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Notch Session Pils - Notch Brewing

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Notch Session PilsNotch Session Pils

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127 Ratings

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Ratings: 127
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 13.84%
Wants: 7
Gots: 12 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

halfshell, Apr 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

meehandennis, Apr 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

Userme59, Apr 15, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -36.4%

Plissken, Mar 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

eb3ny, Mar 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

dhcdrummer, Mar 17, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

dcisco44, Mar 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

BastardFromABasket, Feb 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

lesdemonsamaporte, Feb 03, 2014
Photo of Bitterbill
4.43/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Another Notch brew thanks to Yamar 18.

This pours a pale gold with a 1 finger head of foam and again for a Notch beer, some very good lacing.

Aromas of spicy herbal hops are at the forefront. I get just a tad of a malt smell...bread? Maybe biscuit?

Wow, another brew with some great balance. Yeah, it's biscuit for the malt profile, the hops are herbal alright, just a nice crisp spiciness that doesn't go over the top. Swishing the beer in my mouth to get the ultimate experience of what a brew has to offer, I'm amazed that THIS is what I get in a 4% abv brew made in the US.

Nice lightish mouthfeel, the drinkability, at least for me, is through the roof.

Yikes, I love this beer!

Bitterbill, Jan 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Aewachiw, Jan 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

jwps214, Dec 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Lebzilla, Dec 09, 2013
Photo of brentk56
3.14/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance: The hazy honey colored liquid is topped by an inch of foam; the retention was reasonable and a few shards of lace hang around

Smell: Slightly bready, with just a hint of grass

Taste: Golden-syrup malt flavors buttress the herbal, grassy hop bill; very rustic flavors

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with relatively crisp carbonation

Overall: Well, they got the mouthfeel right, but I am afraid the unusual malt and hop flavors here make this beer rather hard to enjoy

brentk56, Dec 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

BeerMeister8, Nov 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Jason, Nov 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

Apathetiq, Nov 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. The color is light straw with a bit of haze. There is a half inch white foamy head. This looks close to excellent.

The aroma is full of grassy hops almost entirely. Very inviting.

The taste is light on the malt flavor; this is pretty hoppy for the style. That's fine by me so I'm apt to score this favorably but purists take note. The hop flavor is zesty and grassy, as European style hops are. The finish is quite crisp, making this very refreshing.

This is light bodied and highly drinkable. I recommend this one for people who like balanced and drinkable hop flavor. I would prefer this to a light IPA for example.

andrewinski1, Nov 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

pastramionrye7, Oct 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

HattedClassic, Sep 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

markgoodman10, Sep 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13%

sweisel80, Sep 23, 2013
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3.85/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From 09/15/13 notes. On tap at The Salty Pig in Boston, MA. After a weekend of BA fests a nice change of pace. Served in a tulip.

a - Pours a somewhat clear bright yellow color with no carbonation evident and one inch maybe of white head. Weird it looks like it has no carbonation, as it was carbonated. Must be the glass.

s - Smells of wheat, grains, bready malts, yeast, light spice, and light citrus hops. Nice little bit of citrus on the end and normal pilsener malts throughout the nose.

t - Tastes of wheat, grains, bready malts, dough, yeast, earthy malts, citrus hops, and floral notes. Little more going on here than the nose but still quite light in the citrus and floral notes. Nice though.

m - Light to medium body and low carbonation, though it is there. Very easy to drink.

o - Overall a pretty nice pilsner; exactly what I wanted with lunch outside on a nice day. Easy to drink and some nice floral and citrus notes in the taste, would have it again.

mdfb79, Sep 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

ajs4bd, Sep 17, 2013
Notch Session Pils from Notch Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.