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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 267   ABV: 8.9%
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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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
IlBevitorediLA (452) - ITALY - FEB 19, 2013
Bruna con abbastanza schiuma mediamente persistente. Aroma acido con caratteri che ricordano frutta secca soprattutto noci. Ingresso in bocca acido con un intermezzo di frutta secca, vaniglia e cioccolato. Il retrogusto e caratterizzato di nuovo dall’acidità pulita da un leggero sentore erbaceo. Buon corpo, di facile beva e con una carbonazione per niente invadente. Un ottima bruna fiamminga. Provatela.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5825) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Odell makes some awesome beers but i’ve had a few bad sours from them recently so- .. pours a deep bruise brown .. medium head, medium lacing .. . leather and berry dominate, mild wildness .. . light mouth .. mild finish .. . pretty good brew .. . . i’m not a kid fucker!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jdskinns (196) - South Roxana, Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle. Cork pops with a lot of force. Pours a cloudy brown color with tan head. Red fruit and some spice to the nose. Good amount of sourness but not overpowering. Tart. Reminds me of a lighter flavored Rodenbach Grand Cru. Very good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boFNjackson (4134) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 14, 2013
Bottle @ a recent bottle share... Poured reddish brown with an eggy head. Dark fruits with wood, and lactic acid for the most part. Nice drinking sour beer but a little intense and astringent.. Malty sugars with cherries.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvikar (3416) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - FEB 13, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at LiBira Pub in Haifa. Thanks eyes_wide_shut and YK23. Pours brown with a beige head, aroma of plums, caramel, red wine, fruit sourness, tires, flavor is sourish with some roast, nice acidity, dried fruits, cherries, red wine, wood, medium to full bodied, great

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ThirstyBird (1566) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - FEB 11, 2013
Tasted @ RBBWG 2013. Courtesy of Travlr - thank you Gene. Pours hazy dark orangish brown with small tan head. Smell is a blend of wood, dark fruit with nice sour notes. Taste is nice sour, wood, dark fruit ending dry crisp & woody. Body is light and carbonation is active. Overall I really enjoyed this beer.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tderoeck (4696) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 31, 2013
19/I/13 - 75cl bottle @ RBBWG 2013 - BB: n/a (2013-38) Thanks to Travlr for sharing the bottle!

Bit cloudy, red brown beer, small beige to off-white head, unstable, bit adhesive. Aroma: dusty, caramel, some vanilla, bit fruity, grains, bit sugary. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: sour, lactic, red fruits, citrus, bitter, tobacco, earthy, wood. Aftertaste: red fruits, overripe fruits, some vanilla, hint of caramel, sour touch as well and a little hoppy. Now that’s more like it!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 29, 2013
(Draught and 750ml bottle) Pours a cloudy dark brown body with a small off-white head. Aroma of cherry, chocolate, raisins, toffee, and vanilla. Flavor of chocolate, cherry, lacto, dates, brett, and oak.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nuffield (3671) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 27, 2013
I love sours but I found this one out of balance and not so enjoyable. Lots of lactic sourness and acidity, with plenty of wood and some cherry fruit. It revealed some levels while it warmed but the sour was too lactic for me. Bottle.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
brucebruce81 (254) - Wyoming, USA - JAN 23, 2013
This beer is ok it has that wild yeast off flavor much like a lambic it was a very sour finish to it


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