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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.



3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2263) - 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 (3654) - 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 (6021) - 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 (1846) - 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 (175) - 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 (2189) - 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

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Philym (999) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2013
Appearance: Clear medium amber with finger thick white head. Aroma: Cinnamon, clove, aniseed, biscuit, fruity, floral, bubble gum and tea. Taste: Medium sweetness and bitterness with low sourness. Slightly salty. Palate: Thick rough texture, medium body, average carbonation, lingering spicy finish and a touch astringent. Comments: Enjoyable as a one off. Too much spice and a bit sickly.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hfmejias (722) - Dover, Delaware, USA - SEP 29, 2013
22 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured clear, golden in color with a nice white head and lots of lacing on the glass. Aroma of spices (some clove maybe), fruits combined with some malts and other herbal, earthy notes. Taste is quite complex and interesting mild sweetness and a some fruit combined with a nice bitterness and some tea notes too. Quite weird but some how it works; very good beer.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Miked1687 (608) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Draft. Hazy orange pour with a thin white head that laces. Nose is chai, nutmeg, spices. Taste is similar. Smooth mouth feel.


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