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Perhon Pyhä Urho
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Brewed by Perhon Panimo
Style: Traditional Ale
Helsinki, Finland

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 272   ABV: 9.08%
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Brewed at Perho for Esa Mustonen of St. Urho's pub, Helsinki.


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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mirjukka (752) - LOHJA, FINLAND - MAY 24, 2008
Draught St. Urho’s, Sahti Days 2008 220508 dark nut brown airy head Scent:proomising sweet banana, phenols dark malts Taste: bit fizzy sharp first but very delicious banana sweetness, dark crispy malts, spicy and dash of juniper too. Very nice aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
FatPhil (9617) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 22, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2013 Draught (St. Urho’s, Helsinki, Sahti Days 2008)
Cloudy red/brown, small tight head. Slight dry smokiness, but mostly a sweet banana aroma (with a noticeable spike at one particular ester). Incredible palate - it’s like drinking velvet! Very sweet and sticky, but utterly succulent. It softly caresses every part of the inside of your mouth. (I’ve only given 5 palate for 5 beers previously, this really is exceptional). There’s more gentle smokiness and tar, but tons of banana, like a good sahti should be. Some pleasant fruity alcohol rises up to the back of the nose. There’s even a hint of nut to finish. Some mouthfuls were even a bit like a sticky banana coffee cake. Wow! Thanks Esa and Perho!
Rerate: 2009 - brewed by Sari. Hey - where’s my pyha urho II rating gone?
Rerate: 2010 - brewed by ?. (7:4:7:4:14=3.6)
7 Rich toffee aroma
4 Deep hazy brown
7 Almost treacly sweatnress. Spiciness quite prominant, very estery, quite earthy.
4 Smooth sweet body, junipery and spicy retronasals.m Finish a little bitter
14 Quite bitter for a sahti, slips down very easily
Rerate: 2012 (Brewed by all 3 of the geezers, and Tom Skog too) (6:4:7:4:15=3.6)
Subtle nose, sweetish, only a hint of banana. Super mellow body. Gentle caramelly sweetness, a touch yeasty, subtle banana. Definitely sweet but not sickly. And easy drinker, no strength obvious. Vert solid brew.
Rerate: 2013 (?) (5:2:4:2:8=2.1) - was many days old.
Looks like sea-buckthorn juice. Slightly pulsey mange-tout aroma. Sharp palate. Sourness a worry - shivers down the spine. If I wasn’t familiar with sahti being live, I’d bury this, but I know it’s several days old and my rating shouldn’t count until I get a fresh one. The juniper does come over later, alas with a subtle taste of corny poop too.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
liinis (1600) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 23, 2008
St.Urho’s Sahti days. dark red brown quite clear, small off-white or no head. typical banana/strawberry fenoles. liquorice yeast and juniper. more of banana. sweet and soft, a little smoky. I think this is the best sahti at this time in Urho’s sahti days. Very good

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
raymondwave (931) - FINLAND - MAY 27, 2008
Draught at St. Urho’s. Deep hazy reddy brown with amazingly nice small creamy head. Nose has banana, juniper, a bit of syrup, berries. Flavor is intensely sweet, bananalike, sweet again with very subtle smokiness, nuts, marzipan, berries.. pretty complex, but very intense in a juice concentrate way. Amazingly thick and even soupy mouthfeel with very very smooth creamy carb. Palate is somewhere between a stout and a tomato soup really, not sure if it’s good to be this thick.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sayravai (4673) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 21, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 13, 2009 (Draught@Urkki ’09) Opaque light brown with no head. Aroma of asparagus, slight sweetness, and faint banana. Slightly sweet, slightly vegetably, yet quite balanced with some spices and hints of alcohol. Very different from last year - like a light version of it - but not bad. (Draught@Urkki ’08, was 7-3-8-5-16=3.9) Murky darkish brown with no head. Strongly ryeish aroma with mild vinous sweetness. Flavor of thick rye malts, dried fruit, lots of blackcurrant(!), some licorice, well-hidden alcohol. Very thick mouthfeel without the typical sahti roughness, and no carbonation. This Sahti will not leave you in the cold. The gravity must be enormous. Never had so much black currant in a beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12998) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 21, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2009 Tap@St. Urho’s
Dark brown color, no head. Sweet caramelly aroma with juniper and light smoke. Sticky standard sahti. Molasses, juniper ... very sweet, some alcohol in the finish. Very much in style but very thick too. (Re-rated in 2009, similar taste).

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (4794) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 15, 2009
(Draght at St Urho’s Pub Sahti Days ’09) Dark orange and cloudy. Small white head. Caramell and malts in aroma. Full bodied and sticky palate with medium carbonation. Lots of sweetness, malts, caramell, toffee and bitterness in taste. Sweet aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20923) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 13, 2009
Draught@St Urhos Pub. Hazy orange colour, not much head. Aroma is banana, alcohol. and a bit glueish. Flavour is quite much the same. A rather sticky thing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 19, 2012
At St.Urhos Sahti päivät 2012. Nose with hints of banana. No head. Amber slightly hazy color. Fruity and malty slightly sweet and bitter taste. Fullfilled and well balanced. Not too sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (3079) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 15, 2013
Tap at St Urho, Helsinki. Sahtiviikot 2013. Colour is deep orange with tiny bubbly white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, citrus, yeast, banana and malts. Very dry for a sahti.


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