Big Horn Total Disorder Porter | C.B. & Potts Restaurant & Brewery

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C.B. & Potts Restaurant & Brewery
Colorado, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Oxymoron on 09-19-2005

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 4
Reviews by Oxymoron:
Photo of Oxymoron
3.47/5  rDev +3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best served from tap and if you’re in the Ft. Collins area. Although they do bottle Total Disorder Porter, it really is good on site. So that settled, TDP pours a good dark color but note that it does have red to tan amber colors on the sides or held up to the light. A little bit lighter then what I would consider a normal porter. The smell is good malt with a stronger roasted quality. Some stronger nut aromas and light milk tones are also present. The overall smell is not really strong but still noticeable.

The taste has a strong coffee and nut flavor. I would say kind of like a walnut to be really specific. A burnt roasted quality on the malt with maybe some black patent and definite roasted malt. The after taste has a sweet almost lactate feel to it, but not over bearing. Not really milky but a sort of smooth texture. It mellows out the stronger burnt flavor. The malt is the strongest part of the beer but a floral hop lightens the mood.

Overall this is a pretty easy drinking beer. My roommate loved this beer the most when we came to Potts. He really liked porters, so it is a good beer to drink.

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Photo of Jredner
3.95/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Chocolate with very mild roastiness underneath. Deep brown to black with a decent head. Watery fore prepares you for dissapointment, but a strong roastiness and chocolate, coffee notes save it. Very tasty and true to style porter flavors here. The watery start prevents it from greatness unfortunately

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Photo of JayS2629
3.77/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This pours a very dark brown, almost black with a creamy tan head that sticks around and leaves great lace.

The aroma is of roasted malt, coffee, cocoa and earthy hops. Simple but nicely balanced and clean.

The taste follows. Fresh and clean flavors of milk chocolate and dark with coffee tones, and roasted malts balanced nicely. Earthy hops finish this with a great balance.

Overall a very nice and drinkable, medium bodied on the thin side, but nicely balanced porter.

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Photo of Crosling
2.3/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Black with ruby colored edges and a small, poorly developed head of light tan. Typical porter smell, malt accented (with very little hop aroma), with hints of chocolate fudge, roast, espresso and coffee. While the aroma can almost be considered vibrant, the flavor is very gentle. Palate is soft and fizzy, almost chaulky. Light cocoa initially, which fades into a burnt fruit aspect. I don’t usually say this about Porters, but this could use more hop. Not enjoyable, maybe even a drainpour.

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Big Horn Total Disorder Porter from C.B. & Potts Restaurant & Brewery
3.37 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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