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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,149 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 3,149
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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nova73

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-15-2012 20:01:01 | More by nova73
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ale207

Maine

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-15-2012 00:19:25 | More by ale207
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12stepCornelius

Mississippi

2.88/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into pub style glass.

Appearance- Deep gold in color. Fluffy meringue white head that sticks around for a good bit, leaving lots of lacing down the glass.

Nose- Yeasty, hops, bitter

Taste- I don't know what it is with Sam Adams and me. I always get a very similar taste with all of their beers. I think its their hops that I really get a taste of and this beer is no exception. Citrusy and fruity. Refreshing, but nonetheless very similar to their regular Boston Lager.

Mouthfeel- Smooth with a bite of carbonation on the finish. You can always feel the hops kick your tastebuds with Sam Adams.

Overall- A fairly decent beer. But all the same, just tastes like a Sam Adams to me. Which isn't bad.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2012 21:57:57 | More by 12stepCornelius
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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04-14-2012 16:28:34 | More by
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Rich540

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-14-2012 00:42:06 | More by Rich540
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BigJaws

Missouri

5/5  rDev +32.6%

04-13-2012 22:44:54 | More by BigJaws
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dgeebs07

New York

3/5  rDev -20.4%

04-12-2012 23:36:12 | More by dgeebs07
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Mullinger1980

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-12-2012 17:25:47 | More by Mullinger1980
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Danno48

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-12-2012 16:40:02 | More by Danno48
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chrispoint

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-11-2012 05:48:22 | More by chrispoint
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redfox405

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-11-2012 02:08:31 | More by redfox405
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lnanthony


3/5  rDev -20.4%

04-10-2012 23:49:45 | More by lnanthony
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raynmoon

California

3.95/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pretty cloudy for a pilsner.

It smells decently complex. At first I was picking the typical Euro sweet malt, but then some hop presence comes through. I've never had any noble hops (maybe), or at least all packed into one beer, so it smells pretty nice.

It's very crisp right up front, almost characteristic of a wheat beer, and then goes down smooth and sweet with a nice hop presence. It's very session able. I like it.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2012 03:05:43 | More by raynmoon
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smartassboiler

Illinois

3/5  rDev -20.4%

04-10-2012 03:02:40 | More by smartassboiler
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jmarko579

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-10-2012 00:22:23 | More by jmarko579
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zrab11

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-09-2012 22:06:08 | More by zrab11
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carlitosbronson1

California

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-09-2012 17:26:05 | More by carlitosbronson1
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hokieguy95

Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-09-2012 00:10:28 | More by hokieguy95
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MacEnvy

Maryland

5/5  rDev +32.6%

04-07-2012 19:23:58 | More by MacEnvy
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Samp01

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a pale golden yellow with a medium size white head. Aroma of biscuit malt, yeasty bready notes, citrusy hops, some fruity lemon notes. Taste is biscuit malt, yeast, fruity citrus flavor, some citrus hops. Palate is med body, crisp mouth feel with good carbonation. Finish is sweet biscuit malt, a bit of light caramel as it warms up, yeast with some fruity citrus notes and some spicy citrus hops on the end for balance. Overall a very good enjoyable, crisp, refreshing pils.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2012 13:35:00 | More by Samp01
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Fitzmke

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-07-2012 06:10:15 | More by Fitzmke
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cisteve

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-07-2012 02:29:18 | More by cisteve
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BigAlofOrion

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-05-2012 19:33:28 | More by BigAlofOrion
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innuendobrewskiman63

New York

2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

04-05-2012 16:56:57 | More by innuendobrewskiman63
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SawDog505

New Hampshire

4.23/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a 13 oz tulip. Pours a light straw color,with a half inch white head, that leaves some attractive lacing. Smell is grass, citrus, clove, and some pine. Taste is all of that with citrus and grass starting, with clove and pine in the finish. Body is medium for the ABV, perfect amount of carbonation, a little dry, and crazy drinkable. This is my perfect hot weather or lawn mower beer. Now if it could become widely available, instead of the one case I have seen.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2012 21:45:22 | More by SawDog505
Samuel Adams Noble Pils from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 3,149 ratings.