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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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kseecs16 (1192) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2010
Bottle after the brewery hard hat tour. Straw colored with a creamy off-white head that leaves wide swathes of lacing. Fresh bright floral hop aromas. Potently bitter and light bodied with a nice light lingering bitterness. Packs a lot of flavor without a huge body which lends a nice refreshing character.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mattyb83 (736) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 26, 2010
From a 12oz bottle. Poured a copper color with minimal head. Citrus aroma with some pine present, too. Flavor is of light fruit, mainly apricot, with citrus and some bread, too. Finish is citrus and apricot.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scoobysnak (328) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 25, 2010
A pretty run of the mill APA. Good citrus notes with a somewhat subdued bitterness that kind of brings the citrus to the front in a very pleasant way.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thetomG (246) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 24, 2010
Pours a beautiful clear-ish golden color with a nice amount of white foamy head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is very pleasant with some mildly fruity hoppy qualities. Flavor matches in large part but there is a slight bitterness in the finish. Very tasty brew and something I could drink all day. Already looking forward to the next one...

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 20, 2010
Bottle at Peterís 2nd annual spring gathering. Pours a clear light yellow gold with a thin white head. Nice earthy hops, and tropical fruit. Smooth and clean with a nice hop bitterness to it. Tasty.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 20, 2010
No coast? "In Wisconsin you donít have to be extreme to be real" says the label. Yeah, thatís the problem. With a plethora of great breweries across the pond in Michigan, our leading craft brewer in Wisconsin is afraid of the big, bad, hop, meaning our quality here is worlds beyond what they have there. Hop Slam, Double Crooked Tree, Imperial Hatter and Devil Dancer are all pretty damn good and hoppy. Only Ale Asylum embraces the hops and they are the best brewery in the state by leaps and bounds over the competition. Thatís okay, New Glarus, brew your fruit beers, they are very good, but Iíll look to the aforementioned Ale Asylum, Oíso, Rush River, Pearl Street and Central Waters to get my fix of the hop (or dark beer) in Wisconsin. </diatribe> Amber, thin white head, quickly gone. Aroma is of very light hops and mixed grains. Taste is of grains, mild hops, vegetation with little to no bitterness. Pick a coast. Any coast.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (7897) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2010
Bottle thanks to Rando7. Great for a pale. Pours cloudy yellow with white head. Nose is very fresh fruits, citrus and floral hops. Taste is citrus, mango, dry hops and light spices.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickd717 (3457) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 17, 2010
12oz bottle via trade. Pours a bright clear golden-copper color with a two-finger frothy white head. Aroma is great and hoppy - mainly citrusy - with some bready malts in the background. Flavor is also nice and hoppy, although not quite enough so to push this into IPA territory. Grapefruit, pine, and herbal notes along with bready malt and slight graininess. Palate is pretty much what you want for this style. Medium-bodied and somewhat clean and crisp. Overall, this is a nicely done American Pale Ale. About up to what Iíd expect from New Glarus. Drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (9448) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 16, 2010
Bottle poured a clear gold with a small lingering ivory head. Aromas of crackers, earthiness and grapefruit rind. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of straw, earthiness and citrus with a smooth lingering citrus finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
doubleo (1433) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 12, 2010
12oz bottle thanks to Badbeer. Good beer. Pours hazy, pale orange with a thin fizzy white head and specks of lace. Smells bright and crisp, clean citrus hoppy. Slight must. Tastes bright and citrusy hoppy, pretty clean with just a hint of must. Light body, good carbonation.


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