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Black Ball Porter - To Øl

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Black Ball PorterBlack Ball Porter

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BA SCORE
90
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114 Ratings
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Ratings: 114
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 8.85%
Wants: 7
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ingredients: Water, malt (pilsner, smoked, chocolate, cara munich and brown), roasted barley, rolled oats, brown sugar, hops and yeast.

(Beer added by: bark on 03-08-2011)
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Ratings: 114 | Reviews: 51 | Display Reviews Only:
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OBeerMeGreatOne

California

4.21/5  rDev +3.4%

Pours beautifully with tons of lasting lace.

Smells rich, cocoa, burnt malt, slight plum.

Tastes like one hell of a smoked porter. Burnt chocolate, coffee, dry hops! Goes down smooth, with a nice, moderate thickness.

I really, really enjoyed this one! I'd recommend pretty highly.

12-04-2013 20:47:53 | More by OBeerMeGreatOne
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dar482

New York

4.34/5  rDev +6.6%

The beer comes in a dark black/brown.

The aroma has roasted malt, chocolate.

The flavor follows with a robust roasted malt, tons of roasty coffee. Coffee bitterness, earthiness, burnt malt on the end. A very robust beer with a good bitterness. Tons of coffee flavor.

A really well done porter.

12-02-2013 02:37:23 | More by dar482
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-13-2013 07:42:26 | More by ygtbsm94
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pin

Australia

4/5  rDev -1.7%

10-26-2013 05:08:17 | More by pin
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Mphis

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

10-23-2013 05:12:19 | More by Mphis
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tmzl

Slovenia

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

10-20-2013 21:25:28 | More by tmzl
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Hopbomber

United Kingdom (England)

3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

10-20-2013 10:44:46 | More by Hopbomber
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duracell

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.7%

10-18-2013 23:45:57 | More by duracell
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crhea89

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

10-01-2013 02:35:23 | More by crhea89
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firstlighthiker

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

10-01-2013 01:15:34 | More by firstlighthiker
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Hallertau

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1.7%

09-25-2013 04:00:49 | More by Hallertau
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Dawkins

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

09-21-2013 04:18:42 | More by Dawkins
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tbryan5

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -1.7%

09-19-2013 16:58:35 | More by tbryan5
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bbeane

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -14%

09-12-2013 23:24:41 | More by bbeane
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

09-06-2013 00:20:15 | More by ShemRahBoo
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Kayaker

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

08-14-2013 21:42:52 | More by Kayaker
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pkenkman

Estonia

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-13-2013 22:00:59 | More by pkenkman
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EastBay_Nick

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

07-14-2013 06:11:39 | More by EastBay_Nick
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Ddrjohn

Florida

3/5  rDev -26.3%

07-13-2013 01:52:40 | More by Ddrjohn
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weaselchew

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

07-06-2013 21:37:16 | More by weaselchew
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.89/5  rDev -4.4%

Pours an opaque black with a foamy super dark khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, unsweetened cocoa powder, and coffee bean aromas. Taste is much the same with dark cocoa, citrus zest, and slight herbal hop flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of roasty and hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a nice aroma but some fairly intense roast and hop flavors.

07-02-2013 04:41:43 | More by UCLABrewN84
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

07-01-2013 20:15:15 | More by orangesol
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danieelol

Australia

3.65/5  rDev -10.3%

Pours dark black with massive frothy, dark, tanned head.

Smell is banana esters, roast, cardboard. Almost a few band-aids.

Taste is a nice roasty maltiness with banana lurking behind. Coffee grinds in the finish in a substantial way.

Mouthfeel features all that estery banana. Then coffee and dark chocolate. Nice roasty, hoppy finish.

Overall an an enjoyable but banana-y porter.

06-03-2013 14:16:09 | More by danieelol
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ystazi

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

06-01-2013 22:49:34 | More by ystazi
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babaracas

Florida

4.03/5  rDev -1%

Pours a mostly opaque dark brown, one finger thick light brown foam, lots of spots of lace left on the glass. Smell: roasty, molasses, earth and licorice. Taste: roast, dark chocolate, citrus peel, caramel, earth and anise notes. Creamy, nice carbonation, mild alcohol hit.

05-29-2013 05:50:00 | More by babaracas
Black Ball Porter from To Øl
90 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.