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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,186 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 3,186
Reviews: 1,450
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 14.85%
Wants: 82
Gots: 106 | 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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jkeeney2010


3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

04-19-2012 10:25:52 | More by jkeeney2010
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kronusjohn

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

04-19-2012 07:40:32 | More by kronusjohn
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micahmye

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

04-19-2012 02:37:12 | More by micahmye
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yergermeister

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-18-2012 14:52:20 | More by yergermeister
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Luigi

North Carolina

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

Pours out clear and golden with a nice big fluffy white head. Head retention is near prefect, keeping a thick almost creamy head on top the lager till the last drop. Let us not forget the sticky lacing on the glass.

At first the aroma is slightly sweet with hints of honey. The hops are dominated by citrus flavor but there is a bit of pine.

First taste is crisp, clean, but bitter with floral and citrus hops. Not, in a west coast style.... a little more subtle. No doubt honey malt is the dominate malt, but it still stays clean with some grassy grain.

Finished semi-dry because of the hop profile that lingers a little ofter the last sip. But overall, The Boston Brewing Company did a great and delicious version of a Czech Pils.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2012 04:36:00 | More by Luigi
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Acforster2

Florida

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-17-2012 17:12:10 | More by Acforster2
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JDWEX1117

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-16-2012 16:18:45 | More by JDWEX1117
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chasmandocharles

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-16-2012 11:57:40 | More by chasmandocharles
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Kevlee722

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-16-2012 02:16:13 | More by Kevlee722
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GMan

Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

04-15-2012 23:27:58 | More by GMan
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Fatehunter

Oregon

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

Poured into a tall flute glass. A solid finger and half of head with a clear golden color. Good lacing.

Smells of grapefruit, lemon and lots of pine.

Lots of flavor, more than a normal pils. A nice bitterness, mellowing malt and finishes with a bite of lemon.

Crisp texture, moderate carbonation and light to medium body.

Wonderful beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2012 23:10:58 | More by Fatehunter
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Rozyravens

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-15-2012 20:36:25 | More by Rozyravens
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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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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
Samuel Adams Noble Pils from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 3,186 ratings.