Wayfarer
Green Man Brewery

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From:
Green Man Brewery
 
North Carolina, United States
Style:
American IPA
Ranked #2,609
ABV:
5.5%
Score:
86
Ranked #19,202
Avg:
3.84 | pDev: 10.94%
Reviews:
37
Ratings:
176
Status:
Active
Rated:
Nov 25, 2021
Added:
Oct 30, 2013
Wants:
  4
Gots:
  35
SCORE
86
Very Good
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Rated: 3.91 by Meddwol from Michigan

Nov 25, 2021
 
Rated: 3.59 by mpolewan from Ohio

Aug 21, 2021
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Reviewed by lagrluvr

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
pours a slightly hazy yellow, white head fizzle out after a few minutes and leaves slight lacing through the session.
Aromas are tart pineapple-ish hop
Tastes bright lightly sweet tart with well matched light hop bitter, and great overall.
The Green Man signature authenticity is in there as well. Very crushable
Jul 06, 2021
 
Rated: 3.93 by saymike32 from New Jersey

May 18, 2021
 
Rated: 3.79 by RollDamnTide from Florida

Apr 02, 2021
 
Rated: 4.09 by BeerBeast from Florida

Jan 18, 2021
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Reviewed by Local390 from Florida

3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Very refreshing. Bitter taste with a clean finish. Pours nice on draft with a good head. Golden color, great smell, not hoppy but clean and has a great taste.
Nov 24, 2020
 
Rated: 3.38 by npendres from Wisconsin

Oct 25, 2020
 
Rated: 3.85 by DOCRW from Washington

Jul 04, 2020
 
Rated: 3.99 by khargro2 from Tennessee

Jul 01, 2020
 
Rated: 3.66 by Van_boi from New Hampshire

May 27, 2020
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Reviewed by Slatetank from Pennsylvania

4.07/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
golden clear thick head
smell is grapefruit and floral tropical hops with sweet malt but light
feel is balance toward bitter with medium high carbonation and light astringency with mild sweet mix with bitter in finish
tangerine and bitter lime with tangelo-like acid in hop flavor with moderate sweet malt and tannin present tea like astringency with mild alcohol in taste
a nice amount of body and oily with hop texture byt still mostly dry in finish
a very good Anerican IPA at a little past its prime it still has a lot of hop flavor
May 09, 2020
 
Rated: 3.85 by Boone757 from Virginia

Apr 09, 2020
 
Rated: 3.75 by avisong from Virginia

Mar 16, 2020
 
Rated: 3.81 by JLib from Florida

Nov 29, 2019
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Reviewed by jkrich from Florida

3.96/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Poured from a freshness dated 12 oz. can: bright and clear, golden-honey hue with a sustained, pillowy white head. It looks more like a pale lager.

Very strong and fresh aromatics of tropical fruit.

This is quite the refreshing, thirst-quenching ale for a late Florida summer day. The first right after the pour was rather astringent until the ale was allowed to warm a little in the glass. Now, the nuances come to the fore - very nice flavors of mango and mild grapefruit with a faint malt background. Those bittersweet, tropical flavors linger pleasantly on the palate. While this ale is hardly unique - I remember the same flavors from numerous other IPAs - it still quite enjoyable and worth seeking out.

The body is perhaps a little too thin but again, the flavor profile and the lingering bitterness are well balanced.

I am glad to see more products from this brewery available down here. I hope they stay around long enough for me to try some of their other offerings.
Sep 01, 2019
 
Rated: 3.88 by jbehlar from Mississippi

Aug 08, 2019
 
Rated: 3.77 by Abe_Froman from Massachusetts

Aug 06, 2019
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Reviewed by Griffin2 from Virginia

3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Had a pint on draft at the Green Mansion on 7/23/19.
L - Pours a hazy yellow color with a white head.
S - Has a nice hoppy smell.
T - Tastes of citrus with a slight happiness.
F - Medium body and carbonation.
O - Very drinkable IPA.
Jul 27, 2019
 
Rated: 3.81 by Lelampp from Ohio

Jul 19, 2019
 
Rated: 3.79 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

May 24, 2019
 
Rated: 3.49 by gopens44 from Virginia

May 18, 2019
 
Rated: 3.85 by Wrigfen from South Carolina

May 02, 2019
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Reviewed by hophugger from Virginia

3.54/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
With an enjoy by date of 07/02/2019, this beer pours a light mango color with average head and no lacing that can be seen. Aroma is flat malts, orange peel and light pineapple and a light sear on the nose in the whiffs. Taste is light earthiness and some semi-bitter citrus, nothing that really stands out. Mouth feel is light and crisp and finish ends quickly, leaving just some light notes of grain, earthiness and citrus. An average IPA
Apr 03, 2019
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Reviewed by Buckeye55 from North Carolina

3.91/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Hazy yellow pour with medium head and good carbonation.
An intriguing aroma, hops and something I can't describe.
Hoppy and slightly bitter taste that follows to the aftertaste.
On the 1 to 10 scale of would you like to sit down with a 12 pack of this beer scale it ranks a 6.5
Mar 29, 2019
 
Rated: 4 by Dark_Scarecrow from Virginia

Mar 07, 2019
 
Rated: 3.84 by MGibbons from Maryland

Jan 28, 2019
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Reviewed by Beginner2 from Illinois

3.65/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4
It is hard for me to like an AIPA that goes above 70 IBU, but Wayfarer comes close.
While it is a pretty good Looker and Smeller (more aromatic hops), the bitter hops comes through in the Taste and leave too tangy a tinge for my tongue in the finish. But if it sells beer to others, why not ?

I particularly like Green Man's story of being Asheville's first taproom in the previous century and now having fathered a local craft movement. I have never been to Asheville, but if it ever happens I hope to visit the fount.
Jan 19, 2019
 
Rated: 2.56 by MacStinson from Michigan

Jan 08, 2019
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Reviewed by psycHOPathy from Georgia

3.8/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Hazyish yellow-orange body, thicc head probably because of a bad pour on my part
Bright citrus, grapefruit, nectarines, peach, lavender, sugar, lemon
Grapefruit, lemon, pine, hoppy bitterness at the end
Medium body, fine grained carbonation
This is a pretty good beer. I'd say it's on par with sweetwater's IPA. Smells more complex than it tastes
Oct 16, 2018
 
Rated: 3.86 by WDJersey from Colorado

Sep 21, 2018
 
Rated: 3.79 by PuffySAJ from South Carolina

Sep 20, 2018
 
Rated: 3.84 by florisj135 from Virginia

Jul 27, 2018
 
Rated: 3.94 by crbnfbr from Kentucky

Jul 16, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by Coho11 from Ohio

Jul 09, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by robebo44 from Virginia

Jun 07, 2018
 
Rated: 4.36 by GlennWB from West Virginia

May 24, 2018
 
Rated: 2.86 by markallmon from Tennessee

May 07, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by Dillinger from Mississippi

Apr 29, 2018
 
Rated: 3.84 by RickyBfromCT from Connecticut

Apr 09, 2018
Wayfarer from Green Man Brewery
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 213 ratings