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RATINGS: 1350   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 157   ABV: 5.24%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Carlisle (254) - 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 (215) - 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!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bjakk (496) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - JUL 3, 2014
Pale yellow white foam. Mild sour with a hint of hop in the aroma. Malt, sweet with mild bitterness that grows.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (2031) - - JUN 14, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 5-5-12 - Poured from bottle into pint glass Appearance – Pours a medium golden color with a thin pure white head of very fine bubbles. The head gives way over time to a very persistent layer of white foam on the top of the brew. Smell – Citrus aromas mixed with a bready base are the most noticeable. There is an ever so light floral and pine aroma as well that mixes with the bread and citrus. Taste – A drier bready taste is the first to meet the tongue. This is quickly meet with some nice citrus hop flavors of lemon and grapefruit, bittering the crispness a bit. In the middle of the taste a lighter piney taste comes onto the scene only to leave again. While the pine leaves there is a light earthy and grassy flavor the mix with the bread and the citrus producing a nice drier hoppiness on the tongue at the end. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is a bit on the lighter side with the carbonation being a little bit on the higher side. The body and carbonation are good for the brew as they create a crisp refreshing flavorful brew. Overall – I purchased this as a part of the Sam Adams summer sampler pack, which is the perfect place for it. It’s a flavorful easy drinking beer which is great for a nice summer day outside .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RickFifty (725) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - JUN 11, 2014
Clear golden color, white head. Lemon nose, tea and floral notes, light malty. Citrus and grass taste, mandarin orange, slightly bitter finish. Medium body, medium to high carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lawger (234) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gachupines (1091) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1968) - 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.

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