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RATINGS: 1335   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 157   ABV: 5.24%
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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.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lawger (109) - SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2014
Light and clear macro lager colour. Fragrant and hoppy freshness on the nose with scents of white pepper, citrus and elderflowers. The flavour is flowery with a moderate bitterness, light, refreshing taste and medium finish.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gachupines (901) - USA - MAY 19, 2014
Clear golden with a thick white head. Aroma is fresh cut grass with a touch of hops. Clean flavor with a bit of hops in the finish and just a hint of grassy notes. Really well done pilsner.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1385) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Pours a clear golden color with white head. Citrus, pine, and floral notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Plenty of hops in this one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (545) - Iowa, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear gold color with white head. Nose is come bread and hops. Nice carbonation. Taste is malt and citrus. Nice pils.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scoth (506) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 14, 2014
Pours clear golden with a fluffy beige head, excellent retention, fine lacing. Aromas of grass, biscuit, minerals and earth. Light body, smooth and crisp. Lightly sweet, a hint of citrus and a medium bitter finish with earthy overtones.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfontain (802) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 13, 2014
12 oz bottle Aroma biscuit, lemony citrus, grass, light clove spice and maybe a note of banana and yeast. Bready malt flavor; dry, medium bitter biscuity finish. Medium-thin body. Very good pils.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
erickok (3533) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - APR 13, 2014
Misty golden body and stable small head. Green, clean, fresh and hoppy. Noble hops? Well they work in a modern and delicious way. Drinks clean yet pretty bitter and simply very drinkable because of the spot on mouth feel. Super tasty! (Bottle from Beer City)

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nakedwhendrunk (2113) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance was a clear light golden colored body with a thick one finger white lumpy head that left speckled lacing trickling down the sides of the glass. A fair amount of carbonation is seen rising. The smell had some hops with some pine, grassiness and lighter fruits. I also note some light pepper in the smell. The taste had the lighter fruits (citrus) dominate with some pine and hops come back but remain very much so in the background. Some malts come out in the taste. The palate is mostly balanced, sessionable, crisp aftertaste and finish. Overall, this is not a bad beer, but nothing spectacular. I think I would have this again, but most likely on tap.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartzMimic (84) - Oklahoma, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Pours a clear golden witha substantial foamy white head that hangs around. Decent lacing. Smells of grass, bread, hops and a but of citrus. Those follow through to the taste. The hops provide a good bit of bitterness. Mouth is light with some carbonation. I’m not a huge pilsner person, but this is a nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 22, 2014
Quite bitter this one was. But nice in the brewing field. Quite crafty and unfiltered in looks too.


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