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Ninja Porter | Asheville Brewing Company

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3.64/5
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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:
No notes at this time.

Added by TheBierBand on 06-19-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,763
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 Leag0002
3.92/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cjgator3
3.31/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tim007007
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chris-1911
4.04/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of NCJEFF77
3.8/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of juicebox
4.04/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of yaksurf
3.14/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of imbibehour
3.65/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the can into a nonic pint glass.

Classic walnut brown body with a hint of red like chestnut brown. Some clarity to this just slightly, and a real nice cascading light tan head. Four fingers tall off the pour, with swiss cheese big bubbles. Some minimal retention and falls to a good clumpy collar.

Nice charing simple roast malts. A little bit of sweetness some slight coffee like aromas. Some cookie and peanut butter like qualities come as well with a real nice tolerable sweetness. Pretty solid.

Palate washes a little wet, but manages to be ok. Some simple grain and roasted malts but also a bit of steely medicinal qualities in the finish. Nice contrast of mild hop bitterness that lingers on the finish, but also metallic senses seem to linger slightly. Mouthfeel also comes off a little flattened, but at least not like watery dead cola. Mellow sensing roast and with some time some of the nutty peanut butter like qualities manage to poke out.

Overall ok porter but nothing mindblowing.

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Photo of Jamato14
3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brentk56
3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours fudge brown with garnet highlights; the tan head builds to a finger or two and leaves just a few dots here and there

Smell: Roasty, with some chocolate and a hint of coffee

Taste: Roast, chocolate and walnuts, up front, with a bit of coffee and earthy hop tones developing, in the middle; the flavor fades a bit in the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A nice, workable porter; enjoyable and easy to drink

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

Excellent appearance with a huge tan billowy head that lasts with lace. Otherwise a bit sweet and shallow. Not bad and drinkable, but not a lot of character.

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Photo of Notacraftdrinker
3.39/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of barczar
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I didn't expect much, going in, but big chocolate notes, fairly sweet, with a dry and fairly bitter finish. There's a lingering aftertaste I can't quite place, but otherwise, very nice.

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Photo of ghirsh
4.03/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of vette2006c5r
3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Nice roasted flavors, some sweetness and hints of black licorice. Slightly watery body.

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Photo of HookemHoos
3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of austen_d
4.16/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This unique porter has some slight spicy notes that make really intriguing.

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Photo of Thedrizzle
3.57/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of misternebbie
4.3/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of WCKDVBZ
3.3/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Will_The_Thrill
3.71/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of brewqueno
3.75/5  rDev +3%
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.

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

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