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Ninja Porter - Asheville Brewing Company

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Ninja PorterNinja Porter

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BA SCORE
82
good

176 Ratings
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Ratings: 176
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.06%
Wants: 5
Gots: 20 | 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:
Beer added by: TheBierBand on 06-19-2007

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Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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3.3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Will_The_Thrill
3.71/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of threedaggers
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brewqueno
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Good porter flavor, but a little on the light side.

Photo of linnymtu
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Harvest06
3.14/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jennben10
4.12/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dbrelsfo
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bendukes86
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of derekdclark1
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of Tx_Lightnin
3.24/5  rDev -10%

Photo of jshusc
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Renegawam
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of RavenForBeer
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Nakedyeti
4.6/5  rDev +27.8%

Photo of MrBeige
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of sonofliberty2
3.92/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of Omnium
4.37/5  rDev +21.4%
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.

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of Fordknox
3.6/5  rDev 0%

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of DuffDaddy
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...

Photo of Guitars_and_beer
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of humuloner22
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.

Photo of DrMindbender
3/5  rDev -16.7%

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Ninja Porter from Asheville Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 176 ratings.