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To Øl
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Porter
Copenhagen N, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 498   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: Black Ball er en potent porter med mørk cassanade og et ordentlig skud amerikansk humle til at afbalancere den markante og fyldige maltprofil, hvor der findes noter af chokolade, karamel og røg.
Ingredienser: Vand, malt(pilsner, smoked, chokolade, cara munich og brown), ristet byg, flækket havre, mørk cassanade, humle og gær.

English: Black Ball is a potent porter with a nice and round mouth feel combined with a lot of american hops, that balances the full and creamy body which has notes of chocolate, coffee and smoke.
Ingredients: Water, malt(pilsner, smoked, chokolade, cara munich, brown), roasted barley, flaked oat, dark cassanade sugar, hooops (Simcoe, Centennial, Cascade) and yeast.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KeefOz (1094) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - JAN 30, 2015
BB 16/06/19. Poured an opaque black colour with a one- to two-finger tan foamy head that retained very well and laced very well. Carbonation moderate. Aroma of sweet dark chocolate, subtle roasted malt and subtle coffee. Taste of quite sweet chocolate with the roasted grain coming through as well as it being quite bitter. Medium body. Creamy, smooth with a lingering mild bitterness on the finish. Very nice to sip!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JefVerstraete (1957) - Ghent, BELGIUM - JAN 26, 2015
Bottle @ home. Beautiful dark colour, dark brown foam. Medium carbonation. Aroma of cocoa and coffee, a lot of roasted malts, dry hoppy finish. Good porter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrOrla (447) - Odense C, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2015
Draft at C4. Pours a dark black with a tan. Aromas of dark chocolate, coffee, liquorice and pine. taste with strong coffee, chocolate and pine.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
CraftBeerNick (1169) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2015
Bottle at home, 22nd January 15. Pours black, nice head. Some chocolate on aroma. Taste is dark rich chocolate, some ash, coupled with some bitter sweetness. Palate suits the style, really good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SuperTiti33 (742) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 7, 2015
Noire opaque. Beau collet brun. Nez: Café. Mélasse. Brûlé. Espresso. Bouche: forte amertume. Sèche. Légèrement fumé. Caoutchou/médicinale. Café fort. Finale sèche et terreuse. Bien.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Christopsy (136) - SCOTLAND - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle at home. WOW!! This is a BIG BEER! Pours jet black, with a rusty brown creamy head. The first thing that hit me on the nose was chocolate. On the tongue, deep dark chocolate and coffee... and even a bit of bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnRMurdoch (3672) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 2, 2015
330ml bottle from Valhalla’s Goat. Almost black with a big foamy reddish beige head. Sweet chocolate aroma. Chocolate coffee and a hint of treacle flavour. Smooth and well balanced with a sweet whiskey aftertaste. Not a bad big strong porter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Douberd (3051) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2014
(To Øl Black Ball Porter) Bottle 330 ml at home, served into a snifter, ABV 8% Black colour on the body, tall and very thick creamy head, dark brown in colour, with excellent retention, leaving medium lacing on the glass. Aroma of light roasted malts, hops, citrus, light vanilla on the back. Taste also has hops and citrus, light roasted malts on the finish, some coffee there too. Medium body, good carbonation, sticky palate. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MissPxx (732) - - DEC 24, 2014
Pours like liquid tar. Massively thick and with a frothy creamy head. Thick and syrupy with a deep black appearance. Not something you could drink a lot of but feels very special ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fombe89 (387) - Asturias, SPAIN - DEC 24, 2014
Botella @el cabanon ................................................ Aviles 23/12/2014


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