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

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Samuel Adams Winter LagerSamuel Adams Winter Lager
BA SCORE
3.59/5
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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:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-25-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,007
Reviews:
1,986
Ratings:
5,925
pDev:
13.37%
Bros Score:
3.73
 
 
Wants:
97
Gots:
1,325
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,925 |  Reviews: 1,986
Photo of Golfontap
3.56/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GRG1313
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Rizzy17
3/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
2.85/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of fthegiants
2.25/5  rDev -37.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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

Photo of Rifugium
3.44/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of andrenaline
3.62/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rsuarez1982
3.34/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GatorB
4.05/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jeffreyhill021
3.53/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of harpus
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rsquared59
3.58/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CobraDC23
3.7/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of TheBierdimpfe
3.19/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Slightly veiled copper color with storming activity. Dense creamy beige 2-3 finger head, lasting around 10-15 minutes, with good legs. Flavors of toffee, dark grains, wheat, apples, berries, apricot, nutmeg, ginger, banana yeast, herbal spices. Sugary gingerbread and cereal feel, moderately bitter spices. Slick full body with with crispy and prickly carbonation. Medium to strong finish, lingering molasses, burnt caramel, wet straw, roasted barley, red ale spices, and leafy hops. The finish is plagued with an unpleasant wet grainy feel, killing the freshness. The smell is quite faint, although the body is rich and smooth. Okay taste that lacks personality. Overall above average quality craft.

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Photo of Timc32
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of DaveCash
3.58/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of kevin3046
3.67/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dark amber with nice brown head that dissipates quickly. Thin lacing. Nice and creamy with moderate carbonation. Malt and orange taste up front with light hoppiness in back. Good seasonal beer. You can't hardly go wrong with Sam Adams.

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Photo of Scott17Taylor
3.71/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It pours rich ruby reddish brown with nice 1 finger head.
The aroma is very spicy with some citrus. The rich dark malts are hidden beneath other components of the beer,
The flavor is very rich, the dark malts come through much stronger on the flavor. The winter spices play a nice role in the background not taking over.
Overall this is good, it won't be a regular in my rotation, but it's worth drinking. If I'm ever at an Applebee's or chilis this could be a decent option.

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Photo of G-S-M
3.52/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of duvel1979
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kurzman
3.73/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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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