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RATINGS: 2586   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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4.1
StoutBeerReviews (226) - Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 12, 2016
One of my go to winter seasonals. One of the first crafts I’ve ever drank too. So maybe I’m bias. It’s damn good tho and easy to find

2.9
7stern (662) - Bromma, SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2016
Dark copper with full head, small bubbles. Malty aroma. Some cinnamon in the taste, lingering soya tones.

3.2
ttoadee (1553) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 8, 2016
Amber pour, quick off white head. Nose is malt and spice. Bittersweet. Middle is cinnamon, medium malt, and woody undertones . Finish is malty with a dusting of orange peel. Sum doesn’t fit the parts.

4.3
TheBeachBeers (16) - - NOV 30, 2016
A very smooth, yet tasteful lager. Very wet to the palate, with hints of orange and ginger.

3.3
adasko (2233) - Poznan, POLAND - NOV 27, 2016
Clear, copper color. Tiny, very delicate head. Aroma is not super intense, but definitely you can notice the extras. Most clear is orange peel, then a bit of cinnamon and ginger. It’s also just a bit malty. Pleasant aroma. Similar case in taste, enjoyable but not really overwhelming. Not strong enough to be real winter warmer, but still spices make a difference. Perfectly carbonated, pretty smooth. It’s ok.

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Msdrbeat (780) - East Lansing, USA - NOV 26, 2016
On tap at Olive Garden. Pours Amber with white lacing. Malty and slightly sweet and warming. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
ehaak26 (654) - - NOV 26, 2016
Bottle from Liquor Barn. Pours ruby. Aroma of cinnamon and ginger. Could use some more spice.

3
CMcGraw (29) - Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA - NOV 17, 2016
Orange amber in color. Hint of citrus and ginger with the aroma and taste. Needs to be slightly more winter spices for my taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
thepatrickman (1457) - Lewes, East Sussex, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2016
For a spiced beer, this does a really good job of keeping everything in balance. The malt is sweet and a little spicy, which blends well with the orange peel to give it a taste that works really well for the holidays. Reminded me of a spiced Oktoberfest. Good stuff.

3.3
cgil68 (41) - - NOV 11, 2016
Pours crystal caramel with tan head spice nose warm malt and candied citrus and sweet spice with some hop bitter. Good balance and a nice drinking winter beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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