Green Man ESB | Green Man Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: English 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
Ranking:
#29,357
Reviews:
83
Ratings:
417
pDev:
12.2%
 
 
Wants:
11
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4.21/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of ordybill
4.27/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the tap into a pint glass. The appearance is a clear, dark brown color with a small white head. The aroma is malt driven with some nuttiness in the background. The taste is pure malt heaven with some toffee tossed in.

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4.3/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.39/5  rDev +19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Growler into Sam Smith Tulip Imperial Pint.

Pours hazy dark copper with a thinnish off-white head that quickly fades to nothing. Bumped up for over-valuation, and also because it's a growler.

Nose is as I remember it at the pub - beautifully malty, toasty, rich caramel, hints of toffee, chocolate, and the perfect amount of floral hops for balance.

Taste is excellent, and follows the nose very closely - intros with a blend of floral, slightly earthy hops and toasty, rich, complex malt. Like the nose, toasty caramel, a bit of restrained fruitiness, a bit nutty, hints of chocolate and toffee mingle with the lovely earthiness from the hops. This beer literally nails the style for me. Beautifully put together, expertly done.

Mouthfeel is restrained, medium-full bodied and with a very light carbonation, perhaps just a bit too light. Drying in the finish, and with a nice silkiness to it.

Drinkability was fantastic - this beer had more flavor than some beers I've tried twice its size. Fantastic beer.

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4.42/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Enjoyable smooth taste. Cool logo.

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Green Man ESB from Green Man Brewery
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 417 ratings