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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


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RATINGS: 492   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Danish: Black Ball er en potent porter med mrk cassanade og et ordentlig skud amerikansk humle til at afbalancere den markante og fyldige maltprofil, hvor der findes noter af chokolade, karamel og rg.
Ingredienser: Vand, malt(pilsner, smoked, chokolade, cara munich og brown), ristet byg, flkket havre, mrk cassanade, humle og gr.

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.

czar's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
czar (5257) - Qubec, Quebec, - JAN 28, 2013
bottle from mathieu t., many thanks! pours almost black with a nice creamy beige head, some retention. strong coffee and roasted notes, smoked malt, scotch whiskey, maple - some sweetness, never cloying, few burnt malts, leather and soy sauce. soft carbonation, medium to full body, big resinous and citrusy hops for a medium long dry-hopped citrusy finish. quite nice sipper!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
huineman (100) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 6, 2015
Pitch black. Abundant tan head. Very powerful aromas: cola nut, bitter herbs, espresso, chocolate. Round, sizzling, full-bodied. Very long finish, reminiscent of coffee beans and dandelion. Great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hanoi (558) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2015
Bottle. Nose is very nice, dark chocolate, wood smoke, vanilla, hint of coffee. Looks beautiful with a rich thick head. Taste smoke, licorice, dark chocolate, nut, a gentle hop bitterness and pleasing sour tone lifting it nicely, cherry, a little vanilla cream, slight coffee ice-cream, a stewed dark fruit flavour. Mouhtfeel is surprisingly light. A very, very good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jagienka (133) - Łask, POLAND - APR 12, 2015
Butelka. Barwa brunatna, nieprzejrzyste. Piana beżowa kremowa drobna obfita, znaczy szkło. W aromacie alkoholowa nuta śliwki w czekoladzie. W smaku czuć alkohol, goryczka kakaowa na poziomie średnim. Piwo średnio nasycone, z krtkim alkoholowo goryczkowym posmakiem.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
seritomi (335) - HUNGARY - APR 8, 2015
Jl nz ki, stt, s?r?, masszv habbal. Illata nekem, erjedsi problmkkal tettenrhet, savanyks, leszt?s illattal. Meg alkoholos. El?szr des, tejcukros. Er?sen keser?, ragacsos, olajos. Kvs. Tl sokk de nem amat?r sr.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dhatton (137) - Mendham, New Jersey, USA - APR 3, 2015
On tap at the Jeffrey, pours pitch black body with thick, frothy tan head. Malty aroma; coffee, licorice, and a hint of smoke. Dark chocolate, very roasty, rich flavors of molasses and blackberries. Big hop taste and bitter finish, pleasant surprise for the style. Outstanding all around.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ElManana (902) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - APR 1, 2015
Bottle bought at Hopduvel. Black with brown head. Coffee, dark chocolate, malty. Awesome porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElDesmadre (2018) - Mikołw, POLAND - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle from Plovmand, thanks! Dusty chocolate and roast, subtle smoked notes, not really much in the hop department. Light sweet, velvety smooth. Nice flavour depth combined with a high drinkability. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kajser27 (162) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 29, 2015
Pitch black, medium dark tan head, nice lacing. Aroma of roasted malt and roasted coffee. Taste bitter dark chocolate, roasted malts, coffee. Dry, bitter coffee finish. Alcohol heat in the finish. Weaker side of full bodied and somewhat creamy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosskie (516) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 24, 2015
Pitch black beer with a greyish brown weak head. Transparent with ruby highlights. Smell is deliciously dark and full. Milk chocolate, coffee, leather, roasted nuts balanced against bitter resin and citrus peels. Sourwood, slightly metallic. Raisins. Taste is bitter fizziness with subtle sweetness. Oily mouth feel with an ashy bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (6167) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 23, 2015
Bottled 330ml. -from Svijet Piva Zagreb. Pitch black coloured, medium sized creamy brown head, roasty and really hoppy nose. Roasted malt, coffee, slight ashy, touch of fruits and strong bitter hops presence. Rather dry bitter finish.

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