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Moon Man is a seriously cool cat. Always comfortable in his own skin, he never tries too hard. So cool we named our "no coast" pale ale after him. You hold a session beer with a bright bold blend of five hops that flirt obligingly with the smooth malty backside. Donít 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. Just be.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 12, 2010
12 oz bottle. Pours a bright gold with a decent head. Aroma is insane amounts of marigold flowers, earthy, spicy, floral, cardamon, fruity hops, with citrus and grapefruit zest- weedy dandelion and oily resin in a light crackery malt backbone. Flavor is more marigold flowers, spices, phenolic, floral hops, tea, citrus, orange, weedy, waxy and lotus flower. Clean finish and pretty decent overall- just very strange and unique.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
17thfloor (2430) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2010
Bottle. Pours a clear glowing golden orange with a fine fizzy white head. Gorgeous strong piney citrus aroma, big orange and pine needle, super clean smelling, light sweetness. Flavor follows, very clean, big orange and pine needles, very clean, light malt backbone, well attenuated but a slight candy aftertaste is left, little malt profile, diet-soda ish in the sense that it seems like something is missing, just a lovely orange hop flavor, medium bitterness in the aftertaste, quick finish. Amarillo and cascade? Great body, well attenuated, fizzy carbonation, clean, now stickiness, easy drinking for sure.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
theisti (3237) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - SEP 10, 2010
12 oz bottle given to me by my sister as part of a New Glarus mixed 12 pack. Pour is slight hazed golden yellow with a nice one inch white head. Head falls slow, with pretty lacing. Aroma is citrus rind, a bit of cattiness, and a nice malty resin. Fresh and balanced nose. Taste has more bitterness than the nose, starting right away with resin citrus peel, along with some grapefruit and a dry malt finish. There is a nice transition between the flavors. Nicely put together. The palate is medium to thin, nice bright carbonation and the dry finish which just begs for another sip. I really liked this one, thanks sis!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andyhwcinc (1440) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 6, 2010
Enjoyed on draft while having lunch at the Glarner Stube in New Glarus, WI. Aroma consists of hops and orange peel. Appearance is cloudy yellow, small head. Taste hoppy, crisp, very refreshing. This is very similar to the Stone Pale Ale, really really enjoyed it.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3468) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - SEP 4, 2010
Golden beer with a foamy off white head. Very sharp pine and grapefruit zest hop nose. The body strikes me as thinner than the nose would suggest. Lots of hops in here, with pine, grapefruit juice and some candied orange rind. This is definitely a hop focused beer, and for the hop head, this is quite enjoyable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tennisjoel (1175) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - AUG 31, 2010
Clear golden body with an average white head. Wow, I really love the fruity citrus flavor and the hops clearly stand out here. I canít for the life of me remember the last Pale Ale that has wowed me. This is another gem in the New Glarus lineup. Very impressive session like ale that I could drink over and over.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
picknbrew (196) - Mechanicsville, Virginia, USA - AUG 29, 2010
12 oz. bottle. Appearance- Bright orange. Minimal head. Aroma- Citrus grapefruit apricot. Taste- A little malty sweetness up front that dries out quickly. Apricot is strong. Grapefruit. Palate- Medium light body with a dry bitter finish. A little pucker at the end. Overall- A nice pale ale that stands out.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hbmason (1087) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - AUG 28, 2010
12 oz. bottle. I thought this pale ale was great. Hops and freshness, everything I ask for in a pale ale this bottle had. I will definitelty seek out again.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (4013) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 27, 2010
12 oz bottle from the jimack invitational í10. Poured a clear thinner looking burnt orange/amber with a smaller ot average sized bright white frothy head. Aroma is loads of citrus hops, apricott, grains, and a touch of something off that I canít place my finger on perhaps wet pine needles. The body is on the lighter side with average carbonation, a watery mouthfeel and not much of an aftertaste. Flavors are weak compared to the aroma with notes of grains, crusty breads, a touch of lemon, and stale old hops. Really good APA bordering on the edge of an IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nomadtoes (3) - USA - AUG 26, 2010 does not count
Spicy for a pale ale (in a good way!). Flavor packed a hoppy punch. Would definitely buy again.


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