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Hometown Blonde - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

283 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 283
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 44
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-05-2002

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Photo of WastingFreetime
4.24/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours out a light straw-yellow with excellent clarity and two fingers of foamy white sudsy head for about a minute and a half, light amounts of lacing left behind on the inside of the glass. Light yet smooth-textured body with enough carbonation to stay prickly on the tongue.

There is a temporary aroma of blueberries upon popping the cap off, that settles down into a heavy floral perfume blend and medium levels of cracker malts. The flavor has a somewhat reduced amount of floral hopping from the nose, but still has that zesty yet dry cracker malt kick to it. The occasional dollop of light apple sweetness keeps things from being dull and bland very well. The finish is full of dry herbal and grassy hay tones.

This is a very well made German Pils. I highly recommend giving it a try.

Photo of Lucular
4.24/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.21/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.21/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of facundoCNB
4.21/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

clean golden yellow pour with 2 fingers of foamy white head. best looking blonde i've ever had i believe.
smells grassy, lemon zest, slight pepper, honey.
bitter up front followed by a bready/citrus blend. very tasty with a slight tart lemon flavor in the finish.
medium body, nicely carbonated, creamy mouthfeel. very refreshing.
a solid beer again by new glarus! such a simple beer style, i didn't they could get this good.

Photo of KTCamm
4.2/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served from a 12 ounce bottle into a pint glass.

Pours gold, fizzy, bubbles, thick white head. Active. Translucent. Retention and lacing. Big pilsy smell. Quite german, and minerals too. Crisp taste, light lemon. Balanced hop. Refreshing. Great pils, nails the style. Bursts with flavor, but simple and drinkable. Spot on.

Hometown Blonde from New Glarus Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 283 ratings.