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Black Ball Porter - To Øl

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Black Ball PorterBlack Ball Porter

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

116 Ratings
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Ratings: 116
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 8.82%
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: 116 | Reviews: 52 | Display Reviews Only:
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4/5  rDev -2%

Kerne, Jan 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Anatole, Dec 28, 2013
Photo of OBeerMeGreatOne
4.21/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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.

OBeerMeGreatOne, Dec 04, 2013
Photo of dar482
4.34/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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.

dar482, Dec 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

ygtbsm94, Nov 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

pin, Oct 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Mphis, Oct 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

tmzl, Oct 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -20.3%

Hopbomber, Oct 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

duracell, Oct 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

crhea89, Oct 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

firstlighthiker, Oct 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

Hallertau, Sep 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Dawkins, Sep 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

tbryan5, Sep 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

bbeane, Sep 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

ShemRahBoo, Sep 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Kayaker, Aug 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

pkenkman, Aug 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

EastBay_Nick, Jul 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -26.5%

Ddrjohn, Jul 13, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

weaselchew, Jul 06, 2013
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.89/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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.

UCLABrewN84, Jul 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

orangesol, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of danieelol
3.65/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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.

danieelol, Jun 03, 2013
Black Ball Porter from To Øl
91 out of 100 based on 116 ratings.