To Øl
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 611   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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, hops (Simcoe, Centennial, Cascade) and yeast.

gEUS's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gEUS (1637) - Linden, - JAN 3, 2013
330 ml bottle - poiurs deep brown with a potent light brown head. Aroma has notes of coffee, green parpica and other raw roasted notes. Body is medium with a nice balance between mouthfeel and carbonation, making the taste impressions of coffee and toffee coming through well. Nice porter!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Florya (1800) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 5, 2016
How : bottle Appearance : black with a medium brown head. Aroma : espresso, cocoa, wood, smoke, raisins, caramel, liquorice and chocolate . Palate : medium body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
weark (653) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - SEP 27, 2016
Bouteille achetée à La Mise En Bière - De couleur noire avec une belle mousse brune généreuse et collante - Au nez des arômes de chocolat, de café, malt rôti, terreuse, sauce soja, légèrement épicée, un nez bien torréfié - En bouche des arômes de café plus prononcé, le chocolat se fait plus rare, l’amertume est terreuse et bien présente - Corp moyen/lourd, amertume moyenne/forte, carbonation correcte, fine et légèrement soyeuse, final amère et café assez long - Comme souvent une belle bière, je la classerais presque dans les stout avec autant de café et d’amertume

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
freretoc (1720) - Besançon, FRANCE - SEP 15, 2016
Bue en bouteille de 33cl au Brasséliande café Couleur noire peu de mousse marron pas d’effervescence Nez sur le chocolat Attaque en bouche chocolat café tofee et fruit noire, très ronde avec un côté marc de café en fin de bouche.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
UjoKlobasa (653) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 27, 2016
On tap. Dark chestnut color, brown head. Warm chocolate smell. Aroma of sachertorte, honey, caramel, hops, tin of coffee as well. Medium heavy sweet, still light medium bitter, tin of sourness too. Well balanced, pleasant, great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (1687) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2016
Bottle shared at home. Pitch black pour with a thin dark tan head. Notes of roasted malts, dark chocolate, cocoa, sherry, dark cherries and a light warming alcohol in the back of the throat. Medium body, medium to light carbonation and a chocolate roasty bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jakubwloszcz (187) - Piastów, POLAND - AUG 22, 2016
Barwa czarna, nieprzejrzysta. Piana bardzo ładna, beżowa, drobnopęcherzykowa. W aromacie jest kawa, gorzka czekolada, paloność. W smaku jest gorzkie, wytrawne, solidnie palone, dominuje gorzka czekolada. Goryczka jest spora, w ustach zostają długie posmaki.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Iznogud (2611) - CROATIA - AUG 20, 2016
Bottle, 330 ml from Svijet Piva. Pours black with light brownish head. Roasted malts, coffee, hops, fruit in aroma. Roasted malts, chocolate, cocoa, some fruit in flavor. Medium to full bodied. Nice one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (9592) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 19, 2016
Bottle. Nearly black with deep copper highlights and a dense brown head. Thickly malty, fudgey, with undertones of espresso beans and aniseed. Fantastic.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiery_1 (275) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 15, 2016
330ml pour from Sergiy, on my deck. Very roasted nose, burnt. Ashtray; subtle sweetness. Likeness to a RIS or even a hoppy American BW.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerplace (898) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 15, 2016
330ml bottle from Legacy, tasted at Brian’s. Pours a very dark brown with a brown head. Aroma is slightly sweet, burnt malt. Same character taste with lots of hoppines and some black (not just dark) chocolate notes. Amazing!

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