Odell Cutthroat Porter | Odell Brewing Company

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Odell Cutthroat PorterOdell Cutthroat Porter
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4.07/5
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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
Ranking:
#2,530
Reviews:
425
Ratings:
1,251
pDev:
10.07%
Bros Score:
4.4
 
 
Wants:
154
Gots:
221
Trade:
3
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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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Photo of ZEB89
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

Photo of Spencermcm
2.5/5  rDev -38.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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

Photo of ICTguy21
4.56/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Look: dark but not quite opaque, tan head with some lacing

Smell: light, sweet, malty, roasted

Taste: has a nice roasted maltiness, followed up by a very nice coffee flavor that sticks around into the aftertaste, extremely faint hints of chocolate.

Feel: smooth and a bit creamy, not overly carbonated

Overall: A very well balanced beer that manages to be on the lighter side while not being watery. The coffee flavors stand out to me here and work well with the malts. This is an incredibly underrated beer and my favorite porter so far!

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Photo of BlueSpader
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of BFCarr
3.86/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of _Adam_
4.39/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of csurowiec
4.14/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Pnotuner
3.47/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

My second one gave me a better impression than the first. I bought it cold and drank the first bottle medium cold. Apparently it is more bitter when cold. Which is not good because it does not have the sweetest roasty base.
. I left it out of the fridge and drank one after work and it was not too bad. Good carbonation. I don't judge the head because I drink from the bottle. Fer shame.

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Photo of Gene-Colorado
4.93/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of andrewh995
3.79/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a black with a tan head. Smells of roasted malts and coffee, all very light scents. Tastes of tons of roasted malt, dark coffee, and bitter sweet chocolate. Medium in body and light in carbonation. Really good porter overall.

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Photo of Stengelfoot
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of boogerisu
3.79/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Nathanmclean
1.83/5  rDev -55%
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 -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of TP1200
1.65/5  rDev -59.5%
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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Odell Cutthroat Porter from Odell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 1,251 ratings
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