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RATINGS: 2469   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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
WileCoyote (9) - Libertyville, Illinois, USA - OCT 18, 2004
A very nice session beer for winter. I’ve tasted this beer every year, but have not yet tasted it for 2004. I did note on Sam Adams website that the abv has been brought down to 5.8%. I hope that this will not lighten up on its flavor this year. I will just have to wait and see. For the best tasting weizenbocks, I would strongly suggest Schneider Aventinus or the Victory Moonglow.


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.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rnunes75 (126) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - APR 16, 2014
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. [Special Ingredients: Orange peel, ginger, and cinnamon, 14.3°]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (2596) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 5, 2014
bottle. Deep amber with small head. Sweet malty caramel flavor with some biscuit. Holiday spicing. Seems lighter bodied than it looks.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Madsen1635 (140) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle. Clear dark amber pour with substantial amount of creamy offwhite head. Strong aroma with lots of malt. Powerful and quite sweet taste. Low bitterness and carbonation

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TizzleJizzle (537) - Garland, Texas, USA - MAR 20, 2014
12 oz bottle, aged one year. Poured a slightly unfiltered amber color with a thin cream top. Taste of cinnamon, spice and ginger. Medium carbonation, thin body. Not bad, for a lager

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rederic (2890) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 14, 2014
12oz bottle, dark amber color, with a beige head, with a toasted, caramelized, biscuity malty, spicy nose of clove, nutmeg, cinnamon, with a toffee, faint nutty accent, and with a faint floral citrus hop, brown sugar note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a good toasted, biscuity, caramelized, bready malty, toffee, spicy clove character, with some faint coffee, brown sugar, caramelized bread crumbs, dark dried fruit flavours, lading towards a toasted, biscuity, caramelized maltiness, spicy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BiddleBrau (876) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Copper color with off white head. Caramel toasty malt nose. Caramel malt flavor clean finishing. Easy to drinking with decent flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
exeter (196) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 6, 2014
Nice brown colour with a respectable light tan head. Faint spicy, clean aroma. Nice, slightly sweet malty taste, with just a hint of spice. Trace alcohol finish. I prefer a bit heavier brew in the winter, but on those occasions when I want something a bit lighter, this will do just fine.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MattiasA (622) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 6, 2014
Backlog. Bottle from Systembolaget. This is one of my standard winter-beers, i love it, it’s not overly complex. High drinkability with a nice backbone.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jdobbs (286) - New Brunswick, CANADA - MAR 4, 2014
amber color with thin off white head that disappears. aroma is cinnamon and other spices. flavor is spice, malt and nut. medium to fizzy carbonation.


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