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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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256 Ratings
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Ratings: 256
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 5
Gots: 10 | 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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Reviews by hyoung41:
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-12-2013 23:20:26 | More by hyoung41
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North Carolina

3.63/5  rDev -1.9%

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.

06-23-2008 21:07:33 | More by oberon
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

07-08-2014 02:18:56 | More by Kappakoosh
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4.1/5  rDev +10.8%

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.

05-23-2009 00:41:46 | More by merlin48
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

01-19-2014 01:30:39 | More by codysjb
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

11-13-2013 23:33:53 | More by juicebox
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

12-12-2013 18:16:44 | More by mte1972
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

10-13-2013 07:14:11 | More by Cynic-ale
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

07-16-2014 22:35:17 | More by Dello
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

12-16-2011 22:37:47 | More by wo87810
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3.9/5  rDev +5.4%

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.

03-04-2009 01:19:26 | More by glid02
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

10-03-2013 18:14:00 | More by ltdantheman
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

06-16-2012 04:08:25 | More by hansenme
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-28-2014 14:16:43 | More by Griffith
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

02-26-2014 14:22:54 | More by king75
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North Carolina

3.23/5  rDev -12.7%

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.

09-03-2011 09:50:48 | More by tdm168
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3.68/5  rDev -0.5%

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

06-27-2009 21:58:01 | More by dirtylou
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North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +28.4%

07-11-2014 18:18:02 | More by burnzgtm
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-30-2013 18:32:00 | More by TheOriginal
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-20-2014 00:42:51 | More by jburns301
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-18-2014 19:06:42 | More by Gonzoillini
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District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

04-21-2014 13:26:32 | More by earlholman
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

08-04-2013 23:49:19 | More by JoelMD
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

09-25-2013 23:00:36 | More by Kegatron
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South Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +6.8%

Had while sitting at the brewery on a recent trip to Asheville. Served from cask into a Green Man shaker. Poured a slightly hazy red-orange with a one and a half finger bone white head that subsided to a one finger slowly. Maintained phenomenal lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, bitter hop, citrus hop, and citrus. The flavor was of sweet malt, bitter hop, and slight citrus. It had a light feel on the palate with low carbonation. Overall this was a pretty nice IPA. Definitely had a pretty nice citrus aspect going on in this one. I just wish the flavor would have been a little more robust in the citrus aspect. This one is definitely worth trying if you are in the area.

04-01-2011 13:54:25 | More by thagr81us
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Green Man India Pale Ale from Green Man Brewery
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