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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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2024) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 22, 2013
2/16/2010. From bottle. pours straw yellow with a white head. Hoppy aromas with light spice and fruit. Good malty flavors with hops showing well. Medium carbonation. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
ROBC3366 (360) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 20, 2013
Bottle. Hazy gold body. Thin white head. Cold black tea, lager malt, citrus, hops, spice, tarragon. Bitter. Dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cunningham (4011) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 9, 2013
Appearance: Golden color with a fine white head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Caramel malty and citric hoppy.
Palate: Medium body. Tad sweet and a mild bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Deep caramel malty, flowery and citric hoppy. Some honey notes.
Overall impression: Not bad, but not that good either. A bit unbalanced. Probably the honey I did not fancy.
Personal stats: Bottle from from Systembolaget in Strömstad, Sweden

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (10606) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2013
clear yellow, small white head. aroma is us hoppy, dry, crisp, quite bitter. flavor is bitter, slightly herbal, us hoppy flowery, dry. Pretty impressive US pilsener.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dynamiteninja (1389) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2013
Bottle. Hazy gold body. Thin white head. Cold black tea, lager malt, citrus, hops, spice, tarragon. Bitter. Dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HULK777 (286) - - NOV 3, 2013
Melon and grass aroma. Elegant pils taste with citrus notes in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (5757) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 31, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget, part of a variety 4-pack. Clear gold, lively carbonation. Central European hop aroma, and a flavour of the same. Pepper, fruit, grass. Like the best Czech lagers. Heavy Saaz footprint.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyllenbock (4083) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget. Clear golden with a medium white head. Aroma and taste of hops, bread, some citrus and grass. Quite light and refreshing with a crisp mouthfeel. A descent Pilsener.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (2366) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 22, 2013
Bottle bought @ Systembolaget. Gusher! Pours tiny hazy yellow with a frothy white head that slowly dissipates while leaving lots of trace and lacing on the glass. Smell is subtle with crackers, grass, lemon zest, dry soil and hints of lemonade. Taste is bitter and herbal with crackers, lemon balm, grass, dry wood, lemon grass, lemon zest, sea salt, dry soil and hints of lemon juice. Mouthfeel is crisp, dry and light bodied. Finish is bitter with crackers, lemon grass, lemon zest, cedar, dry soil and hints of persimmon and old bread. Nicely refreshing...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gegwilson (621) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2013
Bottle from Rhythm & Booze, Ripon. Slightly cloudy golden beer with quite a good lasting white head. Some herb and pine notes, but not a particularly interesting beer for my tastes.

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