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

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BA SCORE
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4,488 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,488
Reviews: 1,850
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.65%
Wants: 34
Gots: 187 | 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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baconman91

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

10-29-2012 10:42:45 | More by baconman91
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mdmusch

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.4%

10-29-2012 02:37:44 | More by mdmusch
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DavidST

Texas

3.53/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

SA seasonal on tap, I assume it's mostly fresh. This pours an amber color with a finger thick off white head which has good retention. The smells are malty, some toffee, nutty, caramel and a hint of molasses. The feel is medium ish. The taste is good enough similar to the smells, a little nutty toffee with other malts low hop bite.

Serving type: on-tap

10-28-2012 02:51:39 | More by DavidST
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gkjhawk

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

10-28-2012 01:40:23 | More by gkjhawk
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musicman7070

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +11.4%

10-27-2012 23:51:54 | More by musicman7070
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NCbeerpirate

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -16.4%

10-27-2012 16:08:08 | More by NCbeerpirate
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OldhouseRecs

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

10-26-2012 01:23:19 | More by OldhouseRecs
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mkennedy119

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

10-25-2012 03:50:09 | More by mkennedy119
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EdelweissDad

Georgia

4/5  rDev +11.4%

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

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +11.4%

10-24-2012 18:06:10 | More by Jeffani
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

10-23-2012 18:42:32 | More by Eaglefan344
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BigBarley

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

10-22-2012 18:59:03 | More by BigBarley
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SometimesIfart

Michigan

2.65/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.5

A - Pours a deep ruby with two fingers of off white head. Leaves decent lacing.

S - Corn adjunct ( weird ), slight cinnamon, and even slighter ginger. The nose is definitely lacking for a Bock.

T - Some weird adjunct up front for a split second, followed by a good amount of orange and wheat. Extremely slight malt and no hops present. A very solight ginger makes it's way in to the finish. Pretty one dimensional to be honest.

M - Extremely heavy body, with heavy carbonation. So heavy on both parts that it almost makes you choke.

O - Overall, I expected this beer to at least be " good ", but it disappointed me, as it was pretty much a slighty up-flavored cheap lager. I would not buy it again. Hell, I've had adjunct's with a better mouthfeel than this.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2012 07:04:52 | More by SometimesIfart
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archero

Texas

4/5  rDev +11.4%

10-22-2012 03:23:02 | More by archero
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Buundy


3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

10-21-2012 03:32:41 | More by Buundy
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maynard713

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

10-21-2012 02:16:47 | More by maynard713
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Cardmarauder

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

10-21-2012 01:04:35 | More by Cardmarauder
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Mikeynas

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

10-20-2012 23:35:00 | More by Mikeynas
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IndianaSolo


4/5  rDev +11.4%

10-20-2012 03:28:03 | More by IndianaSolo
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foxyaardvark27

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

10-19-2012 06:35:35 | More by foxyaardvark27
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spence524

Texas

4/5  rDev +11.4%

10-19-2012 01:00:54 | More by spence524
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CoryJHarber

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

10-18-2012 19:00:00 | More by CoryJHarber
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Buie


3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

10-17-2012 14:19:13 | More by Buie
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thejoshgray

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +11.4%

10-17-2012 00:28:11 | More by thejoshgray
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bzach

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

10-16-2012 05:37:32 | More by bzach
Samuel Adams Winter Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 4,488 ratings.