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RATINGS: 2484   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hman43 (360) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JAN 1, 2014
The aroma is dominated by cinnamon and ginger. It is amber with a thick light tan head. The taste is dominated with the cinnamon, ginger, and hints of orange as the malt is evident as an afterthought.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
catface5326 (154) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Dark brown poured from a tap with medium head. Tastes of malt and spices like a light porter. Decent beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mstrcrwly (301) - New York, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Spicy lager with hints of nutmeg, pepper..dry and malty like a lager should be..

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frahmo (316) - Idaho, USA - DEC 29, 2013
12 oz bottle. Brown pour with little head. Mild malt flavor with some spice throughout. Nothing noteworthy to speak of.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edwardbass (530) - Illinois, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Dark reddish-brown color. Aroma of roasted malt and spices. Tastes very much like a porter with spices, with a mild bitterness. Kind of okay, but nothing really makes it worth trying again.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Luvystypotables (710) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2013
No aroma, no head, dark amber colour, not much taste with a bitter finish. A disappointing beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AWISLguy (1347) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 29, 2013
On tap at Duffy’s in Port St Lucie. Pours a reddish brown with no head. Aroma has caramel and light spices, with some berries. Taste follows, heavy caramel malty with a spicy tang. Shrug? Sam mass produces.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jbruner (2362) - Athens, Georgia, USA - DEC 28, 2013
On tap at AMC movie theater. Pours a dark copper with fluffy cream colored head that leaves good lace. Aroma of slight spice and lasher yeast, taste follows, clean and crisp. Not bad, and the best they have.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dlovell2 (839) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 27, 2013
I can’t believe how much of the beer I have drank and never rated it before. Pours copper with white head. Caramel malt with slight cinnamon and nutmeg spice aroma. Caramel malt flavor with some roasted notes. Light cinnamon and nutmeg flavors with some ginger and orange flavors. A balanced hop finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jaysbeers (79) - - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle. A sweet smell. A full (medium carbonation) mouth, medium malty sweetness. Ends with the sweet spice. Not overpowering, but definitely there. Would drink 1-2. A good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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