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Norse Legend Sahti - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Norse Legend SahtiNorse Legend Sahti

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BA SCORE
80
good

434 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 434
Reviews: 149
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 14.73%


Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Sahti |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 04-21-2012)
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.18/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

22oz brown bottle, no freshness date ... just a batch #.

LOOK: Clear tawny hue, decent lacing

SMELL: Spicy, juniper, loads of caramel, estery, earthy, cake batter, creamy

TASTE: Chewy medium body, slick, malty, caramel, bready, spicy juniper, mild hopping, raisins, very sweet finish

Strong ale with juniper, that is all we have here ... no rawness or tart character. Refined and too sweet. I want to cook with this beer a hell of a lot more than I want to drink it.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2012 02:47:29 | More by Jason
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A - Umm...whoa. Pours a downright murky copper color with a TON of sediment. Seriously, my glass looks like a snow globe. Man, I hope this is normal for this style. Two-finger eggshell colored head. Really good ringlets of lacing.

S - Very mild aroma. What is there is mostly a mineral/salty smell, with a hint of juniper. Faint toffee/caramel odor lurking underneath.

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Norse Legend Sahti from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
80 out of 100 based on 434 ratings.