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:
2,549
Reviews:
517
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
9.98%
 
 
Wants:
268
Gots:
611
For Trade:
21
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours slightly hazed golden yellow with a creamy head that has good retention. Trailing lace sticks.

The smell is of citrus and tropical fruits - grapefruit and lime - quite hoppy. Subtle biscuit-like malt in the back.

Initially it is hoppy enough to lean towards IPA territory, but the sweet biscuit malt backbone soon balances it wonderfully to keep it in hoppy, but balanced APA style. It has a dry, refreshing finish.

It is medium bodied. It could be creamier/chewier, but it becomes more so as it progresses. Fitting for the style.

A very drinkable, "session" pale ale. (By the way, I like the humor of "no coast pale ale" on the label.)

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3.77/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured Moon Man into a Belgian Tulip.

A - Pours a light clear golden with two fingers of white puffy head.

S - Getting some hop bitterness, light citrus, some pineapple in there. Pleasantly surprised.

T - Different for a pale ale, light citrus notes, hop bitterness, some grapefruit and pine in there mid palate. A little orange and more citrus on the aftertaste. I wish there was a little more malt to balance this brew.

M - A little light on the mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

O - Not a bad pale ale; but, you know the rest. Cheers!

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours with a thin head. A very pale golden color to this brew. Average to above average carbonation active in the glass. Some random lacing on the sides of the glass.

Smell: Some tropical hops and balanced malt. The hop presence feels like some citra with a centennial piney backbone. Caramel sweetness from the malt aroma. But everything is very balanced, almost to a fault with nothing standing out from anything else.

Taste: Many similarities to the aroma. A slightly watery doughy malt front. The body rolls though to some tropical hop accents toward the back end. The finish is a light to medium bodied hop bitterness and slight barley.

Mouthfeel: Light, definitely the feel of a session pale ale like the label says.

Overall: Easy going mouthfeel, incredibly drinkable. Maybe my over stimulated palate just wanted more going on here, but overall this is a solid brew. Not one of New Glarus' best offerings, but worth a try.

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Moon Man No Coast Pale Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
4.11 out of 5 based on 2,549 ratings.
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