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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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
archerarcher (4) - - JAN 19, 2014 does not count
A beautiful amber red. Not a lot of notable smells on the aroma side of things, but there’s definitely a great combination of spices to give this a really nice, warm flavor. This beer also has a really great, almost spicy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CopterScott (143) - Kansas, USA - JAN 18, 2014
amber color with thin off white head that disappears. aroma is cinnamon and other spices. flavor is spice, malt and nut. medium to fizzy carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
trapped (828) - New York City, TURKEY - JAN 17, 2014
Bottle. Copper red with large spongy beige head, roasty aroma, spicy taste with hint of cinnamon and nutmeg, high carbonation, longish finish. Nice warming winter beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jimski (49) - - JAN 16, 2014
Sam Adams Winter Lager starts with an aroma of spices such as cinnamon and a hint of orange peel. It's dark deep reddish color and thick head make this lager a tough one to put down. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hanan (79) - NW Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Costco 12 pk. As advertised. Very good. A little winter spice and depth. Good beer in the cold in the Christmas Spirit. Read the ad, right on assholes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brouwerij (930) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear, dark copper with big, pillowy khaki head. Decent retention, stringy lacing. Aroma is sweet, nutty, biscuit/cracker malt. Flavor is sweet up front, sweet, nutty, cracker malt, citrus, hint of toffee, spice in the finish. Drinkable, light. Soft carbonation and medium-light body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
John25 (562) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Nice go-to seasonal brew at a chain restaurant without better options. Slight caramel notes and a touch of spice. Drinkable. Smooth. Enjoyable when I want to have a few in a row.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmikolich (1468) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Sitting at the airport getting moved around on a flight, this tastes not too bad, THanks United for buying it for me. kind of weak hints of the supposed ingredients, no real hop profile tastes more like an amber lager than anything.. no punch from the spices or orange.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
HuskerTan (515) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - JAN 8, 2014
Bottle. A- Bland, spices. A- Dark copper color, clear liquid, white head. T- Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, spices. P- Light body, thin texture, flat carbonation, abrupt finish. O- The cinnamon tones are very pronounced. It starts off nice but develops and odd taste the warmer it gets. The head of this beer was my favorite part. The spices were great in it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tillmac62 (216) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - JAN 8, 2014
EBD 6/14. Pours a medium amber with a nice ruby hue. Solid head with a well formed lacing. Nose is of sweet malt with a bit of spice. Light medium bodied, normal carbonation and mouthfeel. The taste is quite interesting and well balanced. It has a slight sweetness over a soft spice background. Crisp finish with a carbonation burst of slight bitterness and spice. A very well done lager.

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