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RATINGS: 2559   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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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dixsarah (20) - Alabama, USA - APR 23, 2014
It is a dark amber with a small head. It has a toasty, caramel, grainy aroma. It has a caramelized/malty taste with some spice. Hints of toffee.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ninecats (214) - Uddevalla, SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2015
355 ml bottle. Clear reddish brown/amber with a fairly cloudy foam, dissipates quickly leaving some lacings. Aroma of dried apricotes, some spices, malt, honey. Taste is malty with little bitterness, dried fruit, pear, minor bittnerness lingering. Medium body, medium carbo.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (4801) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 26, 2015
355ml bottle from Appellation Wines, Dalry. Pours clear copper with a thick off-white head. Aromas of light spice, dried peel, dried fruit. Taste is light sweet, cinnamon coming through, alongside red fruits. Light touch with the ginger, which is good.Creamy texture, light sweet finish. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Canmoore (298) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 15, 2015
Pours a clear dark amber with no head at all. Aroma notes include rich roasted malts, caramel, toffee, spice, and some dark fruits in there also. Tasting notes include toffee, caramel, spice, roasted grains. The palate has a medium body, and a clean finish with very little bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer_rookie (19) - Arkansas, USA - FEB 14, 2015
I smell spices, cherrry, maybe coffee. There’s a lot going on with the first nosefeel....It is a pretty beer. Color is like overused cooking oil. It poured with little head, but it has pretty thick lacing upon drinking....Taste, it’s complex. Every sip seems to bring out somethinng else. I would argue however that when the taste is too complex, you may find yourself exploring rather than enjoying it.....Mouthfeel is sort of a downer. I would expect more ’body’ from a beer like this. It has a lingering bitterness than eventually finishes sweet, and that’s good, but it just doesn’t feel right.....Overall, it’s a fun beer, and I like it a lot. I always expect Sam Adams to deliver a good beer, and they’ve done it.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabuzzer (151) - - FEB 7, 2015
355ml bottle. Pours reddish brown with a white foamy head. Toffee, with a hint of Christmas spice in the aftertaste

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
X (33) - California, USA - FEB 2, 2015
Its kinda weird, kinda meh, and kinda good. If this didn’t have the name Samuel Adams on the front I really don’t think it would fly.

1.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
mikske79 (1267) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - JAN 31, 2015
Het heeft een mooie helderrode kleur als je het uitschenkt. De geur en de smaak zijn echter een pak minder. Het is een kruidenbier, goed, maar zet dan niet winter lager op de fles want dan verwacht ik iets anders.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erikh04 (136) - - JAN 27, 2015
On tap in Clemson. I am starting to appreciate Sam Adams beers. Very balanced with a nice finish. Will get again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrMeadMan (19) - Amesbury, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Pours a beautiful orange-copper color with a light tan head. Aroma is not very pronounced. Subtle spices with the orange peel coming through the most. medium body. Overall more dry than sweet vaguely similar to an Octoberfest.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gregwilsonstl (1185) - Missouri, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Cloudy gold. Some thin lacing. A lot of spices. Coriander. Peppery. Orange zest.


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