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Moon Man No Coast Pale Ale | New Glarus Brewing Company

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4.12/5
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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
Ranking:
#1,785
Reviews:
530
Ratings:
2,616
pDev:
9.95%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
267
Gots:
638
Trade:
21
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4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BuckyNBeer
4.3/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

New Glarus makes really solid beer so I was looking forward to reviewing this.

Moon Man pours a golden hue with a nice head that leads to a really decent lacing.

The aroma is just phenomenal with a really nice balance between citrus and pine. This is probably one of the best smelling beers I have had so far.

The flavor is really crisp and clean with the citrus being more pronounced at first and then the pine comes out a bit more in the finish. There is very little bitterness as well.

This is a fantastic all around beer and it might be the best American Pale Ale I have had.

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Photo of Mike_sears
3.88/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mando31
4.21/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of GarbearTheGreat
4.36/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rodlavers
4.14/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jstarr2517
4.19/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BlueSpader
3.94/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vabeerguy
4.04/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bnewt21
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

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Moon Man No Coast Pale Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.12 out of 5 with 2,616 ratings
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