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Samuel Adams Noble Pils - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,177 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 3,177
Reviews: 1,449
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 14.85%
Wants: 80
Gots: 101 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Samuel Adams® Noble Pils is brewed with all 5 Noble hops for a distinct hop character and fresh taste. Deep golden in color with a citrusy hop aroma, Samuel Adams Noble Pils is a traditional Bohemian Pilsner. The honeyed malt character from traditional Bohemian malt is balanced by delicate yet pronounced citrus, floral, and piney notes from the Noble hops. The winner of our 2009 Beer Lover's Choice® election, this beer was chosen by over 67,000 drinkers for its crisp complexity and refreshing taste."

(Beer added by: schellsbeer on 12-20-2009)
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tchenery

Virginia

2.53/5  rDev -32.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Appearance is great. It has a nice light pilsener color to it with a substantial pillowy head.

It smells very pilsener-esque. Very earthy and snappy, slightly watery like a pilsener does. It smells like your sniffing hops (homebrewers know...).

Taste is upfront bready. It has a weird hop tang to it, but it doesn't come up and slap you in the face like you want it to. It has a definite toasty/doughy loaf flavor to it. Skunky like a pilsener, but in a bad way.

Mouthfeel is ok. It's a bit boring. I would prefer more lift on this beer and more of a snap.

Drinkable I guess, but it doesn't taste that good.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2011 00:08:37 | More by tchenery
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Samuel Adams Noble Pils from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 3,177 ratings.