RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
A hoppy Roggen (rye) ale. Rye adds a spicy character thats complemented by Styrian dry hops.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmoreau (4157) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - MAR 1, 2010
On tap at the brewpub after a long hiatus. Just recently tapped, so the pour was a somewhat cloudy, reddish amber, with modest, light tan foam to the head, and clingy sheeting to the lacing. The aroma presented a light hint of yeast, light grain, plentiful malt, mid-fruit notes, and just a touch of peppery spiciness to the nose. The flavor continued the smooth malt and light spiciness, and added a moderate hop bitterness. Medium bodied, good carbonation, crisp and flavorful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ilherps (248) - Carbondale, Illinois, USA - JUL 16, 2008
On tap at lunar. Poured reddish amber with a finger of white head. Taste is a nice balance of malts and hops with a rye bready-ness to it, which is pretty tasty. A very pleasing beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
stoutchap (422) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 10, 2008
On tap at lunar. Amber pour with a very small off-white head,minimal lacing. A mix of caramel and rye in the nose. A hoppy start, tangy middle, and spiced finish. Nutty aftertaste. Medium palate. Well-balanced and very enjoyable. Definitely a go-to at Lunar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StewardofGondor (1934) - Washington Heights - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 8, 2005
Mostly translucent and copper-orange in color with a dense, one-piece foamy off-white head. Rye, hops, pine and citrus work together for the aroma formation. Rye and hops predicate other flavors. Tingly pumpernickel chips help to enforce the spicy rye character. An orange-like vibrancy carries through with a most impressive balance, transitioning into orange flavored toffee. One of the best ryes that Ive had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SkyinBrian (430) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 1, 2005
lunar makes some very good beer and this one is no exception. quaffable brew. well balanced with spicy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
NobleSquirrel (3438) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 31, 2005
At Lunar. Was wanting to try something interesting and this didnt disappoint. Nose was a bit fruity and spicy. Taste was similar, with cherries and rye coming out. Smooth and full bodied. Sweet!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JUN 28, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2005 The names been changed to "Red Moon Rye-sin" and the ABV has been booted up to 6%. Advertised as a "hoppy Roggen rye ale" - hey, theyre good brewers, not grammarians - this is indeed a nicely spiced up concoction. Im not sure if thats the Roggen or the rye - - just kidding. Pouring a hazy copper body with a creamy head (the latter being almost trademark for Lunar), it has a fruity (mainly citric) nose with plenty of herbal hops. Its got a surprisingly light flavor, orange and perhaps grapefruit, with a goodly dabbing of earthy hops bitterness. The rye (or, Roggen?) really comes through in the peppery, spicy finish. Very nice drink.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Terminus (3662) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 20, 2005
Typical amber color with a nice looking head. Rye base is very strong and is a nice change of pace from a typical amber. Hops and malts make it tasty to drink and was easy to enjoy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jaymobrown (1845) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2003
Unfiltered look with a good chunky head. Cabbage and rye nose. Really thick middle with a vegetable flavor. Dark green leafish taste. Really nice lacing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeM500 (1908) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - NOV 12, 2003
Deep amber colored, with a huge rocky, lasting head (awesome lacing as well). Hoppy rye nose, medium mouthfeel with nice sharp spiciness to the taste. Rye is light and not overpowering, hops are strong, malts are sweet, everything is balanced very well. I could drink this all morning long....

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