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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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Pilsen, which is located in the Western Bohemian region of the Czech Republic, is the home of the pilsner style of lager. Paler in color and generous in hopping, the pilsner was a new taste sensation in the late 19th century. Samuel Adams® Bohemian Pilsner follows in the tradition of these groundbreaking brews by going back to the future. Pale two-row pilsner-style malt blended with Harrington and Metcalfe pale malts give the beer a rich, golden color and clean malt finish. The spicy, citrus notes of the Noble Saaz hops gives the beer a sharp, smooth finish.

Samuel Adams have created two new styles, a Bohemian Pilsner and a Brown Ale. The “Beer Lover’s Choice” program kicks off with tasting events in bars across the U.S this September, and gives consumers the opportunity to taste both of the new beers and vote for their favorite. The winning brew will then make its debut in January, in the 2006 Brewmaster’s Collection, a mixed 12-pack of some of the most beloved Samuel Adams beers. It will also be offered in six-packs beginning in February.

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3.6
Bebum (1124) - Massachusetts, USA - DEC 10, 2017
Clear gold, tall white head. Honeyed, herbal nose. Medium body, flavorful, bright mouthfeel with high carbonation and modest heat, lingering aftertaste, tasty finish. Bitterness dominates, dry but balanced, crisp. Complex hop flavors, resiny, herbal, greens, hint of honey in the distant background. Very refreshing, elegant lager. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
rjplumer (1237) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 22, 2017
Gap icy grain malt aroma. Clear golden body with a modest white head. Grain and grassy malt taste. Light bodied and tasty.

3.5
Aggiebob (1391) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - SEP 10, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 10, 2017 Bottle. It poured a clear gold with a big frothy white head. It has a nice malt aroma with some light earthy notes. The taste has a light bitterness on the back end.

3.6
wlajwl (7210) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - AUG 30, 2017
Aroma is spicy hops and bread. The flavor is bread/malts, slight fruit and a spicy/bitter hop finish.

3.4
fro2218 (471) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 28, 2007
Very clear - light gold color. White head - thick head. A little grassy hops in the aroma. Slight bitterness. some caramel and sweet light malt flavor

2.8
Hopistotle420 (1177) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 4, 2006
I actually still have one or 2 of these a rep left at my place of work. Anyways, pours a deep golden yellow hue. Bubbly white head. Grainy nose, faintly perfumey/floral, herbal hops. Pale biscuity malts, grainy, simple. Light in body, sticky resinous hops throughout a crisp clean finish. Nothing too wonderful here, yet a nice rendition. I remember drinking the golden pilsner as a kid and enjoying it quite a bit. Obviously my palate has changed a bit in the last few years, but hey I still have some bottles of that left over I found stashed in a closet at my parents house. Anybody want some Sam Adams Golden Pilsner from several years ago? Mmmmm.

3.2
GregClow (3402) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 2, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2006 Bottle shared with tupalev & jerc - courtesy of tupalev, via a mystery supplier. Light golden-orange colour. Grassy herbal hops and honey on the nose. Flavour is very well balanced with sweet malt & fresh hop notes. A decent stab at the style, comperable to a good Euro pils. Too bad it lost.

3.1
Gorbalev (3000) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 27, 2006
Sample A bottle shared with Jerc and GregClow. Really interesting aroma - peppery hops, sweet, light malt, almost a wheat/yeast thing going on - pretty nice. Yellow, nice sized white head, but goes away pretty quickly. Watery mouthfeel. Decent pils hops in taste, but the rest of all watered down. Short watery finish. Good start, bad finish.

3
jercraigs (11087) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 22, 2006
Sample A. Golden yellow with a tiny white head. Sweet, not quite floral aroma. Odd noble hop presence in both aroma and flavour, with an interesting hop bitterness. Decent but it takes a pretty special pilsener to impress me. Average palate. Thanks for sharing guys.

3.1
blankboy (7884) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 20, 2006
Bottle shared with HogTownHarry. Pours a clear, very bubbly gold with a small somewhat-lasting white head. Mild, slightly sweet, aroma of grain, malt, honey and hops -- not bad for a Pilsener. Flavour starts somewhat sweet but fairly bland with some grain, honey and malt but finishes with a nice hoppy bitterness. Medium bodied. Not bad, i’m not huge on Pilseners but this one is pretty decent.


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