Norse Legend Sahti - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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3.85/5 rDev +9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Poured from a bottle into a nonic pint.
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.
T - Toffee and caramel in the nose come forward big time in the taste, making for a pleasant sweetness. Hints of banana, mixed berry, yellow raisin, and crème brulee. Slight toasted woodiness (oak?) in the mid-palate. Juniper lightly present throughout but never overbearing. (I've had winter beers with much more) Overall this is pretty darn tasty.
M - Medium bodied, with lower carbonation. Somewhat creamy. Finishes very "wet".
O - Certainly an odd duck of a beer, but I liked it. I'm not sure if I will be buying it again, but I am really glad I tried/reviewed it.
Serving type: bottle
12-11-2013 05:43:01 | More by TempeBeerMan
Norse Legend Sahti from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
80 out of 100 based on 434 ratings.