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RATINGS: 2480   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
amx1970390 (480) - Southampton, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 19, 2003
The best normal beer from Sam Dams that you can get on tap at a chain resturant, pretty dark in color, has a nice dry taste and a little bite. Better than regular Sam Adams Lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
cb (810) - Roeland Park, Kansas, USA - JAN 17, 2003
Now I tried this last night, and was sober at the time...but I don't really remember much except that it smelled cider-y and wasn't strong enough to be a "warming drink". It was fruity but not overly so and stained my shower mat quite adequately (don't ask).

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
xmandax (130) - Astoria, New York, USA - JAN 17, 2003
very pretty amber pour. not as spicy as i had been led to believe, more bitter and hoppy really. not a bad offering from the folks in boston.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - JAN 17, 2003
OK, now this is something to begin to turn novices onto, because the sweet, bitter, minty, floral components are all separable. I don't know a lot about weizenbocks, and I haven't had a whole lot of Sam Adams, but this is the best I've had (and I'm not even a big fan of the style!). Aroma is nice, flavor has a bit more sour bits than necessary?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dberger624 (1028) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 17, 2003
Nothing wrong with this. It's a nice Winter considering it's from Sam Adams. Had worse had better. Nothing wrong with it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
666seth (222) - California, USA - JAN 17, 2003
Pours in dark amber in color with strong malty aroma. Slight bitter this one sticks out for its malts. This truly is a nice winter warmer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
iwantalambic (1478) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 17, 2003
Another pretty decent selection from Sam Adams. . .doesn't have the great weizen bock flavours of sweet nuts, cloves and bananas, but it quite a bit more interesting that othe macro swills. . .light red brown, some floral hops in the nose. . .slightly interesting malty flavour, I would drink another.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tallguy108 (34) - USA - JAN 16, 2003

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
XMB625 (30) - USA - JAN 16, 2003
Very surprisingly tasty seasonal beer. Dark caramel color. I would not have imagined it was a Weizen Bock.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
spicedad2 (78) - Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 16, 2003
This is an interesting spiced beer. It's a fairly heavy darker beer. I enjoy only one at a time, otherwise it's be a little overpowering.

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