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

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BA SCORE
81
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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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scvance

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3.05/5  rDev -15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a deep copper color with a large white head. Excellent retention and lacing. Smell is very subtly spicy in its character. There is a slight citrus and a very faint alcohol aroma as well. Taste has typical lager characteristics, the spiciness comes through right away along with a slight sweetness and the beer is balanced with a nice bite towards the finish. High carbonation, medium body, and watery mouthfeel. This beer is slightly above average. Similar in flavor to Boston Lager with more spice character. To me there is definitely an off flavor present in this beer that leads to an almost stale character. Not my favorite Sam Adams by far, but decent for the style they were going for.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2012 00:20:34 | More by scvance
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Samuel Adams Winter Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 4,503 ratings.