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Moon Man No Coast Pale Ale | New Glarus Brewing Company

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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
Ranking:
#1,777
Reviews:
529
Ratings:
2,606
pDev:
10.19%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
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Gots:
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5/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of JoeLev
4.26/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aleigator
3.68/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear amber colored beer with a huge, fluffy and stable head.

The nose on this is incredibly mango forward, with a note of oranges and perfumy flowers enhancing their pleasant appearance. There is a hint of lime, as well as toffee to be found, apart from that, the aromas are lusciously fruity, bursting of exotic fruits.

Has a light body, which has a soft mouthfeel with turns effervescent during the finish.

Tastes of bread crust, sweet oranges with a hint of supportive caramel malts and an early lime bitterness, just adding a note to the well nuanced orange. Turns mellowy soft during midpalate, a bit thin, with lemon getting way more pronounced, exhibiting a potent bitterness during the finish, which got a unique flowery hint to it.

Nice Pale, beautiful on the nose with a classic hop bite to it, a bit thin on the palate though.

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Photo of afinepilsner
3.8/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of alwaldron11
5/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Lucoli
3.75/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheSixthRing
3.81/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottled date of

Appearance - Pours crystal clear and brilliant gold in color with a white near finger width head. Sub-par retention results in a thin, broken layer of suds sitting atop. No lacing.

Smell - Mellow, tropical hop aroma. Peach, passionfruit and hints of citrus.

Taste - Follows the nose. Mild hoppy flavor that hints at peach, passionfruit, citrus and hints of spice. Faint white bread malt. Flavors fade quickly, leaving a slightly watery impression.

Mouthfeel - Light-bodied with low, tingly carbonation. Slick, easy drinker turns a bit watery in the finish.

Overall - Session beers, sigh. Such a tease. What could have been an amazing pale instead is just a reminder of what it could have been.

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Photo of jimbrinkruff
4.26/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Look: slightly hazy light amber color with good 1-2 finger head with some lacing
Smell: nice fruity hops aroma. They say no coast but seems pretty west coast style to me.
Taste: excellent, just enough alcohol to enjoy. So many of the session IPA’s are so bitter. This one isn’t .
Feel: when I’m in Wisconsin I look for this beer. Drink it if you can!

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Photo of CB2maltygoodness
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of MGibbons
3.44/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of StoutElk_92
4.33/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Samputnam14
4.16/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Brent_B
4.17/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of runlikeakenyan
3.87/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jchanley
4.35/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of basaywhat
4.06/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle. Pours a hazy gold with a nice white head and thin lacing. Aromas of mild citrus hops, bread, and malt. Not very bitter, slightly sweet.

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Photo of sholbert
3.11/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Kegger37
4.34/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LT630
4.55/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.31/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Superb drinker, with bright but subtle fruit, primarily citrus, a hint of pine, and a solid but non-intrusive malt base of cracker. A bit of spice and just enough heft, but it is the controlled nose and flavor that set this APA apart.

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Photo of thenameisjohn
2.5/5  rDev -39.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of Traderjohn1968
3.98/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Smooth citrus flavors. Respectable effort. Wisconsin's best answer to Zombie Dust.

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Photo of Mitchster
4.05/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

No specs or ingredients per the website or bottle. Brewed with 5 different hops. Pours out to a brilliantly clear medium golden, forming a tall white poofy head with amazing retention and lacing owing in parts to its brisk carbonation, ~3.0-3.25 or so. The nose is of tropical juicy hops. No pine, no resin, no cat, no MJ, think American C variety. Mouthfeel is medium light bodied, clean, refreshing, easy drinking. Taste is good, an interesting note of wintergreen in the aftertaste, clean and simple pale malt character without much complexity. A distant kiwi fruit in aftertaste. No off flavors, no off aromas. Well fermented. Bitterness is medium.

A nice solid easy to drink run of the mill American pale ale. Worth trying. It's not really complex or a hop bomb, but I'd argue pale ales shouldn't be.

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Photo of porters4life
4.06/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Moon Man No Coast Pale Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.12 out of 5 with 2,606 ratings
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