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Moon Man - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,755 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 1,755
Reviews: 430
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 213
Gots: 209 | FT: 10
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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jawneyt

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +9%

03-26-2012 03:17:10 | More by jawneyt
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nickapalooza86

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +21.1%

Pours a great clear gold. This is exactly what I imagine a APA looking like whenever I have one.

This is probably my favorite smelling beer, if not my favorite smell... Oranges, mango, pine and a good floral charachter.

Tastes as good as it smells. It starts with a small citrus precense, orange, lemon, mango and lime. Then the bitter pine bite comes through. A real nice malt backbone on it to, finishes with a bready malt, no real after taste just clean and delicious.

The mouthfeel is crisp and delicious. Carbonated and sharp. Perfect.

Well I know I am from WI so that gives me bias... But with that being said IPA/APA is my favorite style and I have had some of the big hitters, Alpha King, SNPA, Dales, Lagunitas Pale and many more. While those are all good and great beers to me none of them are as good as Moon Man.

This IMO is a perfect pale. I doubt I will ever have a better pale but I hope I can because it must taste insane.

03-24-2012 18:57:05 | More by nickapalooza86
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thepubliclauren


4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

03-24-2012 18:25:21 | More by thepubliclauren
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theholdsteady

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.1%

03-21-2012 00:49:04 | More by theholdsteady
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bill_rue


4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

03-19-2012 04:27:59 | More by bill_rue
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deanis30

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.1%

03-19-2012 01:10:28 | More by deanis30
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Keegan

Germany

4.5/5  rDev +9%

03-18-2012 01:16:04 | More by Keegan
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fchicken


4.75/5  rDev +15%

03-17-2012 06:03:34 | More by fchicken
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ericjubeck

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +15%

03-17-2012 02:55:54 | More by ericjubeck
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robbyc1

Illinois

4.35/5  rDev +5.3%

Clear golden with a 3 inch fluffy head. White and excellent lacing.

Fresh hops and malt on the nose, smells and tastes balanced, but the hops are the star. Juicy citrus, with notes of orange and a bit of pine. Very easy drinker as it should be at 5%, not a sign of off putting tastes. This is a keeper. Hope it keeps coming out.

03-15-2012 16:24:42 | More by robbyc1
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BrooklynBrewers

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

03-14-2012 21:30:14 | More by BrooklynBrewers
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LDJ36


4/5  rDev -3.1%

03-14-2012 19:03:52 | More by LDJ36
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Chisfinest84

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

03-13-2012 01:23:55 | More by Chisfinest84
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match1112

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

a: clear light golden straw body. full fingers worth of bright white sudsy foam with decent retention and lacing.

s: citrus hops, malts and grains, maybe some wheat.

t: malts and grains with a good hop presence, but not overpowering hops, very well blended.

m: kinda thin to start but gets thicker on the finish. good carbonation with a slight dry bite on the finish.

o: very good session beer. the brewers dont try to overpower the drink with hops. this is what a pale ale should be.

03-11-2012 19:20:03 | More by match1112
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Chrixsus

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

03-09-2012 15:49:30 | More by Chrixsus
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Sidaot

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.1%

03-09-2012 02:52:37 | More by Sidaot
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Blargimus

Colorado

4.35/5  rDev +5.3%

12 oz bottle poured into pint glass. If I'm reading the date code right, it was bottled on December 21, 2011 at 8:33 AM (That amount of specificity is clearly important). Received in a trade with Willseph - thanks!

Pours a crystal straw color with a finger of white head. Head fades slowly and leaves a few mm of lacing. Lots of carbonation bubbles.

This is a delicious-smelling beer. A deep backbone of malt and wonderful citrus-floral hops.

Bright hops! Deep malt! Grains! My biggest pet peeve about APAs is that they always seem to want to be IPAs. This beer does not have that problem. The hops, while prominent, are not overpowering. The balance is near-perfect.

Body is light, carbonation is refreshing. Sticks in your mouth the perfect amount of time, and the bitterness doesn't overstay its welcome.

This is a fantastic pale ale, and I highly recommend it. As always, I am jealous of Wisconsinites.

03-08-2012 01:47:29 | More by Blargimus
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hinemk76

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

03-05-2012 21:14:23 | More by hinemk76
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bretsky07

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

03-05-2012 19:08:49 | More by bretsky07
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mwilbur

Minnesota

4.03/5  rDev -2.4%

Poured from 12 oz bottle into shaker pint glass.
A: Pours a clear pale golden color with 1/4 inch white head. Decent retention.
S: Peach, citrus hops, and floral notes. Very pleasant and soft aroma.
T: Crisp citrus hops, peach, and floral notes. Follows aroma well.
M: Smooth, oily, with a mild hop bite. Good for style.
D: Excellent drinkability. Great session beer. Very nice for style.

03-04-2012 21:56:44 | More by mwilbur
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dav

Missouri

3/5  rDev -27.4%

03-04-2012 14:42:20 | More by dav
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tourdot

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -39.5%

03-04-2012 03:33:43 | More by tourdot
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Redglimmer


3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

03-04-2012 03:21:37 | More by Redglimmer
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brn9000

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +9%

03-03-2012 18:14:35 | More by brn9000
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Calculat0r

Japan

5/5  rDev +21.1%

03-02-2012 22:56:36 | More by Calculat0r
Moon Man from New Glarus Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,755 ratings.