Cutthroat | Odell Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Not quite a stout but definitely no lightweight, Cutthroat 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 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
Ranking:
#4,893
Reviews:
429
Ratings:
1,269
pDev:
10.07%
 
 
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156
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229
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Photo of jordanginsberg
4.22/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gobearswalter34
3.92/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a thin, white head with some collecting in the middle. Dark brown. Leaves lacing.
S- sweet chocolate malt, nut, slight coffee and Carmel. Vanilla malt.
T- Smoke malt detected early. Roast coffee and semi-sweet chocolate. Brings bitterness.
F- Thinner feel.
O- more on the smoky, toasty and bitter end of porters. Well done.

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Photo of moundbz
3.98/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WhisperingCoconut
4.73/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bbtkd
3.8/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Odell Cutthroat Porter, 5% ABV, 36 IBU. Pours dark brown with a 3+finger off-white foamy head. Nose is roast malt and slight chocolate. Taste follows, with moderate bitter close. A bit over-carbonated, so mouthfeel is good. Overall excellent.

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Photo of japa2434
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A solid, safe choice at porter.

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Photo of socon67
3.66/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stevoj
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark brown with creamy beige head, sticky lacing coats the glass. Smoky aroma, peat, chocolate, coffee, burnt toast. taste is chocolate (semi-sweet) with some roast grain bitterness lingering. Halfway between a dunkel and a stout, this is very well crafted beer.

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4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of benros222
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerWithMike
4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VashonGuy
3.69/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured into a Shaker pint, yields a dark beer with a medium head that fades quickly, leaving a lot of long lasting lacing.

At this cafe, the bottle was quite cold to start, so both the smell and flavor were muted. My overall impression is of smoky roasted malts. There's some bitterness.

This may seem contradictory, but this beer has a big flavor and yet is watery. I liked everything about the taste except the watery character, which I can't get past.

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3.94/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GreyGooseStout
4.53/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NathanBeets
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 22Blue
3.89/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Staceyqueen
4.14/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheCrowsEye
3.85/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of omahawk
3.96/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a beautiful, large rocky tan head with a very dark black with red ruby hues when backlit.Smell is of roasty malt and hint of yeast character. Taste is instant balance of hop bitter, roast malt, and carmel sweetness. Easy to drink. Mouthfeel is good and stays with you. This is a solid American take on English porter. I will drink more of this during the coming Winter months.

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Photo of Parmesan
4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours a pitch black color with a creamy white head that dissipates rather quickly, with some nice ring of lacing.

S: A roasted dark malt, with a few notes of smoke, a slight bit of chocolate. Very inviting.

T: Roasted dark malt, notes of smoke and some bittersweet chocolate. Slight bitterness. Slightly dank hops.

F: Creamy full body

O: I love this beer, a classic stout.

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3.92/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ArsMoriendiOU818
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of LostTechnique
2.84/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Vidblain
3.67/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of billydrinksbeer
4.12/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Cutthroat from Odell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 1,269 ratings