas, USA - JAN 6, 2015
Clear reddish amber with a big foamy, stringy, cream colored head. Aroma of toasted and caramel malts with some grassy type hops. Tastes malty with a nice mild but noticeable bitterness. Medium bodied and somewhat dry.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SG111 (414) - New York, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Bottled. Pours an amber color with a beige white/orange head. Aroma is caramel, some English style malts, mild hop Aroma. Flavor is sweet caramel, hops, little bit of orange and lemon peel. Not bad. Nothing remarkable.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopwine (491) - brooklynzzzzz, New York, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Caramelly, bready on the aroma. Flavor is more crusty bread, toasty, biscuity, mild herbaceous noble hop. Really nice, balanced winter warmer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ZacM612 (278) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - DEC 29, 2014
At LS Taps & Caps. Hazy amber with a little off-white head. Not a big aroma. The description says without fruit or spices. Seems to need something more. Just okay. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiveacestx (713) - Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle - rusty red with a medium head. Has a medium dry, malty, toasty taste and is boozy. And it did seem a little spicy. Ok beer but not something I’d seek out again.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CopterScott (179) - Kansas, USA - DEC 22, 2014
dark amber with a finger or 2 of creamy head. aroma is caramel malts and bread. Flavor is caramel, bread, and some earth.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
degbert (1300) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear, lambent red-brown with a high, beige head. Nose is wood, spice, tea, and umami notes. Sweeter on the tongue than on the nose, with caramel, chocolate, black tea, and treacle in the forefront, followed by a tannic bitterness. Finish is long, a little warm, with more wood and a touch of vanilla. Nice to have a winter warmer that’s not pretending to be a cookie or a fruitcake.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbuskirk (554) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Odell’s Isolation Ale is a gorgeous beer to look at and a decent brew to taste. The color is a clear shade of copper with a snowy head. Aroma isn’t big but it has a nice balance of bread-like malts and floral hops. Flavor is definitely malt-forward. Caramel comes through clearly with some subtle fruitiness in the background. Feel is smooth but not remarkable. While there are holiday brews I get more excited about, I would happily drink Isolation Ale while occupying a remote hotel, looking at the snow-capped Rocky mountains, venturing into Room 237, and developing a fascination with axes. All work and no beer make Jack a dull boy. All work and no beer make Jack a dull boy. All work and no beer make Jack a dull boy.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
HuskerTan (700) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - DEC 8, 2014
Bottle. A- Malts, caramel, bread, grains. A- Dark amber color, clear liquid, off white head. T- Malty, subtle hops, roasty, earthy, pine. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, malty finish. O- Definitely got more disappointing as it warmed. Not a lot of depth and really malty. Not for me.


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