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RATINGS: 356   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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This time of year in the Rockies, one day can span all four seasons. Morning snow gives way to afternoon sun, sending fresh snowmelt into our rivers and into our mash tun. With a complex malt backbone dry hopped for notes of citrus and pine, itís almost as surprising as the season itself.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcrae19 (59) - - FEB 20, 2013
12 oz. bottle. Pours a deep ruby color with a small head. Aroma is unmistakably hoppy. (If my eyes had been closed, I wouldíve thought I was about to drink a pale ale.) Initial hop bite, but the caramel flavors of the malt arenít lost here. The finish is a bit thin for my tastes, but overall, I do like what Odell has done with this beer. By showcasing the best qualities of a red aleónamely, the substantial maltóand adding enough hops to make it interesting, Odell has elevated a style thatís often considered too bland by many beer drinkers. Guess Iíd better take advantage of this while I can, as this seasonal is only around until April, and then my search resumes for another red thatís as good as this.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (3477) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 27, 2016
Sample pours amber with a white head. Aroma of citrus, pine and caramel. Taste is grapefruit and caramel.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
gringo332 (600) - Richardson, Texas, USA - MAY 23, 2016
Bright reddish amber color, medium off white head. Nice pineapple and grapefruit aroma. Taste is juicy bittersweet fruit. Very tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjmoen (281) - - MAY 10, 2016
B-. Pours a cloudy copper color with white head. Aromas of malt and hops. Well balanced

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (6782) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 9, 2016
Bottle thanks to Drake. Deep amber pour with a small head. Nose is pretty rich toffee and caramelized fruits. Burnt brown sugar. Toasted bread. Flavor is sort of flabby and sweet. Caramel-dipped cantaloupe. Sweet grain. Mild peppery bitterness on the finish. Medium body, oily. Soft carb.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (5507) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 29, 2016
Aroma is malts, spices, a hint of sugar and very dank notes. The flavor is spices, slight vegetables, slight sweetness, grapefruit, malts and a mix of bitter and slight heat in the finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmohno (1482) - Iowa, USA - APR 23, 2016
Pretty red, dark. Good head,diminishes quick surprisingly. Aroma is malty, kinda nutty, fresh, and light hop of which I cant detect much. Floral, mild. Maybe soapy. Taste is good for red ipa, its very smooth with a nice malt complexity, hops are different- not really hoppy and at the same time I donít know what is going on here between malts and hops, so I guess its refined and complex, soft and creamy,no sharp or harsh malt, not overyly sweet but just enough.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
elbernays (1162) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 14, 2016
Pours deep red fluffy off white head. Pine, resin, Berry, citrus aroma. Caramel, pine, citrus, earth flavour. Slick mouthfeel. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (2604) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 13, 2016
Attractive copper pour. Pine resin and grapefruit offset by plenty of caramel malt. Well-balanced.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (1229) - Iowa, USA - APR 9, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear reddish brown with off white head. Nose is very sweet and caramel. Taste is also sweet. Orange, toffee and dusty almost rye like aftertaste. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBeerFanatic (977) - Friona, Texas, USA - APR 5, 2016
Medium caramel color with a red hue good retention thick. Aromas fruity, pine, lil spice,. Flavors fruity/pine balanced, slight caramel in the end. Almost a watery feel, light to medium finish.


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