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A modern update on a 9th century Finnish proto-beer. Brewed with rye, we caramelize the wort with white hot river rocks, then ferment it with a German Weizen yeast. In addition to juniper berries foraged directly from the Finnish country-side we added a sort of tea made with coriander, cardamom, lemon grass, Indian Black Tea, and ramps leaves. The spicing is subtle and balanced and Sahtea is a highly-quaffable, truly-unique brew with a full-mouth feel.



3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
apotekhin (50) - ISRAEL - DEC 10, 2013
A bit all over the place flavor. An interesting fruity semi sweet beer. Yet another good interesting beer. And they used tea which is awesome by itself.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nische (652) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - DEC 10, 2013
Dark yellow with some suspended matter and a small pale head. Aroma is juniper berries, chai spices. Slightly slick mouthfeel, sweet on the palate. Flavour is chai spices, candi sugar, hint of juniper.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BOSSbrewer (1507) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 20, 2013
On tap at Alewife Baltimore. Pours star with a thin white head. Aroma of spice cardamom cinnamon. Yuck. Tastes like cheap perfume. Don't like this at all. Floral. Thin bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2190) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 20, 2013
10/16/2010. 750 ml. bottle. Another unique DFH concoction. Cloudy golden color with a white head. Aromas are spicy with light fruit and yeast showing well. Full bodies with spices, tea and fruit. Interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidmartinek (3574) - austin, Texas, USA - NOV 15, 2013
Complex aroma of herbs and wheat malt. Hazy golden, white ring head. Tastes of corriander, lemongrass, cardamon, licorice. Very smooth. Pretty refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (5841) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 4, 2013
750 thanks to Jordan! Great to see you man. Pours a clear golden color with a medium white head. A big tea-like aroma with some fruit. The flavor is interesting: tea, apricot, phenolic banana esters, the yeast comes in big. Sharp flavors overall. Light heat. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fields8118 (6) - Surprise, Arizona, USA - NOV 2, 2013 does not count
You can smell this beer from the other side if the bar. It has a great combination of spices making it truly unique. The mouth has a spicy and almost fruity flavor with a clean crisp finish similar to a hefe. Great unique beer for the right occasion. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ryanfolty (1833) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - OCT 27, 2013
October 26, 2013 - bottle shared by someone at Darkness Day. Golden orange pour with some head. Aroma and taste that was sweet and spicy. There was a lot of other really good stuff on the table, so this wasn’t getting any love, but it was solid.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Steverus0 (147) - Shreveport, Louisiana, USA - OCT 24, 2013
Nose is all black tea and cardomom. Pour is a dull reddish straw mildly hazy. Strong wheat with extra alcohol on the palate, smoothly effervescent but a bit too mildly so. Really interesting and tasty enough, just not really balanced ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (2083) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - OCT 16, 2013
Orange yellow with small foam ring. Aroma is gloves for sure. Taste is spicy gloves, little bittersweet. Aftertaste short lasting. (Houston 201310) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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