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Nomad - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

407 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 407
Reviews: 142
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 11.26%
Wants: 17
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Domingo on 12-30-2011)
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

05-12-2013 18:06:13 | More by mikeburd1128
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sneth019

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

05-18-2012 19:55:14 | More by sneth019
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kaltkaelir

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

07-13-2014 21:29:36 | More by kaltkaelir
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Modernrickk

California

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

07-13-2014 03:12:39 | More by Modernrickk
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still_thedragon

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

02-28-2014 00:09:24 | More by still_thedragon
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trebbates

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

06-22-2014 21:26:33 | More by trebbates
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chadski

California

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

02-09-2014 05:36:48 | More by chadski
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aorloski

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

08-27-2013 03:17:14 | More by aorloski
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sparx1100

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

04-19-2012 03:53:29 | More by sparx1100
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DerwinWentworth

Utah

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

04-01-2014 03:57:07 | More by DerwinWentworth
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

08-22-2013 13:37:19 | More by Kahlerbock
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jealmanzar

New York

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

08-13-2013 21:00:43 | More by jealmanzar
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inspektor

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

11-29-2013 12:26:10 | More by inspektor
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302BeerGuy

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

06-23-2014 00:47:08 | More by 302BeerGuy
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jmo2k1


3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

03-26-2012 04:05:27 | More by jmo2k1
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Hack72

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

03-16-2012 01:59:38 | More by Hack72
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cbuckl14

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

07-02-2014 20:13:55 | More by cbuckl14
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moonknight31

California

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

10-27-2013 03:51:14 | More by moonknight31
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

01-28-2014 17:42:01 | More by xnicknj
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Dru


3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

03-30-2012 02:33:20 | More by Dru
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GarthT

Hong Kong

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

02-15-2014 05:06:43 | More by GarthT
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denver10

Kentucky

3.26/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

I am not much of a pilsener fan but for whatever reason I have had a craving to give this beer a shot lately. Pours yellow with a white head, that is being consistently fed by the bubbles that keep moving to the surface. An impressive amount of lacing on the sides. Right off the gate I get a quick lager aroma which is quickly paired with some sweetness from the malt and some earthiness from the hops. Surprisingly pleased by the aroma. The flavor is mixture of sweet and bitter. The sweetness comes in first and just before it takes over the hops come in and provide some bitterness. Lively mouth feel from the carbonation and a nice thicker body for a pilsner than I am used to, another pleasant surprise. Overall, this beer is pretty good. That said, it's not nearly enough to convert me over to allowing the pilsener into my drinking routine. But certainly glad I tried it.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2012 23:56:40 | More by denver10
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flagmantho

Washington

3.33/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12oz bottle into a Pilsner glass. Bottled on December 29, 2011, so it's quite fresh.

Appearance: yellow-golden hue with crystal clarity and a good effervescence. Head poured 3+ fingers of frothy white foam despite a pretty ginger pour.

Smell: sweet malt aroma with a touch of grain and a touch of noble hops present. I like it.

Taste: sweet malt flavor with a very slight amount of corn. I don't know if they used corn in the brewing of this, but it certainly tastes like it to me. Bitterness is moderate and quite balanced; hop flavor is quite good. But that corn just gets to me in a bad way.

Mouthfeel: medium body with quite a lot of carbonation. Creamy and fulfilling, especially for the style.

Overall: this beer has quite a few good points, and I guess the corn character isn't a total dealbreaker. Not bad.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2012 20:27:50 | More by flagmantho
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3.38/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

- Bottled 1/24/12, consumed 11/09/12.

A: Pale turbid lemon coloring with a quick paced macro-effervesce. Dirty white head is slight and washy, quick to dissipate leaving a minimal lacing.

S: Pale grains, lacks the edgy pilsner grainy character, rather smooth and rouded with a faint lemony scent. meh.

T: Lemony grains for flavor, a touch of dry wheat character, and a spicy lemon floral taste of hops. Tart.

M: medium body consistency with a slippery smootht texture and alkaline finish. Decent carbonation but not neccessarily sharp nor crisp.

O: Decent flavor, above average regards, just lacks the grainy pilsner character, more like a american blonde body, needs that more disticnt grainy feel and taste. Decent drinkability, tart lemon nature.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2012 23:50:08 | More by beerthulhu
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Spider889

Ohio

3.38/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottled on 12/15/2011.

Pours very pale in color, though collects into a bright yellow in the glass. Produces a short head that dissipates quickly. Crystal clear - I was literally able to read the text on the bottle description through the glass. Impressive.

The aroma is typical. Both a nice example of the style while never really standing out of the crowd. A bit of spicy dried grass and doughy pale malt.

Flavor-wise this is a bit more assertive, though in areas I am not sure I agree with. On the palate the beer initially falls a bit flat for me, unbaked white bread dough is about it. Then come the hops. They're spicy and bitter, moreso than I'd like vs the minimal malt flavor contribution. Hard mineral flavor with a sweeter honeyed wheat nuance on the back end of the sip.

Carbonation is more harsh/prickly than I like in a beer.

Overall a solid pilsener. I just wish more breweries brewed these lighter lager styles to encourage some real competition of flavor between brewers.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2012 23:31:44 | More by Spider889
Nomad from Great Divide Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 407 ratings.