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Moon Man - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,586 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,586
Reviews: 422
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.44%
Wants: 200
Gots: 155 | FT: 9
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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kirbmeist

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.9%

11-21-2012 05:31:06 | More by kirbmeist
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iSip

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Visiting the folks back in Wisconsin, I picked up a six of Moon Man. Not sure what Moon Man is all about, but hey, I'm in it for the beer. Nice citrus aroma, odd for a pale ale. The hops are up front in the flavor, some nice malt follows, then comes a watery finish. Overall, an easy drinking beer, but not up to the pale ale's available in the Colorado front range.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2012 23:44:09 | More by iSip
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Beerlover

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I had this for the first time about six to eight months ago, ive been keeping beer notes since before then. I gave this a 10 outta 10 in my personal notes from when i first tried it and was looking forward to trying again.

the appearance and smell of this beer is great and couldn't smell better, hints of citrusy hops and a well balnaced pale reinforce this beer.

there is medium carbonation and great well balanced mouthfeel in this beer.

the taste is... well... indescribable. perfect balance when it comes to the hops, malts and wheat-barley. my go to pale ale is summits e.p.a. most pale ales are either not hoppy enough or too hoppy and should be classified as an i.p.a. this is PERFECT in every aspect not only as a pale ale but as a easy to drink - everyday - sessionable brew. AWESOME. if there is a better pale ale out there... SHOW ME! I LOVE THIS BEER, wish i didn't have to visit my inlaws to get it, also wish that i could get this in a 12 pack instead of just a six! sooo gooody goooosh good!!! (whatever that means?) buy it! try it! love it!

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2012 01:09:39 | More by Beerlover
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.9%

11-18-2012 19:47:08 | More by djrn2
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menacho1

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.9%

11-18-2012 05:24:31 | More by menacho1
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wapavz

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.9%

11-17-2012 12:18:19 | More by wapavz
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zeledonia

Minnesota

4.15/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Tasted 30 October 2012, reviewed from notes.

Pours a bright pale orange-yellow. I love the color. Completely clear, with a thin stream of bubbles in the center of the glass. One finger of white head, dense but not long-lasting. Pretty good lacing on the edges.

Smell is delightfully hoppy. Loads of bright citrus, lemon and grapefruit with a touch of orange. Hint of pine, some warm grainy malts providing backing. I really like this. A bit tingly.

Taste is quite nice as well. Smooth, balanced, a decent chunk of hop flavor without much bite. Citrus again. Malts come through more strongly, light grains, a little earthy.

Light body, tingly carbonation that gradually fades out. The feel and the flavor disappear around a bend together, drying out, right when I want them to. Very nice.

I really like this beer. Happy I finally tried it - I could drink a whole lot of it. Smell is the definite highlight, but everything else works together quite well. Refreshing, smooth, and clean.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2012 05:13:28 | More by zeledonia
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esullivan880


4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

11-14-2012 07:29:40 | More by esullivan880
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craft_shannie

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

11-11-2012 22:53:41 | More by craft_shannie
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Boto

Connecticut

3.88/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz. bottle: This one pours a crystal clear golden color. There was a bit of an off-white head on it that didn’t linger long. Some lacing to it. The aroma is nice. Mainly a lighter pine and grapefruit hop nose. It has a very nice taste to it. a nice upfront flavor of pine and grapefruit hops, but not too strong or overly bitter. Medium bodied. Clean and refreshing. A good choice.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2012 20:44:40 | More by Boto
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sliks96

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

11-11-2012 01:41:05 | More by sliks96
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largemouthdmb


4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

11-10-2012 22:02:54 | More by largemouthdmb
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KTCamm

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a twelve ounce bottle into a pint glass.

Pours light copper, cloudy, with 1/4 inch of white foam. Hoppy nose. Swirling blend nose. Taste is a thin non-nonsense malt with a subtle hop bump. One of the lightest pales I've ever had. Simple, yet elegant. Quite good, actually. Simplicity counts for something.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2012 13:49:48 | More by KTCamm
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stogirelli

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

11-09-2012 15:49:31 | More by stogirelli
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -9%

11-08-2012 13:48:03 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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Mikedux30


3.5/5  rDev -15%

11-08-2012 02:54:00 | More by Mikedux30
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cwxc818

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

11-05-2012 00:30:14 | More by cwxc818
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Wiscivore


4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

11-04-2012 01:07:39 | More by Wiscivore
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kyledwardodge

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

11-03-2012 23:32:25 | More by kyledwardodge
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BierVogel

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.9%

11-01-2012 18:28:26 | More by BierVogel
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DustyDust79


3.75/5  rDev -9%

10-31-2012 00:32:12 | More by DustyDust79
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bdub32689

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

10-30-2012 14:45:23 | More by bdub32689
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bluckbeyes

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

10-30-2012 06:05:26 | More by bluckbeyes
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JJWIGHT

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -9%

10-30-2012 05:41:29 | More by JJWIGHT
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ArfArf

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

10-29-2012 13:22:54 | More by ArfArf
Moon Man from New Glarus Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,586 ratings.