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Odell Cutthroat Porter - Odell Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,005
Reviews: 380
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 9.78%
Wants: 130
Gots: 102 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 05-19-2001

Not quite a stout but definitely no lightweight, Cutthroat Porter is smooth and robust. Inspired by the classic London porters, we use dark roasted malts to create a deep, rich color and flavor that hint at chocolate and coffee. We named it Cutthroat Porter as our tribute to the Colorado state fish – with its own rich heritage and unmistakable dark coloring. And while we’re big fans of small batches, here’s to the currently threatened Cutthroat population reaching mass quantities.
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Ratings: 1,005 | Reviews: 380
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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Beautiful. Thick, chunky off-white head. Pours black, with dark ruby highlights. Head sticks around right till the end. Little bit of lacing clinging to the glass.

S: Roast coffee, with a creamy kind of sweetness. Little bit of dark chocolate. A little too sharp for my liking, but still inviting.

T: Roasty and bitter. A bit of a smokey quality that lingers even after swallowing.

M: Much thinner than something like an Imperial Stout, but not quit aqueous. Moderate-high carbonation. Lots of bubbles. Really easy drinking.

O: A porter for the stout lover. This beer is perfect for those times that a stout might be a bit much, but you still want that roasty stout flavor. I love grabbing this one when I want a beer with dinner.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle very dark brown with a slightly tan 1 finger head. Can pick up hints of good roast coffee smell. Head dissipates relatively quickly to a thin ring that has pretty good lacing in the glass. Medium carbonation. Has a medium-heavy mouthfeel, that sticks with you for a while like a good stout should. I get a slight bitter chocolate on the front with a nice semi-dry roasted coffee on the back. Very nice example of an American porter that most stout lovers will enjoy.

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4.94/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Odell Cutthroat Porter pours a pitch black color with a long lasting and lacing head. There is a nice roasted aroma, lots of coffee aromas as well. The taste is very robust, strong and creamy roasted malts, with good hints of coffee and chocolate. Full body, full flavors. Overall a world class porter, fantastic flavors, one of the best out there.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Gotta thank my cousin for sending me this from CO.

A- Out of the bottle this Porter fills my tulip with a black ale. You can tell while pouring it isn't motor oil thick like an RIS but black is accurate. A creamy tan head forms with decent retention. Frothy ring ends up leaving a super webbed drapery of lace all over the glass.

S- Deep dark roasted malts off the top reminiscent of Left Hand Milk Stout for me. Good notes of dark cocoa powder, black grains, coffee and toasted nutty malts. Nice and clean with strong roast aromatics.

T- The roasted malts from the aroma carry over here with a nice showcasing of cocoa powder, dark grain, nutty and coffee notes. Some dark fruit, toffee and molasses hints as well as slight hops, floral and citrus, in the finish.

MF- The aroma and taste reminded me of some good stouts but the body feels more like Porter. The carbonation is high with a creamy and foamy texture overall. Not light bodied but not of moderate thickness either, somewhere in between but no where near watery.

I would certainly have this again given the chance. The depth of the roast malt usage is quite nice but it is not super decadent like a lot of Stouts and dark beers nowadays. Drinks and refreshes while maintaining a dark roast flavor.

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Odell Cutthroat Porter from Odell Brewing Company
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