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

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5,278 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,278
Reviews: 1,915
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.65%
Wants: 63
Gots: 660 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-25-2001

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).
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

its is a very good beer on this cold night iim spending alone in my cabin. im going mad and this beer is bringing me joy! thank you mr adams! i really enjoy this! its so very flavorful and a bit spicy but thats ok it is spicy in the right way. i really appreciate this!

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this one on-tap at Outback Steakhouse.

A: Nice, mostly clear amber color. Head stays throughout the life of the beer. Lacing throughout.

S: Smell of spices.

T: Nice malty, spicy taste. What you expect from this class. Good overall, satisfying flavor.

M: Just need to say, SMOOTH. Just a smooth beer.

D: Goes down easy. I had a few of these just because it is just so darn smooth.

Overall: A great beer and a wonderful one to have during the holidays. So much so that my wife initially drank most of my first beer and then ordered one for herself -- and she is not a beer drinker. You can't go wrong with this one. Recommended.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Sam Adams Perfect pint glass.

The color is a dark reddish amber a finger foamy off-white head and some slight lacing.

The smell is a little cinnamon and nutmeg at first. There is a dark malt flavor that imparts a slight maple flavor as well.

The taste is sweet at first, the malt is there to greet your taste buds as is turns over your tongue and gives off a slight cinnamon flavor toward the end with a touch of bitterness from the hops.

The feel of this beer is medium and is pretty drinkable. It goes down well and has a nice smooth feel.

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Samuel Adams Winter Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 5,278 ratings.