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Finlandia Strong Sahti

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Brewed by Finlandia Sahti
Style: Sahti/Gotlandsdricke/Koduõlu
Sastamala, Finland

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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Mortlach (1136) - Rome, ITALY - MAY 11, 2015
500ml bottle shared by ippopotamo36 (thanks Alberto!). Unclear orange apprarance with no head. Aroma is apricot juice, rotten pumpkin, vomit, terrible! Flavour is very sweet, fruity, with a terrific vomit aftertaste. Some alcohol traces. Medium body, low carbonation. What a terrible experience!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (9241) - San Diego County, California, USA - MAY 8, 2015
[ PET Bottle ][ 500mL+ ][ rosenbergh ][ Trade ][ Globe ][ 5.2.15 ]
>> Hazy amber pour, flatter/low carbonation. Dunkelweizen nose like the regular Sahti, some vanilla frosting. Taste is brown sugar, no alcohol even at 10%, no acid like the regular version, no juniper, no bitterness, strange overall. Prefer the non "Strong" version.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (9939) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 30, 2015
Many thanks to Hermod for my first Sahti from Finland! Tübe dunkel oranggoldene Farbe, keine Schaumbildung. Geruch hefig, sehr reife Bananen, überreifes Obst. Geschmack sehr süß hefig, bananig, Kräuter, leicht alkoholisch.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Theres (39) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 19, 2015
Wow. The aroma is bringing me all back to De manke monnik in Amsterdam or is it Vana tallinn-version of beer.... Good fun. However, he red unclear body has a correspondig questionable flavour... not a favourite. Strong and sweet, ad expected from a sahti.. But off course, it is named finlandia. This is for crazy sauna party.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KM (386) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 19, 2015
Bottle. Slightly unclear amber body. No head. Heavy yeasty aroma, candy, bubble gum. Flavour is yeast, berries, very sweet. Low carbonation. Heavy sweet finish, too heavy. (At home, 19.04.2015)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1578) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - MAR 23, 2015
Appearance: PET bottle. Blood orange, murky, not much head. Some white sediments at the bottom of the bottle.
Aroma: Fruit, forest, slight tartness?
Taste: Ripe fruit, juniper, forest. Hides the alcohol very well. Shit, man, I am actually starting to enjoy Sahti beers.
Bought: Trade with rosenbergh - thank you very much!, 750 ml
Info: 21/3-2015, BB: 7/4-2015

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (7456) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Bottle at Paul’s for Andy and Max’s Fantasy Football winnings tasting. Pours a clear amber with a thin white head. Soft herbal notes, vanilla and warming toast, juniper. Medium bodied, syrupy, warming smoke, juniper, banana. Long banana, sweet herbal notes, a hint of smoke.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Holmen1 (3286) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAR 5, 2015
Fra flaske (0,75 PET med skrukork, bb. 090215) på RBHD-treff hos OG mars-15: iflg etiketten framstilt av "vatten, kornmalt, bagarjäst, humle och en". Lett uklar oransjegylden fullstendig uten skum. Lukter røykamakrell og tannlegekontor. Smaker som surnet hjemmelaget saft.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Sigmund (5606) - Tau, NORWAY - MAR 3, 2015
Shared 750 ml clear plastic screwcap bottle. Hazy golden-brown colour, no carbonation. Strong aroma of band-aid (gammeldags norgesplaster av den vevde typen), dentist surgery and alcohol, hints of rotting bananas. Sweet flavour, fruity and honey notes. Best drunk as part of social anthropology studies in the Finnish countryside.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Holmen2 (1652) - NORWAY - MAR 3, 2015
Shared bottle at RB/HD at OGJ’s 03.03.15. Hazy, dark orange. No head. Aroma of weiss-bier-banana and smoked malt. Similar taste, with sour fruits. Probably an aquired taste.


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