Moon Man - New Glarus Brewing Company

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Ratings: 2,007
Reviews: 442
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 222
Gots: 295 | FT: 14
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:
You hold a session beer with a bright bold blend of five hops that flirt obligingly with the smooth malty backside. Don't let this one lay around it is brewed to be enjoyed today. Bold and engaging without pretense, because in Wisconsin you do not have to be extreme to be real.

(Beer added by: Skidz on 03-12-2010)
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4.91/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I can't imagine a better APA than this. Super drinkable and sessionable. Huge grassy, piney, and citrusy nose right out of the bottle. The taste is sublime. All the notes of your favorite DIPA dialed down into a sessionable format. The mouthfeel is very round and easy to drink again and again. It's got just enough malt sweetness to appeal to folks that avoid hoppy brews too. I could stock this for the entire summer and be happy.

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5/5  rDev +21.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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4.05/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

a great great session beer, drinkable in every way. pours a relaxed pale color with a little more than an inch of white foamy head. the nose is balanced between american pale malt and bittering hops, nothing to distinct about the hops here. ale yeast is obvious, providing some toasted biscuit notes. the flavor too is quite yeasty for an american pale ale, and i like it in this case. bittering hops on the back end, fresh wholegrain toast on the front end. dry mouthfeel, average carbonation, and just a little thin in terms of body. there is nothing too unique about this beer, maybe the stronger yeast presence, but this is an all day every day kind of session beer, perfect in all seasons, at any time. a delightful beer to drink in high quantities.

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3.95/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a brilliant deep golden color with a frothy one and a half inch ivory head that dissipates slowly, leaving sheets of lacing.

Dank hops, cannabis, and grapefruit begin the aroma. Wow, that's a lotta grapefruit! There's some bready malt sweetness in there somewhere.

Yep, there's some grapefruit in the flavor. And some lightly grainy, bready malt in there...somewhere. Man, this would go great with a grapefruit!

Body is moderate, with carbonation a touch toward the high side.

Grapefruit. In a glass. With some toast.

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3/5  rDev -27.4%

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4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brought this back from Christmas break at my parents' house in wisconsin. I've had it before on tap, but never out of a bottle. Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tulip glass.

A - Pours a lush goldenrod color with a slight haze and a two finger head. A few columns of quickly moving bubbles ascend to the top.

S - Strong pine and citrus scent, with maybe a hint of more tropical fruits. Very nice.

T - Starts crisp with some acidity and citrusy-bite, but finishes with a nice malt backbone. The aftertaste is a lingering breadiness that reminds me of a half-toasted English muffin.

M - Medium, with some noticeably energetic carbonation.

O - Great beer. A solid representation of the style across the board if you ask me. Very drinkable, but not boring.

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Moon Man from New Glarus Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,007 ratings.