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Moon Man - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,410 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1410
Reviews: 411
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.71%


Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Skidz on 03-12-2010)
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ffejherb

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz. bottle into stange on 9/19/11. Thanks to brewslut for bringing one of these back for me from a recent trip to WI.

A - Hard pour yielded a slightly hazy lime-tinted golden liquid with a healthy finger's worth of rocky white head that reduced to a bubbly patch and steaks of sticky lacing down the sides of the glass.

S - First whiff reveals a fresh, hoppy scent that combines fresh cut grass, orange and lemon zest and a hint of pine sap as well as a slight waft of alcohol, which is surprising for a 5% session beer. Malt character is biscuity with wheat and honey undertones, giving the nose a hint of sweetness.

T - Hop flavor tends to take on more of a grassy profile, although there is a hint of citrus rind around the edges. There's plenty of sweet malt suggesting fresh baked biscuits, caramel and honey. However, Moon Man finishes with a distinctive grassy hop bite with a hint of floral notes.

M - Medium bodied with a fairly oily texture for a pale ale, indicating that there's plenty of hops in there. Bitterness is a bit dry and crisp, and lingers on the palate for a bit then finishes quite clean overall.

D - This is a pretty bangin' pale ale overall with fairly aggressive hop bitterness that retains amazing drinkability. A great session beer from New Glarus. I wouldn't expect anything less.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2011 01:15:32 | More by ffejherb
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Moon Man from New Glarus Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,410 ratings.