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Totally Naked - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

871 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 871
Reviews: 270
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 14.75%
Wants: 31
Gots: 62 | FT: 3
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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shawnp

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +9.3%

11-23-2011 09:19:56 | More by shawnp
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bob727

Florida

4/5  rDev +9.3%

11-22-2011 03:51:46 | More by bob727
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KC9LDB

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.3%

11-21-2011 22:41:32 | More by KC9LDB
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schomber

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +36.6%

11-19-2011 22:33:38 | More by schomber
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ScrimshawFan

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +23%

11-19-2011 04:10:19 | More by ScrimshawFan
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rayj212

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +9.3%

11-19-2011 00:09:42 | More by rayj212
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I2uss

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -18%

11-18-2011 20:07:26 | More by I2uss
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milwaukee512

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +23%

11-17-2011 06:22:43 | More by milwaukee512
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JackieTH

Minnesota

3.4/5  rDev -7.1%

Poured a very pale yellow with an inch of white foam that dissipates quickly and leaves no lacing. Smell is fairly neutral with corn elements and a very light floral hop. Taste is essentially bland and inoffensive, somewhere a half-step up from a macro lager corn and grain and some sweetness. Mouthfeel is light and the carbonation is medium crisp. It's refreshing and not filling.

11-16-2011 05:33:36 | More by JackieTH
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Stigs

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.3%

11-16-2011 04:17:46 | More by Stigs
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

11-16-2011 01:51:39 | More by doucmehu
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spointon

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.3%

11-15-2011 19:48:24 | More by spointon
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ShwarzAl3r

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +36.6%

11-15-2011 06:56:02 | More by ShwarzAl3r
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savagepanda

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.3%

11-15-2011 05:20:47 | More by savagepanda
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bbadger

Texas

3/5  rDev -18%

11-15-2011 02:12:14 | More by bbadger
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seeswo

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

11-15-2011 01:50:41 | More by seeswo
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kkrez

Colorado

5/5  rDev +36.6%

11-14-2011 22:53:08 | More by kkrez
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hu5om

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +9.3%

11-14-2011 15:18:44 | More by hu5om
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

11-14-2011 14:36:16 | More by bpfrush
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weatherdog

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev +7.9%

12 oz bottle poured into a footed pilsner glass.

It pours a crystal clear pale straw with a pillowy white head. The head dies down to a small layer of bubbles in top, lacing is medium and nice tiny bubbles are constantly rising to the surface.

The aroma is very neutral. Some grainyness and sweet corn with a very crisp lager finish.

The flavor is more corn dominant. It has a nice mild sweetness but finishes very crisp like a very drinkable lager should.

To me this is a just a step up in flavor from the standard BMC. It doesn't have much flavor but what it has is a compliment to the beer. To me this beer is for those that want to drink or be seen drinking craft but think Spotted Cow has too much flavor.

11-09-2011 02:57:25 | More by weatherdog
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Nachojon

Illinois

3.68/5  rDev +0.5%

A- Lazy pour yields 2 fingers head. Completely transparent yellow. Crystal clear.

S- Metallic lager tinge. That's all.

T- I think people that give this beer a low score are forgetting what it is supposed to be. It is a common thing here.YOU KNOW what New Glarus can do with their beers, so obviously they chose to make this beer what it is, a session lager. If I lived in WI I would have a case of these in the fridge for everyday drinking all summer.
Taste is refreshing, just a bit of apple, sour.

M- Crisp, clean, a sweet aftertaste.

O- This was a favorite of mine in college when I knew pretty much nothing about beer, now I now barely something and I still like it.

11-03-2011 02:55:47 | More by Nachojon
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Agold

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev -1.6%

Roommate brought a sixer back from Wisconsin. Pours as pale as any beer I have ever seen. About a centimeter of white head that leaves some spotty lacing, but not much at all. At first there seems to be a bit of off notes, but it sort of dissipates. Now I notice some grassy hop notes and a very light mildly bready aroma. Taste is very very light crisp and refreshing. Mildly bready as well, grassy, floral, earthy hop notes, but all very light and subtle. Mouthfeel is exactly where it should be. Light and refreshing with a moderate amount of carbonation. Overall, this is a good beer. Enjoyable crisp and refreshing.

11-02-2011 05:50:43 | More by Agold
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beagle75

Iowa

3.6/5  rDev -1.6%

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a becker glass.

A: Clear, pale golden color with two fingers of fluffy white foam that diminishes to a quarter-sized berg. Extensive speckled lacing remains on the glass and tiny bubbles rise in many steady streams through the column.

S: crisp water crackers and grassy hops that show some green herbaceous notes as well as dry hay. A trace of sulfur is detected, tasteful rather than over-stated.

T: Begins dry, with muted herbaceous hop aromatics that seem to be all by themselves at first. Acidity is mild into the middle, where malt is more toasty and delicately fruity. A whiff of understated pilsner malt lingers into the finish while other flavors clear out quickly.

M: Thin to medium viscosity, balanced on the palate, with moderate carbonation.

D/O: While the flavor profile lacks the urgency of the better pilsners, with a hop presence that is too timid, it does not transmit any suggestion of corn. It generally lacks interest, with the exception of the aroma, although it drinks effortlessly.

10-27-2011 13:29:45 | More by beagle75
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Vonerichs

Illinois

3.63/5  rDev -0.8%

Crystal clear yellow with a bone white head that has great contrast with the body.

The smell is grainy with a light floral hop presence that reminds me of lilacs.

The taste is rather ordinary, but so goes the style. Grainy, grassy, and ever-so-slightly floral.

Mouthfeel is on the lighter side of medium with average carbonation.

A good but simple beer. It's hard to do anything interesting with a lager, but it's a solid beer despite that.

10-20-2011 02:41:15 | More by Vonerichs
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WYVYRN527

Minnesota

3.93/5  rDev +7.4%

12 ounce bottle poured into a Pilsener glass.

A: Very pale, clear straw color with a foamy white head that holds very well. Lively carbonation, with decent lacing.

S: Hints of cracker and straw, along with some floral hop undertones.

T: Honey and biscuit malt notes, with some lemon up front, followed by grassy, floral hop flavors that lend the beer a very clean, drying finish.

Notes: This is an awesome beer for the style. Light to moderate in body, clean, and extremely balanced. Easy as all hell to drink. This is a beer that would fit perfectly in the holder of my John Deere while tooling along across the yard.

10-06-2011 03:56:48 | More by WYVYRN527
Totally Naked from New Glarus Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 871 ratings.