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RATINGS: 2482   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Bold and rich, with a touch of holiday spice. The first thing one notices about a Samuel Adams® Winter Lager is the deep ruby color. Then comes the magical aroma which promises something special on the tongue. The cinnamon, ginger, and hint of citrus from the orange peel blend with the roasty sweetness of the malts to deliver a warming, spicy flavor. On the palate Samuel Adams Winter Lager is rich and full bodied, robust and warming, a wonderful way to enjoy the cold evenings that come with the season.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbaaron (1245) - Arizona, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Light brownish medium amber. Small, creamy off-white head. Aroma is breadcrust, light fruity, caramel, subdued spices, water/minerals. Light and crisp body. Watery mouthfeel, but not thin I suppose. Spices and breadcrust. Fair sweetness. Nothing rich or full bodied about it. A fairly easy drinking spice-based lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nickel (270) - - MAY 11, 2014
Interesting warming beer. Good with some meat. Bucket of spices at the nose, sour and malty on the tongue. Good one

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Burgers (322) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Dark amber pour with thin white head. Very mild burn. Dull, faint spice nose. Slightly oily palate

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gopherfan99 (458) - CROATIA - MAY 3, 2014
Tap, amber pour with an off white head, tastes sweet and has some subtle spice to it, not a bad holiday beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dixsarah (20) - Alabama, USA - APR 23, 2014
It is a dark amber with a small head. It has a toasty, caramel, grainy aroma. It has a caramelized/malty taste with some spice. Hints of toffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (2879) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 5, 2014
bottle. Deep amber with small head. Sweet malty caramel flavor with some biscuit. Holiday spicing. Seems lighter bodied than it looks.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Madsen1635 (256) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle. Clear dark amber pour with substantial amount of creamy offwhite head. Strong aroma with lots of malt. Powerful and quite sweet taste. Low bitterness and carbonation

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TizzleJizzle (621) - Garland, Texas, USA - MAR 20, 2014
12 oz bottle, aged one year. Poured a slightly unfiltered amber color with a thin cream top. Taste of cinnamon, spice and ginger. Medium carbonation, thin body. Not bad, for a lager

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rederic (2942) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 14, 2014
12oz bottle, dark amber color, with a beige head, with a toasted, caramelized, biscuity malty, spicy nose of clove, nutmeg, cinnamon, with a toffee, faint nutty accent, and with a faint floral citrus hop, brown sugar note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a good toasted, biscuity, caramelized, bready malty, toffee, spicy clove character, with some faint coffee, brown sugar, caramelized bread crumbs, dark dried fruit flavours, lading towards a toasted, biscuity, caramelized maltiness, spicy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BiddleBrau (938) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Copper color with off white head. Caramel toasty malt nose. Caramel malt flavor clean finishing. Easy to drinking with decent flavor.

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