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Hometown Blonde - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

195 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 195
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 12.03%
Wants: 40
Gots: 6 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-05-2002)
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kdwruck

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -24.8%

07-09-2013 02:09:39 | More by kdwruck
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scootercrabb

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6%

07-08-2013 17:28:36 | More by scootercrabb
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

07-05-2013 00:15:35 | More by jzlyo
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WiscoBrewsco

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -31.1%

06-20-2013 11:35:58 | More by WiscoBrewsco
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Dactrius

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -6%

06-16-2013 02:30:52 | More by Dactrius
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Woodman70

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

06-01-2013 01:45:12 | More by Woodman70
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DooshBagalow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

05-25-2013 18:42:37 | More by DooshBagalow
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anticipation23

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +0.3%

05-18-2013 16:55:04 | More by anticipation23
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Treebs

Illinois

3.41/5  rDev -14.5%

12 oz bottle served in a COAST brewing curved pint. Split with the fiancee.

A: Pours a solid gold color with a pure white head forming on pour. It recedes slowly to a thick cap with tons of sticky lace.

S: Sticky German hops with that specific spicy bite. Pale malts with a little bit of mineral-like qualities to it.

T: Typical German hop profile, slightly gluey with pale cracker malt and some wheat like qualities. Lightly spiced hop quality as well.

M: Light bodied with a medium high carbonation level. Slightly sweet finish.

O: Pretty typical German style lager. The hops are the star which is standard for the style. Nothing mind blowing.

05-15-2013 23:11:52 | More by Treebs
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AmandaSchaefer

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -24.8%

05-13-2013 22:55:31 | More by AmandaSchaefer
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Mandark

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6%

05-10-2013 05:48:47 | More by Mandark
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Bowers-Brew

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

04-21-2013 22:14:41 | More by Bowers-Brew
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Jd2391

Illinois

3/5  rDev -24.8%

04-18-2013 18:47:54 | More by Jd2391
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev -6%

03-29-2013 01:59:29 | More by t0rin0
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wmobley

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

03-13-2013 20:29:43 | More by wmobley
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -6%

03-13-2013 05:05:16 | More by Zachtheporter
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grumpygerman

Alabama

4/5  rDev +0.3%

03-10-2013 15:06:22 | More by grumpygerman
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mecummins

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.3%

A- it poured a lightly hazy golden yellow with a two finger fluffy head. Wonderful sticky lacing

S- I could smell pale malts, bready yeasts and some mildly bitter hops. A little honey sweetness was there as well.

T- I could taste the bread and wheat notes right away. Some sweetness from the malts and a bit of honey. There was a bit if citrus there as well. The hops came in towards the back. Well balanced and really enjoyable

M- crisp & dry with a good amount of carbonation. Moderate mouthfeel with a medium finish.

O- I'm not really big on pilsners, but I could drink this all day. Really well balanced and just plain enjoyable

02-22-2013 20:04:24 | More by mecummins
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scaliasux

Wisconsin

4.73/5  rDev +18.5%

Appearance - Medium yellow. A little hazy. Short white persistent head.

Smell - Light pale malt. A little bread. Light grassy hops.

Taste - Initially bready. Not overly sweet. Nice complex dose of hops. Mostly citrusy - orange and lemon, but some unobtrusive grassiness there too. Excellent balance. Crisp.

Mouthfeel - Medium.

Overall - This is a damn fine beer and mad drinkable to boot.

02-19-2013 04:44:38 | More by scaliasux
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6%

02-03-2013 22:46:31 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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gatornation

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.3%

02-03-2013 22:06:59 | More by gatornation
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MooseBoose

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

02-02-2013 17:19:04 | More by MooseBoose
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wiscokid920

Maryland

4.29/5  rDev +7.5%

12oz bottle poured into Snifter

A- Hazy golden orange with lots of fizzy bubbles. Nice 2 finger sticky white head

S- First waft picked up Pale malts and wheat, bready notes. Also featured coriander, honey, yeasty, and wet grass hoppy notes

T- Great combination of wheat, and biscuity flavors combined with malty bready sweetness, pepper, citrus, and honey which fades into grassy hoppy finish.

M- Medium bodied, peppery zest, crisp, and highly carbonated. Smooth with a dry finish.

O- I am not much of a Pilsner connoisseur but I would have to say that this take is the most balanced, and delicious take on the style I have had to date. Extremely well balanced. A delicious bready pilsner featuring sweet malt flavors and an excellent hop backbone.

01-31-2013 03:06:22 | More by wiscokid920
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DrJoe82

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.3%

01-24-2013 01:05:59 | More by DrJoe82
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Hometown Blonde from New Glarus Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 195 ratings.