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Moon Man - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,761 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,761
Reviews: 430
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 214
Gots: 212 | 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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oldvines

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-22-2012 21:44:56 | More by oldvines
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boyler

California

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

01-21-2012 16:19:27 | More by boyler
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greenbeer29

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

01-21-2012 02:02:25 | More by greenbeer29
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oline73

Maryland

4.13/5  rDev 0%

Poured from the bottle into a standard pint glass.

Appearance: The beer pours a clear golden/light amber with a finger of fluffy white head. There is a very little bit of lacing with a nice fluffy layer of head that remains on top of the pour.

Smell: This beer has a strong smell considering the low abv. A nice malt sweetness with a citrus peel/pine hop presence. There is some citrus fruit in the smell too, perhaps tangerine.

Taste: The malt is just enough to make this a very well balanced beer. The hops are crisp and full of pine notes. The finish is bitter like citrus peel.

Mouthfeel: Just on the thin side of medium body with smooth carbonation and a slightly dry finish.

Overall: This is a really solid pale ale. Well balanced and quite easy to drink. I'd be happy to have another.

01-21-2012 00:24:04 | More by oline73
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jhillwastaken

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +9%

01-20-2012 23:47:15 | More by jhillwastaken
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floydie83

Michigan

5/5  rDev +21.1%

01-20-2012 05:02:14 | More by floydie83
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GolamKovach

Illinois

4.55/5  rDev +10.2%

Not just a pale ale, but an incredibly pale ale. This ale is so light in it's body and feel that the intensity of flavors is shocking.

Bold golden color with minimal head in the glass. A million tiny bubbles suspended with only minimal movement upward.

The aroma is pleasantly citrusy, almost grapefruit, seemingly more so than most pale ales, tending almost towards an IPA. But mouthfeel is so light and airy, with a quick bursts of flavor that slowly dissipate.

Overall, a tasty and refreshing brew from New Glarus.

01-20-2012 02:36:02 | More by GolamKovach
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zenwatts

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-19-2012 17:32:20 | More by zenwatts
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sobapan

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +21.1%

01-19-2012 04:26:26 | More by sobapan
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

3.55/5  rDev -14%

A - clear golden yellow with a nice fluffy 1" of head, lots of lacing

S - fruity hops, a little bit of a soapy smell

T - piney, hoppy, crisp, citrusy - a very distinct taste than what i'm used to honestly, but it's really good

M - very crisp and smooth with a nice dry finish

O - i had this beer back on tour a few years ago, but don't really remember it.. it was nice to be able to taste it again - it's better than i obviously remember, though i remember favoring it out of the sampler pack back then as well!

01-18-2012 21:15:24 | More by facundoCNB
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DruD

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +9%

01-18-2012 02:15:17 | More by DruD
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rbreaker

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +21.1%

01-17-2012 22:44:17 | More by rbreaker
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Jerktookmyname

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +9%

01-17-2012 21:18:03 | More by Jerktookmyname
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

01-17-2012 20:26:17 | More by Localdrinklax
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sidetracked

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Pours a clear, pale gold--straw-like color. Thin, off-white head. Some lacing.

Aroma is light citrus and pine hops. Bitter-sweet.

Upfront taste is a mix of citrus, pine, and grassy hops with a nice bitterness. Bready malt finish with some lingering hop bitterness that echoes the upfront taste. Simple but enjoyable.

Light to medium body with medium to high carbonation. Kind of foamy/frothy finish.

Lots of nice hop flavor for such a light beer. Good bitterness. Not digging the foamy body--kind of deters from the beer--but otherwise good.

11/16/2011

01-16-2012 07:50:16 | More by sidetracked
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

01-16-2012 05:16:37 | More by ygtbsm94
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

01-15-2012 02:26:00 | More by acurtis
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windelbo

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +21.1%

01-15-2012 01:32:20 | More by windelbo
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hilgart1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

01-14-2012 18:21:54 | More by hilgart1
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zonker17

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-12-2012 22:05:26 | More by zonker17
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hannydawg

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-12-2012 06:39:25 | More by hannydawg
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -27.4%

01-10-2012 23:24:40 | More by IdrinkGas
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areich6

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +9%

01-10-2012 14:05:43 | More by areich6
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jmpizzo

New York

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

01-10-2012 00:42:42 | More by jmpizzo
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TippySelenoid

Missouri

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-10-2012 00:37:47 | More by TippySelenoid
Moon Man from New Glarus Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,761 ratings.