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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Juniper berry and rye lager based off the Finnish-style beer called Sahti. Brewed with Pilsner, Honey and Cara malts.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - JUN 16, 2013
Had at the 2013 St. Paul Summer Beer Fest, Skunky Hop aroma and taste, light orange pour

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bacterial (1201) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAR 15, 2013
On tap at Stout’s Pub. Slightly hazy deep amber pour. Nose had some subtle juniper / pine in it. Really nice - not overpowering, good sweetness balanced with hops and a nice earthiness to it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (4283) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - JUL 1, 2012
Winterfest 2012. The aroma is dry and herbal. Flavor is dry also, with bitterness. Red in color, and I can pick up the juniper. Fairly simple, but good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (5716) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Pour on tap at Winterfest 2012, pour was slightly hazy yellow-orange with white head, aroma brought notes of caramel and biscuity malts but right away you got the herbal and spice notes, honey sweetness also stuck its head in there as well. Taste is a nice mix of juniper and spruce notes, hints of honey and other slight spices with rye, sweet biscuit malt finishes fairly dry and slightly sweet, but this is definitely an interesting and fairly well done brew.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
portableparty (1908) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 5, 2012
My favorite of the 3 sampled at Winterfest 2012. Poured light orange yellow with a soapy quick white head. Aroma was very nice fruity with subtle spice from the rye. Taste was again nice and fruity with a solid biscuit breadiness and finished with a little spice. Palate was thin clean crisp with a dry finish. This is an awesome easy drinking brew with full fruity flavor that finishes bready.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 4, 2012
Sampled this at Winterfest last night. A pretty tasty beer with a nice flavor profile. But nothing terribly special here.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badgerben (4362) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 4, 2012
Minnesota Winterfest 2012. Hazy copper color with no head. Aroma of juniper and honey. Strong straw/grass/hay flavor.


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