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

Samuel Adams Winter LagerSamuel Adams Winter Lager

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BA SCORE
82
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4,331 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4331
Reviews: 1849
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.33%


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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wjimson

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2.78/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pour into a beer stein with a decent head, which retained to up to 5 mins before being flat. Taste of ginger and spice with a tingling mouthfeel. The taste of malt is thin and not apparent, but has a pumpkin like characteristic. Little body for a 5.8%. The hop bitterness is well balanced for its style.

Sure its drinkable. It is also quite pedestrian. More was expected out of this beer, but didn't quite materialized. This beer is not a bock, but more like a watered down spiced pumpkin drink.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2007 03:58:20 | More by wjimson
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Samuel Adams Winter Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
82 out of 100 based on 4,331 ratings.