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

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4,488 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,488
Reviews: 1,850
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.65%
Wants: 34
Gots: 187 | 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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freakdiablo

Vermont

3.66/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Purchased three days ago in Sam Adams' winter variety pack.

A - Clear ruby orange color. Lighter off white head that leaves little, slightly spotty lacing.

S - Sweeter, with a blend of spices. Cinnamon, orange, a hint of apple. Mild salty/nutty malts to round things out.

T - Slightly fruity, mainly orange and apple. Noticeable wheat aftertaste. Sweet, but not sickeningly so as the more acidic orange balances it out. Not getting much of the cinnamon that the smell pointed towards, but there is a slight spice kick.

M - Higher carbonation but still feels clean. Lighter and airy.

O - Not a bad beer. Definitely a holiday brew. I wouldn't buy a twelve pack of just the Winter Lager, but still decent.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2013 00:31:00 | More by freakdiablo
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Samuel Adams Winter Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 4,488 ratings.