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Moon Man - New Glarus Brewing Company

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1,797 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,797
Reviews: 433
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 218
Gots: 229 | 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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Photo of sidetracked
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.


sidetracked, Jan 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

ygtbsm94, Jan 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

acurtis, Jan 15, 2012
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5/5  rDev +21.1%

windelbo, Jan 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

hilgart1, Jan 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

zonker17, Jan 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

hannydawg, Jan 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -27.4%

IdrinkGas, Jan 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

areich6, Jan 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

jmpizzo, Jan 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

TippySelenoid, Jan 10, 2012
Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.78/5  rDev -8.5%

Bottle date of 2241 - Augist 12, 2011 - a little past its prime.
Poured in to tulip glass.

A - Pale straw yellow; translucent. One finer of bubbly white head.

S - Crisp hop bitterness up front wit a big grapefruit aroma. Very slight malt sweetness is evident.

T - Light hop bitterness up front with hints of grapefruit and orange. A good balance from the caramel malt backbone that provides the right amount of sweetness.

M - Light to medium body. Light carbonation.

O - Probably past its prime but still a good APA. Would love to try a fresh bottle.

TheSevenDuffs, Jan 08, 2012
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5/5  rDev +21.1%

GratefulP, Jan 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

JKaddy, Jan 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

Paintedword, Jan 07, 2012
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3.93/5  rDev -4.8%

A: clear honey straw color, foamy white head, somewhat sticky lacing, well carbonated

S: very nice citrus and piney hop aromas dominates, caramel malt notes, spicy

T: follows the nose with the piney and citrus hops and a subtle malt backbone, there is also a nice sweetness to it.

M: nice bite from the carbonation, medium bodied, very little bitterness but also not too sweet. very mild and pleasant aftertaste.

O: very good beer, I enjoyed it a lot. It enjoyed the hop profile and the fact that it wasn't very bitter. Another great beer from New Glarus.

Crundy, Jan 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

branimal9, Jan 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

cmannes, Jan 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Mrpickles, Jan 02, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

MordorMongo, Jan 02, 2012
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4.14/5  rDev +0.2%

12 oz. bottle purchased locally, ($7.49/6). Bottle dated day 320, November 16, 2011. Poured into a tulip glass.

A: Clear yellow/gold; 1" white, fluffy head that falls slowly and leaves lacing that covers 75% of the glass sides.

S: Fresh citrus, spice; faint pine.

T: Lemon & grapefruit, then malt; gently rising hop bitterness.

M: Crisp, with medium body and medium/high carbonation, neutral/wet finish; no detectable heat from alcohol.

O: Refreshing, well balanced and very easy to drink; light; a well-made offering from a top Wisconsin brewery.

Reconsidered on 12/31/13.

bierbrauer, Jan 01, 2012
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3/5  rDev -27.4%

sweetpaulie73, Jan 01, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

sbricker, Dec 31, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

livingtodie, Dec 31, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

atone315, Dec 31, 2011
Moon Man from New Glarus Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,797 ratings.