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RATINGS: 280   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   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, it’s almost as surprising as the season itself.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SmokeyDaBear (150) - - MAY 5, 2013
Pours a dark red amber color with white head that stays present while drinking. Starts out sweet but has bitter after taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7835) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 12, 2009
Bottles via a trade with beersandblues2. Sent in a picture to be uploaded. Pours with a small, fading white head that leaves good lacing over a hazed amber body. Aroma is caramel, alcohol and hops. Taste is caramel, fruit, hops and alcohol. Lively bubbles, dryish mouthfeel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 6, 2009
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Bman1113vr) Pours a clear amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of pine, caramel, and some citrus. Flavor of caramel malt and hops (pine, earth) with a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (3857) - Frisco, Texas, USA - MAY 13, 2009
Bottle thanks to bman1113vr. The smell is heavy hops, floral, citrus, caramel, malts, and pine. The look is clear, amber colored, with a beige colored head. The taste is low bitterness, caramel, hops, citrus, and pine.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (1949) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2009
Bottle, Superb hoppy aroma. Amber coloured pour with reasonable white head. Caramel, malty, hoppy, fruity not bitter at all. Very pleasant indeed, my first Odell beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strykzone (4842) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - AUG 19, 2009
A copper colored brew with a nice frothy tan head. A pleasant malty and hop aroma is well balanced. Plenty of hops tasted. They are pine and grapefruit. The beer also offers some grain flavors. Well rounded, well balanced, and well done!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (6295) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2010
12 oz. bottle as an extra in a trade with LtDan- thanks again, Dan! Pours a clear red-amber color with a half-inch thick tan head that leaves some light lacing within the glass. Aroma of earthy hops, citrus, caramel malts, pineapple, and a sharp chemical note. Earthy hops lead and finish the flavor, which also has notes of pine, dirt, tea leaves, light caramel malts, pineapple, citrus, and the same chemical note that shows up on the nose. Medium-bodied, with good carbonation and a mouthfeel that falls somewhere between tea-like and oily. Interesting beer, and nice job for the style.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus (3229) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - MAR 27, 2010
bottle-deep mahogony hue with a nice soapy eggshell colored head. big hoppy nose with quite a bit of sweet malt backbone as well. some nice herbal notes as well. flavors are sweet, hopppy, florarl, herbal, and nice carmel malt kick. not really that bitter but a little pine sits in there as well. a somewhat plastic note comes in the mid palate. palate is soft and medium mouthfeal. a much better than average beer for the style. maybe a bit too sweet for my liking (less sweet when fresh) but still very good.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexanderj (3299) - Branson, Missouri, USA - FEB 21, 2011
Bottle; pours a very red-auburn color with an off white head. Aroma of earth, fruit, caramel and a bit of herbs and alcohol. Flavor definitely had a pretty sizable amount of hops for the style. Earthy and fruity throughout. Solid caramel and red malt backbone. Flavor lingers. Solid stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
squigs46 (55) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - FEB 28, 2011
very good beer with a great color and fresh hop taste. very drinkable at 6.5%


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