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

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BA SCORE
82
good

4,884 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 4,884
Reviews: 1,866
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.65%
Wants: 58
Gots: 382 | 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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3.02/5  rDev -15.9%

Fordknox, Saturday at 06:35 PM
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3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice copper tone with a thick head. Head settles into a creamy off white and foamy lace that displayed excellent retention. The aroma is quite strong which bothers me somewhat. Very grainy smell with a slight element of not fresh bread or vegetables that for me is slightly off putting. Upon first tasting, the flavor reflected the aroma. However, the taste develops into a pleasant blend of earthy spices, grainy malt and smooth finish. Feel is medium bodes with light carbonation. Overall, not a bad beer to enjoy in the winter, but not my favorite.

Gajo74, Saturday at 06:31 PM
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My favorite installation from Jim Koch and the boys at Sam Adams. It's a solid, spiced treat I keep on hand all winter long.

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Samuel Adams Winter Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
82 out of 100 based on 4,884 ratings.