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New Barrel-Aged Extra Special Red from Odell

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WHOOdell Brewing Co.

WHAT: Barrel-Aged Extra Special Red Ale

WHEN & WHERE: Available now in limited quantities as a single 12oz bottle across Odell’s 15-state distribution footprint (Colorado, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Texas, Wyoming, New Mexico, Idaho, Arizona, Illinois and Iowa).

ABOUT: A bit of info from Odell:

Extra Special Red is our Imperial Red Ale, a crimson-hued brew full of juicy hop flavors and aromas of pine and stone fruit. After 6 months of aging in rye whiskey casks, it was roused from its oak cradle to the bottle in your hands. The barrels impart notes of sweet vanilla and soft tannins, while the hops settle into the background in favor of the strong malt foundation. Slainte!

We love barrel aging beers to integrate oaky flavors and aromas into the brew. So, we made a small batch of Runoff Red IPA and aged it in Woody Creek’s used Rye Whiskey barrels. You’ll find notes of vanilla, chocola

Source: Colorado Beer Girl

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