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
Ratings:
1,234
Reviews:
420
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
10.05%
 
 
Wants:
151
Gots:
214
For Trade:
3
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Photo of ZoomanCru
3.69/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Cutthroat Porter – American Porter (5.0%) - O'Dell Brewing Co. (Colorado)
☆☆☆½

App: Very dark in color totally opaque with a slight garnet hue right against the light. One finger dark brown head that fades quickly and leaves a high ring of sticky lace.

Smell: Deep roasted malts with hints of chocolate and the slightest smoke.

Taste: Slightly charred roasted taste, with a dry sweetness in the true taste that lingers slightly. Some sweetness around the edges. Darkly malty to the core with a slight bitterness only after swallowing.

Mouth: Plenty of body and edge, this is a well balanced beer that would be a good example for someone new to the style.

Home tasting, 12oz bottle into Tulip Glass. 12/23/13.

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Photo of alphagnome
4.7/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Appearance:
Pours a deep brown color, one shade shy of black and practically impregnable by light. A thick, delicate head sits on top of this fantastic looking beer with authority and rides the glass to the last drop, leaving plenty of lacing to remind you of what once was.

Aroma:
The aroma is ripe with rich, bitter cocoa and fresh coffee grounds. It's simple but delightful and begging for another whiff.

Taste:
Words describing the aroma can be said about the robust flavor. Rich, bitter chocolate reminiscent of a Lindt dark chocolate truffle. Roasted coffee and dark malt. The warmer this one gets, the more the bitterness shines through. For the style - it's perfection! A molasses sweetness is present but vague.

Mouthfeel:
Silky-smooth medium body, more stout than porter though. Otherwise beautifully executed. Carbonation is light but spot on for the style and the finish is a bit on the dry side.

Overall:
All in, this is a fantastic brew and lives up to the hype surrounding it. If you find it, I highly recommend grabbing it - I know I will be!

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

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3/5  rDev -26.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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3/5  rDev -26.5%

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of minterro
3.74/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bought Southmoor Liquor. Poured into a pint glass and paired with triscuits.

A&S: Creamy tan head that retains at a thin layer, some lacing. Jet black colored beer. Dark chocolate is the man component of the aroma, its complemented by smokiness,

T&M: Not a ton of flavor outside of the smokiness. The finish is smokey but not overwhelming. Kinda smooth, but not very smooth. Pretty clean finish.

Overall: I was recommended Deshutes Black Butte over this beer, and I have to say I defiantly prefer this beer. I haven't found a ton of great porter in the mountain west.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of FLima
4.05/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Very black color with a red tone against the light. It made a thin head with low retention and leaving laces.
Nice predominant aroma of dark chocolate.
Flavor of roasted malts with earthy notes and hints of molasses, spices and citrus hops.
Dry and bitter aftertaste with a long lasting roasted and hop note.
Light to medium body with perfect carbonation and a creamy texture.
A superbly balanced Porter and that does not mean it is hopless, even with just 17 IBUs. Perfect execution that is hard to beat.

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

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

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev -2%

Odell Cutthroat Porter from Odell Brewing Company
4.08 out of 5 based on 1,234 ratings.
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