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

BA SCORE
87
very good
3,655 Ratings
Samuel Adams Noble PilsSamuel Adams Noble Pils
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
samueladams.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Rotating

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."

Added by schellsbeer on 12-20-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,655
Reviews:
1,509
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
14.51%
 
 
Wants:
135
Gots:
476
For Trade:
0
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours dark gold with a one finger frothy white head that retains very well. Left good lacing.

S - Slight pine, lemon zest, light wheat, multiple types of hops

T - Multiple very light hop flavorings with moderate amounts of wheat. Slight orange and lemon as well. slightly floral like in the finish.

M - Light to medium body with medium to heavy carbonation.

O - Overall, This was a very clean, straight forward offering from Sam Adams. Nothing impressive, But nothing offensive. I'd have it again. I believe that this beer really shines when it is consumed straight from the bottle

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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Best before Feb 2013

A: Pours a crystal clear light straw color with 2 fingers width of bright, snow-white colored head. Leaves a decent amount of lacing.

S: Aroma is spicy hops, pale malt, bready.

T: Taste follows the nose. Lots of spicy hop notes, touch of citrus. Not much going on, but for a pilsner its pretty tasty.

M/D: Light, crisp, heavy carbonation, medium body. Drinkability is average, but limited by the high carbonation.

O: Overall, pretty good for the style. Unfortunately, the style is rather drab and unremarkable. Im an ale drinking, and dont even usually venture into the lager side of the beer spectrum. Too simple, too plain, too clean. For what it is, its decent, but Im gonna finish this one and go have a IPA.

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Poured a nice golden color with a dense 2-finger head that slowly dissapated leaving some fine lacing.

Nice hop aroma on the nose; I think it's the Sazs hops that come to the forefront.

The malt sweetness is deftly balanced with the hop's tartness, a truly refreshing example of the style.

It seems that Jim Koch has yet another winner in the stable. Certainly well worth trying, if not buying again and again.

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Samuel Adams Noble Pils from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.86 out of 5 based on 3,655 ratings.
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