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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
81
good

4,502 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,502
Reviews: 1,850
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.65%
Wants: 34
Gots: 195 | 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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doerickson

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4.38/5  rDev +22%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a standard light brown with ruby hues at the edges. Cream-colored head reduces to an ivory lace.

Dark lager aromas of roasted malt and caramel, with light cinnamon in the background.

Cool-weather spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger) are present but nicely muted. Big malt presence but enough leafy hops to keep things from getting out of whack. Mouthfeel is as creamy as it wants to be.

For me, this beer is a given every year, especially considering its easy availability (usually appears in my local Kroger around the beginning of November). It's a dependable stalwart in a crowded marketplace of winter seasonals.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2006 05:45:03 | More by doerickson
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Samuel Adams Winter Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 4,502 ratings.