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Green Man Imperial Stout - Green Man Brewery

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Green Man Imperial Stout
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BA SCORE
86
very good

17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Man Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-02-2006)
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4.03/5  rDev +3.3%

A growler brought to the Atlanta Ale meeting. Bourbon and chocolate and roastiness in the aroma. Dark brown with drops of lace. Hoppy with appropriate carbonation. Rich at the finish, yeast and coffee observed on the way. Also more bitter as it goes. More like an imperial porter, and complex and enjoyable.

02-11-2008 04:42:47 | More by Sammy
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gr8zehaman

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.6%

09-08-2013 21:26:06 | More by gr8zehaman
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thagr81us

South Carolina

3.55/5  rDev -9%

Served from tap into a shaker. Poured basically black with a one finger light khaki head that subsided to a minimal amount very slowly. Maintained excellent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, earthy notes, and chocolate. The flavor was of sweet malt, caramel, chocolate, and earthy notes. It had a medium feel on the palate with medium carbonation. Ovearll thie was a pretty good brew. However, the flavors seemed a little watered-down/muted in here in my opinion. The flavors were quite good, just not robust at all unfortunately. The aroma was also weak in intensity as well. This one could use some more intensity and it would be quite excellent. As it sits now, it is worth trying at least once, but that is about it.

02-07-2011 16:02:58 | More by thagr81us
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

05-10-2013 21:47:33 | More by mikeburd1128
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.6%

black, with a huge cream colored head, that took a long while to settle down. Lace made the glass opaque, this was definatly fresh! Smell was of rosted malts with a hint of coffee. The taste was great. Roasted coffee and malts, very nice, slight hop is the back, and the taste lingered, deep dark chocolate with, a bit of caramel, very nicely done. The mouthfeel was almost perfect for a stout. Thick, nicely carbonated, smooth delivery and just great. I could really drink this all the time,

11-27-2011 06:39:41 | More by mikesgroove
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blackie

California

4.22/5  rDev +8.2%

a: Served in an open mouth chalice type glass at Jack of the Wood. The beer is nearly black in color. Served full without much space for a head, a slim ring remains after the recession.

smell and taste: Primarily roasty with a moderate level of bittersweet chocolate. Very long finish, with a progression from the sweet flavor to lingering roasts and nice bitterness. Flavors of cold coffee in the aftertaste. Comes through best on the tongue with a range of big, bold stout flavors.

m: full body with low-medium carbonation

d: good

12-28-2007 22:42:10 | More by blackie
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largadeer

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

08-04-2013 07:51:02 | More by largadeer
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rbrefbeerman

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

12-02-2013 02:54:50 | More by rbrefbeerman
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jstilwell

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

02-03-2014 20:35:25 | More by jstilwell
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taylor714914

Pennsylvania

4.29/5  rDev +10%

Wow, what a knockout beer. Poured from a nitro tap, this dark rich beauty is a perfect nightcap.

Beautiful cascading 1 finger head of tan foam.

Smells of dark chocolate, dark roasted grains, coffee, a touch of smoke, and a hint of unrefined sweetness.

Taste is stellar. the stout is exceptionally smooth, with the intense bitter dark chocolate flavors marrying well with the sweet coffee and smoke.

Mouthfeel was perfect. Straight up 5/5.

Overall, an imperial stout that I wished I could drink more of, but had to drive.

10-24-2013 11:22:12 | More by taylor714914
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CrazyMacHarris99

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9%

Pours a jet black with a half inch mocha head that somewhat stuck around with great lacing. The smell was bourbon booze with some roasty malts. The taste is chocolate, coffee, roasted malts, a little hoppy with a very strong bite. This one was very creamy and thick which I love in a Impy Stout. The drinkability is also very good. Another reviewer says this is bigger than the ABV listed and it doesn't seem like it is. I love this and glad unclejedi sent it to me.

02-16-2009 03:49:30 | More by CrazyMacHarris99
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Claytonbrewsby

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

01-15-2014 01:38:50 | More by Claytonbrewsby
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eruckart

Tennessee

4.8/5  rDev +23.1%

Tried this for the first time on a day trip to Asheville, NC when a friend and I happened to stumble upon Jack of the Woods after we found out The Thirsty Monk was not open for lunch and we needed a place to grab some food. I am a huge fan of Imperial Stouts and am always game to try any and all I can find. So when our server told us that Green Man had just kegged their winter seasonal Imperial Stout and they had hooked the keg up that morning we decided we would definitely have to give it a try. Pours a thick, rich black and taste of chocolate, mocha and coffee. The ABV is well above the 5.7% listed as I was told closer to the 9-9.5% range by our server and the folks at the brewery when I picked up a growler to take back home.

02-18-2009 23:09:27 | More by eruckart
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

08-04-2013 09:45:01 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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KFrank729

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

03-16-2014 22:43:06 | More by KFrank729
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

4.45/5  rDev +14.1%

(Listed as 9.5% ABV at the brewery, and is all Imperial Stout, babies! Are there *any* Green Man beers here that are properly listed? Sheesh.)

Appearance: Jet black body with a small, powdery, light tan head.

Smell: Melted semi-sweet chocolate morsels with dark caramel, vanilla, a puff of smoke, and a restrained roastiness.

Taste: Dark maltiness yielding flavors of rich semi-sweet chocolate, dark caramel, and vanilla. Light dusting of powdered sugar. Pleasant roastiness emerges along wtih a medium earthy roastiness. More chocolate and roast at the end for a mocha-like finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-full body. Mild carbonation.

Drinkability: The non-cask version was quite good, but on cask it's exquisite. If you can't get down to the brewery to give it a try, then, I'm sorry, my friend.

02-06-2008 16:18:10 | More by ChainGangGuy
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swimbikerundrink

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

01-14-2012 20:40:20 | More by swimbikerundrink
Green Man Imperial Stout from Green Man Brewery
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