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Totally Naked - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

771 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 771
Reviews: 265
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 14.75%
Wants: 26
Gots: 36 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.25% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Pure and crisp this is a beer with nothing to hide. Wisconsin two-row barley malt ensures a mellow and smooth body. We imported Noble Hop varieties from Germany and the Czech Republic to ensure a fine mature aroma with no coarse bitterness.

(Beer added by: cokes on 09-24-2002)
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NooseJustice

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

06-21-2014 16:30:23 | More by NooseJustice
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Flight317

Indiana

3.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

As far as lagers go this one is a treat. Very drinkable and would likely be a hot day gem if it were local to me. A nice smell with a subtle hop presence and of course a nice malt charcter. Not my favorite style but it is done very well

A: 4
S: 3.75
T: 4
M: 3.75
O: 4

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2014 21:27:02 | More by Flight317
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rbrefbeerman

California

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

06-19-2014 19:12:34 | More by rbrefbeerman
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cmeyerhofer

Iowa

4/5  rDev +9.3%

06-18-2014 20:27:17 | More by cmeyerhofer
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wiseguywood

Indiana

4.28/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a nice very golden yellow, with excellent lacing and quite a frothy head
S: It smells exactly like I imagine a good lager should
T: Very tasty, with a hint of sweetness, but just that, not overpowering at all
M: A bit thicker than one would expect, but to me, that is a plus
O: Considering that it is a lager, I would say that it is one of the best examples of the style that you can have. At times, something simple can be exactly that, and yet, quite refreshing.
New Glarus, I have yet to be disappointed by your brews, just wish I had better access to them.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2014 20:17:45 | More by wiseguywood
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batfireman

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-18-2014 18:02:45 | More by batfireman
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Aubs723

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-18-2014 12:13:47 | More by Aubs723
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ToddBeans

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

06-18-2014 03:32:12 | More by ToddBeans
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tempest

Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured my bottle in a pint glass and had a clear straw gold with a short white head. The aroma had a mix of doughy toast with a touch of grassy hops. Clean, light caramel malts step forward in the flavor with a subtle hop balance. The beer is on the sweet side, but is by no means thick. It's a tasty golden, malty lager—a type of beer that's hard to come by and New Glarus does an excellent job.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2014 21:34:36 | More by tempest
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ironstein

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

06-17-2014 17:05:57 | More by ironstein
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Flabbyjandro

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-17-2014 04:17:18 | More by Flabbyjandro
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jnich2424

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

06-16-2014 18:18:28 | More by jnich2424
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dmadsen

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

06-15-2014 00:26:23 | More by dmadsen
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Kevinpitts

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

06-14-2014 22:11:07 | More by Kevinpitts
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ThreeTens

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +9.3%

06-13-2014 22:28:41 | More by ThreeTens
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TP_43

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +23%

06-13-2014 14:16:36 | More by TP_43
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blue-dream

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-13-2014 13:23:52 | More by blue-dream
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Tanger112

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.3%

06-13-2014 13:16:08 | More by Tanger112
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

06-10-2014 23:35:32 | More by AnitaBrewski
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle poured into a pilsner glass.

A - Pop the cap off this bottle and Totally Naked pours a nicely carbonated pale straw yellow color that's crystal clear and crowned by an everlasting start white cap of foam. The frothy pile of beer mousse lays sheets of lace all over the glass for a stunning display of beauty.

S - Simplistic pale malt brings a grainy aroma with a crispness matched by soft nuances of floral noble hops for a pleasing, bare-bones nose.

T - Completely basic, pale malt flavor just peeks through the blinds at breadiness leaning more towards grains while nearly non-existent hop flavor trails off giving the beer an almost tonic water-like flavor.

M - Totally Naked's touch of carbonation barely keeps this light and crisp beer from being pretty watered down-feeling. The slick, almost oily body lacks any pizazz, finishing clean leaving no trail that you even just had a sip of beer.

O - Totally naked, Dan Carey is letting his skill hangout for everyone too see and, as their track record might suggest, it's a pretty big skill. But I feel his skill as a brewer is just about all Totally Naked has going for it because there's little about this beer that's otherwise interesting. As they say, "this is beer at its most basic" - completely free of any sort of flaw but also lacking much of any reason to drink it, I feel. Just a vehicle for introducing alcohol to the blood stream, Totally Naked, along side Spotted Cow are two perfect beers to draw the "big beer" drinkers into craft.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2014 23:15:27 | More by BeerFMAndy
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tvoss99

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -18%

06-09-2014 16:17:49 | More by tvoss99
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

06-09-2014 04:35:37 | More by CraigTravor
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Vukusich

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -18%

06-09-2014 03:28:05 | More by Vukusich
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sahd-1

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.3%

06-09-2014 03:17:46 | More by sahd-1
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TX-Badger

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

06-08-2014 21:11:56 | More by TX-Badger
Totally Naked from New Glarus Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 771 ratings.