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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,228 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 3,228
Reviews: 1,452
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 14.85%
Wants: 85
Gots: 129 | 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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Tumble

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-30-2012 21:58:50 | More by Tumble
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Jamesthebrit

Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-30-2012 15:06:55 | More by Jamesthebrit
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jesus808

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-30-2012 07:32:42 | More by jesus808
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jcjerabek

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -20.4%

04-30-2012 02:06:00 | More by jcjerabek
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tizride

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-30-2012 00:06:03 | More by tizride
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braican

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-29-2012 23:56:40 | More by braican
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beaulabauve

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-29-2012 20:57:06 | More by beaulabauve
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ZethOfTheNorth

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

04-29-2012 14:27:40 | More by ZethOfTheNorth
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

3.68/5  rDev -2.4%

Served in a flute glass.

Appearance: Gold, bubbles floating throughout the body creating a white head which rose to maybe 1/10".

Smell: First two words is not impressing, light but raw hops.

Taste: Hoppy makes me happy, this beer for what it is packs a great taste of hops and smooth, like a feel of marzen.

Mouth: Medium, carbonation that feels smooth at first. You keep taking sip after sip and you feel the toastiness of this fine specimen.

Overall: I originally had this a few years ago and had it again today to finaly review and I like it. I know some people bash it but this beer impresses me on how smooth but yet flavorful it is. Little bitter and very easy to drink. Salud!

04-29-2012 06:29:43 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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snowsurfer422

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

04-28-2012 23:45:31 | More by snowsurfer422
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bodymarks

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-28-2012 22:58:44 | More by bodymarks
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PhantasIPA

Delaware

3.68/5  rDev -2.4%

The appearance of this beer is a very light gold, similar to a light beer (one of those nasty light beers that start with Miller, Bud or Coors...). The head is non-existent with no lacing.

The smell is very unique: a massive floral smell with pine and a hint of citrus notes. It is only so appeasing but it is so different and interesting that I had to give it credit for being unique.

The taste is good. No flavor overpowers any other flavor. Because of this, you end up with a nice balance of sweetness, pine (bitter), floral (spice) and classic beer taste (barley).

The mouthfeel is average because of the carbonation, which is heavy.

Overall the beer is flavorful and refreshing, but I can only consume so many given the heavy carbonation. It is unique but being a snowflake does not always mean you deserve very high ratings. Still a good beer.

04-28-2012 20:53:30 | More by PhantasIPA
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Skunkdrool

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

04-28-2012 15:20:53 | More by Skunkdrool
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mfigueroa713

New York

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-27-2012 19:20:45 | More by mfigueroa713
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olbubba

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -40.3%

04-27-2012 01:43:28 | More by olbubba
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Beerme09

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

04-27-2012 01:11:37 | More by Beerme09
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Cavanaghty

Maine

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-26-2012 23:51:28 | More by Cavanaghty
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srap357


3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-26-2012 21:46:43 | More by srap357
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countchunkula


3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-26-2012 18:57:49 | More by countchunkula
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DavidWalker


3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-25-2012 21:04:34 | More by DavidWalker
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Swim424

Florida

3.23/5  rDev -14.3%

Poured from 12 oz bottle into cigar city pint glass

A-pours a light slightly hazy yellow. Nice white head, falls into i nice thin white layer on the top.

S-smell is a bit weak. Smell some floral/bitter hops in there. Nice scent but a bit to weak to really get me excited to drink this. A hint of malt sweetness is mixed in there as well

T-Hits with a nice sweetness up front finishing with a clear pilsner bitterness to it. Sort of floral hoppy flavor mixed in the middle with the sweetnesss.

Mf-A bit thin, Well balanced carbonation. Slight creaminess on the aftertaste.

O-This is pretty good. Nothing special but a nice refreshing beer. Wouldn't mind this on a hot summer day, maybe on the beach, its light and refreshing but gets my hop fix in as well. I feel if it has a bit more body to it then it would be significantly better.

04-25-2012 20:08:23 | More by Swim424
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Bike2work


2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

04-25-2012 15:15:49 | More by Bike2work
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beaker30

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-25-2012 12:48:04 | More by beaker30
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fisherbray

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

04-25-2012 03:40:25 | More by fisherbray
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avisong

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

04-25-2012 03:07:03 | More by avisong
Samuel Adams Noble Pils from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 3,228 ratings.