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The Meddler - Odell Brewing Company

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The MeddlerThe Meddler

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BA SCORE
89
very good

194 Ratings
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Ratings: 194
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.5%
Wants: 34
Gots: 43 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  8.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: denver10 on 09-10-2012)
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crobinso

Colorado

2/5  rDev -50%

10-16-2012 00:18:22 | More by crobinso
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opwog

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -50%

08-02-2013 06:24:55 | More by opwog
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tbone1384

Wyoming

2/5  rDev -50%

11-03-2012 03:14:12 | More by tbone1384
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Jslay013

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -37.5%

05-19-2013 18:46:32 | More by Jslay013
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drummermattie02

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -37.5%

02-17-2013 15:56:53 | More by drummermattie02
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acurtis

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -25%

11-10-2012 16:23:26 | More by acurtis
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funkyaudio

Illinois

3/5  rDev -25%

05-19-2014 21:33:06 | More by funkyaudio
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GarretD

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -25%

11-14-2012 00:38:32 | More by GarretD
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -25%

07-07-2013 02:04:13 | More by AlexFields
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redleg411

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -25%

06-28-2013 20:15:52 | More by redleg411
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

11-29-2013 03:14:48 | More by mmulebarn
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mactrail

Washington

3.33/5  rDev -16.8%

Attractive dark amberish brown with persistent foam and lots of lacing. Smell is on the vinegary side with a little deep fruity funk. Sharp and sudsy with that fermented fruit vinegar going up the nose. The lactobacillus is doing its job and eradicated any trace of malty sweetness.

Acidic but foaming constantly in the mouth helps the sippability. A rather intense, bitter woody note lingers in the aftertaste. Light body. Overall this tastes like apple cider that has soured. None of the typical beery flavors of malt and certainly no hops.

For this style, drinkability is about average. It feels like the acidity is attacking my teeth, which is not my idea of fun. This style still tastes like a chemistry experiment to me. From the 750 ml bottle purchased for $14 in Denver.

03-30-2014 05:17:10 | More by mactrail
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

12-03-2012 16:09:57 | More by sgttibbs
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bird22

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

07-03-2013 07:37:27 | More by bird22
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ajzy

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

05-14-2013 15:53:51 | More by ajzy
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tuckerlikesbeer

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

11-30-2012 04:33:27 | More by tuckerlikesbeer
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DSlim71

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

11-28-2012 21:28:52 | More by DSlim71
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

06-11-2014 04:29:02 | More by Mebuzzard
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

09-02-2013 19:57:37 | More by twenty5
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spycow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

06-13-2013 15:29:44 | More by spycow
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beergoot

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Cloudy brown body, topped with a rich, chunky, light brown head. The bottle foamed up and out of the bottle despite sitting sedately for a good, long time. Sour and acidic scent.; lots of booze to the nose; phenolic; very light hint of malt; sour green apples. Per the style description for Flanders Oud Bruin, very vinegary on the initial taste; definite Lambic sourness; some alcohol warmth; no real hop presence. Medium-light body; clean and smooth feel.

Not being overly familiar with the style, the beer does exhibit plenty of acidic sourness overall, so it would seem to meet the basic style characteristics. Still, I didn't detect any "hints of malty sweet chocolate and vanilla" as listed on the label. Lactic sourness: yes; malt-like flavors: no. Not something I would usually search out, but seems fair enough for what it is.

11-11-2012 00:23:28 | More by beergoot
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dhbiker0889

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

10-29-2013 21:30:00 | More by dhbiker0889
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

11-28-2012 03:20:07 | More by Peller80
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TheAngryBurrito

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

02-14-2013 23:56:40 | More by TheAngryBurrito
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RudnicsMEB

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

02-22-2013 02:56:01 | More by RudnicsMEB
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The Meddler from Odell Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 194 ratings.