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Green Man India Pale Ale - Green Man Brewery

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Green Man India Pale AleGreen Man India Pale Ale

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Ratings: 300
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 11.89%
Wants: 5
Gots: 19 | 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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Photo of oberon
3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
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
Photo of Kappakoosh
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Kappakoosh, Jul 08, 2014
Photo of merlin48
4.1/5  rDev +10.8%
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
Photo of codysjb
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

codysjb, Jan 19, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +3.8%

sgtdrpepper11, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of juicebox
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

juicebox, Nov 13, 2013
Photo of mte1972
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

mte1972, Dec 12, 2013
Photo of Cynic-ale
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Cynic-ale, Oct 13, 2013
Photo of Dello
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Dello, Jul 16, 2014
Photo of wo87810
4/5  rDev +8.1%

wo87810, Dec 16, 2011
Photo of glid02
3.9/5  rDev +5.4%
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 +14.9%

ltdantheman, Oct 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

hansenme, Jun 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Griffith, May 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

king75, Feb 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Psberrier, Nov 06, 2014
Photo of tdm168
3.23/5  rDev -12.7%
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 -0.5%
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 -5.4%

hyoung41, Jan 12, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +28.4%

burnzgtm, Jul 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

TheOriginal, Mar 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

jburns301, Apr 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Gonzoillini, Apr 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

earlholman, Apr 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

JoelMD, Aug 05, 2013
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Green Man India Pale Ale from Green Man Brewery
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