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Samuel Adams Winter Lager - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Samuel Adams Winter LagerSamuel Adams Winter Lager

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4,326 Ratings
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Ratings: 4326
Reviews: 1849
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.33%


Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Bock |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Samuel Adams Winter Lager is a dark wheat bock. Bock beers are traditionally strong dark lagers.

This beer is a lager, and hence not a Weizenbock (an ale).

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-25-2001)
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BeerNoobNC

North Carolina

4.28/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This beer pours a deep amber color. A small white head appears upon pouring and quickly disappears.

I don't have the most discriminate taste or smell, but the smell has an obvious aroma of spices. This blend of spices reminds me of winter. The spices do have a somewhat sour and nutty smell to them.

The taste of this beer reminds me even more of winter. To me, the taste is similar to that of an octoberfest, but the spices are much more noticeable. Once again, I can't put my finger on the exact spices in this, since I don't go around tasting random spices all day. But, I know the spices they use in this beer go very well in it, and that it gives it that winter flavor that makes this the perfect winter beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2011 03:10:29 | More by BeerNoobNC
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Samuel Adams Winter Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
82 out of 100 based on 4,326 ratings.