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Odell Leopold Fernet Barrel Aged Cutthroat Porter

Odell Leopold Fernet Barrel Aged Cutthroat Porter
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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Collaboration between Odell & Freshcraft. Freshcraft obtained a Leopold Bros Fernet barrel, and Odell’s Cutthroat Porter was aged in it. Released initially in May 2012. Not to be confused with Odell’s Fernet-Aged Porter / Wood Fernet Porter, released later.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jahshuwuh (565) - USA - MAR 2, 2014
Dark pour with a lot of mocha colored head (pour carefully). Smells of fernet dominates, along with chocolate, malt, raisin, plum. A thick creamy mouthfeel with tastes of fernet with coffee, roasted malt, woodiness. Some alcohol bite. It's an interesting brew especially if you like fernet because that flavor comes through strong on top of the usual porter flavors and the barrel flavors. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerenberger (1601) - Fischer, Texas, USA - JAN 13, 2014
The aroma is somewhat herbal with hints of mint, and a wonderful "fresh" quality. Pours a thick opaque brown with a robust espresso toned head and ample lacing. The taste, surprisingly, follows the nose. Mint (amazing), herbs, attended by a pleasing bitterness in the finish. Medium body and medium carbonation. Overall, while not the traditional roasty pallet I normally expect from a porter, this was a verey pleasing deviation. I would drink this porter again. Well done Odell. (Acknowledgment to Ken for the bomber.Thanks)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (17221) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2012
Tap at Freshcraft, Denver - 31/05/12. Badged as ’Leopold Fernet Cuthroat’ - states 5.5% ABV. Rich dark brown with a small tan head. Earthy hops, mint, dark fruit, chocolate nose. Taste follows on a little wood, bit more mint, slight licquorice touch. Lingering mint. Medium bodied and carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JPDurden24 (1673) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - JUN 22, 2012
At the Flanny’s Odell Tap Takeover, dark brown pour, nice tan head, minty chocolate and some nice spices on the nose and in the taste. Very enjoyable, I love mint chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (10490) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 9, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2013 Tap @ brewery. Deep brown/black appearance with a big, fluffy, creamy, light brown head. Quite spicy, evergreen, ginger, herbal, fairly roasty, dark chocolate malty, light espresso aroma. Minty, a bit boozy, herbal, spruce, dark chocolate flavor. Kind of like a thin mint but somewhat boozy. Update: kind of fun.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (12189) - Escondido, California, USA - JUN 3, 2012
Tap. Pours clear dark brown with a small, fizzy light tan head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is mint and licorice, chocolate and toast malt, woody hops and prunes. Flavor is malt forward with mint and chocolate, dates and a dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
craftbeerdesign (2254) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 20, 2012
On tap at Freshcraft.. Dark pour with a tan head. Mint nose with light chocolate. Med body with layers of mint, spruce, chocolate and coffee. Bright finish with mint and chocolate. Balances well.

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