A shot of Fernet and a pint of beer have long lived in double-fisting harmony. But now, with the release of Odell Brewing Co.'s Fernet Aged Porter, they meet in the rich, glorious chocolate-minty middle.
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In their tap room on August 25th, Odell Brewing Company in Fort Collins, CO will release their fourth Single Serve release this year, Deconstruction Golden Ale. Named for Derrida's theory of deconstruction, the beer was created by blending the final recipe brew with smaller pilot batches of the beer that were brewed with different yeasts and aged in various barrels.
Each year Odell breaks out new beers, along with some annual repeats, to test on the thousands of visitors mingling throughout the brewery grounds. There wasn't a bad beer to be had at this epic event.
Odell Brewing Company in the picturesque college town of Fort Collins, Colorado is one of the most successful and long-standing craft breweries in Colorado. Alongside brands like New Belgium, Great Divide, Avery, Left Hand, Oskar Blues, Boulder and Fort Collins, Odell is known and respected throughout the U.S., as well as around the world. Today we'll get a look behind the scenes.
This double brown ale was aged in the barrels that Odell uses for their Woodcut series, and dosed with Brettanomyces for secondary fermentation. It's 10% alcohol, but quite smooth and creamy.
Odell Brewing Company's Avant Pêche Imperial Porter smells like a peach orchard. Ripe fruit, skin and flesh, is inviting at first pour. But make no mistake: Avant Pêche is no fruity beer drinker's fruit beer.