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Brewed by Parallel 49 Brewing Company
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Vancouver, Canada

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Between raiding and conquering, the Vikings worked up quite a thirst. This traditional Finnish beer is strong, unfiltered and made with rye, barley and juniper berries. We decided to compliment ours with Chinook and Simcoe hops for an added piney flavour.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerplace (320) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 23, 2016
341ml bottle bought in The Great Bear Pub liquir store. Pours a murky brown with a beige head. Aroma is yeasts, caramel, tropical fruits hops. Taste is fruity hoppy bitterness, some caramel. Hoppy bitterness (not very pleasant though), fruity, bready aftertaste.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
simonblaine (566) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 31, 2016
2015 Craft Crossing Advent. Pours dark auburn, small head. Dark cherries, chocolate, happy at the end. Not sure what I expected, but this is delicious, so many flavour surprises. Excellent.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bcBelgianbrew (115) - , British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 10, 2016
Wow!! Not sure why, but wow. I wasn't expecting this beer to taste this good. My first quaff was followed what felt like 4-5 successive taste receptors/experiences going off. It was delightful. The sour & malt are each distinct & neither would necessarily please me, yet they consummate forming one blissful union. It's big bold flavour leaves the palate clean due to the hops. This beer is doing it for me. Wow. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (3273) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 2, 2016
341ml brown bottle. 7.5% abv on the label. Hazy orange-brown colour, minimal beige foam with nice lace. Nose is sweet with berries, some bread. Taste has caramel, berry, rye, citrus, wood, bread, late bitterness. Interesting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (6870) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Some berry and some malt. Pours hazy dark with ok head. Light sweet finish. Some sweet malt. Tap at brewery.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Reeko (50) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 25, 2015
Pours a dark copper, with a small off white head. Aroma is sweet and boozey. Taste is sweet malty/caramel with a warm piney finish. Interesting style.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (1681) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 5, 2015
Rating #1403 25.12.2014. 341mL Bottle #17 in the CC/P49 Mystery Box. Little disapointed I don’t get a Sahti tick here. Dark copper-brown pour with a rich, creamy tan foam that bubbles away slowly. Aroma is roast malts, vanilla, juniper, pine. Love the piney, gin notes that fade into a pronounced bitterness. Like a beer negroni. Superb.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (2577) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 20, 2015
Pours a dark brown. Aromas of gin(juniper berry), some sweet malts. Flavours are some interesting sweetness follows by an intense aspirin like bitterness. Very gin like

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (3104) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 20, 2015
My first Sahti though not a real one I guess. Berries, malt booze aroma. Taste is sweet with a medicinal aftertaste that is a bit odd. I’ll be glad to try other sahtis, ones that are listed as sahtis.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markschiedon (537) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 10, 2015
Drinking from a 650 cl bottle. In the aroma berries, banana, caramel. The clear red beer has a medium off-white head. In the taste some smoke, red berries, caramel. Medium carbonated.


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