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Green Man The Dweller - Green Man Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

72 Ratings
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Ratings: 72
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 9.57%
Wants: 11
Gots: 18 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Green Man Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: gford217 on 03-28-2012)
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-18-2013 07:12:41 | More by zestar
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

02-19-2014 21:18:00 | More by ygtbsm94
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kylehay2004

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-29-2013 23:09:56 | More by kylehay2004
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3/5  rDev -24.4%

08-04-2013 07:41:30 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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emerge077

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev +2.8%

Thanks to Wil for this one, shared at the 3rd annual chili showdown.
Poured into a pint, it frothed a bit with an ample layer of creamy tan foam. Lasting coverage and good retention, minimal spotty lacing. Bakers chocolate and light roast in the aroma, moreso in the full bodied flavor. Big chocolate, roast, and mild tobacco that gives it some nice complexity. Smooth and creamy feel, full in body. Despite the higher abv, it was quite easy to drink with a silky feel. Recommended!

11-04-2012 19:36:26 | More by emerge077
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.8%

Thanks to Frank (fbc24) for bringing this to the Nov. '12 Philly 'burbs bottle share.

Dark brown-black pour, oily and opaque with a nice dense cap of mocha head. Aroma of roasty malts, dark chocolate, and strangely, fairly heavy notes of yeast and some dark fruits. Taste was unexpectedly unusual...this was not a typical stout, but instead drank like some hybrid of a stout, a quad, and a barleywine. Dark malts, raisins, figs, dark chocolate, licorice, earthy hops...I'm not sure what kind of yeast they used for this, but I and several other members of the group definitely got some quad-y character from this beer. Not totally sure exactly what was going on with this beer, but whatever it was, it worked. Full-medium body, smooth, tasty.

11-06-2012 09:22:08 | More by Rifugium
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beernads

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-05-2013 09:23:08 | More by beernads
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4.06/5  rDev +2.3%

Note: 2013 Vintage

A: Pours a thick opaque jet black in color with moderate to heavy amounts of gentle visible carbonation along the edges of the glass/surface of the beer and some very dark cola brown highlights. The beer has a two finger tall dense foamy very dark tan head that slowly reduces to a medium sized patch of thick film surround by a thin film covering the remainder of the surface of the beer and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Strong aromas of dark roasted malts, bittersweet chocolate, and some lighter notes of anise/licorice. Some lighter notes of dark fruits (plum) and freshly ground coffee with hints of earthy hops.

T: Upfront there are moderate to strong flavors of deeply roasted dark malts and a strong flavor of bittersweet chocolate. That is followed by some light notes of dark fruit (plum), anise/licorice, and fresh coffee. There are light to moderate flavors of earthy and pine hops. Overall there is a light to moderate amount of lingering bitterness.

M: Very full bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Creamy with hints of dryness and alcohol warming in the finish.

O: I really enjoyed this beer - a really nice flavor and aroma with a wonderful body. Overall the alcohol is well hidden and the beer is easy to drink.

12-22-2013 19:42:03 | More by dbrauneis
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

05-26-2013 19:53:22 | More by ejimhof
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

4.2/5  rDev +5.8%

Poured from a bottle into a snifter, the beer is almost jet black, with a tan, frothy, foamy, light tan head that settles quickly into a halo of head. Aromas of dark roasted coffee, bittersweet dark chocolate, molasses, charred wood, caramel, hints of smoke, and earthy notes. Very heavy and rich nose. Wow. Flavors are heavily roasted forward, but with more of a blended flavor profile, with the bitter coffee forming a solid backbone, and bittersweet chocolate, caramel, and some creamy sweet notes providing balance. Very tasty and very drinkable. The 9.5% ABV is hidden very well beneath the layers of this brew. More richly sweet notes come out as you drink, with molasses dark sugary sweetness and caramel highlights darting in and out. Earthy notes, and even some hints of tobacco, rough the edges up enough to really define each sip, and allow you to appreciate the experience. Smooth, slightly heavy, and layered body, with a bitter, roasted, and chocolate laden aftertaste. The finish is smooth, with a slightly dry, bitter undertone. This is a beast, and well worth searching out.

03-27-2014 20:57:21 | More by GarthDanielson
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drummermattie02

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.8%

03-31-2013 13:01:14 | More by drummermattie02
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

07-22-2013 22:50:23 | More by WOLFGANG
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gford217

Georgia

4/5  rDev +0.8%

750ml bottle, bottled Feb 2, 2012.

