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Green Man Porter - Green Man Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

159 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 159
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 8.92%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Man Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

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

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

11-01-2013 14:40:56 | More by ninaturner
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rudzud

Massachusetts

3.79/5  rDev -0.5%

Received as an extra in a trade probably 8 or so months ago that just kind of got lost in the fridge. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Poured a nice dark dark brown nearly black hue with a one finger mocha head that faded quickly to leave a thin sudsy halo and light wisps. 3.75 (x .05 = .186)

S - Aromas of roasted malts, chocolate, lightly sweet malts, darker chocolate, nice caramel, faint metallic twinge though. 3.75 (x .2 = .75)

T - Taste is similar to the noce with nice roast, a bit darker, good chocolate, the malts are sweet but not in the way. Darker chocolate comes out along with some nice caramel. The metallic twinge is gone...there is a creamy flavour here, more akin to oats. Quite pleasant. 4 (x .45 = 1.8)

M - Mouthfeel is nicely carbonated almost overly so, creamy, alcohol hidden. That being said it does suffer from feeling a bit thin/watery. 3 (x .1 = .3)

O - Overall, fairly decent porter in a pinch. Nothing I would go back and revisit, but a solid enough offering from Green Man Brewery. Perhaps if fresher it would be closer to 4's. 3.75 (x .2 = .75)

Total Rating Score: 3.79
Serving Type: Bottle

08-23-2014 02:48:35 | More by rudzud
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oberon

North Carolina

3.83/5  rDev +0.5%

On tap at the Brewpub.Poured a near jet black except for a tinge of ruby,a thin off white head atop.Picked up roast and bitter chocolate mainly in the nose,there was a light fruitiness underlying as well.Pretty well rounded flavors going on,somewhat roasty and earthy from the onset,a juicy fruitiness seems to come in late and makes it pretty balanced.A little thin but its a sociable porter,not half bad,I would liked to try on cask.

04-20-2010 12:03:11 | More by oberon
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Mantooth

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -21.3%

01-20-2013 23:40:59 | More by Mantooth
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Zonian1

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

06-20-2014 01:16:32 | More by Zonian1
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SMKilp

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-21-2013 16:07:54 | More by SMKilp
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tastybeer

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Dark brown with an auburn glow in the right light around the edges. Head is a couple fingers high at the start and recedes to a thin sheet and ring. Very light brown in head color. Aroma is creamy chocolate, something like green fresh coffee bean, vanilla, nicely malty, and a touch earthy. Taste is sweet, malty caramel and cocoa followed by a drawn out semi-bitter hoppiness, in the direction of pine, and resiny through the finish. Has a sprucy mintiness as well. Chocolate of various kinds...bittersweet, milky, dark, and cocoa-y... Pretty nice stuff. Good mouthfeel; creamy, silky soft, a liiiitle bit chewy.

03-06-2014 01:18:29 | More by tastybeer
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BeersIsTheName

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

05-23-2014 14:32:37 | More by BeersIsTheName
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king75

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5%

02-26-2014 14:27:41 | More by king75
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tdm168

North Carolina

4.1/5  rDev +7.6%

On tap at the Biere Garden in Asheville.

A - black with a thin brown lacing of head

S - roasty with a big coffee presence

T - creamy, roasty, coffee, faint chocolate, mildly bitter finish

M - medium to full bodied, smooth, little carbonation

This is a nice, traditional porter. It has solid flavor and good drinkability. I would definitely have this again.

05-29-2012 08:09:06 | More by tdm168
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hyoung41

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

01-12-2013 23:20:38 | More by hyoung41
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burnzgtm

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +31.2%

07-11-2014 18:17:37 | More by burnzgtm
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jburns301

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-20-2014 00:44:12 | More by jburns301
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

10-04-2013 00:05:15 | More by Kegatron
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thagr81us

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Had this one at the source on a past ticking trip to Asheville! Served from tap into a Green Man sampler shaker. Poured a massively dark brown with a one finger light tan head that subsided to a minimal amount very slowly. Maintained nice lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, earth, earth hop, dark chocolate, and nutty. The flavor was of sweet malt, earth, dark chocolate, nutty, and peanuts. It had a light feel on the palate with medium-high carbonation. Overall this was a decent brew. My one question on this one is, where did all of this nuttiness come from? Holy moly! It would have been nice if it were only an undertone, but that amount was just a little bit too much to put this one in a good category. It however did not totally ruin the brew, but it definitely would have ranked higher if the nuttiness were toned back slightly.

01-15-2013 21:44:04 | More by thagr81us
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GeoCait

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

11-21-2012 01:45:48 | More by GeoCait
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MCDub

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

01-04-2013 20:42:09 | More by MCDub
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Bung

Michigan

4.2/5  rDev +10.2%

Had this on tap at Dirty Jacks, but this growler was from Brawleys, nice to see growlers making it into the Charlotte area.

Full dark brown pour, thin finger of off white froth. Just barely sticks to the glass.

Aroma has the standard roast, earth, some cocoa.

A malty, bready porter. Roast malt, peat and light coffee. Earthy, pumpernikel like spiciness. Finishes pretty dry, hint of roast and cocoa.

Mouthfeel could be preceived as a bit thin, but it does border on creamy still. Alcohol non-existent and really drinkable in all seasons.

07-27-2010 02:32:41 | More by Bung
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JustinSparks

Kentucky

4.1/5  rDev +7.6%

08-31-2014 01:42:08 | More by JustinSparks
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TheWillMitch

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-01-2014 07:23:08 | More by TheWillMitch
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

02-14-2014 13:54:42 | More by Segelstrom
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

04-22-2013 02:29:49 | More by KevinGordon
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mobrockman

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

06-28-2014 00:23:08 | More by mobrockman
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cantfindme

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

11-17-2013 06:35:39 | More by cantfindme
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

4.08/5  rDev +7.1%

thick dark brown with a large creamy tan colored head on the top. Great retention let it hang around for what seemed like forever before finally being nestled down into just a thin layer across the top. The aroma was very full and sweet. Lots of chocolate roaming through it along with a touch of coffee and lots of sugar. A slight smoked presentation as well. The flavor was also very full for a porter. This almost had a stout like feel to it as it was very thick and full with a great robust profile. Lots of chocolate and coffee notes dominated it.

11-27-2011 06:44:00 | More by mikesgroove
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Green Man Porter from Green Man Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 159 ratings.