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

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Samuel Adams Winter LagerSamuel Adams Winter Lager

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

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

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A – Pours a dark copper color with a light fluffy head, lacing is noticeable

S – Notes of caramel and a hint of fruity orange, with spicy undertones

T – Malty flavor at first that gives way to a spicy, slightly hoppy finish

M – Medium body with a decent level of carbonation

O – A good choice when out for dinner in the winter, usually on tap at most places and it’s a solid winter seasonal with good flavor.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: The beer pours a dark copper almost a red and is topped with a ½” of white head that dissipates quickly.
Smell: It smells of malt and spices like cinnamon and nutmeg.
Taste: Winter lager tastes like a winter beer should; a good malt background with the spices to compliment the malt.
Mouthfeel: This beer is spot on where I expected the mouthfeel, not so thick that it makes it hard to drink but not too thin that it can’t be enjoyed.

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Samuel Adams Winter Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.64 out of 5 based on 5,922 ratings.
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