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RATINGS: 308   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmEricanbrew (5798) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - FEB 11, 2008
Clear ruby with a frothy tan head, nice lacing. Faint smell of spicy malts and corn syrup. Med body and smooth. Mild taste is spicy yeast and sweet malts. A nice but understated taste here. 103106

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OldMrCrow (1810) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 12, 2008
Bottle purchased in Gunnison.

Pours amber with a laid-back head. Whole-grain toast aroma, hints of fruit, mild roastiness. Relatively restrained flavor: gently sweet, again lots of that malt, gentle unripe peach sourness. This one doesnít really come together and click for me, but itís got its strong points and its unoffensive.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CasperQuaffer (142) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - JAN 8, 2008
Weaker head on pour, slightly cloudy copper appearance, Aroma is fresh baked rolls with a hint of baking roast beef. Flavor reminds me of a tangy tangerine. A little sweet, mild malt. A bitter aftertaste detracts. Body medium to a bit watery.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (3951) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JAN 5, 2008
Pours reddish copper with a light tan head. The aroma has sweet caramel malt with fruit-like sweetness and a touch of brown sugar. Medium crisp body with some frothy carbonation. The taste starts with much of what was on the aroma with the finish having a bit of hop spiciness. A solid beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
shanepardue (110) - Raytown, Missouri, USA - JAN 1, 2008
Little head, unique flavor that startles at first, but does grow on me a little. Fruit flavor ending with a malty bitter aftertaste. Decent beer. Not as good as some other OíDellís.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FlyingSwine (174) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - DEC 28, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2008 Pours a hazy amber color with little head. Malt and caramel aroma. Well balanced, malty, bitter flavor that is light on hops. Little to no carbonation gives this a creamy texture. Reminds me of a quality strong ESB. Overall a well crafted brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dalekliz (872) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 25, 2007
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2008 Bottle. Cloudy reddish-amber. Good-sized white head. Citrus aroma with a hint of baked goods. Nice hoppy flavor. Sweet with a bit of a bite. Tasty ale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gregis (1281) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - DEC 23, 2007
Pours a pretty, deep copper with a thin, creamy, beige head. Simple and fairly muted, the aroma is a front of toasted malt and a supporting note of earthy hops. Light to medium-bodied and slick with a dry and slightly astringent finish. Toasted, nutty malt and earthy hops are about all Iím able to pull from the flavor on this beer. Itís simple but well constructed and quite drinkable; another solid, quaffable brew from Odell Brewing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brewblackhole (1588) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 10, 2007
Aroma somewhat light,reminded me of a tea with a ginger stick it it, taste wa a rather harsh malty sweetness, no ginger in taste, hints of caramel, harshness probaly from hops,touch of alcohol,thanks KP

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
skoisirius (1632) - Earth, Washington, USA - DEC 6, 2007
12 oz bottle. Slightly malty and spiced aroma. Body mainly malty sweet with an English Strong Ale hop bite towards the end tossed with spice. Interesting the add nothing to this, yet the spice note is there. Decent, but fairly one dimensional.


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