Celt | Green Man Brewery

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Brewed by:
Green Man Brewery
New Zealand (Aotearoa)

Style: Scottish Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by VitBAficionado on 11-22-2007

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by lamarr04:
Photo of lamarr04
3.65/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500 ml bottle poured into a glass mug

A: Pours a rich dark brown with strong hues of red poking through when held up to the light.

S: Roasted malt faint whiff of chocolate and dark fruit and a strong alcohol presence.

T: Roasted bitterness and alcohol are the two most predominant flavors. There is a noticeable malt backbone but it almost gets lost in the lingering bitterness and alcohol heat.

M: Medium body with light carbonation. A bit watery with slick lingering finish.

D: Somewhere between a sipper and an easy drinker. could be a bit cleaner in flavor and mouthfeel.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of TubaManJack
3.67/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle Notes- 500ml --> "This full strength beer, matured with Whiskey Oak for 3 months, then blended with a dark English ale has a full Malt character with subtle hints of Vanilla & Whiskey."

Appearance- A deep dark brown, almost black. A low head retention and low apparent carbonation. The head although brief is a standard 1/2 inch on my pour.
Smell- A moderate roasted malt body with a slight chocolate and a slight whiskey nose.
Taste- A big roasted malt body from the English ale I assume and a nice background of whiskey providing all the pleasant characteristics without the burning. A decent mouthfeel with medium body and appropriate carbonation. A pleasant mix and blend.

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Photo of belgbeerdrinker
2.65/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

a: deep brown color with ruby red highlights, little head at all
s: roasted malts and alcohol
t: started off well with mix of roasted malts and alcohol, but didn't finish
m: medium body to start but finishes almost watered-down, little carbonation
d: this brew seemed to be half-done with a good start that turned watery and unfinished

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Photo of VitBAficionado
3.57/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Cherry-wood brown with dark red highlights. Very small off-white head that disappears almost completely. Nose of roasted malts, ash, peat and alcohol. Slighty buttery at first giving way to a more roasted malt flavor. Smokey finish with an alcoholic aftertaste. Looks flat as paper but the carbonation is right on. Could use a fuller body. I had given up on Green Man under the old brewer. Glad I picked this one up at the Celtic Festival. Here’s hoping the new brewer can keep improving and expanding the GM range.

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Celt from Green Man Brewery
Beer rating: 3.39 out of 5 with 4 ratings
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