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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
good

4,457 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,457
Reviews: 1,850
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.33%
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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swizzlenuts

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The nose on the beer has a bit of hops to it with a nice toasty malt hint to it. There is a slight bit of dark malts as well. The beer pours with an inch head, and the beer has a dark copper colour to it. It looks incredibly clear with a fair amount of carbonation. There is a sweetness that comes out more when the beer is poured. The beer is sweet, bitter, and toasty. It's almost like an oktoberfest with a focus on complexity rather than drinkability. There is the usual lager crispness that is expected though. The sweetness tastes absolutely wonderfull. I'm really surprised at the great balace of the sweetness, bitterness, and toastiness, yet leaving some room for complexity. The mouthfeel is slightly creamy, but with a lot of carbonation. For the amount flavours, this beer is very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

10-25-2008 04:48:33 | More by swizzlenuts
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Samuel Adams Winter Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
82 out of 100 based on 4,457 ratings.