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Saboteur - Odell Brewing Company

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
87
very good

280 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 280
Reviews: 142
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 14.95%
Wants: 112
Gots: 63 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Oxymoron on 04-23-2010)
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

jplopez21, Aug 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

thufflife, Aug 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Big_Dave, Aug 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

My review doesn't reflect my appreciation for getting the bottle. Thank you Geoff for sending it. 750 ML bottle split with a friend poured into a tulip style glass. Comes out very dark brown, close to black. Deep mahogany highlights. Crazy big foaming white head, a lot o carbonation with a pour that wasn't even that hard.

Smell is decent, sort of tart and sour aromas as the strong point. Some candied sugar, maybe some dried figs and charred caramel. A bit of that Belgian yeast to it.

Taste is a step down from the smell. More like a Belgian brown style beer but "Imperial" because you can tell it's bigger with more alcohol. Some sweetness to with and some natural bitterness. Doesn't really taste sour; more like it's just past it's prime or an infected beer that wasn't intended to be that way.

Mouthfeel is alright, but odd. I don't think this beer knows what it's supposed to be, it has a lot going on. Not very smooth, a bit gritty. Sort of has a fermented fruit feel to it. Somewhat drinkable but overall I gotta just list this beer as "okay." Never could've finished the bottle by myself.

AndyAvalanche, Jul 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

THECPJ, Jun 27, 2014
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sammyg832, Jun 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

zestar, May 31, 2014
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vande, May 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.7%

will1256, Apr 30, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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kvgomps, Jan 22, 2014
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incubuscience, Jan 14, 2014
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3.26/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Big khaki head atop a brown body. Great retention.

Smell - A little bretty. Deep caramel notes. Some chocolate.

Taste - Bretty and earthy. Lots of deep caramel and chocolate. Dry.

Mouthfeel - A little heavy. Well carbonated.

Overall - A clash of flavors. Meh.

Alieniloquium, Oct 22, 2013
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Saboteur from Odell Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 280 ratings.