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Odell Cutthroat Porter | Odell Brewing Company

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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:
#2,531
Reviews:
425
Ratings:
1,252
pDev:
10.07%
Bros Score:
4.4
 
 
Wants:
154
Gots:
221
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 1,252 |  Reviews: 425
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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Photo of Kuges
3.73/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MGoeltz
3.6/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spacedog666
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of runlikeakenyan
4.18/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
4.09/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of GuyFawkes
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
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%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PMarcy78
3.48/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BdM
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of matcris
4.48/5  rDev +10.1%
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 -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EdFed
3.81/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Prison-Is-Boring
4.09/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SandmanGator
3.41/5  rDev -16.2%
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%
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 +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Branlott42
3.7/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of iridius
3.62/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of barnzy78
3.98/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle, dated 12/21/16B
A - creamy ivory pillow of head holds good retention atop a cola colored ale
S - dark malts, dark baker's chocolate, a hint of coffee with some earthy hops
T - chocolate, tea leaf, coffee, dark grain, earthy hops
M - medium body, modest carbonation, finishes moderately bitter for the style
O - solid robust porter as expected from this fine brewery.

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Photo of Dface
3.69/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Odell Cutthroat Porter from Odell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 1,252 ratings
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