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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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.


Westmeister's rating

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Westmeister (1861) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 15, 2012
Draught. Pours brown amber with wispy beige head. The aroma is caramel, nutty with some coffee and earthy notes. The flavor is nutty, mild fruity esters, with some caramel and coffee. Decent ESB.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (12214) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy amber brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, light nutty and light hoppy. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 160115

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (11706) - DENMARK - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle, 5.5%. Slightly hazy dark amber/brown with small tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel, little bread, little toasted and a little dusty. Flavour is malt, caramel, little toasted, little bread, biscuit, medium sweet and a little bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (4253) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Location: 12 oz bottle from Bruisin’ Ales, 1/12/15

Aroma: The aroma is strong toffee, caramel, and burnt toast, with some nutty notes as well
Appearance: It pours a mahogany color, mostly clear, with a clean, frothy, beige head
Flavor: The taste is light-medium sweet, heavy malty, without much bitterness at all
Palate: The body is medium-plus, with a soft-to-average carbonation, and a smooth finish
Overall Impression: I’m watching a surprisingly good first version of the college football championship while I drink this. Solid beer. Very malty. Lacks balance.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (2605) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 2, 2015
From a bottle. Pours clear reddish copper with a fizzy off white head. Tastes earthy, nutty, like dry wood, toffee, and toasted bitterness. Light body and low carbonation. Smells nutty, malty, and like dry toast.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (3848) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark amber with creamy off-white head. Aroma is bready and toasted malts, caramel, faint floral notes, faint fig, and a slight touch of woodiness. Flavor is malty and mostly dry with a touch of toffee, some dark fruit sweetness, and light hops. Medium body and carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jbruner (2557) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Pours a clear golden brown from the bottle with thin ring of bubbly off-white head that leaves light lace. Aroma of nice roast and caramel malts with fruity english yeast behind it. Taste is nice for the style, smoky caramel, mild yeast character. Clean and easy to drink, nice for the style.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Panzuriel (1373) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - NOV 24, 2014
On tap at green man brewing in Asheville NC. Green man esb is a medium golden beer with a nice head of firm white bubbles. Nose I’d sweet yet good cereal grain scent. Taste is of lightly toasted malt. Good balancing hops. Trademark bitter finish. All around solid beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (1418) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - NOV 7, 2014
A nice ESB. A very toasty grain like flavor. Balanced on the tongue but over carbonated. Sweet malty grain. Not very hoppy a good solid grain like brew.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rbrazell (1702) - Florida, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Bottle from Bruisin’ Ales. Sweet nutty aroma with hints of chocolate. Flavor is similar and easy drinking not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (3301) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Draft pour at Greenman in Asheville. Amber color with off white head. Carmel and buttery sweet brown sugar aroma. Very drinkable. Sugary


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