Pours a deep chocolate brown with a huge fluffy beige head that shows great lacing and retention.

Aroma is fairly hoppy with some light earthy notes and plenty of chocolate malts and vanilla. Maybe some hints of roasted espresso beans.

Lots of bittersweet chocolate and vanilla with some light smoke and heavily roasted black malts. Dry, roasty finish.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with soft carbonation.

I'm impressed with this beer, especially since it's my first beer from Green Man. Heavy on the bittersweet chocolate and roast, but very drinkable.

03-28-2012 02:38:56 | More by gford217
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cjgator3

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

12-29-2013 03:40:42 | More by cjgator3
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

04-28-2014 21:05:47 | More by Axnjxn
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

01-19-2014 05:56:43 | More by AngusOg
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Bung

Michigan

3.89/5  rDev -2%

Tap at Duckworths. Maybe not the darkest, but a dirty dark brown. Light tan head. Stuck to the glass pretty well.

Aroma, roast malt, some dark chocolate. I don't get a ton out of this, but I always seem to have this issue at Ducks so I'll give the benefit of the doubt.

Taste, nice chewey roast malt, chocolates. Some faint file red fruit. Finish has more roast, anise, and a minor piney note.

Solid medium body, low near creamy carbonation. Pretty coating. Little alcohol presence.

A nice take, everything you would expect is nicely present. Wouldn't spring for a 750 of this, but worth it on draft.

05-10-2013 01:15:11 | More by Bung
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Dope

Massachusetts

4.09/5  rDev +3%

2013 batch. Bottle states 7.5% ABV, must be much lighter nowadays (current listing and picture says 9.5%)

A: Pours a nice pitch black. Big, fluffy, effervescent head. Head takes forever to fade away. Nice spiderweb lacework. Great head retention.

S: Nice roasted malt notes. Dark chocolate covered coffee beans. Touch of char and a decent amount of anise.

T: Nice bitter coffee and dark chocolate up front. A little charry with hints of anise in the middle. Whatever sweetness there is runs out and you get more of a pure baker's chocolate in the finish. Lingering dark chocolate between sips.

M: Medium bodied, smooth. Silky almost.

O: A pretty simple stout with just roasted malt flavors (sorry, been drinking a lot of barrel aged/adjunct added stouts lately so I'm a little warped). Great smooth and well integrated flavors. Very tasty and goes down easy. Very nice.

05-21-2013 05:07:58 | More by Dope
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jsanford

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

02-16-2013 20:09:34 | More by jsanford
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2dogbrew

Virginia

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-04-2013 21:42:50 | More by 2dogbrew
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Falcone

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-21-2013 01:13:39 | More by Falcone
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MacQ32

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

A - pours a thick motoroilesque dark brown With half a finger of rich darker chocolate head. Good retention, OK lacing.

S - rich chocolate, rosary almost mildly smokey malts, some sweet darker fruits and licorice.

T - Lots of sweet dark fruit and licorafe. Fair amount of chocolate sweetness and a bit of roastyness. Slightly boozy as well. The more I drink the more balanced between the four it gets.

M - not quite full bodied but not too far off, moderate carbonation, good mix of drinkable and sipper.

12-29-2013 23:33:14 | More by MacQ32
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jak

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

01-19-2013 05:44:38 | More by jak
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Mantooth

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.8%

02-15-2013 21:42:49 | More by Mantooth
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SaCkErZ9

Florida

4.24/5  rDev +6.8%

My bottle designates alcohol content as 7.5% not 9.5%.

Capped 750ml bottle pours into a La Fin Du Monde oversized snifter. Pitch black in color with a rather dark and frothy, cappuccino colored head of at least one finger in size. Plenty of lacing adorns the glass.

Full of coffee, chocolate, and roasted grains in the nose. Minimal fruitiness, but the overall aroma is rather subtle; nothing is overly noticeable, therefore the overall feel is lacking. Some alcohol sweetness.

Nice balance in the flavor. Starts with coffee and sweet malts, figs and raisins. Finishes strong with bakers chocolate and chocolate cake. Quite complex and delicious. Espresso Coffee roast finally comes to life long after consumption. This beer has a flavor that evolves second by second, each second different than the previous. Very nice!

Silky smooth mouthfeel with the alcohol well hidden (although it is fairly low for the style anyway). A real coffee and chocolate treat. Really enjoyed this one.

07-05-2013 19:13:32 | More by SaCkErZ9
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Green Man The Dweller from Green Man Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 72 ratings.