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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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3.6
donandres (621) - Makati, PHILIPPINES - NOV 9, 2016
12 ounce bottle poured to wine glass deep red dark amber color, small off white tan foam looks clear vg fragrant medium bitterness good carbonation, long follow through, finish, bitter follow through/ aftertaste very good beer repeat: yes look for: No drank: 11/9/2016 6:23 PM

2.8
Popoff91 (124) - Oregon, USA - NOV 7, 2016
12-ounce bottles in a pilsner glass. Tastes somewhat like their Boston Lager with a but more malt, which isn’t bad, although when the ginger kicks in it erases every other flavor. I like ginger in food, not so much in drink. Overall, not bad, although I would rather just get the Boston Lager instead.

2.8
Johnstledger8 (1264) - Dublin, IRELAND - OCT 31, 2016
Draught. Pours a murky amber with a sudsy off white head. Aroma is of biscuit, toffee, nutmeg. Taste is of toffee, warming spices, nutmeg, hint of clove and biscuit to finish. Watery mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

2.9
PanMarek (462) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2016
Dark, reddish pour with thin beige foam. Malty nose, with notes of caramel and some spice. Medium body, slightly slick with thin fizz. The spices come out in the taste and as it warms. Nice combination of cinnamon, orange, and ginger. The malts are slightly dominant. It’s a good light-bodied variation on a winter beer.

2.9
ruigo (3088) - PORTUGAL - SEP 22, 2016
355ml bottle. Clear coppery amber with a small off-white head. Poor retention. Caramel, honey, nuts and spicy aroma. Average carbonation and medium body. Taste is sweet with spicy notes. Overall, nice beer.

3.1
Cajun (539) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - AUG 11, 2016
Bottle- Pours a dark amber, white head. Aroma of spices... malt. Flavors of roasted nuts, ginger, cloves, plum, raisins, toasted bread. Bitter hops end.

3.2
mice (1009) - FINLAND - AUG 11, 2016
Tummanruskea, osin punertava olut niukalla vaahdolla. Vaahtoa jää hyvin pieni kerros oluen reunalle. Tuoksussa on toisaalta makeaa maltaisuutta, mutta myös hedelmäisyyttä. Maku on hyvin balanssissa. Olut on kermaisen makea, mutta myös sopivan aavistuksen verran katkera jälkimaultaan viimeistellen onnistuneen makuelämyksen. Toimiva tapaus. 13.12.2013: Punertavan kuparinruskea olut kivalla reilun sentin pitsiä jättävällä vaahtokerroksella. Tuoksu karamellisen maltainen, tumman marjainen sekä hieman kermainen. Maku marjaisen mausteinen, hieman karamellisen makea ja aavistuksen katkera ja kuivattava jälkipuoliskoltaan.

3.2
nybol (2311) - DENMARK - JUN 4, 2016
En brændt smag, måske ikke så meget jul efter min mening men det gør nu ikke øllen dårligere af den grund. Ikke meget humlesmag, hvilket jo tilgengæld passer fint til en juleøl.

3.9
OnTheTrail (560) - Virginia, USA - MAY 1, 2016
Pours light brown, coppery, tan head. Aroma is toasty, hint of walnut. Taste is dark malt, plum, orange pith bitterness, subdued spice notes.

2.9
Brettsky06 (513) - Manitoba, CANADA - APR 7, 2016
Not bad compared to most lagers I’ve had, dark red in color with a spicy taste to it, not much aftertaste


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