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

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Samuel Adams Noble PilsSamuel Adams Noble Pils

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,147 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 3,147
Reviews: 1,448
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 14.85%
Wants: 79
Gots: 91 | 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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Ohio

1/5  rDev -73.5%

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Georgia

1/5  rDev -73.5%

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BGsWo22

New York

1/5  rDev -73.5%

03-20-2013 23:39:32 | More by BGsWo22
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UncleJon206

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -73.5%

05-31-2012 14:51:38 | More by UncleJon206
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Jenessa

Ohio

1/5  rDev -73.5%

03-04-2012 02:34:41 | More by Jenessa
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spoonhawk

Iowa

1/5  rDev -73.5%

11-23-2011 06:15:52 | More by spoonhawk
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nrpellegrini

Maryland

1/5  rDev -73.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Are you serious? A-? This is a joke...

Appearance - thin yellow water with a flimsy carbonated head that disappeared as fast as you can say 'Bobs your uncle!"

Smell - stale corona, or urine.. depending on the weather

Taste - Miller lite, but id rather have that for the pice

Mouthfeel - just plain horrible, theres nothing there

Drinkability - It was awful just like the rating I gave this beer, it was like carbonated water.. but its my fault because I didn't use that awesome glass in the commercial with the laser doop de doo line in the bottom that brings out all the secret hidden flavors in this bad beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2010 16:19:09 | More by nrpellegrini
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Georgia

1/5  rDev -73.5%

01-24-2012 07:50:40 | More by bmcduff2
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Johnhaley1989

North Dakota

1/5  rDev -73.5%

10-05-2012 19:37:02 | More by Johnhaley1989
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Rhode Island

1/5  rDev -73.5%

01-19-2012 03:31:35 | More by PrimScrewhead
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Texas

1/5  rDev -73.5%

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DJRoswell

Maryland

1.13/5  rDev -70%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I had this at a local Italian pizza shop.

This was very weak beer. The hops were barely there. It reminded me of Budweiser with a bitter blah-ness. It was just awful. I tried to like this beer. But Sam Adams is just putting names on stuff to make the beers sound like they may taste good. They failed here.

You want a good pilsner? Drink a Warsteiner.

Cheers!

Serving type: on-tap

03-08-2010 23:32:57 | More by DJRoswell
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blknikon

Massachusetts

1.25/5  rDev -66.8%

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Michigan

1.25/5  rDev -66.8%

05-13-2012 03:23:26 | More by Drk93TT
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Texas

1.25/5  rDev -66.8%

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Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -60.2%

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Iowa

1.5/5  rDev -60.2%

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Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -60.2%

02-21-2012 01:58:27 | More by stanale
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Georgia

1.5/5  rDev -60.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -60.2%

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Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -60.2%

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Massachusetts

1.5/5  rDev -60.2%

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Vdub1803

New York

1.5/5  rDev -60.2%

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GalenM

Michigan

1.63/5  rDev -56.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

I bought this after hearing my uncle rave about it. I won't be trusting his beer advice again.

I should first disclose that I have had very few Sam Adams beers that I had much liking for, nor have I ever been fond of pilsners, but I think I gave this a fair shake.

Pours a rather unimpressive yellow, with next to no head into a 19oz. pilsner glass. Aroma is very faint hops and a sort of chemically smell I sometimes find in beers I subsequently dislike.

The taste is initially sharply hoppy, though very one dimensionally so, followed by a weak, watery flavor not unlike, if I remember correctly, yellow macro brews. This is further followed by a nasty chemically aftertaste that doesn't appear to go away. There is not much else to say about it, other than that I have a tight beer budget, and $9 for a six pack of this is a big waste of it.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2010 22:54:52 | More by GalenM
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Overlord

California

1.63/5  rDev -56.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

I am utterly shocked and perplexed by the beeradvocate.com score for this beer. I'm not a big Sam Adams fan, but I do really enjoy their hallertauer pilsener. That gave me hope for this brew. Alas, this beer is wretched.

Pours a light golden color. Big white foam head. I was perhaps expecting less yellow, more gold.

Smells like crisp, chemical laden bread, some cleaning solvents that perhaps double as noble-esque hops, and a weird mineral pungency.

Taste is really nasty. The yeast and chemical/solvent background make this utterly unpalatable. A pilsener, in my mind, should be "clean," crisp, offer some mineral zest with a sharp, tangy yeast/break background. This is just unpleasantly jumbled and ... I must throw that word out there again ... chemical flavored.

AVoid.

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2010 04:02:27 | More by Overlord
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Samuel Adams Noble Pils from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 3,147 ratings.