To Øl
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 548   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 4, 2011

Draught @ Orsted Olbar, Norre Farimagsgade 13, 1364 Copenhagen, Denmark.

Clear dark black brown color with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is light heavy malty, roasted, coffee, moderate to heavy hoppy, grapefruit, orange - citrus. Flavor is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, coffee - chocolate, dark malt, sweet caramel - chocolate, hoppy, grapefruit. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110211]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (37013) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2011
From tap at MikkellerBar. Pours dark brown to black with a chocolate brown head. Aroma is dark roasted malt, fruity and liqourice. Slight bitter, dark fruity, roasted dark malt. Bitter, liqourice and dark malty into the finish with aslight yeasty touch. Rather bitter and dry far finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (31462) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2011
Draft. A pitch black beer with a lazing dark brown head. the aroma has strong notes of chocolate as well as medium notes of roasted malt and a bit of hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of chocolate, roasted malt, wood, dextrose, and hops, leading to a very dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25069) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2011
On tap. Pours an opaque black with a dense light brown head with excellent retention. Lovely hard roasted malts in the nose, some vanilla too. Medium body, plenty of hard roasted malts, a little dark dried fruit. Distinctly malt bitter finish. Dry as a bone. 100211

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (24434) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2011
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Black coloured with a medium sized beige head. Roasted aroma of caramel, liquorice and hops with notes of coffee. Roasted flavour of caramel, hops and liquorice. Roasted and hoppy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (23671) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 26, 2012
Draught@Beer Hunters, Pori. Black colour with a small brown head. Aroma is mild smoked wet wooden notes, roastes malts, some caramel, toffee, coffee and alcohol as well as some slight raisins and liquorice. Flavour is roasted malts, liquorice, some mild riped dark fruits, alcohol as well as some slight coffee, chocolate and mild smoky notes. Rather pleasantly balanced Strong Porter, being on the border to being stoutish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (21886) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2011
Bottled. Black, beige head. Aroma of licorice and tobacco. Mid sweet with clean, rounded mouthfeel. Leather and ink, heavily resiny bitterness. Aggressive and overhopped.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (20429) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2011
Draft @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty licorice and chocolate aroma. Roasted malty bitter chocolate licorice flavor with hoppy hints. Has a roasted malty bitter hoppy licorice finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (19649) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2011
18th February 2011
Bottle shared with Mes&Sim, Leighton and Scopey at the CP&K. Cheers! Opaque black beer. Small medium brown head. Light and soft palate. Roasty malt but with a lactose sweet edge. Dark malt sourness. Light dry finish. A full on porter - could not session this but as a one off it was good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (18514) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 15, 2011
bottle at home .. thanks to jan ... dark black ... bug bubbly tan brown head ... soft chocolate roast malt ... big hop nose ... light fizzy ... bitter chocolate ... little charcoaly front ... soft chocolate linger ... light hint of smoke ... bitter chocolate linger ... nice but a little too bitter for me.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 55

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50