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Sahti Claus - Parallel 49 Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

13 Ratings
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Parallel 49 Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
Sahti |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Boozecamel on 12-02-2013)
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Photo of Bobspark
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Bobspark, Saturday at 02:47 AM
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3.68/5  rDev -4.4%

schnarr84, Saturday at 02:27 AM
Photo of Jlefa
4.16/5  rDev +8.1%

Jlefa, Nov 11, 2014
Photo of souvenirs
3.35/5  rDev -13%

This is a style I've never had, and I doubt this beer is true to style, being what it is. Is it an enjoyable beer, though?

Smells a little funky, but the main thing I pick up in tasting is the piney hops.

souvenirs, Nov 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

604growler, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of phys1028
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

phys1028, Mar 05, 2014
Photo of ZachT
3.98/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Light brown/copper with a fair amount of carbonation, lots of lacing on the glass
S: Piney hop, slightly floral (juniper), a bit alcoholic and some sweetness
T: Quite hoppy and bitter, slight hint of juniper, alcohol is in the background, slight rye notes
M: Medium-light mouthfeel, well carbonated, slight alcohol warming
O: Good beer, well-balanced, the juniper really works well with the hop flavor. Not much malt flavor in there which is fine, it seemed a little light for having 7.7% alc.

ZachT, Jan 04, 2014
Photo of canucklehead
3.86/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not a typical Sahti , this is a hopped up PNW version of the Finnish style. The higher ABV and the big hops make this taste more like a DIPA. The juniper comes up in the nose and the finish but mostly this a tasty IPA that has some darker undercurrents from the Sahti profile.

canucklehead, Dec 25, 2013
Photo of smekermann
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

smekermann, Dec 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.1%

bumchilly25, Dec 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

schopenhauerale, Dec 08, 2013
Photo of DaftCaskBC
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Edit. 2014 bottling. This year's version is delicious. The juniper provides dark berry deliciousness over piney hops, and combined with the rye this makes for a tasty ale.

I'm sure it is not to style. But, the original style is normally infected and brewed with juniper branches. So, given that, I say this is a well-done beer.

DaftCaskBC, Dec 04, 2013
Photo of Boozecamel
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Boozecamel, Dec 02, 2013
Sahti Claus from Parallel 49 Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.