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Big Horn Total Disorder Porter - C.B. & Potts

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Big Horn Total Disorder Porter
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BA SCORE
80
good

19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 13.45%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
C.B. & Potts visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mentor on 08-17-2005)
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Reviews by Kemmerlin:
Photo of Kemmerlin
3.4/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A: dark dark brown with a light thin off white head and very thin lacing.
S: has the usual chocolate and coffee smell but with and added faint pine in the back.
T: creamy chocolaty taste with mild coffee and pine notes in the aftertaste.
M/D: light bodied smooth but not thick like most porters. Easily drinkable due to the lightness and flavor.

Kemmerlin, Apr 26, 2010
More User Reviews:
Photo of Kevlee722
3/5  rDev -12.3%

Kevlee722, Dec 01, 2011
Photo of Jredner
3.53/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Chocolate with very mild roastiness underneath. Deep brown to black with a decent head. Watery fore prepares you for dissapointment, but a strong roastiness and chocolate, coffee notes save it. Very tasty and true to style porter flavors here. The watery start prevents it from greatness unfortunately

Jredner, Jan 23, 2006
Photo of tommy5
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

tommy5, Oct 15, 2013
Photo of JohnK17
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

JohnK17, Oct 24, 2012
Photo of crobinso
3.25/5  rDev -5%

crobinso, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of hopdog
3.08/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap at the Broomfield, CO location.

Poured a deep mahogany color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of caramel and chocolate. Tastes of caramel, chocolate and light roast. This had potential, but they aromas and tastes just, for some reason, seem to 'mesh'.

hopdog, Nov 25, 2008
Photo of amart80
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

amart80, Mar 23, 2012
Photo of Mebuzzard
2.63/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Doesn't quite look right. A darkish brown color with tan, soapy head.
Smell of coffee with outdated cream in it. Some chocolate and roasted malt as well.
Tastes kinda like a porter, but not very rich. Coffee and chocolate dominate, yet it's not a good mix. Something is odd. Perhaps the lines weren't clean.
Could barely finish this one. Too thin, too off-center in the porter world. Perhaps a cream-stout?

Mebuzzard, Feb 07, 2007
Photo of habaceeba
3.25/5  rDev -5%

habaceeba, Jun 12, 2014
Photo of JMBSH
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

JMBSH, Jul 25, 2012
Photo of jds1469
3.6/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

Had both a few mugs at the bar and took a gallon home to enjoy later. I know this beer gets pretty bad reviews but I like it while having dinner.

The appearance is like any other porter really, dark black color (like used motor oil) with a dark brown head that goes away quickly.

The taste and smell are light, but refreshing. Has a good chocolate and coffee taste. While eating you really don't want a heavy beer. If this was thick like a RIS, it would be over filling.

The mouthfeel is light also and thin.

Drinkability is great. Nothing is overpowering and everything just works together.

jds1469, Jan 08, 2011
Photo of birchstick
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

birchstick, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of lccrunchy
4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

lccrunchy, Jul 22, 2014
Photo of Jeckel
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

Jeckel, Aug 20, 2012
Photo of trytoketchup
3/5  rDev -12.3%

trytoketchup, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of mentor
2.45/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1.5

Bottle obtained from the brewpub and consumed about a month later. Pouors a half finger tan head over a dark brown-red liquid. Smells biscuit malty, chocolate, toffee, and sour roasty. Tastes puckering sour to start. This never goes away, but it does settle to nearly acceptable levels. Sweet begins to rise during the middle and chocolate comes in late...with some coffee roast. Potent cherry sour makes a re-appearance in the end leaves an unpleasant aftertaste. This black patent is just too strong for me and the beer is going down the drain. In fact, I wonder if this beer has flavors from an awful infection. Md mouthfeel and moderately carbonated.

mentor, Aug 17, 2005
Photo of barleywinefiend
3.58/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured a medium amber color with a small frothy head. Smelled of maybe some really good malts, well hopped and perhaps some biscuit hints in there. I believe this to be the same recipe as I had a Big Horn/Ram. They look the same and the places look the same, beer under same names so it probably is. It is a decent Amber.

barleywinefiend, Mar 07, 2008
Photo of bamarado
4/5  rDev +17%

bamarado, Oct 28, 2013
Big Horn Total Disorder Porter from C.B. & Potts
80 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.