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

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BA SCORE
81
good

4,562 Ratings
THE BROS
84
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Ratings: 4,562
Reviews: 1,850
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.65%
Wants: 37
Gots: 230 | 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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Cramerican

North Dakota

4/5  rDev +11.4%

02-16-2012 02:35:23 | More by Cramerican
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streetcommander

Virginia

4/5  rDev +11.4%

A: Color reminds me of a 50% 90w gear oil w/ 50% 10w30 mixed.. and a touch of ATF to give it that red tinge.

S: Delightful

T: Delightful, again. I like all the SAs but the Winter Lager has a particular appeal. I can find it at any grocery store including the ethnic grocers. Availability plays a key role to me. Downright reliable.

M: Feels nice to me. Non of that ethanol flavor or that feeling you get from chewing on aluminum foil

D: Glorious. Beer that actually has flavor but doesn't feel like your drinking a protein shake. I can drink 6 or 8 and not wake up feeling terrible. Really one of the best pound for pound readily available beers.

01-21-2010 02:02:28 | More by streetcommander
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JOldewurtel

Maryland

4/5  rDev +11.4%

04-23-2014 17:46:58 | More by JOldewurtel
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Brentasaurus


4/5  rDev +11.4%

12-14-2012 23:45:51 | More by Brentasaurus
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Tjvan2

Iowa

4/5  rDev +11.4%

02-11-2013 20:04:31 | More by Tjvan2
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Judson


4/5  rDev +11.4%

09-08-2012 01:36:29 | More by Judson
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homerbunker

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-26-2011 16:24:00 | More by homerbunker
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Pirillo10

Puerto Rico

4/5  rDev +11.4%

04-28-2014 02:24:51 | More by Pirillo10
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-17-2013 20:37:15 | More by JamieDuncan
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ItsBeer4Me

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.4%

12-16-2011 21:00:16 | More by ItsBeer4Me
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Naves

Illinois

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-20-2011 22:18:11 | More by Naves
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zestd

Idaho

4/5  rDev +11.4%

03-29-2013 22:38:53 | More by zestd
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codon2004

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-29-2011 19:38:55 | More by codon2004
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Mumps

Maryland

4/5  rDev +11.4%

12-22-2012 16:07:10 | More by Mumps
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Berg-the-Boiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev +11.4%

03-05-2014 20:38:40 | More by Berg-the-Boiler
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Madisonian

Georgia

4/5  rDev +11.4%

03-16-2013 22:28:58 | More by Madisonian
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EdelweissDad

Georgia

4/5  rDev +11.4%

10-25-2012 03:32:07 | More by EdelweissDad
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drewface

Illinois

4/5  rDev +11.4%

01-13-2014 03:13:43 | More by drewface
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eadkins

Ohio

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-30-2013 00:44:37 | More by eadkins
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RushLimbmalt

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.4%

Pours a dark amber color and has little or no head and leaves no lace. The caramel malts dominate the aroma and mix in a interesting fashion with the wheat malts. The wheat lightens this lager up a lot, but it still has a nice body with a nice malty backbone. Definitely a drinkable winter beer.

11-15-2004 02:21:29 | More by RushLimbmalt
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Redglimmer


4/5  rDev +11.4%

03-05-2012 03:37:05 | More by Redglimmer
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Harrisjo


4/5  rDev +11.4%

07-03-2014 21:02:11 | More by Harrisjo
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msondel

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +11.4%

12-23-2012 21:40:20 | More by msondel
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CrazyMike

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +11.4%

Clear amber brown appearance with a small amount of brown head that slowly settles down leaving some lacing. Smell consists of orange, malt, various spices and a hint of caramel sweetness.
I
Taste consists of malt, spices and grain with a hint of orange, bread and some hops. Good blend of flavored and the spices add a kick to it. Medium bodied with high carbonation. Aftertaste is a creamy malty taste.

Overall, not a bad Bock; It has character and refreshing. Nothing to crazy in terms of tastes, but still a decent Christmas beer. Worth a try.

12-24-2011 23:40:32 | More by CrazyMike
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Syraquse

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-20-2013 05:09:22 | More by Syraquse
Samuel Adams Winter Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 4,562 ratings.