Friek | Odell Brewing Company

BA SCORE
90
outstanding
731 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
odells.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Kriek Lambic blended from three different aged beers up to 2 years old, aged in Woodcut barrels.

Added by Oxymoron on 10-08-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
731
Reviews:
188
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
9.93%
 
 
Wants:
246
Gots:
194
For Trade:
10
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 731 |  Reviews: 188
Photo of BdM
3.83/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dave2234
3.89/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Duster1354
3.82/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NilocRellim
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Cloudy brilliant ruby red colour. Tart vinegar but mostly sour fruits, cherry and a little oaky. Mild but pleasant carbonation, tastes like it smells; cherry and hints of raspberry notes. Sour and tart but fruity and berry notes. Delicious and lighter than expected.

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Photo of Franziskaner
3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

reddish amber in color with no head at all. Tiny carbonation bubbles continue to erupt from within. The aroma is of tart cherries and tart Brett. I taste plenty of tart cherries and the tart peppery Brett plays a background note in the back of the palate. I think the raspberries keep the tartness a bit in check and the oak gives it a lightly woodsy note. The mouth is highly carbonated, dry (likely with some help from the oak), and slightly acidic.

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Photo of Tyecko
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Irrationalist
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RyanTheLion13
4.39/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of craigbelly
4.45/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of yankees27
2.87/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Weak lambic

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Photo of Taybeh
4.21/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On tap at buster's, into a tulip, fairly light clear raspberry/rhubarb red with a touch of pink and orange at the edge. Nose is good but nothing special...some tart fruit (cherry, not entirely ripe plum), very faint hint of bretty funk but not enough, and a little oak. Things really get going once it warms a little on the tongue. Fruit is more complex, there's a nice interplay of sour and sweet

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Photo of batt6343
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of minterro
4.22/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of paresis
4.17/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Norvelljeff
4.93/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of rspauldi
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Akeah
3.37/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mychalg9
4.21/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Penrodeo
4.86/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jroberts8811
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kerry4porters
3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chrismattlin
4.63/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of valkyre65
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Robdiesel21
4.43/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wizcheekss
4.23/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Friek from Odell Brewing Company
4.03 out of 5 based on 731 ratings.
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