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RATINGS: 692   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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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.



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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2380) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 10, 2011
An aroma of chai tea. flavor the tea with banana and clove much like a good enough tripel. berries and perfume of berry works its way into the flavor pattern. putty sweet body and some malt works it’s way into the lengthy diminishing finish. not bad at all and not worth the price to try it $12.99 the 25oz bottle. looks like tea in the glass.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bmerz (740) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - OCT 15, 2011
Hazy orange, head diminishes to nothing quickly. Smells sweet and like a potent herbal tea. Quite unique concoction of smells that are hard to dissect. But the wiezen character is obvious with a clove aspect Tastes sweet, little hop bitterness, cardamon pods, medicinal, peppermint. Feels slick and sticky but cooling and medicinal with a long duration. Conceptually interesting and I think well executed for what it is. Enjoyable.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
SirLimpsalot (2668) - SWEDEN - JAN 14, 2012
D: Enbär och gran - frisk S: Mycket avbalanserad smak, den "värsta" enbären lite tillbakadragen. Positiv frisk och inte tvålig

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Petronius (55) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 19, 2012
Certainly interesting... Agreed on chai, juniper berries and banana. Really pungent and, honestly, kind of soapy.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerjunkie15 (55) - Romeoville, Illinois, USA - JUN 17, 2012
I’ve decided that I’m not a fan of Sah’tea in general. Have had one from Sam Adams as well and I’m just not a huge fan. DFH is very complex, slightly spicy and it just wasn’t for me. Yes, there were a lot "floaties" that came from the bottom of the bottle when poured.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
cstuartj (1019) - Washington, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Golden yellow with floating yeast. Very spicy nose. Tastes strongly of herb tea. Just ok.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DaTimBennett (111) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 4, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 18, 2013 Bottled. This beer pours yellow with no head or lace. Smell of gin and black tea. Taste chai, almost like a saison, starts strong and end mild.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Philym (1003) - 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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
roder60 (1288) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 31, 2009
Pours a hazy dark gold/orange color with medium froathy whitish head. Aroma is sweetened fruits and a good amount of yeasty/spicey/doughiness. Flavor very tart and citric, with a bit of tea flavor and some dry booziness in the finish. Not a fan.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (11252) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 2, 2009
750 ml bottle poured a clear golden amber with a lasting off white head. Aromas of chai, light juniper and light carmel. Palate was medsium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, chai and light juniper with a smooth spiced finish. Another boring overpriced beer from Dogfish Head.


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