Home >

Odell The Meddler Oud Bruin

Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap


Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 267   ABV: 8.9%
Inspired by a resurrected style from the Flemish region of Belgium, The Meddler Oud Bruin is a blend of several generations of brown ales that were barrel aged for over 18 months. Wild yeasts, Lactobacillus, and Brettanomyces meddle with the beer creating complexity and depth of flavor. Intricate, yet balanced, The Meddler has an 8.9% ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
theisti (3588) - Kansas, USA - NOV 5, 2012
~10 oz draft at Martin City Brewing Company. The pour is hazed brown with some ruby around the edges of the glass. The head is tan and lasting. Nice, thick coat of lace left behind as the head falls. The aroma is softly sour vinegar, nice full black cherry fruit, and light wood funk underneath that. The taste is soft acetic vinegar blended nicely with the natural black cherry fruit. The wood and funk is present in the long finish. The palate is medium to light bodied, soft natural carbonation, nice sour black cherry long finish. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
jackstraw58 (2) - Alabama, USA - NOV 4, 2012 does not count
Floral, caramel, butterscotch, butterscotch, bubblegum, earthy, leather, woody, woody, citrus

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - NOV 4, 2012
Big thanks to Blake for sharing this last night. Dark brown color with a fluffy head. Big aroma hints of sour funk, vinegar and slight mustard seeds. Pretty damn sour flavor as well, funky and tart. A real gem in my eyes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beernbourbon (1429) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - NOV 3, 2012
Tap at Soha. Pour is cloudy deep brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is sour cherry, wood notes, earthy notes, and faint spiced cream. Flavor is loaded with wood, caramel malt, light spice, an odd dill flavor and a bitterness on the back of the tongue. Full flavor. Complex. Interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcnielsen (2771) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 2, 2012
Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with off white head. Sour, fruity, vinegar aroma. Nice take on a belgian oud bruin style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UncleKorm (1142) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 31, 2012
On tap poured dark brown w/ a creamy tan head fully diminishing. Mild aroma of dark cocoa, brett funk, toast, vanilla and dark fruit. Full body, oily texture and soft carbonation. Flavor is a light sweetness and the sour finish with a sensation of an unlit cigar on the tongue. A balanced sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanfolty (2209) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - OCT 30, 2012
October 30, 2012 on tap at 33 wine. Seemed to be a reddish brown pour but it was dark in the bar. Nice amount of head and lacing. Woody and a fruity funk maybe cherry in the aroma. Taste was consistent with aroma but the sour was not overpowering and the finish was dry with maybe a hint of bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DesertDevil (673) - Arizona, USA - OCT 29, 2012
On tap at Whole Foods Watering Hole. Pours murky reddish brown. Aroma of vinegar, sour wine, and spoiled plums. Extreme oak tones on the taste, with tart dark cherries. The woodiness lingers for a while until a slightly boozy dry finish. The woody taste is prominent without being dominant.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
vyvvy (5015) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - OCT 29, 2012
Odell really does some winners with their 750 series these days. This one pours deep brown with a dense tan head. The aroma has dark berries, cocoa, brett funk, nice toast, Belgian earthiness, vanilla and mild oak - very pleasant. Medium / thick body with lots of playful frothy gentle carbonation. The flavor starts with everything on the aroma with sharp tartness along with berries and lemon. The finish has some vinegar and smooth nuttiness. Excellent well balanced beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - OCT 24, 2012
Mini-growler from Total Wine (Park Place) - Pours a hazy brown color with a half finger thick light tan head. Light carbonation and spotty lacing. Aroma is tart esters, light toasted malt, and a touch of wood. Flavor is tart esters, vanilla, and oak. The tartness lingers in the finish. Medium to full body. Pretty nice for a sour beer.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 « 8 9 10  11  12 13 14

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50