Green Man Rambler | Green Man Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Green Man Brewery
North Carolina, United States
greenmanbrewery.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Green Man Rambler Spring Ale

In the spring a beer drinker's fancy turns to thoughts of Pale Ale. We pay our respects to this celebrated style with a hybrid of legendary British malt and vibrant American hops. The dry hopped finish rejuvenates the taste buds and leaves your mouth feeling groovy. "...drink a thousand times. It's time to ramble on."


Added by dbrauneis on 03-08-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
59
Reviews:
14
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
11.08%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
8
For Trade:
0
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Photo of juicebox
3.82/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chinchill
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Fresh 12 oz bottle in SC.

Clear amber body that's topped by a creamy, durable off-white head. Excellent lacing.

Aroma: citrus and biscuits.

Flavor: more malt presence than expected but the hops eventually dominate the aftertaste.

Feel: soft medium+ carbonation and smooth, light body. Dry finish. Nice but a bit too thin.

Overall: a fine APA

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Photo of Ddunaway937
1.86/5  rDev -50.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of WesMantooth
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From a 12oz bottle

It is a semi transparent, dark gold to reddish copper color. Big foamy, cream colored head.

It smells like biscuity caramel malts with some sharp floraly hops and a touch of citrus.

It tastes pretty malty, and like an English style pale. Very earthy. There is a zesty, orange-lemon-grapefruit citrus, some flower petals, and slightly bitter pine. The soft, light bread flavor comes back around. The lingering flavor is orange and grapefruit rind.

The body is light, crisp, and well carbonated. Finish is a little dry.

It reminds me of an old school, or English Pale. Very balanced. Reminiscent of SNPA for me.

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Photo of Roguer
3.69/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Surprisingly dark golden brew, verging on a reddish amber. Pours a strong off-white head with very good retention and nice lacing. Beer is very active and nearly transparent.

Aroma is a balanced blend of grainy pale and caramel malts, and piney hops.

Flavor follows: despite the impression that a "dry hopped pale ale" might veer well into IPA territory, this brew stays firmly planted in APA territory. There's a prominent caramel malt backbone: grains, a touch of brown sugar, earth. Accompanying the malt is a wonderfully brisk hop bitterness, restrained in flavors to pine, leaves, and a bit of citrus peel.

Lively and well carbonated, this is a crisp, semi-dry ale that goes down pretty easily. Nice body with a slightly clingy hop oil finish.

Reminiscent of the classic SNPA, this is a nice take on a dry hopped pale ale. Light, relatively low ABV, and quite enjoyable.

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3.94/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dragginballs76
3.87/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Pours clear orange color with thick foamy off white head, great lacing all around the glass.

Aroma - Very light floral citrus smell. Pine, orange peel, grapefruit.

Taste - Nice flavors,kind of has a green tea flavor, light floral, orange, grapefruit, slightly sweet caramel flavor and a touch of spice.

Feel - Medium bodied, not overly carbonated but just a touch higher a hint of dryness on the finish.

Overall - A really nice pale ale, good flavors the head never goes away well balanced.

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3.61/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlexFields
3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AGust82
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of buckyp
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dalby790
3.61/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Bogdawg
3.68/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jschott75
3.88/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CM31
4.12/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pathman
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.33/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gopens44
3.52/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Eziel
3.1/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of jmoses11
4.02/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Refreshing beer. I get a citrus flavor up front, hoppy, not bad at all.

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Photo of Dave1999
3.61/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GMan
4.01/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of UltimateLivewire
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brewsed
3.94/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HattedClassic
3.87/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pretty heavy and strong for a pale ale but still pretty good.

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Green Man Rambler from Green Man Brewery
3.79 out of 5 based on 59 ratings.
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