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Nomad - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

433 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 433
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 16
Gots: 17 | 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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Photo of gpogo
3.01/5  rDev -17.1%

A- Light yellow slightly hazed body makes me think this pilsner was not filtered. Nice white head keeps a foam cap on throughout the session.

A- Light sweet malt aroma a pleasant floral bitterness and a slight note of alcohol.

D- Light sweet body with a pleasant light bitterness throughout. Not as floral as I would have hoped for nor was the flavor as crisp. The light sweet malt and bitterness are kindof muddy. Seems a little on the sweet side.

M- Light smooth body and moderate-low carbonation. Perhaps with a bit more carbonation the light crisp feeling could have come out more.

D- It's alright. I would not recommend it as a pilsner though, there are many better versions. Typically I find you can't go wrong with Great Divide. In this case, I would recommend against this brew.

gpogo, Feb 28, 2013
Photo of yamar68
3.03/5  rDev -16.5%

Poured from bottle to tulip:

Not real exciting to look at... pours a clear gold with a finger of white head if you force it. Beading is decent. Nose is pretty clean. Some soft, sweet malts. Sort of a stale hop presence. The taste is pretty much all malt with some abstractly bitter hops. Light caramel, some cereal... hops catch up in the end with some herbal Earl Gray. Not too bad. Easy to drink. Quite unexciting though.

yamar68, Mar 28, 2012
Photo of tdm168
3.1/5  rDev -14.6%

A - clear gold with a thin white head

S - grains, sweet, faint grass

T - sweet, apples, grassy, grainy, bitter

M - light bodied, thin, crisp

This was very disappointing. It was far too sweet and showed many flaws. The mouthfeel was thin and coupled with the poor flavor it greatly brought down the drinkability. I definitely won't be picking this up again.

tdm168, Feb 06, 2013
Photo of kojevergas
3.1/5  rDev -14.6%

12 fl oz brown glass bottle with standard pressure cap served into a generic pilsner glass in me gaff in low altitude Los Angeles, California.

A: Pours a half finger head of mild thickness, bad cream, and abysmal retention. Colour is a clear yellow. Standard for the style.

Sm: Straw, clean barley, and strange hints of peppers (?). No real floral presence. A mild strength aroma.

T: Clean full-bodied barley with straw notes and maybe clean malts. Very simple and boring. No hops come through. Some cream. Balanced but dull and bland. Built okay. Nothing unique or special here.

Mf: Smooth and wet, suiting the flavours okay. A bit overcarbonated. Too thick.

Dr: Drinkable but unremarkable. I wouldn't have it again, not even on-draught unless little else was available. Fairly priced but boring. The cream could use some amping up. Standard fare for a pilsner.

C+

kojevergas, Mar 19, 2012
Photo of blakelive784
3.2/5  rDev -11.8%

12 fl oz bottle served in a pilsner glass, reviewed live:

A - Pours a transparent, straw golden color with a soapy, white head of three fingers and lively carbonation. Retention is above average. It's definitely appealing, but not remarkable.

S - Sweet honey and pilsner malt, floral notes, spice, and a bit of cereal grain. Seemingly balanced and mild strength.

T - Light malt body is countered by a very fresh grassy hops flavor. It's balanced well, and the hops actually make this beer without it being close to overly bitter. That being said, it's incredibly simple. It works well as the ingredients are fresh (this bottle being packaged about 2 weeks ago), but it'd lose it's charm as it ages.

M - Light bodied, and entirely too slick for my tastes. Not as highly carbonated as I thought.

D - It's high quality and highly drinkable, and tastes extremely fresh. I'd have it again, especially on draught, but not one I'd go out of my way for.

blakelive784, Jan 30, 2012
Photo of gatornation
3.2/5  rDev -11.8%

from 12 oz bottle bottled on 121511

A- pours a clear yellow color with a brilliant white head that recedes to a fresh collar little to no lacing

S- is floral and butter some hops bread

T- light hops saaz is really not detectable also has an overabundance of butter taste

M- was crisp and well carbonated but again a butter taste to me

O- an average pils that i wont be buying again so many others that are way better than this one

gatornation, Jan 09, 2012
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Nomad from Great Divide Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 433 ratings.