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
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 342 |  Reviews: 66
Photo of OldManMetal
3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This orange-litten, fervently effervescent brown beer wears a thin, slightly pebbly tan head that leaves fair lacing in the form of thick, twisted spiky bands. The nose is medium in intensity and leads with assertive cassis notes, backed by more subtle milk chocolate and cocoa and hints of toffee, topped by subtle alcohol overtones. The palate is a tartish, slightly bitter, thinnish indeterminate dark malt flavor that touches on cola, semi-sweet chocolate and cocoa. The finish is quite clean, showing just the least bit of malt, and the linger is a mild, thin slightly bitter chocolate/cola flavor that lasts for a few minutes. Mouthfeel is light for the full body, but not inappropriately so for the style; the texture is medium-creamy and medium-peppery from the well-expressed carbonation. (12 oz bottle, 278 days after pkg)

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Photo of ScottL1966
4.16/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This Green Man Porter is on tap at my local. I have never considered a beer as a 5. On my scale anything that rates more than 4 is superior. This brew is excellent in all regards except the froth and head you might except.

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Photo of cjgator3
3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz can poured into a pint glass. Green Man Porter is a really solid example of the style. Dark, roasty, but with a level of smooth chocolate maltiness I expect in a good porter.

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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 chrishiker1409
4.29/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pitch black, less than a finger of head, fades quickly.

S: Dark roasted malts, dark chocolate.

T: Follows nose with a bit of bitterness on the back end.

F: Medium body, moderate carbonation.

O: Everything you want in a porter is right here. This one represents why I love porters.

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Photo of Vylo
3.71/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Apellonious
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a tulip glass. Black with brown notes, a half finger tan head that moves to a thin lace immediately. Aroma is roasted malt, nuts, vanilla, and hints of dark fruit. Taste is in line with the nose. Cola notes. Mouthfeel is medium, carbonation medium low. An enjoyable porter.

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Photo of hopkrid
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheEpeeist
3.97/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JonSchwartz
3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HopsForBrains
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tfsimpkins
5/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of BMart
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Damian74
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GeorgeBeerS
4.33/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of XeroFlux
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of iRun2Beer
4.1/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EvoRich
4.12/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Look: Pretty standard stuff here. dark, than head. A bit fizzy, and fades quickly.

Smell: It's smells, almost fruity in a way, but roasted and sweet. A hit of nuts.

Taste: Pretty good stuff. as a very nice roasted finish, with some nutty flavor to it.

Feel: Medium bodied. medium carbonation.

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Photo of oline73
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mort85
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wrigfen
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of papat444
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LMO1190
3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Look- It has a coca cola color with very little tanned head.
Smell- Light roasted grains, some raison, light coffee tones.
Taste- Light sweetness, The roasted malts come thru, lite mild coffee flavor, lite dark fruitiness.
Feel- Light carbonation, not overwhelming.
Overall- This beer seems ok. Not overwhelming. I guess it would be a good gateway porter/stout. It's a nice session porter, I would go out of my way for it!!!! Cheers!!

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Photo of CanConPhilly
3.71/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of luke12345
3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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