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2009 Beer Lover’s Choice Contestant - Sample A. Similar to a traditional Czech Pilsner, our Samuel Adams Pils is brewed with a blend of 5 Noble Hop varieties from each of the world’s only remaining Noble Hop growing regions. The spicy, herbal and citrus hop character is well balanced by the Weyermann Bohemian Pilsner malt, adding honeyed malt character and full body without sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
60minuteman (985) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 5, 2014
A well balanced pils of citrus hops, spices, I think peppercorns, toasted malt and barley. Sticky, sweet and bitter finish creates an impressive pilsner after the hop kick. Clean and enjoyable. Good session beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6543) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 5, 2014
what a pleasant surprise here. lots of hops for the style, but i sure ain’t complainin...best pils i’ve had in a while. i loved the delicate hop aroma and flavor. always there, but not too agressive. still has a classic crisp malt backbone. SA nailed this one."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ndfreak77 (126) - USA - SEP 27, 2014
Good beer. Pours light yellow, with a white head that desolves quickly. Has a grassy and malty aroma. I tasted some grassy and citrus hops, not extremely hoppy with a slight malt balance. A light bodied beer with a slightly bitter finish. I will definitely have this beer again.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
solidfunk (4846) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 9, 2014
OK and easy drinking but not a lot going on here in terms of aroma. Pours golden with foamy initial head and no lacing. Light grainy and sour finish. Bottle from Chevy chase.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_alkis (406) - SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2014
Among the best lager beers I’ve drunk. Very well made beer. Good job Jim Koch!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
klas (334) - SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2014
Rather intense grassy hop aroma for a pilesner, which is good. A bit hazy, goldoen color. Some bitterness. Quite okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Carlisle (163) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Nice, foamy head. Grassy notes. Sweet, honey finish with grassy, weedy notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PetryD09 (7) - - AUG 4, 2014 does not count
Poured from bottle. Thin white head, golden orange. Pleasant citrus aroma. Surprisingly hoppy, grapefruit, crisp. Bitter, spicy finish. Pretty good for a pilsner.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
BeerHobbit (1) - Madison, Alabama, USA - AUG 1, 2014 does not count
My HEAVENS, what an AWFUL brew. Just bought a sixer for the very first time & I can honestly say that this foul mess ranks right up there with Icehouse, Busch, and several other distinctly forgettable beers. There are several really good brews that are produced by Sam Adams, but this is definitely NOT amongst them. Even something like Dos Equis lager leaves this one in the dust, and I’m amazed that anyone would want to waste their $$$ trying this swill. Whew! Simply a bad taste, NO nose, and nothing whatsoever that would make me want to try this one again. I once worked in a hospital laboratory for almost 5 years. And this Noble Pils stuff takes me back to those very fotgetable days when I played in buckets of tee-tee on a daily basis. Guess it would be OK if you’re stranded on a desert island & have absolutely NOTHING else to drink except this foul stench. But I really gotta say that I’m most certainly gonna add this one to on my Brews to AVOID from now on. As always, Beer Buyer BEWARE

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
elosop (193) - SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2014
Lätt dimmigt halmgul med lite skum. Aromen citrus med lite kåda. Smaken bitter a la pilsner, dock med en oangenäm bismak. "Rätt" beska saknas!

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