jebert (500) - Watertown, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 1, 2012
Pours a clear light golden color with a finger sized head of pure white foam. Nose is hoppy. Very creamy on the palate, the taste is of bread, grain and hops. Most notable for its creaminess, this blond pilsner can be paired with deli sandwiches, snacks or light cheeses. Lemke10 (980) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 2, 2012
Home Town Blonde is the newest addition to the New Glarus family debuting in the late summer of 2012. As of now it is listed as a limited production, but perhaps with gaining popularity, we will see it again in 2013.
It pours a clear light amber color with bubbly head giving off that great, authentic pilsner taste. The scent is rather mild with the use of 4 different hops. Overall, it is a very inviting aroma.
Upon my first sip, I could not have guessed I was drinking a pilsner made in Wisconsin and not from Germany. The taste is light, refreshing and slightly fruity. The ingredients compliment each other so well it is difficult to pick out specific ingredients. Finishes with and ever so slight crisp and bitter after taste.
There is nothing better than waking up and finding out there is a new New Glarus beer on the market. This is a great, unique add to their already stellar line up of brews. Iím sure not many will find this to be their new favorite, but it is a nice transition from Totally Naked to Home Town Blonde. In the German tradition, hereís Prost!
Beerman6686 (6607) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2014
This poured a nice golden color with a white head. Aroma was of noble.hops, light cracker, grape skin sweetness. Flavor was nice moderate spicey hop but, followed by a short grapey and crackery swallow. Super dry and an.awesome pils. ttutony (918) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 14, 2015
Golden yellow, transparent, with a thin white head. Complex noble hop aroma. Nice Pilsner malt on the palate with a noble hop backing. Great beer. nuplastikk (6220) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 18, 2012
12oz bottle. Pale yellow tan body, highly filtered and transparent. Steady thin white head. Classic Pils taste, respectably hopped..a touch flowery, peppery. Straightforward clean malt body. Very well balanced, with a dry finish. Classic noble hop flavors. Really quite well done.
theisti (4114) - Kansas, USA - NOV 13, 2012
12 oz bottle purchased as part of a mix a six at Festival in Onalaska, Wisconsin. No date markings on the bottle. The pour is a clear golden yellow with a frothy one inch white head. The aroma is soft natural hay, lemon citrus, floral, straw, and a pleasant cracker malt. Fresh and clean. The taste is the nose, clean cracker malt with straw and a nice dose of the lemon citrus floral. Nice blended character of the German hops. A touch of earthy mineral here as well. The palate is light bodied, active bright carbonation, dry mineral light bitter hop finish. Really nice take on a classic German style Pils. Right up my alley. JStax (6357) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - NOV 23, 2012
12 ounce bottle thanks to cbfobes. Thanks! Pours a lighter copper color with a white head of loosely packed foam. The aroma is floral and grassy, with an almost nutty character hidden beneath the pilsnery sweetness. The taste has a nice fruity sweetness with the dry grassyness of the german hops wrapping the beer up with great precision. This is one delicious pilsener. Thanks again, Brandon! argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 2, 2012
12oz bottle, thanks nuplastikk. Medium white head atop clear apple juice body. Aroma is medium sweet, fresh bread, some spicy, corn, light lemon. Taste is medium sweet, grass, bread, some spicy. Light body, some prickliness on the tongue, nicely drinkable. spilledpint (352) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - DEC 12, 2012
Itís been a while since Iíve rated but Iíve got three weeks to gorge in Wisconsin so here goes.
Ar. Honey, grassy hops aroma.
Ap. slightly foggy, not crystal clear by any means. Small head dissipates quickly.
T. Lightly sweet bready, biscuit and moderate bitterness on finish.
P. lightish sparkly body. Nice.
Rally really nice pilsner.
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - FEB 4, 2013
Big fluffy head, great lacing. Slight hops nose. Nice balanced beer with good hops some sweetness and slight dry bitter finish. Tasty