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Green Man ESB - Green Man Brewery

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164 Ratings
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Ratings: 164
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | 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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king75

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

02-26-2014 14:26:31 | More by king75
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

02-24-2014 01:54:12 | More by TheBishopco
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

02-19-2014 21:20:03 | More by ygtbsm94
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RochefortChris

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +30.9%

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

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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

North Carolina

3.76/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

Texas

3/5  rDev -17.4%

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

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +30.9%

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

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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

Georgia

3/5  rDev -17.4%

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

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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

California

3.66/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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.

Serving type: on-tap

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

Florida

3/5  rDev -17.4%

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

California

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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

Texas

3/5  rDev -17.4%

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

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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

Virginia

3.11/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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

Serving type: on-tap

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

11-20-2013 02:16:32 | More by Stinger80OH
Green Man ESB from Green Man Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 164 ratings.