Green Man ESB | Green Man Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A malty amber ale boasting rich toasted and caramel flavors, Green Man ESB is one of our award-winning signature brews. Our blend of authentic British malts and hops creates a nutty aroma, full body, and a sweet finish. Prepare yourself for a truly exceptional interpretation of a traditional English style.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-02-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
397
Reviews:
77
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
12.06%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
83
For Trade:
1
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Photo of chucksim
4.19/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SLeffler27
3.76/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Fills a Dogfish Head Fish-eye pint with clear, deep copper (SRM 18-19), while a half-inch, beige froth quickly settles to leave rings of lace.

The malt is strong and pronounced with toasted notes while hops are subdued. Lots of caramelized sugar, but otherwise lacking complexity.

Balanced between light bitterness and sweetness. Some burnt sugar supports wheat bread and tar flavors. The finish is modest and lingering. Warmth brings out cashews and butter.

A medium body with light carbonation and no alcohol. Somewhat dry with a cotton texture.

While rather simple, this is a beer to sit back and enjoy while watching a ballgame with bar food.

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Photo of vancean2
3.73/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HookemHoos
3.09/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of austen_d
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jeff1973
3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BGsWo22
3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of yaksurf
3.27/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of lzepplin01
3.92/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PureSteele
4.15/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Burgundy3024
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeccaH
3.73/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of denver10
3.4/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours caramelish amber wit a dirty cream colored head. Aroma is kinda ashy and earthy, caramel,coffee cake, and nutty. Toffee, earthy, caramel dominate the flavor. Maybe a touch of roast thrown in. A medium bodied, semi active mouthfeel. Overall, solid beer here. Would drink again.

My rating: 3.40

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Photo of Amedlin18
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GRG1313
3.22/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TylerKitchens
4.04/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.1/5  rDev +9.9%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of Washuffizi98
3.88/5  rDev +4%

Photo of Ccfoy123
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of DrMindbender
3/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of hockeypuck
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of gabriemw
3.8/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of MattWhite
3.8/5  rDev +1.9%

Green Man ESB from Green Man Brewery
3.73 out of 5 based on 397 ratings.
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