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Frieky Friday

Here at Odell Brewing Company, we take Halloween pretty seriously. We’re also pretty serious about our beer, and great things happen when the two collide. Enter Frieky Friday. Friek was first released in 2010, and won a gold medal at Great American Beer Festival in the Wood & Barrel Aged Sour Beer category in 2011. Chalk

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Jack-Odell-Lantern Tutorial

Halloween is an exceptionally exciting time at the brewery, for many reasons. This year, our Friek will be released on Oct. 31 (Frieky Friday), and will include a tapping party, costume contest, & live music. Why not prepare for the event by carving your own jack-odell-lantern? Click on any of the following templates for a

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Fort Collins-Style Clam Chowder with Perle White IPA

Our Perle White IPA is the base of executive chef Ricky Myers’ Fort Collins-Style Clam Chowder at Jax Fish House. The beer, named for the spicy, floral hops with which it is brewed, brightens this rich chowder that’s made with tomato, bacon, mirepoix, potato and of course— lots of fresh clams. Fort Collins-Style Clam Chowder Recipe courtesy of Chef

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2014 GABF highlight: Farm to Table Pavilion

This year’s Great American Beer Festival was one for the record books – literally. The 33rd annual festival saw a 14 percent growth in brewery participation, resulting in more than 3,500 offerings and nearly 50,000 festivalgoers, according to the Brewers Association. That’s a lot of beer being poured. And while the Colorado Convention Center played

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Woodcut, through the years

With Woodcut No. 8 hitting shelves this week, we feel it is appropriate to take a look back at the history of this annual Cellar Series release. Each Woodcut offering is a truly limited edition beer with a unique flavor that comes from select hops, fine malted barley, and the brewers’ careful aging process. Each brew is

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Isolation Ale Green Chili

As the air cools and winter begins to show itself, we yearn for our Isolation Ale, a warm cabin, and some hearty chili. Odell Brewing Company’s Corey Odell incorporates the traditional winter ale into her pork green chili, creating a spicy treat for the snowy days ahead.   Isolation Ale Pork Green Chili Ingredients 3

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A toast to the future

A toast to the future Odell Brewing Co. founders celebrate 25th anniversary with co-workers, friends When Doug and Wynne Odell moved to Fort Collins from Seattle in 1989, they had an 18-month-old daughter, a rented grain elevator, and a dream. Twenty-five years later, Odell Brewing Company produces craft brews like 90 Shilling and Cutthroat Porter in

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Brew Q&A: Oktoberfest

Fall is just around the corner, and with it comes a seasonal favorite: Oktoberfest. Odell Brewing Company is looking forward to sharing its version, created by Head Brewer Bill Beymer and the rest of the brewing team. He chatted about the concept and the final product in this month’s Brew Q&A. We can smell the

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Game Day 90 Shilling Cupcakes

Football season is among us! At Odell Brewing Co., we celebrate one of our favorite sports with one of our favorite beers. This year, we decided to showcase that beer – 90 Shilling – in a cupcake recipe by Raspberry Eggplant. Behold, chocolate-90 Shilling cupcakes with caramel buttercream and crushed pretzels. One bite will have you

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Brew Poetry

We love to share our beer with friends. And sometimes, those friends thank us by posting photos of the beer on Instagram, accompanied by short poems expressing their gratitude. Thus, brewer Kevin Bosley shares these 10 photos and poems from his pals in California. Thanks for the love!   There once was a man named

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