Moon Man No Coast Pale Ale | New Glarus Brewing Company

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Moon Man No Coast Pale AleMoon Man No Coast Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
newglarusbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

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.

Added by Skidz on 03-12-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,547
Reviews:
516
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
9.98%
 
 
Wants:
268
Gots:
611
For Trade:
21
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Photo of Jrodsmrs51
3.9/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wolffy
4.6/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Ok I live in a rural area in west wisc. This is about as good as it gets. some of the brewery tap rooms have better beer but I can get this almost everywhere. this is wisconsin's version of summit EPA meaning its good, available everywhere and widely known. comparing it to EPA. it is less bitter malt about the same hop flavor better! a really nice everyday beer!

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Photo of Bdubz94
4.7/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle. My ONLY complaint about NG is they don't date their bottles... More important for a hopped up pale than some of their other offerings... Yeah I love NG, but when they write on the bottle "Don't let this one lay around it is brewed to be enjoyed today", not dating the beer seems very contradictory-- who knows how long this one has been sitting on the shelves. Okay rant over.

Look is crystal clear light amber, dark straw. About two fingers of foam that recede slowly. Some decent lacing.

Aroma is hops, pine, grass, citrus, a bit malty as well. Crisp, clean, but a bit of complexity with the malts.

Taste is perfect. Seriously, just classic, clean, crisp, bitter yet sweet. Hoppy yet malty. Spot on. Not as hop forward as some other highly rated pales but this one has better balance.

Feel is light, butter finish, lowish carbonation for the style. Very refreshing and drinkable.

Overall, fantastic beer. It is not the most unique APA in the world but it is an excellent example of the style. It does everything right.

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.29/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a hazy golden orange color. A one finger white foamy head that dissipated within less than thirty seconds leaving some light lacing sticking and then sliding down into the beer. The smell was awesome. Pure light spicy infused sweet citrus blend to bitter pine tones, full and graceful under my nose. The taste was superb as it had the spice combine awesome with the sweet subtly to lead to a semi-wet citrus/dry piney aftertaste and finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was somewhat sharp but still good for its style and for me. This one was definitely sessionable and would be exceptional with its respected food. Overall, I say this was an exceptional APA that I’m so glad to have tried.

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Photo of mwvman
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of irate_alien
4.22/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aprabhu
4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NorthernMinnie
4.48/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rbrandt22
4.85/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of cryptichead
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of monty79_1997
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lorgeous
4.03/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a pale clear yellow. The smell is a bit of hop with some vague citrus hints. The taste is very refreshing and engaging. Medium carbonation with a subtle head.

= A pretty good beer from New Glarus. Something that I would thouroughly enjoy throughout the summer.

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Photo of KnappStout
2.64/5  rDev -35.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Krusader
4.29/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Reneejane
4.76/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Really good beer. You kind of overlook this. But, don't. Beautiful bright clear golden color with a white head that leaves ñacine. Fruity, citrus, grapefruit, classic old-school.American hop aroma. Clean bitter taste, fruity, grainy, sweet finish.

I could drink this all day long. And this beer is a great reminder of why the craft beer movement took off. Quality, flawless, flavorful.

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Photo of wisegreensoul
3.88/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Roozer69
4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Allurex
3.78/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of akk14
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 12ozfan
4.11/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zefronce
4.59/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of VABA
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dharmelink
4.31/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jsteez
4.21/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of yesterdayfaraway
3.74/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

L: clear and almost see through amber; foam lingers
S: slight citrus, decent malt to balance it out
T: lack luster to me. Not a lot of flavor. Again like the nose a bit of citrus, some malt to balance out. I will say there is no bitterness at all
F: smooth and easy drinking. Finishes clean and refreshing.

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Moon Man No Coast Pale Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
4.11 out of 5 based on 2,547 ratings.
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