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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
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4,562 Ratings
THE BROS
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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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stella77artois

New York

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

05-23-2013 18:20:52 | More by stella77artois
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braedon_peluso

New York

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

11-22-2013 21:43:30 | More by braedon_peluso
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vpoxon

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

11-12-2013 21:13:36 | More by vpoxon
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

09-28-2012 21:47:10 | More by hockeyfighter19
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BBGahman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

02-15-2013 07:23:56 | More by BBGahman
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Dapperticus

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

12-02-2012 05:19:00 | More by Dapperticus
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halftrowel


4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

01-09-2013 03:34:21 | More by halftrowel
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teichsta

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

12-29-2013 22:19:54 | More by teichsta
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UncleJimbo

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

12 oz brown glass bottle. Best Before End month notched on the label.

This lager poured a clear, deep red, chestnut color with creamy, tan foam that clung to the glass and left some lace. The smell was very niceand crisp and malty with aromas of biscuit. The taste was slightly sweet and malty with flavors of bread, some tangy hops, a bit of floral hops, a mild bitterness and a hint of spice. The mouthfeel was smooth and creamy with medium body and good carbonation. The finish was hoppy. This was a surprisingly good lager and was easy to drink. Kudos to Boston Beer Co. for this year's batch of this lager.

01-16-2004 07:44:27 | More by UncleJimbo
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bp4171

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

08-19-2014 22:04:40 | More by bp4171
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Cane4Beer

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

04-12-2012 14:25:52 | More by Cane4Beer
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

09-25-2012 05:58:21 | More by hollywood_15063
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Tuck_leepulin

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

08-05-2014 00:14:59 | More by Tuck_leepulin
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DaleStenberg

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

11-03-2013 02:17:04 | More by DaleStenberg
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AndrewC

Newfoundland (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

12-06-2013 01:08:00 | More by AndrewC
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XenonX

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

04-19-2012 22:52:31 | More by XenonX
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WorldOfBeerCraft

New York

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

12-23-2012 04:34:19 | More by WorldOfBeerCraft
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Rohl1963

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

02-15-2014 06:02:10 | More by Rohl1963
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vonnegut21

New York

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

05-02-2012 18:14:50 | More by vonnegut21
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LeahM

New York

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

05-19-2013 03:24:22 | More by LeahM
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cackalacky

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

11-15-2012 02:16:03 | More by cackalacky
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lauries444

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

05-19-2012 21:40:03 | More by lauries444
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MrOH

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Brilliant deep amber with a solid two fingers of light khaki head. Pretty good retention. Spotty lace.

Munich malt with subdued cinnamon and ginger on the nose.

Deep malts, bready, rich, and sweet. Ginger and cinnamon and the little bit of orange make it very much like a pfefferneus cookie. Malts linger in the finish, and the orange makes itself a bit more known there as well.

Sticky but not heavy. Appropriate carbonation.

A great but easy to drink holiday style beer.

11-06-2011 05:50:50 | More by MrOH
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Providence55

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

01-04-2014 12:59:19 | More by Providence55
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Hefeweizie

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

12-18-2013 18:34:00 | More by Hefeweizie
Samuel Adams Winter Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 4,562 ratings.