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RATINGS: 2579   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   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 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mintzmeet (328) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 23, 2014
Surprisingly decent. Seems pretty Hardy. lacking in head, but nice color. Pretty good taste, but slightly too cloying, wish it was a lil cleaner. Nice herbal touch.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boomersmancave1 (90) - Indiana, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle. Poured an amber color with a small white head. Little lacing. Dried fruit and cinnamon in the taste. Classic lager aftertaste. Decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ansalon (1830) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2014
Pours clear amber with a medium frothy off white head. Aromas of caramel, rye bread, cinnamon, ginger and slight citrus. Taste is caramel, rye bread, citrus, slight herbal notes. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomashall (313) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - DEC 28, 2014
On tap. Pours clear brown with minimal head. Smell is light spice not much else. Taste some cinnamon as well and then nothing at the end. Decent just not much to it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
McGarnigle (580) - Rochester, New York, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle. Beautiful beer, that’s the best thing about it. Deep amber and crystal clear, despite being a wheat. Not a really strong spice flavor, which is good, but nothing steps up to fill the void.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sawbuck (440) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Some notes of spices and dark fruit. Semi sweet malt up front. Some notes of cinnamon, and plum. Coated with a thin bitterness on the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerhammaren (1332) - FINLAND - DEC 26, 2014
.35l bottle from Secret Santa Joona Pours clear copper with medium head. Aroma is dark malts, some hops and butter. Flavor is dark malts, nuts, caramel. Bit hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arnold931 (853) - Iowa, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Can. Pours clear amber with white head. Mild aroma and taste of caramel and some spices. A nice mild winter beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ljthiessen (728) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle. Amber brown colour with a thin off-white head. Aroma is delicious fruit, spices and caramel, like a fruitcake; some cinnamon and citrus, some cherries and dark fruits as it warms. Flavour is much the same, with a touch of ginger and molasses, medium bodied and fairly sweet without being cloying. Wow, really glad I picked this up. By far the best beer I’ve ever had with the word Lager in the title.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dal9000 (285) - Ohio, USA - DEC 23, 2014
Immediate aroma of light spices. Middle smoothness without overpowering. Finishes with coriander and cinnamon ? ---Rated via Beer Buddy

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