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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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerSkull (1304) - SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2013
(Bottle). Aroma and taste of sweet toffee, brown sugar and alcohol. OK beer but this must be the silliest Sahti/Gotlandsdricke/Koduõlu ever brewed, shame on you Boston Beer Company for calling this a Sahti!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (2879) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 5, 2013
bottle. Deep amber with small head. Oddly, I don’t detect any juniper or pineyness. More of just a slightly malty English ale than anything else. I expected this to be weirder than it turned out to be.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nealblind (754) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - JUL 17, 2013
Mahogany clear red brown pour big frothy head. Aroma of rubber, malt, and juniper. Tastes quite sweet & roasty with a serious medicinal bitter finish. Burnt caramel flavors, honey, and pine. Mid to heavy body. Complex in taste, but a bit heavy on the sweet side.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbaaron (1244) - Arizona, USA - JUL 17, 2013
Ruby brownish amber with large fluffy off-white head. Aroma is malty, caramel, some fruitiness. Medium body. Fruity, caramel, a little earthy, quite herbal (which I can only imagine is the juniper influence). A little dryness. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarinEvelyn (552) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 17, 2013
Malt, sweet, caramel, a little juniper. tastes similar. a little drying at the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LinusStick (2854) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 14, 2013
An OK beer. Definitely different. Aroma was dark malt and toffee. Pour was a cloudy milk chocolate brown with a thin off white film for a head. Taste was nice. Chocolate and toffee were the main flavors with notes of earth. Tastes rustic. Nice carbonation round the beer out. Not bad

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Growler. Deep amber with a thin off white head. Aroma of juniper, pine, caramel and herbs. Flavor is pine, black pepper, caramel and dough. Medium body with average carbonation. Not bad, the juniper is not overpowering but you definitely know it’s there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2074) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 2, 2013
22 oz bottle pours amber with a white head. Aroma of spice, malts and fruit. Taste is malts, fruit and pepper. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ed5388 (2089) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JUL 1, 2013
22oz bomber. Pours a dark amber color with a thick tan head. Aroma of sweet caramel and bready malts, herbal tea, and fruitiness. Taste is herbal tea up front, with some sweet caramel maltiness, and piney bitterness in the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GranvilleTim (1467) - Granville, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Dark ruby pour with a tan head. Aroma is caramel malt with a great herbal presence. Taste is malt and spice, junipers, herbal flavor. So tasty. Nice lacing.

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