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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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thatoneguymike

Georgia

4/5  rDev +9.3%

08-08-2014 05:58:10 | More by thatoneguymike
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ADTaber

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

03-30-2013 00:59:05 | More by ADTaber
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buckyp

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +9.3%

07-30-2013 22:49:34 | More by buckyp
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

3.45/5  rDev -5.7%

Poured from tap into pint at 12south Nashville. Pours a deep seethrough brown with nice looking head. Pretty much no aroma...so I didn't penalize it but its not good.
Taste is pretty boring but not offensive. Just blah...alt like watery malt. Meh
Its very mild and boring...not bad, just boring.
I wouldnt get again.

02-27-2013 00:02:53 | More by DrinkSlurm
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smithj4

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-01-2013 17:06:12 | More by smithj4
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-16-2013 02:57:15 | More by RedneckBeerz
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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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Falcone

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +9.3%

04-24-2012 05:36:13 | More by Falcone
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tclapper

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +9.3%

12-03-2011 23:47:27 | More by tclapper
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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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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +9.3%

07-20-2014 20:20:13 | More by DaPan
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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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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

4.11/5  rDev +12.3%

08-18-2014 22:36:17 | More by Tucquan
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jak

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +9.3%

12-12-2011 00:21:14 | More by jak
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MacQ32

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

A - Pours a deep brown with a slight tint of amber, really nice finger of light chocolate colored head, retention is ok, a thin layer remains after several minutes, lacing is ok too.

S - Toasted toffee malts, earthy/woody flavors, slightly chocolaty with some earthy hop notes.

T - Roasty bitter malts and earthy (slightly lemony) hops up front, not dry/hoppy bitter at all initially. Sweet toffee and traces of chocolate malts shine through and the finish is a bit citrusy/almost funky (in a very mild way). Aftertaste is that citrusy/slight funk, quite woody, and fairly bitter from earthy hops. Mildly dry (bitter) aftertaste lingers a decent bit

M - Lighter bodied, pretty well carbonated, very drinkable.

O - Tasty, guzzled 4 or 5 sips at once and am enjoying it more. Not amazing, but decent flavor, lots going on, and very drinkable.

06-21-2013 23:09:28 | More by MacQ32
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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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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-09-2014 17:06:50 | More by OldTime
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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

03-12-2012 01:12:52 | More by UltimateLivewire
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mychalg9

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

08-12-2013 19:19:30 | More by mychalg9
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DRBiser

Maryland

4/5  rDev +9.3%

06-28-2014 20:12:23 | More by DRBiser
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Lantern


3/5  rDev -18%

12-27-2011 12:08:48 | More by Lantern
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zekeman17

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.3%

08-04-2013 22:08:44 | More by zekeman17
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LJWalker

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

08-02-2014 03:57:57 | More by LJWalker
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GJ40

North Carolina

3.58/5  rDev -2.2%

Sampled on tap at Jack of the Wood in Asheville, NC.

A deep, deep amber if not light brown. A nice foamy head. Aroma was mild with biscuit and a hint of brown sugar. Flavor was bready malts with minimal hops. Slightly tart. Not especially complex. A smooth, silky mouthfeel that delivered well from the cask.

English in spirit but not in complexity. A smooth, enjoyable beer nonetheless.

08-27-2011 20:33:31 | More by GJ40
Green Man ESB from Green Man Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 186 ratings.