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

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BA SCORE
3.76/5
Very Good
3,667 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#20,090
Reviews:
1,513
Ratings:
3,667
pDev:
14.63%
Bros Score:
3.83
 
 
Wants:
138
Gots:
486
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,667 |  Reviews: 1,513
Photo of 1Sundown2C
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JimKal
3.77/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I had this years ago and wasn't thrilled with it but apparently I wasn't into hops as much at the time. I just had it again as part of the Brewnited pack and really enjoyed it. Pours a nice gold color with a really nice head. Good lacing on the drink down. Nice bitterness in the taste, I would gladly get this if they offered it in 6 packs. I think I would still prefer Woosie to this but this is good.

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Photo of Adam1993
4.03/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ManWithNoName
4.4/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of evostudios12
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BigSmooth12
4.16/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MargotDarko
3.77/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vylo
4.28/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Feel_the_Darkness
3.87/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HoppyBastard
4.27/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a pilsner glass, "best by" date May 20017.

APPEARANCE: pours a clear, golden color with less than one-finger white head that slowly dissipated until a thin, unbroken layer of small bubbles remained, medium carbonation, moderate lacing on the glass.

SMELL: sweet honey, crackers, citrus, grass.

TASTE: the taste follows the nose, initially sweet honey, crackers, citrus and some pine.

PALATE: medium body and carbonation.

OVERALL: this is a damn fine pils, the citrus note really sets it apart and was very well done, the malt bill was like a Czech pils but the hops has citrus and pine notes and it really worked for me, one of SA's better offerings in my opinion, I'll buy this one again for sure, got this in a sampler pack for $14.99, it's a good value as well.

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Photo of Campodog
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cjgiant
3.9/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle:
Crystal clear gold. Could be a little more head, but a resilient gossamer cap is nice. Minor lacing.

Nose is grain, dry grass, and an dried green herbal to earthy bitterness. Has a very minor buttery note, though.

Taste has a little more grassy bitterness to it, but there's a nice buttery thick cracker malt note to balance this. This beer has a little body to it, not light. Medium carbonation could be a tad stronger to help, but I like it where it is.

This is kinda like a clean pale ale, balanced in bitterness and maltiness. It is more crisp that such an ale, however, and that is what makes it different and enjoyable to me.

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Photo of mattjp03
2.31/5  rDev -38.6%
look: 1.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of beeragent
3.2/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nicholas2121
4.43/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Samuel Adams Noble Pils brewed by Boston Beer Company, with an ABV of 4.90% This Pils pours out a nice golden amber color with a fluffy white head. There is also some nice lacing to this brew, it sticks to the side of the glass well. The smell of Noble Pils is rich with earthly hops , grains and malts. Tgere is a slight sweetness to the smell of this brew. Nothing to overpowering so far. The look and smell of this brew are really inviting. Now for the taste, it is bold with hops and a nice clean smooth ending. You pick up on some nice grins and malts in the taste as well. This is fine smooth drinking Pils, there is nothing overpowering about this brew. This brew goes down nice and smooth. The mouth feel of Samuel Adams Noble Pils is Bold, Clean, Smooth and Refreshing. I can't get over how smooth this brew goes down. This a good brew to reflect on your day with. If you are looking for a medium bodied brew look this one up. Overall I'm giving Samuel Adams Noble Pils a 4.50 out of 5. I would definitely look this brew up again. Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams), did a super nice job with this one.

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3.68/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.45/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.94/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.46/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of paresis
3.74/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HugechromePeach
4.19/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stofko1992
3.89/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gawz
3.27/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stardusthotel83
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Samuel Adams Noble Pils from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 3,667 ratings
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