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RATINGS: 2572   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.


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kenjohn (88) - Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2012
Pours clear amber color with a small head/. Aroma is malty and a bit of cinnamon. Taste is cinnemon mostly and a bit spicy. Citrus hops are also evident but to a lesser degree. Light mouthfeel.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (3089) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2015
Bottle from B&M Hounslow, nice dark red-brown with a big but fast-settling head. Bready and spicy nose, reminiscent of gingerbread. Body is a little too sweet, but otherwise nicely malty and toasty with a delicate nip of ginger and citrus, and a herbal bitter edge.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zacgillbanks (3085) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2015
Bottle from B&M, Team Valley, Gateshead. This dark amber beer pours with a thin white head. It has a malty, red fruity and gentle burnt toffee flavour followed by slight grassy and spices on the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scotty001 (144) - Portlethen, SCOTLAND - JUN 9, 2015
Dark reddish brown with a tan head. Aroma of sweet caramel malt. light spice. Light body, flavour is moderately sweet berries and light liquorice. Why is this called a lager?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cattaneopapa (226) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 24, 2015
355ml bottle from LCBO. 5.5% alc./vol. Pours a clear deep amber colour with 1 finger of lasting head. Lacing clinging to the side of glass. Aroma of malts and caramel. Taste matches aroma with spicy hoppy finish. Not bad, but nothing spectacular.

3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexcandy (63) - Whitstable, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2015
Slightly cloudy dark amber colour with a slight coffee coloured head. Taste of treacle, toffee with some Christmas spice,fairly strong (stronger than 5.6%). This was the bottled version.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
willisread (707) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 27, 2015
Old rating. Bottle from Old Town. Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and grain on the nose. Slightly sweet on the palate with the spices coming out more as it warms up a bit. Dry bitter finish. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CousinBrenden (125) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 9, 2015
Ok I guess. Like there other lager with aded spice. Dark orange pour good carbonation. Sme cinnamon and nutmeg. Just seems artificial and manufactured.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (1600) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 4, 2015
Bottle from Appellation Wines. Pours ruby with beige head. Nose is lots of malts, spices like cinnamon. Taste is malts and spices.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rdixon77 (1540) - Georgia, USA - APR 2, 2015
Old rating. Like an Amber ale with cinnamon throw in to make it winterized. Pass .

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ordybill (589) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 25, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a toasted malt and sweet bread aroma. Appearance- A clear dark amber with a small white head. Taste- Has a nice toasted malt with a bread flavor, faint taste of sugar and citrus thrown in. Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. the beer finishes with a semi-dry hoppiness. Overall- Another good Boston Beer product. I will drink this again.


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