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Hometown Blonde - New Glarus Brewing Company

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Hometown BlondeHometown Blonde

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very good

293 Ratings

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Ratings: 293
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11%
Wants: 46
Gots: 16 | 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

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.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 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.

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Hometown Blonde from New Glarus Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 293 ratings.