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Ninja Porter - Asheville Brewing Company

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Ninja PorterNinja Porter

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BA SCORE
81
good

131 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 131
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 13.84%
Wants: 4
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
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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Reviews by callisbeers:
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callisbeers

North Carolina

3.2/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured from bottle into a stien. Huge frothy head, nice lacing. Dark brown, deep red color. Not great at describing tastes but this one kind of has a burnt flavor to it. The malty flavor wants to come out but just can't overcome the burnt taste. Lots of carbonation which also affects the taste and mouthfeel. Overall an average porter, would probably try again if served on tap.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2009 11:47:56 | More by callisbeers
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A- Pours a mostly opaque black color with a 1/4 inch tan head that retains well before becoming a full sheet of surface foam. Resilient lacing slides slowly down the glass.

S-Good roasty aroma that's slightly sweet with notes of milk chocolate. A bit nutty.

T- Flavor brings more roast but it's moderate as a porter should be. However, unlike other porters, the flavor is not moderate. Plenty of chocolate and vanilla sweetness and a bit of coffee in the aftertaste.

M- Slightly robust with medium carbonation and a full body.

O- While it's not exceptional, I feel like the low BA score of this beer doesn't do it justice. It's one of ABC's best beers IMO and it being available in cans certainly doesn't hurt.

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Ninja Porter from Asheville Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 131 ratings.