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Hollolan Hirvi Kivisahti

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Brewed by Hollolan Hirvi
Style: Sahti/Gotlandsdricke/Koduõlu
Hollola, Finland

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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The specialty of Kivisahti (stone sahti) is, that it hot stones have been added to the mash, giving a sweetish, smoked aroma to the sahti. Gravity: 20 plato.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kustie (94) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Samea ulkomuoto. Maussa selkeät sahtimaiset piirteet. Jälkimaun happamuus häiritsee voimakkaasti, muuten maut kohdallaan. Vaatii toisen kokeilukerran.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (1927) - FINLAND - MAY 15, 2014
Tap@urho14. Amber murky. Ripe oranges, juniper, light bananas. Fruity. Full med body. Feels light compared to tje others. Fruity, some minerality. Quite nice, even refreshing.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Turboninja (87) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2014
A bit dryer sahti has the basic flawors of banana, some vanilla and fruits. Perhaps a hint of smoke, but away from the smoked aroma. Light carbonation, which is unusual but refreshing.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ration (1922) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2014
090514. Tap at Naamat, Tampere. Pours hazy copper with small(!) head. Aroma banana, malts, juniper. Slightly sweet taste. Pure sahti taste. Not Bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Andy_ (632) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 8, 2014
tap @ Naamat
Hazy reddish orange to brown beer with little blonde head. Aroma has banana, bubblegum, toffee, yeast and some vinegary sourness. Flavor is sweet with banana and toffee and slightly sour. Gets more sour towards the end of the glass. Palate is thicker than medium and stinging. Finish is carbonated and sweet. A sweet and refreshing sahti, but I don’t have enough knowledge of the style to judge this,

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zomba (212) - Nokia, FINLAND - DEC 20, 2013
Bottle. Pours hazy brown with no head. Aroma is malty with a hint of banana. Taste has malts. Has some carbonation (a lot for sahti).

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kavu (2078) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 25, 2013
0,2l on tap @ SOPP2013. Pours clear amber with no head. Aroma is malts, alcohol and banana. Flavor is malts, banana, yeast and alcohol. Excellent sahti!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (1643) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 25, 2013
Draught at SOPP. Amber color, white head. Sweet taste with ripe fruits, juniper, caramel and toffee. Sweet finish with caramel and ripe fruits. Very nice sahti.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (2542) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 15, 2013
Tap at St Urho, Helsinki. Sahtiviikot 2013. Colour is hazy light brown with tiny white head. Aromas and flavours: Berries, banana, sweetness, yeast and malts. Quite marjaisa for a sahti.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (5855) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 9, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 9, 2014 Sample from plastic canister.
Originally rated on 20100116.
Pours murky brown color with a small head. Aroma of grass, yeast, juniper, herbal notes and some malts. Flavor of juniper, malts, herbs, yeast and ripe sweet fruits, mostly banana. Quite tasty and not too sweet, balanced and probably one of the finest Sahti’s I’ve ever drank.


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