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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

192 Ratings
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Ratings: 192
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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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
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Pours with a huge cream head. Deep red/brown body. Never quite settles.

Smell - Very acidic. Nice cherry acidity. Lots of malt and vanilla.

Taste - The malt comes out more here. Malt, oak, and vanilla come through nicely. Extremely sour, but it drops off after the initial taste.

Mouthfeel - Well carbonated. Over sour, but nice.

Overall - I rather enjoy this. Great barrel flavors.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2013 00:54:14 | More by Alieniloquium
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

05-13-2013 03:54:16 | More by kjkinsey
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6%

05-12-2013 20:23:27 | More by Texasfan549
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.3%

05-02-2013 03:45:41 | More by FLBeerGuy
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rfbenavi80

Missouri

4/5  rDev +0.3%

04-26-2013 09:43:33 | More by rfbenavi80
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Sparky44

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.3%

03-24-2013 18:00:07 | More by Sparky44
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bsuedekum

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

03-24-2013 17:27:57 | More by bsuedekum
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FremontBar

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +19%

03-14-2013 20:46:15 | More by FremontBar
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MeisterMayhem

Colorado

4/5  rDev +0.3%

03-09-2013 17:35:28 | More by MeisterMayhem
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homebrew311

Illinois

3.96/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured in snifter at brewery. Appearance is a dark brownish red with tan head. Heavy lacing left behind. Nose features tart and sweet qualities with notes of cherry, oak, red wine, and vinegar. Taste has mild tartness up front with a healthy dose of cherry and a bit of tartness at the back of the palate. Not super tart, but definitely some acid. Mouthfeel is light and has low carbonation for style. Overall, a nice and approachable oude bruin with a high amount of sweetness for the style.

Serving type: on-tap

03-07-2013 22:58:53 | More by homebrew311
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GRG1313

California

4/5  rDev +0.3%

03-06-2013 16:48:39 | More by GRG1313
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bennetj17

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -6%

03-06-2013 06:40:50 | More by bennetj17
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

02-25-2013 22:15:20 | More by Jspriest
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Tozac

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

02-23-2013 07:04:42 | More by Tozac
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RudnicsMEB

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

02-22-2013 02:56:01 | More by RudnicsMEB
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

02-21-2013 04:25:54 | More by MarkyMOD
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G-Hawk

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

02-17-2013 23:27:12 | More by G-Hawk
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drummermattie02

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -37.3%

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

Colorado

4.26/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750 ml bottle with cork and cage. No date but I know it's from the first bottling.

Served slightly chilled in a tulip glass, The Meddler is a dark redish brown color. It has thick off-white head with great retention and nice lacing left behind as it slowly settles.

Aroma is both roasty and sour, about in equal measure. It has elements that remind me of their porter, Cutthroat, but also some nice wild yeast notes.

Flavor is definately more sour than roasty. It has a nice lightly toasted malty base but the yeast is really the star. Great sour/tart flavor and good balance keeps it from being overpowering.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and perfectly carbonated. Alcohol is noticible but not a dominant characteristic.

Overall a really nice version of the style. Going up against the establishment in Fort Collins, the almighty La Folie, The Meddler can certainly hold its own.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2013 01:44:40 | More by GilGarp
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TheAngryBurrito

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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

Washington

4/5  rDev +0.3%

02-07-2013 21:28:12 | More by leedorham
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Haybeerman

Colorado

4/5  rDev +0.3%

02-07-2013 21:27:06 | More by Haybeerman
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taospowder

New Mexico

4/5  rDev +0.3%

02-07-2013 17:29:44 | More by taospowder
The Meddler from Odell Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 192 ratings.