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

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Samuel Adams Winter LagerSamuel Adams Winter Lager

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4,483 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,483
Reviews: 1,850
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.65%
Wants: 33
Gots: 188 | FT: 0
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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Mardukk

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4.13/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark red amber with some good lacing and a small off white head.

Smells of cinnamon and holiday spices.

Quite the mix of cinnamon and nutmeg with maltiness more dominant than the hops. Slight touch of floral hops amongst the abundant malt. Medium bodied with a somewhat dry spicy finish...yummmm.

This is very drinkable as the flavors are all subtle and it is medium bodied with a medium carbonation.

My favorite of the Sam Adams catalog of beers(Octoberfest close second). Finally, a winter beer that is more interested in being medium and drinkable rather than overpowering.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2009 02:37:48 | More by Mardukk
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Samuel Adams Winter Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 4,483 ratings.