Green Man India Pale Ale | Green Man Brewery

Green Man India Pale AleGreen Man India Pale Ale
BA SCORE
56.9%
Liked This Beer
3.7 w/ 508 ratings
Green Man India Pale AleGreen Man India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Green Man India Pale Ale is delectably hoppy with a properly balanced body. Generous hop additions give it a wonderful bitterness and pleasant floral nose, while our combination of traditional British malts creates a rich, satisfying flavor and alluring copper color. This authentic English-style IPA is our flagship ale.

Added by GCBrewingCo on 08-02-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#27,643
Reviews:
91
Ratings:
508
Liked:
289
Avg:
3.7/5
pDev:
11.08%
Alströms:
4.05
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
119
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 508 |  Reviews: 91
Photo of hazedandconfused13
3.6/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamesBondGA
3.46/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mothmanscott
3.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

What a beautiful beer! The presentation may be the highpoint of this brew. Pours a clear deep amber producing 3+ fingers of frothy, somewhat lasting, beige head that leaves heavy webs of thick lacing with a chunky, deep island cap so thick there is no collar ring. Aroma is very balanced caramel malt & pepper with a floral, earthy herbal & thin citrus & pine hop profile. Taste is similar but not very balanced: sweet fronted it rapidly transitions to a robust hop bitterness of herbal/floral, citrus pith & zest & resinous pine from just before mid-sip through the spicy finish that increases to produce a very bitter aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation, silky with a nice peppery finish & grainy, astringent aftertaste.

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Photo of dbrauneis
3.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JayQue
3.44/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

OK IPA. Poured from a 12 oz can into a pint glass. Big antique white head (hard pour) and nice hazy orange color. Head retention is better than average with some spotty patches of lacing on the glass. Fairly faint aroma of floral hops. Taste is mild floral hops and slightly sweet bready malt. Mouthfeel is rich enough for the style and somewhat crisp. Mild bitterness. OK brew, nothing that memorable.

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Photo of buzzy
3.92/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of toddtemple2
4.84/5  rDev +30.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of chrishiker1409
3.98/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Beer21
3.94/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cavanaghty
3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a can into a pint glass.

Appearance: Hazy Amber with a thin white head.

Smell: Light hops and citrus.

Mouthfeel/ Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste of bitter pine notes with a hint of citrus.

Overall: Good IPA. Not the best I've ever had but it was enjoyable.

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Photo of Majestic
3.52/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Greasy
3.65/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of msscott1973
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Buck_Jones
3.98/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of curtisjoseph
3.96/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of NiceTaps
4.13/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz bottle in a nonic pint glass.

Pours a burnt copper color with a 1F linen-white colored head. Heavy spot lacing and good retention.

Whole grain bread and pleasant floral hop aromas.

Malted grain and herbal hops Slightly nutty and earthy.

Bold English style body. Solid malt with hop overbite. Finishes quite clean and a bit dry; I expected some sweetness from its malts.

It looks and plays (taste, etc.) the part of an English IPA, then deals the American touch of more hops. Nice.

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Photo of firkingroovin
4.1/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of khargro2
3.78/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bradpoop
2.15/5  rDev -41.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 1

I was a good beer but this batch I got tasted like a metal can got grinder up and I could taste it like crazy killed the taste

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Photo of PaleAleWalt
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sebas
3.96/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Zazzi82
3.52/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of secondtooth
3.84/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a deep, semi-opaque amber, with a fair to small head of off-white suds.

Aroma: Floral hops, refreshingly different in it’s old-school English IPA fashion.

Taste: Sticky, resinous hops with notes of grapefruit, pine, floral, and herbal all at once. Finishes a bit bitter but this is a nice change from all the overly tropical IPA tastes dominating the scene. Definitely plays the old-school line but with slightly amped-up hops. Really good, unique, and notably different.

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Photo of 03fatboy
3.61/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of matthewwarner
3.78/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Green Man India Pale Ale from Green Man Brewery
Beer rating: 56.9% out of 100 with 508 ratings
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