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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

190 Ratings
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Ratings: 190
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.53%
Wants: 33
Gots: 41 | FT: 1
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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DonFrap

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.3%

07-10-2013 23:46:04 | More by DonFrap
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Zbeetleman

California

4/5  rDev +0.3%

07-09-2013 05:28:49 | More by Zbeetleman
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ToddHolder

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6%

07-07-2013 14:17:32 | More by ToddHolder
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -24.8%

07-07-2013 02:04:13 | More by AlexFields
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bird22

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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

Washington

4.23/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 750mL corked & caged bottle into a tulip.

Appearance: the cork popped pretty violently when opened, but the beer did not foam out, so that's good. Hue is a rich red-brown, quite dark, but with a very little amount of haze it would seem. Head pours several fingers of frothy tan foam which dissipate slowly into a nice, pillowy head. Very attractive.

Smell: sweet, ruby malt; a biting sourness that nevertheless fades into a more approachable candylike tartness; elements of wood with some vanilla notes thrown in. Wonderful.

Taste: wow, the light sweetness, vague woodiness and fruity tartness all make me think of fresh huckleberries. The end of the palate centers more on the wood, vanilla, even lightly bourbon-ey notes. Very tasty and with a nice dynamic experience that I always love in a beer. Kudos!

Mouthfeel: light body with a big, fluffy carbonation. This is a pretty strongly attenuated brew, so the creaminess has very little staying power. Still, it's mouth-filling and satisfying up front. Woo!

Overall: delicious, complex and drinkable. I highly recommend this.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2013 03:04:32 | More by flagmantho
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redleg411

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -24.8%

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

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +19%

06-26-2013 21:34:05 | More by Hterrell
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00chris

Missouri

4/5  rDev +0.3%

06-22-2013 17:15:50 | More by 00chris
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ajs4bd

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -6%

06-22-2013 03:02:07 | More by ajs4bd
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dbossman

Nebraska

4.16/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Dark brown with a thin but steady one-centimeter head and some lacing

S: Lots of tart fruits with a subtle bready malt base but mostly apples and dark fruits, etc.; some woody qualities round this out

T: Tart and woody up front; really balanced and nuanced and delicious; slightly vinous; some apples, apple cider vinegar, etc.

F: Medium body; quite creamy and nicely carbonated

O: A really nice woody, tart beer

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2013 00:22:16 | More by dbossman
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gueuzedreg

Colorado

4/5  rDev +0.3%

06-16-2013 00:45:49 | More by gueuzedreg
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SHODriver

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: pours a dark brown with a slight scarlet hue with a dense and long lasting off white head that retains very well into a Duvel tulip
S: smells of sourness, sour cherry, and slight vanilla and oak
T: tastes of sour cherry and all sorts of sourness, a slight funk, hint of sweetness, a bit of vanilla and oak and a hint of chocolate maltyness. swallow is quite mellow with some nice oakyness on the finish with a bit more pleasant maltyness and a slight lingering sourness
M: medium in the mouth with slightly vigorous and quite apparent carb that is a bit prickly on the palate. good drying finish as well
O: delicious and delightful. great flavors, great sourness and a decent balance of other flavors. Highly recommended

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2013 04:20:29 | More by SHODriver
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bradner

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +19%

06-14-2013 02:28:33 | More by bradner
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spycow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

06-13-2013 01:59:20 | More by PalatePilot
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DarthGuitarHero

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.3%

06-02-2013 14:53:44 | More by DarthGuitarHero
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MastaShonuf

California

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

06-02-2013 14:00:23 | More by MastaShonuf
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Tone

Missouri

4.03/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown color. One inch head of an off-tan color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of cherry sourness, alcohol, sweet malt, slight pale malt, and slight oak. Fits the style of a Flander Oud Bruin. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of slight liquor, alcohol, oak, cherry sourness, sweet malt, and slight malt. Overall, great appearance and blend; the body is pleasantly sour and the liquor flavors are not dominate.

Serving type: on-tap

05-29-2013 16:35:59 | More by Tone
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pk18

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

05-26-2013 15:33:49 | More by pk18
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Kenzie

Utah

4/5  rDev +0.3%

05-25-2013 16:51:31 | More by Kenzie
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Jslay013

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -37.3%

05-19-2013 18:46:32 | More by Jslay013
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drgonzo2k2

California

4/5  rDev +0.3%

05-19-2013 18:18:15 | More by drgonzo2k2
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -6%

05-16-2013 00:05:23 | More by MinorThreat
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ajzy

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

05-14-2013 15:53:51 | More by ajzy
The Meddler from Odell Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 190 ratings.