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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. 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. Just be.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerInHeaven (138) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 30, 2011
Pours a medium, slightly cloudy gold with an average head that reduces but lingers at about 1/8 inch. Aroma has a hint of citrus. The citrus comes through even more in the taste. A definite hint of grapefruit. A fresh bright taste, slightly fruity but not too sweet. Goes down with a pleasant citrusy kick. As with other good pale ales, I really enjoy the lingering aftertaste. Great beer! My personal favorite from New Glarus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Petkus331 (272) - Redford, Michigan, USA - OCT 26, 2014
A floral and herbal aroma with a hint of peach, sweet unroasted cereal malt stands out inthe background, mellow but nice. Appears clear yellow. Mellow overall, but nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
firstsip (466) - Michigan, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle. Bubbly straw yellow. Minimal head. Nose of yeast, slightly floral. Really bright floral dry hopping at front followed by honeyish citrus and some herbs. Really nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Elwood (3311) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Serving: Bottle. It pours solid gold with a small white head. Great nose full of herbal hops and tropical fruit. Light malt flavor to pair with the great hop notes and no overly aggressive bitterness. Wow. Well made.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nsanders (520) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle. Medium yellow with fine carbonation. Orange peel, grassy floral hop, and bread. Mild vegetal bitterness. Medium body with a foamy feel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
outlawskies (965) - - OCT 12, 2014
Very yummy. B v. Vv by b. b b b b vvvv vvvv. B. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (5986) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 4, 2014
"nice pale! bright floral aroma with some pitted fruit in there too. light in body but full in flavor. well balanced, aromatic, with a smooth bittersweet finish. well done. thanks John. up there in the upper tier of pale ales."

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Concealer (810) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle. Thanks Katherine! Clear gold with a frothy, white head that lasts and laces. Aromas of grapefruit, tangerine, pine, and biscuit. Flavor is grapefruit, light pine and biscuit. Medium bodied, smooth with a slightly dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
boozedude (1868) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - SEP 28, 2014
bottle brought back from the brewery from my pal magen, thanks! pale yellow oiur with white head, nioce pine hoppy aroma, taste is light hopps, pibe, joy, awesone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (532) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle pour. Thanks Frank. Pours a cloudy golden color with a lasting head throughout. A mild, faint malty aroma with a bit of pine. This beer was a tad off putting for me at first but it grew a ton as I went through it. Really dense pale ale with a creamy, hop filled finish. Will definitely try this one again. Overall, good beer here.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beer_advocate (3) - - SEP 27, 2014 does not count
I’ve been drinking Spotted Cow for years but only recently have I tried other New Glarus varieties. Moon Man is amongst my new favorities. For an IPA it has just the right amount of bitterness. If you find your way to Wisconsin then give this a try, you won’t be disappointed

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