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RATINGS: 124   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (37073) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2015

Bottle 12fl.oz.

[ As Green Man ESB ].
Clear medium orange amber color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, pale malt, grass, dusty malt, nutty notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, nutty, dusty, caramel, pale malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20150116]

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (18184) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2011
Draft @ Jack of the Wood. Asheville, NC. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with weak hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Travlr (14198) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Draft. Very dark brown, murky. Aroma of pure sugar and caramel. Taste is sweet and malty. Totally off style.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (12343) - 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

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11823) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 21, 2008
(draft) Crystal clear amber body with beige head. Aroma is moderately sweet, chocolate, toffee, some caramel, peach. Taste is moderately sweet, chocolate, caramel/toffee, light peach, earthy. Light-medium body.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (11810) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jcwattsrugger (11310) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 11, 2009
on tap-pours a light tan head and amber color. Aroma is medium malt-caramel/roasty, nutty, earthy. Taste is medium malt-caramel/roasty, nutty, earthy, musty. Some detractor.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Extra Special Bitter
Date: 09/13/2002
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

Hazy orange, slightly sweet malt aroma, medium malt body with a hint of sweetness, nice lasting long low bitter flavor,
-------- /> Name: Extra Special Bitter
Date: 09/13/2002
Mode: cask
Score: iiii

Wow! Creamy velvet body, hops, hops, hops, great hop aroma, lots of mild esb hop flavor, but not ’hoppy’, fantastic until the cask was kicked, one of the top 5 casks of all time. Wow!
-------- /> Name: Extra Special Bitter
Date: 08/12/2005

lots of carmel sweetness balanced by the wnderful esb bitterness, still a great esb, body is tweeked up a bit to the optimum level

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Score: **4
-------- /> The score was calculated based upon the notes and an old scoring system.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lubiere (10654) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 5, 2011
A reddish amber ale with a thin moka head. In aroma, light grassy malt, faint hops. In mouth, a nice grassy nutty malt, faint British hops, not bad. On tap at Twin City Brewfest, August 13 2011.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (10390) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUL 26, 2009
Draught. Pours clear mahogany with a small, fizzy, white head, diminishing with spare lacing. Aroma is average malt (straw, bread, chocolate), average hop (grass), average yeast (dough) with notes of pear and apple. Medium bodied, slick texture, average carbonation, and a bitter finish. Long duration, light sweetness, moderate acidity, and heavy bitterness. Light chocolate, caramel notes in the flavor.


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