Samuel Adams Noble Pils
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
German Pilsner
3.75 | pDev: 14.67%
Mar 05, 2023
Dec 20, 2009
Very Good
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Notes: 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.
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Rated: 3.74 by SoundMakesSense from Indiana

Mar 05, 2023
Rated: 3.5 by LAM01833 from Massachusetts

Aug 01, 2022
Rated: 3.68 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

Nov 19, 2021
Rated: 3.88 by eagles22 from Pennsylvania

Mar 29, 2021
Rated: 3.92 by unclekeith from Alaska

Aug 28, 2020
Rated: 4 by Velivolus1 from Vermont

Jul 20, 2020
Rated: 4 by Maltyhead from Massachusetts

Jun 23, 2020
Rated: 3.44 by Mickt465 from New Hampshire

May 10, 2020
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Reviewed by maxpower from Missouri

3.44/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Pours hazy golden-straw color with a good fizzy white head that doesn't last long, not much lacing, light grassy and flowery aromas. Bready and grainy mild sweetness turns hoppy and bitter with some dryness in the finish. Light bodied with a soft but crisp carbonated mouthfeel, very clean and crisp, very nice.
May 05, 2020
Rated: 3.24 by jasadewi from Tennessee

Mar 17, 2020
Rated: 3 by doctorgary from New York

Mar 11, 2020
Rated: 3.25 by MJSFS from Florida

Dec 07, 2019
Rated: 3.79 by Manta200 from Kentucky

Oct 14, 2019
Rated: 3.92 by DarrellK from Florida

Sep 08, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by hozersr from Pennsylvania

Aug 22, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by DFred from California

Jul 06, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by notchucknorris from California

Jun 29, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by PatrickCT from Connecticut

May 26, 2019
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Rated by Tatsuro from California

3.27/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Good satisfying beer overall but clean finish which I expect on Pilsner beer isn’t there
May 21, 2019
Rated: 3.5 by Kolb from Montana

Apr 29, 2019
Rated: 3.93 by eluvah from New York

Apr 14, 2019
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Reviewed by DaveyCream from Ohio

4.04/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
I am always a fan of nice, golden German Pilsner and this beer is exactly that. Nice dryness to it and low ABV that I would expect. Nice balance between the honey sweetness and a touch of bitterness. Perfect to drink in the bar with some friends or by the fire in your home during the winter cold. Samuel Adams always had a great seasonal selection and this is yet another example.
Mar 24, 2019
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Reviewed by wmscottsimpsonjr from Missouri

3.51/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
Gold with one finger white head. The nose is lightly spicy hops with lemon, pine, earth, floral, and crackery malt in the back, and a little yeasty flavor. The flavor is pretty earth-forward with a decent amount of pine and pepper. Has a strong certain dryness that melds with the moderate bitterness yet is contrasted by a light honey sweetness. Medium bodied, medium carbonation.
Feb 15, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by Nurt20 from Illinois

Jan 26, 2019
Rated: 5 by Kwright from North Carolina

Jan 24, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by Chasecrandell from New York

Jan 16, 2019
Rated: 3.49 by adosen01 from Minnesota

Jan 08, 2019
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Reviewed by lwillitz from Wisconsin

3.66/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
12-oz bottle into Pilsner glass

A - 3 fingers white foam over a transparent body of straw; moderate visible carbonation; decent web of lace

S - floral, citrus, and grain with a touch of spice

T - bread, peppery spice, lemony citrus, floral, bitter finish

M - highly-carbonated light/medium body

O - Not really my thing, but pretty good for the style.
Jan 05, 2019
Rated: 1.96 by Mjk5026 from Pennsylvania

Dec 15, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by KMcGrath from Massachusetts

Dec 04, 2018
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Reviewed by HoppingMadMonk from New Jersey

3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Clear gold orange color .just under medium body with about average carbonation. Body suits the style well
Aroma is floral earthy hops, perfect amount of malt.grain,cracker, yeast and what seems like just a bit if spice
Taste is crisp, nice hop bite and very subtle malt sweetness.
I'm not usually a fan of Sam Adam's offerings but this was an impressive attempt at the style
Dec 03, 2018
Rated: 3.54 by miwestcoaster from Michigan

Nov 07, 2018
Rated: 3.5 by Vidblain from Minnesota

Nov 05, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by JohnDon from Texas

Oct 09, 2018
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Reviewed by JimboBrews54 from Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Nobility beware! Is this a step above rolling rock, it sure is! It seems that the hops are more pronounced on the nose of this beer. It has a lot character and a lot of balance between flavors. Reminds me of a hoppy pilsner that has stayed the course of freshness and stays crisp.

Moderate biscuit and subtle bread-like malt flavors. Low noble hops flavors that are much in the background. Slightly sticky mouth-coating finish that is more malt than hops. The citrus hops add an unexpected complexity.
Oct 09, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by peterpunk15 from Massachusetts

Aug 10, 2018
Rated: 3.77 by AmitC from New York

Aug 05, 2018
Rated: 3.25 by COBEERHUNTER from Colorado

Jul 22, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by Spaten454 from Texas

Jul 21, 2018
Rated: 3.27 by DaveCash from New York

Jun 23, 2018
Samuel Adams Noble Pils from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 3765 ratings