Odell Cutthroat Porter | Odell Brewing Company

BA SCORE
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1,231 Ratings
Odell Cutthroat PorterOdell Cutthroat Porter
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.

Added by Todd on 05-19-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,231
Reviews:
419
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
10.05%
 
 
Wants:
148
Gots:
212
For Trade:
3
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Photo of videofrog
3.98/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Nathanmclean
1.83/5  rDev -55.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

It pours dark with a light tan head, almost white. The smell is of dark roasted coffee, no chocolate presence. Feels very lite, almost watery. Hoping it would be a little bit more robust. The taste is completely lacking chocolate, not even a hint. It leaves the after taste of dark roasted coffee and water. Overall, a little disappointed, not sure why this one is rated so high.

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Photo of fthegiants
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Casey_L
3.85/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TP1200
1.65/5  rDev -59.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Boy, oh boy. Try as I might, I can't get passed how flavorless this porter is. What stands out the most is how clean and refreshing the water is. Not exactly the impression a porter should give.
The smell, if you concentrate really, really hard at it, is a faint combination of roasted malts, burnt sugar and chocolate. It tastes of water, hops, water, sugar and water.
It's sessionable alright. Purely because it bears little resemblance to a porter. Disappointed with this one.

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Photo of Kuges
3.73/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of McClinton
3.6/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spacedog666
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of runlikeakenyan
4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dmorgan310
4.09/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Skellbop
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GuyFawkes
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dark brown color; lots of ruby hues when held to the light.

Nice khaki head; spotty lacing.

Nose is of oats, coffee & slight chocolate. Smells great!

Thin mouthfeel.

Taste follows the nose; the mouthfeel is a touch too thin, but otherwise this is a delight. A dark beer anyone could enjoy.

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Photo of S-Taylor
3.5/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PMarcy78
3.48/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BdM
4.04/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of matcris
4.48/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A rich dark brown with a finger of khaki head that sticks to the glass. A really nice aroma to this one. Earthy, medium dark roasted malt, a little smokiness, and a nice blend of mild coffee, and chocolate. In the flavor, nice, you get the notes at different times. A little dark dried fruit, then chocolate and coffee, dark roasted malt, earthy-slightly bitter hops, and a slight smoky flavor lingers. The feel is medium light body, like a porter should be, I think. And average carbonation, and dry, overall. At 5%, this is just a good tasting, session-able porter. Smells great, looks great, tastes great.

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Photo of Rowsdower
3.79/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
3.5/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EdFed
3.81/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Prison-Is-Boring
4.09/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SandmanGator
3.41/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

If you can't find its Great Divide competitors, then it's a beer you settle for. There's really nothing cutthroat about it, ironically enough, but it's a good enough beer. Meh.

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Photo of Spikester
4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark brown with two fingers of tan head. Very good lacing.
Smell is mild coffee cocoa.
Taste is cocoa coffee with a decent bitterness from the hops at the end.
Mouthfeel is light to medium with good carbonation. Finish is bitter sweet.
Overall a fine Porter from a great brewery.

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Photo of BlunderfulGuy
4.26/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Branlott42
3.7/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

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Odell Cutthroat Porter from Odell Brewing Company
4.08 out of 5 based on 1,231 ratings.
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