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RATINGS: 302   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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This ancient Finnish-style brew dates back to the 1500s as one of the oldest continuously brewed styles. Deep amber in color, this rugged brew’s distinctive aroma and flavor comes from aging on a bed of juniper berries. The herbal, woodsy, and ripe citrus character of the juniper enlivens a sturdy and smooth malt backbone for a fresh and flavorful brew. At Samuel Adams we love experimenting, This series of limited edition brews represents some of our favorite small batch creations.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
esjaygee (3904) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Ruby amber with a moderately dissipating medium beige head. Aroma is rich and spicy with caramel, odd spices, citrus and mild fruit. Taste is of heavy spices and caramel with cedar, citrus, juniper and honey. Sweet, malty and a tad cloying

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RespertFTW (521) - Michigan, USA - NOV 12, 2013
Bottle. Garnett color with some floaties. Very unique flavor. Juniper and butterscotch. Really smooth. Awesome texture.

-- rated with Beerbasher

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mittenator (1612) - Michigan, USA - NOV 12, 2013
Bomber. Rosy garnet with a dense, tan head. Caramel and dark fruit with gin aromas. Never tasted anything like it.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hershiser2 (2053) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Bottle. Wine Warehouse, CHO. Pours a reddish amber, maybe slightly cloudy. Small orangey head. Aroma is a heavy caramel malt with juniper tossed in there. Taste is the same. Overkill on the malt. A little burnt flavor in the end.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
merc7186 (2930) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 7, 2013
A: Reddish/Amber Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, Some Lacing S: Mild Juniper Berry, Mild Sweet Malts T: Mild Juniper Berry, Mild Malts M: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Watery Overall, whoever classified this beer as a Sahti was DEAD NUTS WRONG!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tnkw01 (1717) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 5, 2013
Bottle. Yes this beer is made with juniper and you can tell in both aroma and flavor and you know what, I like it, it’s pretty good.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
gschrade (1038) - Collinsville, Illinois, USA - OCT 30, 2013
I had this at Global Brew. Pours a amber with off white head. Taste a little fruity. I thought this was very good. I would definitely drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tom10101 (5272) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 29, 2013
Bottle (22 oz). Amber with a small off-white head and light lacing. Aroma is of light berries, light sweetness, spices, herbal notes and caramel. Taste is moderately sweet with light berries, yeast, caramel, herbal notes and spices. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Not bad... and a Sahti tick!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (7723) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 29, 2013
pours hazy copper with an off-white cap, some retention and lacing. fruity caramel, spices, grass, pepper, hint of bubblegum, bitter herbs, tips and/or unripened berries, faro-like sweetness - obvioulsy not enough bittering/astringency cutting through, moderate yeasty character - english-like in fact. moderate carbonation, light body, herbal-peppery-grassy finish. meh.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rmussman (1701) - California, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Sampled in a bomber from a sampler pack. A really nice brew. Juniper and earthy flavors are really quality. Great brew.


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