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Ninja Porter | Asheville Brewing Company

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246 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Asheville Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States
ashevillebrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by TheBierBand on 06-19-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,433
Reviews:
72
Ratings:
246
pDev:
12.36%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
44
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 246 |  Reviews: 72
Photo of BEER88
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FriedSlug
3.43/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice dark pour, light tan foamy head that left a few specks of lacing. Nose is roasted malts and faint chocolate but neither is very strong. The taste is the same with a sweetness and bitterness present with the roasty flavor and chocolate. The flavor profile is mainly sweetness and bitterness. Not a bad beer but just doesn't bring bold flavor.

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Photo of gfasig
3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jerrytown138
4.27/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ArkyVaughan
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Amish_Ambush
3.59/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 13tido
3.54/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmdrpi
3.94/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle, no date

Black, opaque, thick head that stays. Some lacing. Aroma has some nice milk chocolate notes. Balanced taste, not too sweet. Medium to thicker bodied.

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Photo of pat61
4.19/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours bright dark brown with ruby highlights under a 2” lacy tan head that lasts 3 minutes.

S: Light chocolate, a trace of dark dried fruit, light grains.

T: Very light chocolate with faint caramel and coffee. Lightly sweet, traces of grains. The malt flavors are medium high, hop flavors and bitterness are medium low. Smooth flavors with nothing harsh or burnt.

F: Creamy medium to medium high body and medium low carbonation.

O: A very drinkable porter.

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Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cris4545
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OtisCampbell007
3.95/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of khargro2
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerOps
3.49/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of italianstallion
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oline73
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HamdenHector
3.48/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: deep brown - virtually black; 1 finger dark tan head that receded to a wispy cap; nice lacing;

S: roasted grains; chocolate;

T: follows the nose - a little less chocolate until the finish; mild bitterness, but not until well into the aftertaste;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation;

O: enjoyable, but not especially complex;

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Photo of Straight2Ale
4.29/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Good chocolate notes. Good brew.

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Photo of hophugger
3.28/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Deep chocolate-brown color with average head and minimal lacing. Aromas of alcohol hit first with hints of coffee. Taste is good with touches of coffee, chocolate and some alcohol(weird since this is only 5.6abv. Overall, balance is decent, a little burn and finishes fairly clean with leftover hints of coffee and chocolate..

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Photo of JF1917
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ColSanders123
3.67/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mta11c
3.34/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JimKal
3.88/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a can into a Stout glass.
Look: Nice dark brown with a one finger head. The head dissipated fairly quickly. Some lacing to begin with but this disappeared on the drink down.
Smell: Nice roast odor.
Taste: For me, this was the best part of this beer. Nice coffee, roast flavor. Very approachable.
Feel: The mouth feel was on the light side but this is a lower ABV porter and I think the mouth feel matched this lower ABV style.
Overall: I could easily see myself buying this one again. I enjoyed the fast, it is an NC beer, and it comes in a can.

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Photo of mlockman
3.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of willic
4.88/5  rDev +34.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This is an amazing porter. I classify this lighter bodied porter as the new American porter. VERY drinkable! I want more!

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Ninja Porter from Asheville Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 246 ratings
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