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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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BA SCORE
82
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4,454 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,454
Reviews: 1,850
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.61%
Wants: 32
Gots: 175 | 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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Thiestru

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3.88/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12-oz. bottle into my Terrapin pint glass. I should mention that this is my last bottle of this, and this is the last month it's supposed to be good.

Appearance: Dark copper color, about half a finger of tan head. Not much retention or lacing.

Smell: Spicy and malty. No hops to speak of.

Taste: Lots of cinnamon and pumpkin flavors. Nice and spicy. There's a mild bready aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Good carbonation, even for a beer as old as this particular one. Feels crisp.

Drinkability: I don't normally crave beers like this, and I don't think I'll buy this much when winter comes back around, but I do enjoy it. Having one every once in a while would suit me fine.

Another good offering from the Boston Brewing Company. Not my favorite, but hey, I can't enjoy every style equally, can I? Still, I think they nailed what they were going for.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2010 22:06:26 | More by Thiestru
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Samuel Adams Winter Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
82 out of 100 based on 4,454 ratings.