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

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BA SCORE
81
good

4,673 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,673
Reviews: 1,852
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.65%
Wants: 43
Gots: 283 | 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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3/5  rDev -16.4%

rct, Oct 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

steelslug92, Nov 07, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

csurowiec, Nov 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

rcjennings, Jun 03, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

nrey15, Aug 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

alysmith4, Mar 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

JohnnyChimpo, Dec 24, 2011
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

BRami127, Sep 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

Skunkdrool, Jan 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

pebbs, May 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A: not much of a head, but very good carb with a steaddy burst of beads; copper-red color;
S: sweet slightly malty aroma
T: savory spices; bitter; I can see what they were getting at: a bit of a coriander-and-thyme-type of approach but personally it doesn't work for me
M: good vibes from the abundant carbs
D: flavor is a drawback here

If given one again I would probably pair it against something sweet

Arithmeticus, Nov 07, 2010
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

creal92, Nov 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Met all three ghosts with this one on 12/11/2004. 16-oz. pint pour at Toad in Porter Square, Cambridge, MA.

Stuck, pea coat covering of seemingly creamy head. Deep, ruby red hue to an almost luminescent mahogany hue that is frozen like an icy pond cracking with temperature drops on a still night. Kind of a dewy, pre-pubescent malt character on nose with some nutmeg and just a touch of allspice thrown in for talking points. Washed up on the beach, driftwood malt fire-in-the-hole splash to start, with a me-love-you-long-time promise of some holiday spices, but there simply is no delivery. Malt is weak; simply unimpressed overall.

Truh, Dec 17, 2004
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

LukeONeill, Feb 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

Budinetz, Feb 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

MacQ32, Jan 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

th3d1ck, Aug 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

fosters9, Sunday at 07:09 PM
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

jayhunter357, Nov 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

Ernest78, Nov 15, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

greencovesteve, Feb 20, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

bcsbeer, Dec 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

gater_ade, Sep 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

Notacraftdrinker, Apr 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

Camille, Nov 30, 2012
Samuel Adams Winter Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 4,673 ratings.