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Nomad - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

442 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 442
Reviews: 145
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 11.88%
Wants: 16
Gots: 18 | 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 captainbearcat
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

captainbearcat, Dec 25, 2013
Photo of JVan
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

JVan, Dec 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

JellyJacket, Dec 21, 2013
Photo of spinrsx
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz Bottle received in trade with cfrancis - thanks!

Appearance - Clear yellow colour with a small size fizzy white coloured head. There is a low amount of carbonation showing and there isn't much lacing.

Smell - Corn, breads/grains, hops

Taste & Mouth - There is a below average amount of carbonation and I can taste corn, hops, and bread/grains. There are also some grassy/herbal notes and a touch of apple juice. It ends with a faint hop aftertaste.

Overall – Seems like a pretty bang on example of the style. I wouldn't mind a little more hop bite, but solid nonetheless.

spinrsx, Dec 18, 2013
Photo of salinasa
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

salinasa, Dec 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

AHeaston8, Dec 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

inspektor, Nov 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

dlin0sbb, Nov 25, 2013
Photo of Dizzy242
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Dizzy242, Nov 25, 2013
Photo of jaydoc
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

jaydoc, Nov 23, 2013
Photo of TheChrisK
3.61/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Poured into a Pilsner glass from a bottle with a date of July 18, 2013. Light straw color with a big foamy head. Bubbles very prevalent and rise quickly. The head leaves its soul behind all the way down the glass.

S: Smells of biscuits and pale earthy malts and dry hops.

T: Clean and crisp light bready flavor with a bit of honey and sweet grains.

M: Clean mouthfeel with a lot of fizziness. Light body with a dry and bitter finish.

O: It's great for the style. It's better than some Pilsners made in CZ. I would recommend this for anyone wishing to try a Pilsner for the first time. Very easy to drink.

TheChrisK, Nov 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Cujo65, Nov 07, 2013
Photo of patpbr
3.93/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - light, straw with a one finger head.
S - Malty and a hint of grain. a little herbal and floral
T - Hoppy then i expected. Grass, herbal and a little sweet. noticeable bitterness
M - Light body and medium carbonation. crisp
O - After passing over it a few times, I'm glad that i finally picked one up.

patpbr, Nov 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Damian74Shensky, Nov 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

ste5venla, Oct 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

jaswilson2, Oct 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

moonknight31, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of cjgiant
3.7/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: mostly clear yellow, with decent edging and lacing, sparse head retention
S: somewhat floral and sweet
T/M: crisp and clean, with a mild malty (little bready) front. The problem is it doesn't much change from there. The carbonation stays throughout the taste, but any hops bitterness is subdued where I expect it to be a little stronger.
O: it is a fine tasting, refreshing lager easily beyond your BMC. It's a little sweeter and more complex, but I think it's missing that transition to bitter and/or dry.

cjgiant, Oct 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

LightnerLiquorKS, Oct 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

carteravebrew, Oct 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

pagesofphotographs, Oct 18, 2013
Photo of delta490
3.95/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- A slightly hazy straw, with visible carbonation. A thick creamy head is short-lived, but leaves big lacing.

S- Big yeasty/bready sweetness

T- biscuity sweet up front with some nice bitter hops flavor on the finish.

M- A little thinner, but satisfying. Nice and smooth.

O- a really tasty pilsner

delta490, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of biboergosum
3.71/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle from Tipsy's Liquor World in west-side Denver.

This beer pours a clear, bright medium golden yellow hue, with two fingers of puffy, foamy, and somewhat bubbly off-white head, which leaves some random sudsy islet lace around the glass as it quickly dissolves.

It smells of crackery, biscuity pale malt, acrid lemon, dry hay, and herbal, grassy hops. The taste is more sharp, edgy, steely grainy pale malt, stale lemon rind, and complex earthy, leafy, grassy, and straw-like hops, which seem to grow in intensity as things warm up a bit.

The carbonation is tight and a tad fizzy, the body medium-light in weight, and as smooth as one can expect with all those hops milling about. It finishes rather dry, the straw and grassy hops predominating.

A none-too shabby go at the Czech Pilsener - they nailed the crispness, in malt and in hops - but the flavours seem too muddled and indistinct to have it run with the Bohemian greats - be they Old Word or not.

biboergosum, Oct 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

SoCalBeerIdiot, Oct 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

tom10101, Oct 08, 2013
Nomad from Great Divide Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 442 ratings.