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Totally Naked | New Glarus Brewing Company

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3.7/5
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1,174 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
newglarusbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.25%

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.

Added by cokes on 09-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,159
Reviews:
315
Ratings:
1,174
pDev:
14.05%
Bros Score:
4.38
 
 
Wants:
51
Gots:
209
Trade:
5
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,174 |  Reviews: 315
Photo of russpowell
3.6/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours an effervescent gold with a pinky of pearl colored head. Alright head retention & lacing

S: Grassyness & cornyness & a little perfumy

T: Follows the nose, corny sweetness. More corny sweetness, a little grassyness

MF: Light body, fairly firm carbonation, good balance for what it is...

Drinks easy, not very interesting, but a good take on the style

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Photo of Bammer21
2.67/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of kojevergas
3.56/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle in Milwaukee:

B- / WORTHY

***
On-draught in Chicago (from a keg purchased in Wisconsin and brought home):

Aroma is fragrantly malty, emphasizing fresh 2-row barley, pilsner malt, soft creamy aromatics, cleanly attenuating American lager yeast, and flaked malt. Subtle Noble hop grassiness is present, lending a subtle floral note to the mix. Fresh, clean, and light, suggesting a refreshing brew devoid of any adjunct and free of the faults that are often observed in inferior expressions of the style. Quite appealing, though drinkers accustomed to big bold beers with loud flavours may find this aroma too timid. I'm eager to try it.

Taste is admittedly a bit neutral, but the beer is free from any faults, adjuncts, or off-flavours. Fresh two row barley is at its core, with flaked malt, pilsner malt, and Noble hop grassiness coming through as well. Creamy. Impeccably balanced, if a bit wanting in terms of depth of flavour. It's simple - which is to say it's true to style.

Soft, creamy, refreshing, light-bodied, smooth, wet, and mellow. Its softness and creaminess set it apart from the pack, and coupled with the beer's delicate flavours results in an approachable and enjoyable brew I'll enjoy drinking all night.

Ludicrously drinkable. Totally Naked is more solid work from one of the U.S.'s finest breweries, and is amongst the best all-malt pale lagers brewed in the country. I chose this as the main beer for my sister's wedding, and would recommend it to anyone - especially casual drinkers looking for something similar to Budweiser, Miller, Heineken, etc. but far better.

Low B (3.56) / GOOD

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Photo of Kahlerbock
3.6/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tylerstravis
4.05/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
3.32/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of avisong
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StormAles
4.22/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Helcarexe
3.24/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of drstalker
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.05/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

On tap at the brewery. Clear golden. Smells of bready malt and a hint of earthy hops. Tastes kinda sweet. Bready malt. Spicy and pretty bitter finish. Light body. Crisp and very drinkable, though kinda bland.

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Photo of Rhettroactive
4.16/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cryptichead
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beerguy04
4.29/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a pale golden yellow with a white head. Not much carbonation. Smell and taste is honey malt. Has a grassy aftertaste. Mouthfeel is light and refreshing. Overall a good lager.

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Photo of NoYouDidnt
3.64/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours-Light golden color. Super clear nice bubbly 1 finger head. Love it. Aroma- grass, biscuit, apple. Taste- some biscuit, little banana, grass, light Apple. Super crisp and clean. Kind of catty. Mouthfeel refreshing and bubbly. Not overdone. Overall- diggin this as a refreshing beer to drink a lot of. Or drink quickly. Not super deep. But a good drink.

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Photo of Dankacheese
4.04/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rugaber
4.3/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mribbens
3.84/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BeernOnThe4thOfJuly
3.12/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Transparent with brilliant gold color. Thin white head. Yeasty nose with a little honey and grass. Slightly buttery flavor. Mild and balanced. Not a lot going on, but solid for what it is.

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Photo of Nolster
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brpendergast85
2.5/5  rDev -32.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Nat1975
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of prost2hefeweizen
4.14/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of jonbonfondle
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Totally Naked from New Glarus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 1,174 ratings
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