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Green Man ESB - Green Man Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

186 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 186
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.11%
Wants: 1
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Green Man Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-02-2006)
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RochefortChris

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +29.8%

02-19-2014 04:30:38 | More by RochefortChris
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marley2112

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

02-16-2014 04:33:22 | More by marley2112
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wedge

North Carolina

3.76/5  rDev +2.7%

Reddish copper color with a small, but nicely creamy off-white head. Smells of toasted, nutty malts, spicy, earthy hops, and cocoa. Balanced flavor of biscuity malts, chocolaty sweetness, toasted caramel, and some grassy, floral hop bitterness. Medium bodied with a creamy feel thanks to a lower amount of carbonation. Pretty nice little easy drinker here. I've come to appreciate Green Man more over the last couple of years.

02-15-2014 20:49:22 | More by wedge
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3/5  rDev -18%

02-13-2014 01:19:06 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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SFNC

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

02-04-2014 01:46:39 | More by SFNC
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +29.8%

01-30-2014 01:07:10 | More by hollywood_15063
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DustinSWB

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-26-2014 15:46:04 | More by DustinSWB
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100200300

Georgia

3/5  rDev -18%

01-20-2014 01:42:52 | More by 100200300
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Llamameister

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-16-2014 14:08:49 | More by Llamameister
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charlzm

California

3.66/5  rDev 0%

Consumed December 26th, 2013 at Harrah's Casino, Cherokee, NC.

Medium amber with reddish/ruby highlights. Minimal head.

Aroma is nutty, roasted malts.

Flavor is almost like a brown ale: toffee, melanoidin, low bitterness. Some light resiny hop character on finish.

Carbonation tingle, medium bodied.

I would drink this again, especially if I see it on tap at a mega-casino! Nice local alternative to the usual BMC fare.

01-03-2014 18:33:00 | More by charlzm
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RaggaD

Florida

3/5  rDev -18%

12-30-2013 16:08:53 | More by RaggaD
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MastaShonuf

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

12-23-2013 07:30:24 | More by MastaShonuf
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javlin624

Texas

3/5  rDev -18%

12-17-2013 01:48:31 | More by javlin624
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

12-14-2013 18:23:21 | More by mikeincharleston
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mte1972

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

12-08-2013 22:09:48 | More by mte1972
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jsanford

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

12-04-2013 00:20:35 | More by jsanford
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inspektor

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

12-01-2013 22:13:34 | More by inspektor
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SportsandJorts

Virginia

3.11/5  rDev -15%

Appearance: a deep red, almost blood red if it wasn't so clear. Just a touch of an off white head. Pretty clear with just a touch of haze

Smell: sweetness. Fruity slightly caramel sweetness. No hop aroma but you know the hops are there balancing the sweetness.

Taste: opens up with fruit. Sweetness is always present as it moves towards caramel. A bitterness is apparent as the sweetness kicks off but it doesn't leave muc flavor

Mouthfeel: light and kind of insignificant

Overall: pretty drinkable but just missing enough to not be good. The sweetness is fought off by the hops but still win by a landslide. Almost too sweet

11-30-2013 13:51:17 | More by SportsandJorts
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

11-26-2013 02:04:45 | More by ZEB89
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CiderGoggles

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

11-25-2013 01:14:36 | More by CiderGoggles
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mattsdenney

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

11-23-2013 18:49:07 | More by mattsdenney
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

11-20-2013 02:16:32 | More by Stinger80OH
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mecmd

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

11-08-2013 22:44:54 | More by mecmd
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planbee

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -18%

11-04-2013 03:49:41 | More by planbee
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Fcolle2

Illinois

4.03/5  rDev +10.1%

Pours dark amber nearly brown in color and has a pretty big haze to it. Head is about one finger, fizzy and off white. Head has fair retention .

Nose has some rich doughy bready malt forward. There is a faint hazelnut sweetness also present hops are there but light, hard to detect particular aromas, maybe some herbal aromas.

Taste is great. Some more bready malt is forward that fades into a light herbal hop midsection before a slightly doughy malt finishs the beer leaving sone residual sweetness.

Mouthfeel is good, medium body is cut with moderate to high carbonation and leaves it pretty soft and highly drinkable. Very light bitterness lets the malt really come out.

11-02-2013 00:07:41 | More by Fcolle2
Green Man ESB from Green Man Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 186 ratings.