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Green Man Porter - Green Man Brewery

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196 Ratings
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Ratings: 196
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 9.19%
Wants: 2
Gots: 14 | 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:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-02-2006)
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The Green Man Porter is one of my favorite porters. Very smooth. Hint of chocolate and coffee, and slight smoky finish. But that is what I expect in a porter. My only criticism is the head. It has none and almost seems flat. Still a good beer. If you like porters, definitely try this one.

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Smokey, roasty, slightly sweet, a bit of chocolate. This is a delicious porter.

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A 12oz bottle picked up at Brusin Ale's in Asheville Sep 2014

A - Pitch black with no clarity, 1 finger of head, and lots of sticky lace left all over the glass

A - Roasted malt, coffee beans, and dark chocolate all rolled up. Nice!

T - Smooth, silky, coffee and chocolate. Well balanced. Creamy. Tasty..well done!

M - Full bodied, creamy, rich, and nice aftertaste.

O - Very high drinkability. Enjoyable. Definitely a go-to porter if available!

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I have had this one before, but this was the first one I have had since they began bottling. I love that they are bottling and now distributing. However, I would prefer they offer cans. Hopefully in the future they will.

Pours: Dark, some head that settles into a nice lacing pattern. Maybe a bit of light comes through but not much.

Aroma: Nice chocolate notes, some light hops going on or some floral element, maybe even a bit of bourbon in there.

Taste: Man, how good is this porter! Its what the style should be. Its got all the notes you want when you are looking to have a porter but without the harsher bitterness that some often have. Many breweries are just trying to do a watered down version of their stouts, this one is a stand alone porter and does just what it is advertised to do in the taste department. I could definitely drink several of these with ease. It finishes clean but with a nice smooth chocolate, molasses, rum and/or bourbon sweetness, but not at all overly sweet. Perfectly balanced beer.

Overall: I am so happy this is being distributed more widely and in bottles. My one problem, which really is not a problem is they should offer this in cans. I hope they do, a lot of Asheville breweries are beginning to go that direction.

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Green Man Porter from Green Man Brewery
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