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RATINGS: 2628   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SteveOrz85 (220) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2015
From winter classic variety pack. 6 oz (half bottle) served in tulip glass. Beer is amber in color. One finger head dissipates quickly leaving some reasonable lacing. Aroma is weak but mostly light malts and ginger. Taste is lightly sweet with light maltiness acompanied by notes of orange and some cinnamon. Medium carbonation and light to medium bodied beer. Overall not a bad easy drinking winter beer. Would not buy a solid case, but worth trying.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fkoolen (999) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2015
Can during United flight from Chicago to Amsterdam. Nice amber colour, offwhite creamy head. Caramel malty, spicy and herbal, couch syrupy, liquorice, cinnamon; can’t really get the ginger and orange peel. Not too balanced. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
joejames (486) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 12, 2015
On draft, Guadalajara, York, PA. Pours clear deep brown, quick white head. No lacing or retention. Aroma of ginger and nutmeg. Taste is sweet with slight sour notes. Light bodied, moderate carbonation, watery mouth feel. Finishes astringent. Tasting notes are all spice. I don’t like this at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
climberbob (449) - Virginia, USA - DEC 7, 2015
Can on flight. Dark Amber w decent head. Aroma of malt, grass, hay, pine. Taste of biscuit, toffee. Hints of orange and cinnamon but not very noticeable. Decent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marcius (419) - Geneva, SWITZERLAND - DEC 5, 2015
Copper color and average head. Hoppy aroma with some wood notes. Taste is sweet with a bitter finish. Great beer from Samuel Adams!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sissio (1300) - Orsenigo, ITALY - DEC 5, 2015
Clear deep copper, cappuccini head Caramel, light smokyness, passito, nuts and almond Watery, grilled meat, bread, strange astringency

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kingaugusta (241) - Georgia, USA - DEC 1, 2015
Pours amber with a quick off white head. Nose is mild but pleasant with some sweetnes and a touch of herb. Flavor is a surprisingly rich sweet bread with a little fruit and spice. Finish is long and substantial. a very good beer for what it is

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
osvdale (5) - - NOV 26, 2015 does not count
I’ve finally found my goto beer for the holiday season. This is probably the 10th limited edition holiday brew I’ve tried and I don’t need to look any further. A robust brew with a non overpowering hint of spice and an extremely crisp finish. Cheers!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
miyauchi38 (1096) - chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2015
Winter lager. ラガーよりは&

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mep3222 (1285) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - NOV 26, 2015
Almost a nutmeg spicy, malty aroma with a bit of lagerish funk. Taste is malty with a nutmeg spice finish. Full flavored descent Sam Adams beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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