Green Man Porter | Green Man Brewery

BA SCORE
87
very good
342 Ratings
Green Man PorterGreen Man Porter
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Dark, full-bodied, and rich in flavor, Green Man Porter is wonderfully easy to drink. It offers a creamy, smooth mouthfeel and finishes with distinctive chocolate notes. This traditionally crafted, award-winning British-style Porter, like a true rock star, enjoys a legendary following.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-02-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
342
Reviews:
66
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
9.04%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
75
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 342 |  Reviews: 66
Photo of Garrett19
2.51/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Not the best porter I have had. Tastes like a dark Budweiser. I hope that I got a bad glass or the wrong beer, but I didn't get any of the overtones I read about in the reviews.

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Photo of Big_Dave
2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

Photo of SlappyMcGee
2.97/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Tastes to me like a watered down Guinness with a slight more coffee taste than Guinness. Won't be drinking against unless someone hands me one for free and nothing else is available.

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Photo of Mantooth
3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of absjt
3/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I just want stars for myself but it make me put something here...

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of HookemHoos
3.02/5  rDev -22%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Decent porter, but nothing special.

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Photo of JGTampaBay
3.04/5  rDev -21.4%

Photo of KYGunner
3.24/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Light chocolate malt nose with some Graham cracker, marshmallow, dry malt, roasted grain and smoky embers.

The flavors are very muted and hard to distinguish. I do get some chocolate malt, light embers, touch of smoke and a bit of barley.

This is quite thin, kind of airy and has a bit of carbonation bite.

Not much here, certainly not offensive but just not much personality to distinguish it from others.

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Photo of KevinDixonBeer
3.24/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.25/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of KidsDoc
3.28/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Scully's in Asheville, NC

Nice dark, cola colored porter with light tan soft head.

Aroma of roasted malt. Taste will light malt characteristics, bit of a souring middle. Some roastiness, and semisweet chocolate notes.

Mouthfeel was a little thin and seemed watery at times. Just a loose drinking porter.

Overall, probably average for the style - I think English Porters just are not all that enjoyable for me. It's the odd sour, thin characteristics I dislike every time I have the style.

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Photo of hophugger
3.29/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RussBecker1
3.33/5  rDev -14%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap at Jack of The Wood, Asheville, NC

Decent porter from "Beer City USA". Nothing too out of the ordinary though. it poured an inky black with a dirty brown head. The look was nice, but everything else was just about average. The flavors were all indicative of a porter, the problem was the the flavors simply were not there in abundance. The finish was watery with very subtle smoke, and given the style of beer I really would have appreciated something my palate could marinate on for an extended period of time.

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Green Man Porter from Green Man Brewery
3.87 out of 5 based on 342 ratings.
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