Nomad | Great Divide Brewing Company

BA SCORE
84
good
521 Ratings
NomadNomad
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
greatdivide.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Domingo on 12-30-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
521
Reviews:
155
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
11.89%
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
52
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 521 |  Reviews: 155
Photo of EdTheEdge
3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TapHeadBrewing
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of LPSteve
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of joelBfrasier
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of malvrich
3/5  rDev -18.9%

A: Clear gold with a tight low white head. Not much retention but good lacing around the glass continues as you drink.

S: Yeasty bread and a little detectable hop herbs/spiciness. .Very little hop presence.

T: Snappy crispness from the malted barley/yeast. A mild hop taste at the end. Not really a bite but fairly pronounced. Herbal hop taste. Dry. Citrusy. Pretty good but I'd like a middle note.

M: Again, dry and crisp. Very refreshing and drinkable. Pretty nice.

O: At 5.4% abv a tad strong for a pils but quite drinkable. Maybe not a repurchase but pretty interesting and good.

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Photo of tom10101
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of yamar68
3.02/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from bottle to tulip:

Not real exciting to look at... pours a clear gold with a finger of white head if you force it. Beading is decent. Nose is pretty clean. Some soft, sweet malts. Sort of a stale hop presence. The taste is pretty much all malt with some abstractly bitter hops. Light caramel, some cereal... hops catch up in the end with some herbal Earl Gray. Not too bad. Easy to drink. Quite unexciting though.

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Photo of ChrisMyhre
3.02/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of blinky1717
3.03/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of gpogo
3.05/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- Light yellow slightly hazed body makes me think this pilsner was not filtered. Nice white head keeps a foam cap on throughout the session.

A- Light sweet malt aroma a pleasant floral bitterness and a slight note of alcohol.

D- Light sweet body with a pleasant light bitterness throughout. Not as floral as I would have hoped for nor was the flavor as crisp. The light sweet malt and bitterness are kindof muddy. Seems a little on the sweet side.

M- Light smooth body and moderate-low carbonation. Perhaps with a bit more carbonation the light crisp feeling could have come out more.

D- It's alright. I would not recommend it as a pilsner though, there are many better versions. Typically I find you can't go wrong with Great Divide. In this case, I would recommend against this brew.

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Photo of ralph-pine
3.1/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pilsner complex, electrical, beautiful appearance and very white and lasting foam. A very particular American version of the bohemian pilsner

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Photo of mancavebeercouch
3.1/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of tdm168
3.12/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A - clear gold with a thin white head

S - grains, sweet, faint grass

T - sweet, apples, grassy, grainy, bitter

M - light bodied, thin, crisp

This was very disappointing. It was far too sweet and showed many flaws. The mouthfeel was thin and coupled with the poor flavor it greatly brought down the drinkability. I definitely won't be picking this up again.

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Photo of kojevergas
3.12/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 fl oz brown glass bottle with standard pressure cap served into a generic pilsner glass in me gaff in low altitude Los Angeles, California.

A: Pours a half finger head of mild thickness, bad cream, and abysmal retention. Colour is a clear yellow. Standard for the style.

Sm: Straw, clean barley, and strange hints of peppers (?). No real floral presence. A mild strength aroma.

T: Clean full-bodied barley with straw notes and maybe clean malts. Very simple and boring. No hops come through. Some cream. Balanced but dull and bland. Built okay. Nothing unique or special here.

Mf: Smooth and wet, suiting the flavours okay. A bit overcarbonated. Too thick.

Dr: Drinkable but unremarkable. I wouldn't have it again, not even on-draught unless little else was available. Fairly priced but boring. The cream could use some amping up. Standard fare for a pilsner.

C+

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Photo of Bogdawg
3.15/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of blakelive784
3.18/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

12 fl oz bottle served in a pilsner glass, reviewed live:

A - Pours a transparent, straw golden color with a soapy, white head of three fingers and lively carbonation. Retention is above average. It's definitely appealing, but not remarkable.

S - Sweet honey and pilsner malt, floral notes, spice, and a bit of cereal grain. Seemingly balanced and mild strength.

T - Light malt body is countered by a very fresh grassy hops flavor. It's balanced well, and the hops actually make this beer without it being close to overly bitter. That being said, it's incredibly simple. It works well as the ingredients are fresh (this bottle being packaged about 2 weeks ago), but it'd lose it's charm as it ages.

M - Light bodied, and entirely too slick for my tastes. Not as highly carbonated as I thought.

D - It's high quality and highly drinkable, and tastes extremely fresh. I'd have it again, especially on draught, but not one I'd go out of my way for.

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Photo of Beestin
3.2/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of gatornation
3.23/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

from 12 oz bottle bottled on 121511

A- pours a clear yellow color with a brilliant white head that recedes to a fresh collar little to no lacing

S- is floral and butter some hops bread

T- light hops saaz is really not detectable also has an overabundance of butter taste

M- was crisp and well carbonated but again a butter taste to me

O- an average pils that i wont be buying again so many others that are way better than this one

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Photo of marmstrong1212
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of Damian74
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of PatrickKlopfenstein
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of mikeburd1128
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of sneth019
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of kaltkaelir
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of Volsdawg10
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Nomad from Great Divide Brewing Company
3.7 out of 5 based on 521 ratings.
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