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Rainmaker - Green Man Brewery

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Rainmaker
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BA SCORE
88
very good

43 Ratings
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Ratings: 43
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 4
pDev: 7.75%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Man Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SPLITGRIN on 02-15-2013)
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northstar23

Maryland

3.85/5  rDev -3.8%

08-20-2014 02:18:20 | More by northstar23
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jbriggs7

North Carolina

4/5  rDev 0%

08-15-2014 17:53:49 | More by jbriggs7
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.16/5  rDev +4%

Poured from the bottle at a tasting into a snifter glass. Much thanks to northstar23. From notes.

Pale apricot to lemon yellow body. Quite light but not getting straw color there. Pale white top and collar, with a slightly cloudy body.

Very impressive nose. Creamy notes of vanilla and peach. Mushed and rotten mango, and holy crap this thing smells like durian fruit. This is dam scary here, this sort of funky earth fruit thing and must. Ugh... insane, very impressive and unique.

Palate manages to calm down a bit, which is probably a good thing. Fruit angle comes out like a big punch mix, and slightly sweet in the mid palate on the hop angle. Some nice apricot warmth comes out of this, with a good controlled almost silky palate. Controlled warmth, definitely big ipa territory but surprisingly not hot or too boozy.

Overall just a wild fruit component to this and a big surprise. Very unique IPA would love to have a bottle of this again someday.

08-13-2014 01:02:19 | More by smakawhat
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humuloner22

North Carolina

4.38/5  rDev +9.5%

I think this beer is underrated. Not that I am biased, but maybe I am. I have been to the brewpub numerous times when I have visited Asheville, I like Green Man.

Appearance: Hazy bronze with a nice head retention that just sits there and stays.

Smell: Floral, hoppy, resinous and dank. Some Pine but not as much as others. Some alcohol is detected in the aroma.

Taste: Very nicely balance. A full flavor, tropical fruits, earthy dried fruits present, some piney bitterness, but not overwhelming. Malt sweetness is definitely there, but far from cloying, well balanced.

Overall: I loved this beer and found a great deal on it. I would buy it again. Even though it is a bit pricey but the bomber is larger than the standard 22 oz.

07-18-2014 01:03:34 | More by humuloner22
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egrace84

Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

07-15-2014 23:45:08 | More by egrace84
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bcp5296d

North Carolina

4/5  rDev 0%

07-14-2014 17:12:29 | More by bcp5296d
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target88

Kentucky

4/5  rDev 0%

07-12-2014 23:30:12 | More by target88
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ocl1536

North Carolina

4/5  rDev 0%

07-02-2014 00:58:13 | More by ocl1536
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n2185

North Carolina

4/5  rDev 0%

06-30-2014 23:01:40 | More by n2185
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DRBiser

Maryland

4/5  rDev 0%

06-28-2014 19:58:56 | More by DRBiser
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pintpeddler

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

06-19-2014 19:48:57 | More by pintpeddler
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

06-19-2014 06:23:13 | More by KevinGordon
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

06-19-2014 02:46:14 | More by Immortale25
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Mike_Bowling

North Carolina

4/5  rDev 0%

06-19-2014 01:14:11 | More by Mike_Bowling
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Brewsed

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

06-16-2014 17:36:08 | More by Brewsed
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev 0%

06-12-2014 22:32:59 | More by hollywood_15063
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FreddieMercuryHayes


4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

06-12-2014 20:47:44 | More by FreddieMercuryHayes
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midlifec

Michigan

4/5  rDev 0%

06-12-2014 19:14:53 | More by midlifec
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4/5  rDev 0%

06-02-2014 01:51:34 | More by DrunkinYogi
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

06-01-2014 11:23:45 | More by Cynic-ale
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev 0%

01-01-2014 01:53:24 | More by DaPan
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -25%

12-30-2013 01:27:05 | More by jenray
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baklo

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

12-08-2013 13:54:15 | More by baklo
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.74/5  rDev -6.5%

Bomber > Alpine Spring bowtie

A - slightly hazed orange gold in color a finger of off white fizzy head very little lacing.
S - Lots of pine and hop resin, orange juice, some caramel malts
T - Taste is a little lack-luster, but still good. You get the bold hop resin with a nice medium bite. Some grassy and pine notes at the end of that, and a mild caramel malt base. You do not feel or taste the 9.3% at all.
M - Smooth with a good bitterness, super drinkable.
O - Excels in aroma and feel, big beer without feeling big. Flavor could use a bit of an improvement, but still a great double IPA.

11-27-2013 23:56:39 | More by Omnium
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mrchrisray

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

11-18-2013 02:46:12 | More by mrchrisray
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Rainmaker from Green Man Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 43 ratings.