Green Man Porter | Green Man Brewery

BA SCORE
87
very good
333 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:
333
Reviews:
65
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
9.04%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
73
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 333 |  Reviews: 65
Photo of syndelee
3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Louismmce
4.56/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of AGust82
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ManWithNoName
4.44/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jasadewi
4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

It pours medium brown with a medium sized tan head that quickly fades away. Smells faintly of malts and coffee, but the chocolate aroma certainly is striking. Very creamy and smooth feel, all the way down the throat. I wish it was slightly less carbonated, but it isn't too much. Leaves a great aftertaste of roasted malt and chocolate on my palate and in my nostrils. Not bitter at all. The finish is darkly sweet, roasted and smooth. It's hard to describe my love for the feel of this beer. The taste is rather astonishing as well. Overall, it's a very lovely beer and it hits all the marks for an English Porter in my book. I'd highly recommend to anyone who can get their hands on it.

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Photo of Thirstygoat
4.07/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of red94tt
3.42/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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

Pours a medium brown color with tan colored head. Roasted malts, chocolate, biscuit, and some light coffee on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with cocoa and some roast. Decent beer.

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Photo of tommy5
3.91/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zazzi82
4.19/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of StevieTheH
4.38/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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

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

Photo of bwbetts
3.84/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pat61
4.38/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours bright brown with a ½” tan cap that recedes quickly.

S: Dark malts, faint chocolate, and grain with some dark sugars. The aromas are mild, the malt aromas are moderate, hop aromas are low.

T: Malt with some tartness in the background, light fruit, dark dried fruit, some chocolate with a hint of creamy coffee. No harsh or burnt roast flavors. The chocolate flavors grows as it warms. The malt flavors are medium high, the hop flavors and bitterness are medium low.

F: Medium to medium full body, medium carbonation.

O: A malty full flavored porter.

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Photo of JamieDuncan
3.89/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ColSanders123
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of Jason_cs
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of zac16125
4.07/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a pint glass
no bottling dates


A: Opaque black with some browning on the edges when held to light, 1plus fingers width of tan colored head, dissipates down fairly quickly and leaves only a few small patches of lacing. 4

S: Lots of chocolate, roasted malt, some oaky herbaceous notes. 3.75

T: Roasty, leather and tobacco, semi sweet cocoa on the finish, subtle herbaceous oaky characters. I don’t know if I’ve ever had a regular porter with so much leather and tobacco characters; and I like it. 4.25

M/D: Full bodied, carbonation appropriate, a very nice creamy smoothness, drinkability is good. 4.25

O: A very nice porter, no where near on the same level as the Green Man’s BA Imperial Porter, but an enjoyable beer nonetheless. 4

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Photo of LannahC
4.81/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of avalon07
3.62/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a dark brown color and a thick texture. There was a small amount of foamy, tan-colored head that quickly dissipated. No real lacing to speak of.

S: A very subtle aroma of chocolate, malt, and coffee.

T: Tasted of cocoa, roasted malt, light coffee notes, and a hint of hops. A decent enough flavor, but it never grabs hold you. The cocoa element was nice, but there could've been more of it.

M: A below average amount of carbonation with a creamy, smooth finish. Medium-bodied.

O: While this isn't a bad porter, it's not one that jumps out you. Nonetheless, it has some likable qualities.

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Green Man Porter from Green Man Brewery
3.87 out of 5 based on 333 ratings.
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