Notch Session Pils | Notch Brewing

Notch Session PilsNotch Session Pils
BA SCORE
41.9%
Liked This Beer
3.58 w/ 227 ratings
Notch Session PilsNotch Session Pils
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Notch Brewing
Massachusetts, United States
notchbrewing.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Czech style pale lager known as Světlé Výčepní. The 10 plato strength (4% ABV) is the most popular in the Czech Republic, as opposed to the 12 plato strength (5% ABV) that is more familiar in the US. Brewed with European malts, Czech Saaz hops and soft water.

Added by PEBKAC on 03-17-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,016
Reviews:
50
Ratings:
227
Liked:
95
Avg:
3.58/5
pDev:
12.57%
Alströms:
3.08
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
47
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 227 |  Reviews: 50
Photo of BigMFDaddy
3.1/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Oysterhaven
4.66/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great low alcohol beer when you need that in your day.

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Photo of NeoClassicist
3.93/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of seakayak
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gregoreaux
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hammerhead79
3.61/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SweetChicken
3.59/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GimmeASchlitz
3.88/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Tried on tap at the local bar.

Pours a hazy, cloudy golden color.

Smells of light citrus fruit and some herbal tones. The taste follows with lemon zest, hops, and hints of grain and malts as it warms up.

Very clean and crisp drinking. Carbonation is great. Feels refreshing.

Overall a good solid beer. Very drinkable and I can see me getting this more at lunch with a 4% abv

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Photo of mothman
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.62/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of anewlanguage
3.78/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Shellynix
3.48/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fitzy01
3.66/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CTbrew32
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance- Golden yellow in color and cloudy. Pours a one finger fizzly carbonated head.

Aroma- Lemon, grass, herbal, spice, and cracker malt sweetness.

Taste- Nice hit of noble hops upfront followed by a dry cracker malt. As it warms up it loses some of its hop punch and a sweeter malt comes out.

Feel- Dry, crisp, and a solid amount of body at 4%. As noted before as it warms it losses some of its snap as the hops die down and malt gets sweeter.

Overall- Great czech style session pils. Good burst of noble hops upfront and a dry malt adding that crisp finish. Only knock is that after 10 minutes it loses a little of its crispness and hop punch.

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Photo of Denzo
3.77/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jayhunter357
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fitz284
3.66/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of heerboth
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Warrior2187
3.23/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jwale73
3.72/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz. can served in an SA Perfect pint. Pours a hazy straw gold with a sizzling, 1.5 inch bright white head that settles into a sold, quarter inch cap. Nose expresses some grassy notes and noble hops. Taste consistent with nose; however, there's also an interesting trace of caramel malt in the flavor profile - just enough to impart a suggestion of something sweet. Mouthfeel is light in body with a crisp carbonation. Overall, really quite drinkable. Perhaps not as clean as I'm accustomed to for the style, but quite easy drinking and enjoyable.

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Photo of crob3888
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JustinPStewart
3.47/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of outoffocus
3.46/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Notch Session Pils from Notch Brewing
Beer rating: 41.9% out of 100 with 227 ratings
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