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Notch Session Pils - Notch Brewing

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BA SCORE
81
good

121 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 121
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 14.12%
Wants: 7
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Notch Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: PEBKAC on 03-17-2011)
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Streetcore

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-31-2013 13:29:50 | More by Streetcore
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Drasherweizen

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-26-2013 17:21:40 | More by Drasherweizen
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Diesel33

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-24-2013 23:26:35 | More by Diesel33
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heather625

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

07-21-2013 20:35:38 | More by heather625
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juicebox

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

07-08-2013 00:29:07 | More by juicebox
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MRsojourner

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-06-2013 16:54:51 | More by MRsojourner
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DrinkingDrake

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

06-27-2013 23:28:08 | More by DrinkingDrake
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-25-2013 19:24:39 | More by PEIhop
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scoot64

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

06-09-2013 02:45:35 | More by scoot64
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Andrew041180

Massachusetts

3.45/5  rDev -2.5%

A - served on tap at Legal Seafood at Logan Airport. Glass came with a substantial head that lingered for a good amount of time. Light lacing on the glass. The beer was blonde in color and fairly clear.

S - very little detectable. What is there is nice.

T - as someone else mentioned it didn't really taste pilsnery. Its good, in a sort of bland way. Seemed more like a light pale ale.

M - body that I expected with pleasant carbonation.

O - I don't see myself having this one again, but elements of this brew encourage me to try other offerings from Notch.

06-04-2013 02:23:07 | More by Andrew041180
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

05-25-2013 04:22:50 | More by Rekrule
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

05-19-2013 22:12:56 | More by Janeinma
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BRYeleJR

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

05-18-2013 12:31:16 | More by BRYeleJR
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.71/5  rDev +4.8%

Served on-tap at LTK (Legal Test Kitchen) Bar and Kitchen in Boston, MA

A: Pours a crystal clear medium to dark golden yellow in color with moderate amounts of visible carbonation and some brighter yellow highlights. The beer has a finger and a half tall bright white foamy head that slowly reduces to a thick film covering the majority of the surface of the beer and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of biscuit and bready malts with some lighter notes of grassy and herbal hops.

T: Upfront there are moderate flavors of biscuit and bready malts with little to no sweetness. That is followed by the light to moderate flavors of the grassy and herbal hops which impart a light to moderate amount of lingering bitterness.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Crisp and smooth.

O: This beer was refreshing, paired great with food, and was extremely easy to drink - I think I could have literally drank this beer all day long (though I am guessing that is the point of creating these session style beers from Notch).

05-06-2013 12:49:00 | More by dbrauneis
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safaricook

Netherlands

3/5  rDev -15.3%

04-10-2013 18:01:39 | More by safaricook
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Colosdog

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

03-31-2013 03:23:37 | More by Colosdog
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goldenM13

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

03-15-2013 03:06:00 | More by goldenM13
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MAbeerNE1

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -15.3%

03-14-2013 23:30:16 | More by MAbeerNE1
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donkeyrunner

Massachusetts

2.99/5  rDev -15.5%

@ Legal Test Kitchen, Boston

Dark gold with a fizzy white head. Thin collar of retention and a glass sans lace. Pauvre glass.

Smells like a dinner roll. Subtle green hops in there and maybe some apricot/orchardy fruit.

Tin-y mineral fruit and butter up front followed by a very pleasing pepper hop finish. Buttery aftertaste that comes back after the swallow like a boomerang.

Eh.

03-07-2013 00:43:57 | More by donkeyrunner
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Larrydoherty

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

03-04-2013 21:46:52 | More by Larrydoherty
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b2hogan

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

03-04-2013 15:17:14 | More by b2hogan
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rorjets

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -15.3%

02-10-2013 02:14:05 | More by rorjets
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.71/5  rDev +4.8%

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on January 13, 2013.

The pour is a typical pilsener looking straw or hay yellow with a long lasting tremendous white foamy head and vigorous carbonation.

The aroma is quite full compared to adjuncts and others in its class with pale malts, biscuit, yeast, sugar in the raw, and a clean hoppiness.

The body is light and smooth.

The taste tends to downplay the sweet malts and biscuit in favor of a notable clean and crisp hop feel coming up the backside. Pretty drinkable and refreshing.

01-31-2013 23:31:59 | More by puboflyons
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Tschnab

New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-23-2013 15:54:08 | More by Tschnab
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Johnny2


4.13/5  rDev +16.7%

Finally - a local beer that tastes likes beer!!
Had this on tap at Upper Crust in Newburyport....will have to get a six pack soon. I've always wanted to support local breweries but could never find a solid pilsner that tasted like something they would actually drink in Europe.

Poured lovely, leaving a nice head which all good beers should have. Tasted fresher than any other pilsner I've had on tap anywhere else, except for maybe Czechvar on tap at The Independent in Somerville.
Crisp and just the right amount of hops in this one...not overbearing at all but strong enough to know you're drinking quality.

Tip of the hat to the guys in Ipswich...Thank you!

01-01-2013 19:24:37 | More by Johnny2
Notch Session Pils from Notch Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 121 ratings.