Moon Man No Coast Pale Ale | New Glarus Brewing Company

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2,549 Ratings
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
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,549 |  Reviews: 517
Photo of Bjlynch83
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JoshWiningear
3/5  rDev -27%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

Photo of Rimbimhoot
4.23/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cbutova
4.24/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

New Glarus is always a treat to try some new brews from.

A- The standard can drops a crystal clear deep golden brew into my goblet. Atop the body a foamy white head ascends up to about a half inch high with good retention. Spotty lacing.

S- Aroma of classic hops backed up by fresh yeast bread and some pale malts. The hops are not new school pungent but they are intensely clean and smooth with grapefruit, orange, floral, pine and herbal tones.

T- Follows up on the nose with a very similar overall taste profile. The malts provide more of a backdrop for the smooth hops at this stage. Orange, grapefruit, lemongrass, pine, floral, herbal and slightly spicy hops atop bready, crackery, cereal and slightly sweet grains. The tiniest bit of tropical fruits come out.

MF- Creamy and foamy body with a bit of a chewiness to it. Incredibly smooth feeling fits the flavor profile, sessionable. Finishes with a touch of herbal bitterness.

Crafty brewing skill displayed with a beyond smooth flavor profile and body. Clean fermentation leaves a fairly balanced brew that strays a bit towards the citrus and tropical hops which lay upon pale grains.

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Photo of Ozzylizard
3.05/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Received in NBS BIF #4 from @Josholson666
Undated bottle at 42 degrees into a hand washed and dried shaker
Aroma – Initially weak, a little fruity, and a hint of wet grain. The second pour has more citrus.
Head large (maximum six cm, semi-aggressive pour), white, creamy with large rocks, diminishing to
Lacing good. Both partial and complete rings of tiny to average bubbles with stalactites connecting the rings
Body – light yellow, clear, some effervescence
Flavor – not much. Aftertaste is slightly bitter with a hint of citrus. No malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl.
Palate – light, watery, lively almost fizzy carbonation.

A session APA – isn’t that redundant? Sorry – not feeling much love for this brew. Entirely too sessionable to be a beer.

Appearance 3.75, Aroma 3, Flavor 3, Palate 3, Overall 3.

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

Photo of Buck_Jones
4.06/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of bsp77
4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Aroma of sharp citrus, pineapple, caramel and biscuit. Taste is driven by the grapefruit, orange and pineapple hops. There is a strong malt counterbalance with caramel, biscuit, and tea. There is also an odd herbal/mint flavor that I can't pinpoint but am enjoying. Balanced, a little bit bitter, and very drinkable.

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

Photo of bowzer4birdie
4.41/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mooseisloose
4.46/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Love to see this no coast let's give it a whirl. Popping the top I get a fresh citrus waft. Pours to a bright orange with a bright white head. On the taste this brew is a moon shot indeed. Super fresh citrus with a mild hop bite. The middle has nice malt backbone. This has to be the most refreshing pale ale I have ever dranken. Great job.

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Photo of ajreds11
4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tharper178
4.41/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dragginballs76
3.99/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hertz99
4.6/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of sunilmallya
4.45/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PDGreenB
4.34/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very clean from nose to aftertaste. Crisp orange peel and light hops at the nose, this APA has a lovely malty warmth that I personally haven't encountered in many pale ales. The mouth feel is crisp, and the aftertaste is clean, not bitter at all.

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

Photo of harrisjohnson
4.2/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lorihall1
4.15/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tucquan
4.04/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had this on 2016-08-26 in Columbia, PA from a fresh 12oz bottle.

A - Clear golden-orange with a 2-finger pillowy-white head and good lace.

S - Orange, mild pineapple, very mild dank, touch of malt. Pleasant but not real strong.

T - Much like the aroma with a focus on orange flesh, mint, biscuit with a touch of caramel and herbal tea. Very moderate bitterness. Extremely well balanced even in the aftertaste.

M - Light-medium body and carbonation. Pretty smooth with just a hint of prickle.

O - An easy-drinkin' pale ale. Good flavors. Won't knock your socks off but sometimes, beautiful balance is all you need.

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Photo of MTKATL
3.88/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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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