Dismiss Notice
Extreme Beer Fest:Los Angeles

Join us December 9th in Los Angeles for the ultimate throwdown of craft beer creativity!

Learn more...
Dismiss Notice
Introducing: Project Extreme Brewing (a Dogfish Head + BeerAdvocate project)

Green Man ESB | Green Man Brewery

Your Rating: None

Want it   Got it 
Green Man ESBGreen Man ESB
BA SCORE
3.69/5
Good
400 Ratings
Green Man ESBGreen Man ESB
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
Ranking:
#29,908
Reviews:
77
Ratings:
400
pDev:
12.2%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
87
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 400 |  Reviews: 77
Photo of hockeypuck
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of gabriemw
3.8/5  rDev +3%

Photo of MattWhite
3.8/5  rDev +3%

Photo of jshusc
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of GrayWolf1766
3.48/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of cbish68
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Nice tasting beer but closer to an English Pale Ale (ala Bass Ale) than a true ESB.

83 characters

Photo of neubertjeff
3.56/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of helios7
3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of RavenForBeer
4.5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of BenThereDrankThat
3.4/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Omnium
3.6/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Heads up., I cant justly rate this because I feel it does not conform to style.
Bottle > Tulip glass

A - clear brown with a finger of off white head, no lacing.
S - Very nutty, some woodiness to it, cedar, big roasted maltiness, light grassy and earthy hop tone.
T - Extra, special....brown ale? seriously this is closer to an amber, but especially a brown way more so than and ESB, no hops really come through in the flavor, its roasty malts.
M. Mildly creamy, smooth.
O - In no way shape or form is this an ESB, its way too roasty and there's barely any hop profile...But it is a good brown ale!

 600 characters

Photo of greeniedgator
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of jburlew
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Drewvel
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of esutker
4.5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of BBS323
3.44/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of bendukes86
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of holder45
3.72/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of SPLITGRIN
3.53/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of BT_Bobandy
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of esmyth15
5/5  rDev +35.5%

Photo of jaygerman
3.8/5  rDev +3%

Photo of Rhettroactive
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Bilco
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of qcghost
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Green Man ESB from Green Man Brewery
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 400 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.