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Ninja Porter - Asheville Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

165 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 165
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.61%
Wants: 5
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Asheville Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheBierBand on 06-19-2007)
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.92/5  rDev +8.9%

sonofliberty2, Oct 26, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Can > Tulip

A - Black brown with a two finger tan foamy head, thick lacing. Looks great.
S - Aroma isnt super strong here, but its what you'd want, big roasts, dark baking chocolate, slight nuttiness.
T - OUTSTANDING. This is EXACTLY what you want your porter to taste like. The roasted malts in here are big and complex, going from sweet to almost a light savor flavor, toasted oats, bready, rich, some nuttiness, chocolate.
M - very balanced, not dry, not sweet, very medium.
O - Was blow away by this beer, just solid all the way around. I cant believe its rated so low. Just stoked on such a solid example of this porter.

Omnium, Oct 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

MikeCactusGordon, Oct 20, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev 0%

Fordknox, Oct 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

thatoneguymike, Oct 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Had at Bro's place in Stechoa NC...beer tasting after a trip to Barber. With Bro and the Sheilds...

DuffDaddy, Oct 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Guitars_and_beer, Oct 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

This is a solid porter, I have had it on draft, I have had it in cans. Thank you ABC! This porter is standard for the style. It is dark, maybe darker than others, by a slight bit. It has a darkness to it that borders on stout. Its head is really intense. I attribute that to the carbonation. Which some people have complained about. I tend to agree that that may be the only downside of this beer, too much on the carbonation.

Its chocolate, some mild coffee aromas, maybe a bit of caramel.

Taste is chocolate, malts, sweet, but not overly cloying a bit burned in the flavor profile which makes this a near stout but still a porter. Very enjoyable though. If you are in the area do yourself a favor and check this one out and take some sixers home with you. Most of the local stores have this beer in stock and always very fresh.

Overall: Its not blindingly brilliant in respect to the style but its as good or better than most.

humuloner22, Oct 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

DrMindbender, Sep 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

spycow, Sep 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

qcghost, Sep 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

jaswilson2, Sep 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Texasfan549, Sep 24, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.7/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.24/5  rDev +17.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

KG710, Sep 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Looks like a porter. Aroma is good roasted malts light coffee and coco nibs some light licorice notes. Flavor is the same nice roasted malts hints of coffee and chocolate. Mouthfeel is a little on the fizzy side. Overall a descent porter nothing spectacular but nice enough and easy drinking.

mntlover, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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Ninja Porter from Asheville Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 165 ratings.