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

Samuel Adams Winter LagerSamuel Adams Winter Lager
BA SCORE
3.59/5
5,925 Ratings
Samuel Adams Winter LagerSamuel Adams Winter Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
samueladams.com

Style: Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

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).

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-25-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,878
Reviews:
1,986
Ratings:
5,925
pDev:
13.37%
Bros Score:
3.73
 
 
Wants:
97
Gots:
1,325
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Photo of Sk8sean86
3.02/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of thampel09
3.24/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jbehlar
3.62/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Khaack
3.62/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BergBeer
2.59/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Nace4
3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of von_kaiser
3.79/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of petrusek23
3.45/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Albertdidz
4.53/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of Kornitsky101
4.09/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mwvman
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sposter4
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Btip1969
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of q33jeff
1.82/5  rDev -49.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

**
11/21/12

Raw Barley aroma. Amber pour. Mellow Smokey aftertaste is appealing, but needs much more zip and flavor.
Feel is flat. Very little carbonation. On tap, Texas roadhouse. 22 oz.

**

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Photo of baldy00
3.49/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lucaskowalik
3.29/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 355mL bottle into a tulip.
L- Cloudy copper color with a sunrise red tinge.
S- Cherry, orange, mild spices. Surprisingly tame for the style.
T- Cherry, orange, nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, vanilla, pumpkin. Flavor is a tad underwhelming.
F- Light to medium bodied with a mouthfeel similar to a hearty, piece of pie.
O- A solid winter beer but it lacks a real punch.

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Photo of NickFry9
3.77/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of craigbelly
3.58/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dd53grif
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of deeznuts4431
2.23/5  rDev -37.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

This beer does not smell how it tastes. I've had it on draft as well as in bottles and I must say that like most beers it is better in draft. The beer looks like coca-cola when it's poured. It is more bitter than dark coffee and all it really has going for it is it's nice looking color.

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Photo of americancontrarian
4.27/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Blackop555
3.56/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark amber. Thick, dense, short tan head that lasts a long time. Moderate lacing.

Smells caramel malt, light spices, light toasted malt and dark fruit hints.

Tastes Caramel malt, light toasty, hints of dark fruit and maybe lactose. Finish is dry with a touch of fruit and Orange peel bitterness. Medium body and creamy soft and lightly picky higher medium carbonation.

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Photo of kelseyr713
3.3/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of caburdette51
1.98/5  rDev -44.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

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Samuel Adams Winter Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.59 out of 5 with 5,925 ratings
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