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

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BA SCORE
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4,503 Ratings
THE BROS
84
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Ratings: 4,503
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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northaustin

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3.35/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

poured into the chimay goblet(dont ask why). pours a beautiful clear ruby/light mahogany with a finger of fairly even off white head. the head settles quickly, evenly, and leaves a stringy lacing.

smell: thin malts, with a hint of coriander.

taste: the taste is close to identical to the white ale in terms of spices. everything else is shoved to the side to make way for the coriander blitz approaching. there is a tinge of cinnamon which i like, and the ginger provides a nice aftertaste/encourages a slightly dry mouthfeel.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2011 04:51:41 | More by northaustin
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Samuel Adams Winter Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 4,503 ratings.