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Green Man India Pale Ale - Green Man Brewery

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284 Ratings
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Ratings: 284
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 5
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Man Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: GCBrewingCo on 08-02-2005)
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Ratings: 284 | Reviews: 66 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Norfawkers:
Photo of Norfawkers
4.03/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had the IPA on tap and from the cask and the cask seems to be the better choice. You can really taste the fullness of the flavors that the carbonation from the tap mask.

Appearance: Creamy smoothness, lots of head and lacing, deep amber

Smell: Hoppy deliciousness

Taste: Full hop flavor with a hint of smoke

Mouthfeel: Smooth and rich

Drinkability: Highly drinkable and smooth; quite versatile as a sipping beer or with a meal. Try the cask over the tap if the choice presents itself

Norfawkers, Aug 13, 2009
More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
3.63/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A friend picked up a growler while over in A-ville and shared with me yesterday.Poured into a standard pint glass a clear copper with a tight 1/2 finger slight off white head,English IPA aromas more leafy with a hefty dose of biscuit malt.Slightly grainy mouthfeel,English character on the palate as well a hefty lightly sweet biscuit malt flavor dominates up front than it melds into a leafy somewhat herbal/minty hop finish.If your a big fan of the more subtle English variety IPA youll like this alot,for me it was ok.

oberon, Jun 23, 2008
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Kappakoosh, Jul 08, 2014
Photo of merlin48
4.1/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at 12 Bones barbeque joint in Asheville. The brew arrives as a mildly hazed copper amber with a small offwhite head. Nice sticky lacing is left on the glass. Aroma opens with pink grapefruit, quickly seguing into herbal and grassy hops with a hint of toasty caramel. Smooth and well balanced, with a medium body. Taste has a floral, grassy, and herbal hops bitterness that is balanced very well by a subdued toasty and caramel biscuity maltiness. Supremely well balanced even though the hops run the show. Wow! This one is a pleasant surprise. Very enjoyable, and ideal with the blueberry chipotle sauced rack of ribs.

merlin48, May 23, 2009
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

codysjb, Jan 19, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +4.1%

sgtdrpepper11, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of juicebox
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

juicebox, Nov 13, 2013
Photo of mte1972
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

mte1972, Dec 12, 2013
Photo of Cynic-ale
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Cynic-ale, Oct 13, 2013
Photo of Dello
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Dello, Jul 16, 2014
Photo of wo87810
4/5  rDev +8.4%

wo87810, Dec 16, 2011
Photo of glid02
3.9/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a growler at Bruisin' Ales. I was planning on saving this until a few more people could help me finish but a precariously placed growler and a big dog put an end to that, I'm just glad the whole growler didn't shatter.

Pours a very nice and slightly hazy copper color with a half-finger off-white head. The head dissipates into a scaly layer of bubbles on top leaving decent lacing.

Smell of sweet caramel malts with hints of earthy, bitter hops.

Tastes similar to how it smells. The malt flavor is a bit more biscuit-like than the smell led me to believe, but the same earthy hops are there, ending with a solid bitterness.

Mouthfeel is good. It's got a good thickness with a good amount of a carbonation.

Drinkability is good. I had a few glasses last night, and will probably finish the growler without much problem tonight.

Overall this is a solid English IPA, though it's nothing special. Very drinkable, and worth a shot if you're in the area.

glid02, Mar 04, 2009
Photo of ltdantheman
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

ltdantheman, Oct 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

hansenme, Jun 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Griffith, May 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

king75, Feb 26, 2014
Photo of tdm168
3.23/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Doyle for pouring me a glass from his growler that he picked up in our oh so outlandish trip to Wine 101.

Pours a dark amber with half inch of foamy head. Good retention. I'm a little surprised by the nose; nutty, woody, earthy, not a lot of hops. Taste is a nutty, earthy maltiness up front followed by a moderate piny hop character and just a hint of yeast in the finish. Mouthfeel is crisp and smooth; goes down easily.

Not an awful beer. Definitely not what I was expecting. Malt character caught me off guard and the hop character was a little mild for my preference.

tdm168, Sep 03, 2011
Photo of dirtylou
3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on cask at Jack of the Wood in Asheville

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appearance: served in a standard pint, hazy copper body with a sticky beige spiderweb of lace

smell: floral hops, high levels of malt sweetness, earthy

taste: earthy hops, floral sweetness elevated by the cask treatment. good IPA, lacks a major punch but enjoyable

mouthfeel: smooth and juicy

drinkability: good

dirtylou, Jun 27, 2009
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

hyoung41, Jan 12, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

burnzgtm, Jul 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

TheOriginal, Mar 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

jburns301, Apr 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Gonzoillini, Apr 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

earlholman, Apr 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

JoelMD, Aug 05, 2013
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Green Man India Pale Ale from Green Man Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 284 ratings.