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Green Man The Dweller - Green Man Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

69 Ratings
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Ratings: 69
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.55%
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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Falcone

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.5%

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

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

12-08-2013 22:26:59 | More by pintpeddler
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rye_so_serious

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

11-11-2013 06:44:51 | More by rye_so_serious
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kbuzz

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

09-20-2013 23:41:07 | More by kbuzz
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Soto

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.5%

09-06-2013 22:26:11 | More by Soto
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3/5  rDev -24.6%

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

Georgia

3.59/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

750mL bottle from Bruisin Ales (Asheville, NC). 19.99. Brewed 9/25/11, bottled 2/2/12. Served in a Three Floyds teku.

Pours dark brown, slightly translucent ruby highlights around the edges with two fingers of tan head. Head recedes to some wisps on the surface and a thin halo that leaves spotty lacing.

Smells roasty with cocoa, plums and a little coffee.

Taste is a soft smooth blend of bitter sweet dark chocolate, dark stone fruits, mild burnt caramel, creamed coffee, slight pine, subtle funk and just a bit of booze.

Creamy, smooth medium full body with mild but present carbonation. Long bitter cocoa and burnt coffee finish.

The best thing I've had from Green Man but for the same price as a bottle of Hunahpu it falls short. A well brewed classic take on imperial stout with nothing to really make it stand out. Certainly good and worth a try but I can't see myself spending that much for another bottle in the future. That said, I made the whole 750 vanish by myself.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2013 04:26:35 | More by ThickNStout
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-22-2013 22:50:23 | More by WOLFGANG
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SaCkErZ9

Florida

4.24/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2013 19:13:32 | More by SaCkErZ9
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +0.5%

06-27-2013 23:01:05 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

06-16-2013 01:11:58 | More by BarrytheBear
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jpro

South Carolina

3.96/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

750mL bottle (2013, 7.5%) poured into a Duvel glass...

A: Pours black, perhaps black-brown when held to light; about two fingers of thick, light mocha head recedes to a buttery layer that leaves some serious sheets of crusty, sugary lace; all of the info on the bottle is nice, too.

S: Dark chocolate; roasted notes; semi-sweet chocolate; caramel notes, too.

T: Sweet malts; blackstrap molasses; light toffee and dark chocolate; pretty minimal hop bitterness makes for a pretty sweet stout... maybe a touch too sweet; more hop character or roasted malt flavor would help cut the sweetness of this brew.

M: Whoa... awesome! Thick and full-bodied... creamy, like a milkshake almost; carbonation is on the lower side. Only complaint is that it leaves the palate a little sweet / sticky - a touch of dryness would make the feel perfect.

O: A really nice stout - don't know if I'd call it "imperial" at 7.5%, but regardless of style, its pretty tasty. Stouts definitely don't look any better or have a better feel. Over-sweetness is what brings it down a notch for me.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2013 22:07:17 | More by jpro
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beernads

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.5%

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

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

06-04-2013 05:03:53 | More by Claytonbrewsby
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

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

Massachusetts

4.09/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2013 05:07:58 | More by Dope
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Camel242000

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.5%

05-14-2013 01:57:10 | More by Camel242000
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Bung

Michigan

3.89/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: on-tap

05-10-2013 01:15:11 | More by Bung
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Wolfpack2005

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

04-27-2013 01:57:46 | More by Wolfpack2005
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.5%

04-12-2013 20:00:51 | More by TrickkyGangsta
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JohnnyMc

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The 2013 batch which is 7.5% ABV.

This pours out a completely pitch black color with a finger of dark, roasted head.

The aroma is full of roasty malt notes, bittersweet dark chocolate, some coffee, a hint of smoke and some caramel.

The taste is mainly dominated by the big, roasty malt notes that are followed by a bittersweet dark chocolate that is very rich. There is some coffee, but it's not overwhelming and a little bit of caramel, some vanilla and a hint of smoke.

The body is full and the mouthfeel is slightly creamy. The ABV is completely hidden.

This is a very easy to drink Imperial Stout that has a lot of nice traditional notes, but it's a little too straightforward not complex enough to be amazing. Definitely worth trying though!

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 05:35:37 | More by JohnnyMc
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2dogbrew

Virginia

4/5  rDev +0.5%

04-04-2013 21:42:50 | More by 2dogbrew
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drummermattie02

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.5%

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

Maryland

4/5  rDev +0.5%

03-19-2013 00:39:18 | More by DruRho
Green Man The Dweller from Green Man Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 69 ratings.