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Odell Cutthroat Porter | Odell Brewing Company

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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:
#2,506
Reviews:
423
Ratings:
1,249
pDev:
10.07%
Bros Score:
4.4
 
 
Wants:
154
Gots:
220
Trade:
3
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,249 |  Reviews: 423
Photo of Ozzylizard
3.42/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

$ 2.48 (Including tax)/12 oz bottle ($ 0.207/oz) at Total Wine, SATX
Bottle dated 8/17/16 at 42 degrees into a hand washed and dried JK snifter, allowed to warm to 50 degrees
Aroma – light, roasted malt - lasts
Head average (Maximum 2.5 cm, aggressive pour), light brown, creamy with rocks, diminishing to a three mm ring and frothy partial layer
Lacing fair – drag marks from ring, mostly tiny bubbles with some larger
Body – dark brown, opaque
Flavor – roasted malt predominates but not overpowers. Hint of chocolate. No hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl.
Palate – medium, almost creamy, soft carbonation

A decent porter, not remarkable but solid.

Appearance 3.75, Aroma – 3.5, Flavor 3.25, Palate 3.5, Overall 3.5

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Photo of BlackWormCultBrew
4.64/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jfloe91
4.22/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle, poured into a tulip glass

L- Deep, dark brown with a light brown head, head dissipates quickly but leaves plenty of nice lacing around the glass
S- Black currant, mocha, chocolate, nutty
T- Dark roasted coffee, very light dark chocolate, toasty. Nice roasted malts.
F- Light for a porter. Also some acidity and light syrup in it as well.
O- It's a good beer! Satisfied with it at 8.99 for a six pack. Not the best porter I've ever had, especially compared to the Taddy Porter, but still worth a try.

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

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

Photo of shigg85
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mjurney
4.66/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Appearance:
Deep brown color with some ruby red highlights. Good carbonation. Small head.

Aroma:
Dark roasted malts, smokey, chocolate, a little earthy.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Rich, dark roasted malts, caramel, dark chocolate, a little nutty. Hop bitterness is mild. Smooth and sweet finish. Body is medium, silky, creamy, highly drinkable.

Overall:
Awesome American-style Porter!

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Photo of Bryan12345
3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SortaAmbivalent
4.22/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jim_TX
4.89/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of Boomersooner656
3/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of tronester
4.28/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A dark Ruby/Brown in color with a thin tan head. Aromas of fresh roasted coffee beans, caramel and milk chocolate, wow! Taste begins with some dark chocolate, then toasted grain. Next is smokey scotch. The finish is vanilla and a hint of earthy hops. Mouthfeel is good. Overall an excellent Porter. The aroma is amazing.

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Photo of skierson1
4.48/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of oline73
3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Boone757
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Poloplaya
4.22/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RyanK252
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a BarrelHouse Brewing Co pint glass

A: Pours deep brown with a slight ruby tone and a creamy mocha head that settles to a firm layer and leaves some nice lacing.

S: Roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, a bit earthy, and a hint of burnt toast.

T: Roasted malt, coffee, hint of chocolate, a little smokey burnt toast, earthy, dark fruit, and a little bready toffee sweetness.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation.

O: Very solid porter. I wish the chocolate in the nose came through a little more in the taste.

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Photo of EvanRobertson
4.01/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Braseltonage
4.16/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

12 oz bottle. Pours a very dark brown with a robust foamy tan head. Nose of chocolate and smooth roasted malt. Medium in body and smooth creamy mouth feel. Flavor is dark roasted malts with nice chocolate. Finishes bitter.

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Photo of HotDogBikeRide
4.29/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Not my favorite style but a certain winner amongst the choices available at HEB. My girl loves it. Light bodied but flavorful, coffee roast beer. Light mouth feel, inoffensive but full of robust flavors. Even if you don't drink coffee there's something to appreciate here. Balanced, tasteful malt profile and a dry finish. Good beer.

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Photo of princessbay710
4.46/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I didn't know a beer could taste like that, kind of like a zesty coffee soda. The only porter I have to compare it to is St. Arnolds Icon series Coffee porter, along with a Xocaveca stout by Stone which it is nothing like. Exceptionally clean finish.

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Odell Cutthroat Porter from Odell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 1,249 ratings
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