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RATINGS: 2617   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 Adamsģ 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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
VTIrishman99 (64) - Virginia, USA - JAN 8, 2003
Why do so many people like this beer? I tried one in a bar one day after a few preferred beers, cleansed my palate with some snacks beforehand, and still didnít think much of it. Expensive to boot... Incidentally, are we supposed to think that Sam Adams was some raging alcoholic or the like? Look at the label.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bythe40 (64) - USA - JAN 15, 2003
This is a good seaonal brew. a little spice to it along with the common sam adams fruityness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wpp83 (64) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JAN 30, 2004
To begin with the beer had a great aroma that hinted at the complexity of flavors that was to come. However, at times the beer seemed too complex, with so many different spices and flavors that it was often hard to process.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mjurney (64) - Amarillo, Texas, USA - DEC 1, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2004 Pours out beautiful amber red color with nice head. Nice malty flavor from the wheat. Nice earthly taste. Still lack on hops!! But, really nice brew. Really enjoy it!! Samuel Adams is the best!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cowboy7096 (64) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 16, 2006
I had the one called winter warmer..I really liked the flavor, it had a slightly fruity taste to it. It had no head and was a darkish color. I can only really complain that it was completely flat, I need carbonation!! reminded me of a pale ale kinda.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MatKool (64) - CANADA - JAN 26, 2007
WOW! Not a huge surprise since Sam Adamís has made some great beer for yearís but still a little taken back at this one! Wheaty aroma and a dark amber pour. Hints of molasses and spices. No bitter aftertaste that I was expecting. Really good!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tig397 (64) - dearborn heights, Michigan, USA - MAY 8, 2007
UPDATED: FEB 3, 2008 REVISED. 12 oz bottle. Thin, carby and sticky. sweet yet light. watery and under bodied. light brown with minimal head. really disappointed after having this last season

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
voiceofreason (64) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 15, 2009
Dark invting color, but for me thats where it ends, Too hoppy, bitter. IIím just not a fan of anything Sam Adams.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Namespayne (64) - - DEC 3, 2014
Bottle pour to pint glass. Aroma is cinnamon and malts with notes of pumpkin, All following to taste. No hops taste is a huge plus for me. Enthusiastically approved. A. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dimitri99 (63) - USA - FEB 19, 2006
Enjoyable beer that conjures up wintery sensations. Complex on first sip, gets more simple and malty as you go on drinking.

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