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Five Bean Cutthroat Chili

We’ve all had those long, winter days where you can’t quite get warm enough. You just want something savory to eat and easy to cook. Something to fill your stomach and warm your heart.  Our recipe for Five Bean Cutthroat Chili will do just the trick! It won’t be long before you’ll have something warm and

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Brew Q & A: Brazzle – Sour Golden Raspberry

Brazzle! Brazzle! Brazzle! The release is finally near! On Friday, February 27, Odell Brewing Co., will be releasing this Sour Golden Raspberry. Brazzle has been a long time coming and let me tell you… It has been worth the wait! We sat down with our Barrel Aging/Pilot System Manager Brent Cordle to talk about the

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Sensory Basics – Understanding Flavor

Have you ever swallowed a sip of your favorite beer and struggled to find the right words to describe its delicious flavor? It’s not always easy. Beers come in an array of styles, colors, and flavors.  That’s the best part about craft beer, right? There’s a lot that goes  into tasting a beer: sight, taste,

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Roots Release: Wolf Picker Experimental Pale Ale

Inspired by our small-batch pilot system, the Roots Release series honors our experimental brewing roots and invites Odell Brewing fans to sample some of our favorites. Each Roots Release can be found in our Montage Variety Packs, which change every season. The Winter-Spring Montage Variety Pack will include three each of 90 Shilling, IPA, Runoff Red

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Odell Brewing Co. cellar expansion increases fermentation capacity by 3,200 barrels

On Dec. 10, the Odell Brewing Co. maintenance team assisted with the installation of eight new fermentation tanks, increasing fermentation capacity to a total of 4,800 barrels. The 400BBL stainless steel tanks will sit alongside the eight tanks that already exist on the west side of the brewery. The project, which also includes electrical work, plumbing, and

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Bottle cap wreath ornament tutorial

As one may guess, we have lots of extra bottle caps hanging around the brewery. We’re always looking for ways to upcycle our used materials so they don’t reach the landfill, so we decided to make wreath ornaments with some scraps and caps we found. Perhaps you have enough caps to make one too! Materials: 21 red

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#Instabeer on #Instagram

We love craft beer. We also love showing our fans how much we love craft beer. Our Instagram page is the perfect outlet for showcasing the products we love and the people who make them. We love to share stories, craft beer recipes, fan photos, and the wonderful places our beer has been. In case you haven’t

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Behind the Brew: Silver Anniversary Ale with Boulevard Brewing Co.

On Nov. 18, 1989, Odell Brewing Co. sold its first keg of beer in Fort Collins, Colo. Just one day prior, Boulevard Brewing Co. opened its doors in Kansas City, Mo. and sold a keg of its own. Though the two were 650 miles apart, a lasting friendship began with those first kegs. Twenty-five years

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The Growing Project’s Cupcake Cook-Off at Odell Brewing Co.

On Nov. 4, Odell Brewing Co. hosted local non-profit The Growing Project for their first annual Cupcake Cook-Off fundraiser. Dozens of Fort Collins foodies gathered at the brewery to drink some beer, taste some (or 20+) cupcakes, and vote for their favorites. Categories included most unique vegetable-themed cupcake (winner: The Goodness Food Truck) and most

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Thanksgiving Montage

We celebrate Thanksgiving at the brewery with a huge family-style feast, reminding us to be thankful for the friends we’ve made, the beer we brew, and the recipes we share. We’d like to share those things with our fans, as well. Below, some of our favorite Thanksgiving courses prepared or paired with our Fall-Winter Montage

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