Black Ball Porter | To Øl

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191 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
To Øl
Denmark
to-ol.dk

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

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

Added by bark on 03-08-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
191
Reviews:
72
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
8.15%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
24
For Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Anatole
4.3/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OBeerMeGreatOne
4.21/5  rDev +4%
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.

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Photo of dar482
4.33/5  rDev +6.9%
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.

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of pin
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Mphis
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of tmzl
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of duracell
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of crhea89
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of firstlighthiker
4.35/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of Hallertau
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Dawkins
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of tbryan5
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of bbeane
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of ShemRahBoo
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of Kayaker
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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3/5  rDev -25.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.91/5  rDev -3.5%
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.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of danieelol
3.66/5  rDev -9.6%
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.

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Black Ball Porter from To Øl
4.05 out of 5 based on 191 ratings.
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