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Norse Legend Sahti - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
80
good

451 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 451
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 14.73%
Wants: 19
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
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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Duvel

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

03-09-2013 15:57:40 | More by Duvel
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kingmaker

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

03-08-2013 05:55:33 | More by kingmaker
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rlee1390

Indiana

3.55/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Clear ruby, not much carbonation one finger head.

S-Smoke, wood, juniper berries, spices, grass and caramel

T-Unbalanced, juniper, wood and smoke, not all together. Caramel and molasses as well.

M-Medium bodied, not much carbonation.

O-DFH's was better. Balance needs to be improved but still then nothing in this beer sticks out.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2013 00:27:19 | More by rlee1390
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weerezboy

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

03-06-2013 20:40:14 | More by weerezboy
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GFG

North Dakota

3/5  rDev -15%

03-02-2013 16:05:31 | More by GFG
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GPGURU

Louisiana

3/5  rDev -15%

02-28-2013 02:45:32 | More by GPGURU
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

02-26-2013 23:02:43 | More by 2dogbrew
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CaptJackHarkness

New York

2.11/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

From undated bomber but states Batch #1.

Aroma is sweet musky flowers. Pours deep coppery red with a thin non-lasting off white head.
Taste is like a sour version of an Irish red ale, actually very off putting! I was expecting something more Gin-like . This tastes like it WAS dredged up from a thousand year old Viking ship! Caveat to the reader, I never drank a Sahti before so I may not be the best guide to this brew! (But this brew makes me sure not to drink one again!).

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2013 23:32:58 | More by CaptJackHarkness
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MikeF11


3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

02-24-2013 03:37:11 | More by MikeF11
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nasastrums

New York

4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

02-17-2013 17:03:04 | More by nasastrums
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bigclydeoliver

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

02-10-2013 23:13:30 | More by bigclydeoliver
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ItsBeer4Me

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15%

02-07-2013 23:05:19 | More by ItsBeer4Me
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FLBEERGUY25

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

02-07-2013 22:57:32 | More by FLBEERGUY25
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

02-03-2013 12:47:12 | More by jbaker67
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Pencible

Virginia

3.23/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: This poured a clear garnet with some light tan head.
S: It smelled like copper hops and roasted barley, with some creamy yeast and a hint of juniper and caramel.
T: It tasted like sweet caramel and roasted barley malt, with some copper hops and creamy yeast. It had a clean and mild bittersweet aftertaste.
M: It was somewhat thick and oily with a little carbonation. Nice slick body.
D: I'm not sure where the Sahti character was, since no juniper was really noticeable. The scent and taste were like a red ale or Oktoberfest. Not unpleasant at all, but way off for the style (and therefore disappointing). Did I just sit on this too long, and all the uniqueness already faded?

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2013 05:29:59 | More by Pencible
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Beer4Mike

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +13.3%

02-01-2013 22:24:29 | More by Beer4Mike
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vicsju1991

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

02-01-2013 03:34:46 | More by vicsju1991
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.81/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Two fingers of head on a clear, copper colored body.
The aroma is floral and juniper. It really smells like a boque of flowers.
The taste is mildly bitter with a light fruit flavor. It’s nice.
The texture is crisper with moderate carbonation and medium body.
It’s an easy drinker with a unique flavor.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2013 02:01:16 | More by Fatehunter
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superspak

Michigan

4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle into tulip glass; Batch 1, bottled in Spring 2012. Moderately fast gusher upon opening. Pours lightly hazy red copper color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Slight spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of caramel, toast, toffee, brown sugar, molasses, juniper, raisin, wood, floral, earth, and herbal. Damn nice aromas with good balance, strength, and complexity of malt and juniper notes. Taste of caramel, toast, toffee, molasses, brown sugar, juniper, wood, raisin, floral, earth, grass, and herbal earthiness. Lingering notes of caramel, toffee, toast, brown sugar, floral, earth, raisin, wood, juniper, and herbal on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of malty flavors with the juniper notes; with zero cloying flavors present after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and medium full bodied; with a very creamy and fairly slick mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice take on the Sahti style! Great malt complexity and balance of juniper flavors; and extremely smooth to sip on. I really enjoyed this one.

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2013 04:13:33 | More by superspak
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RockinRob925

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

01-30-2013 13:44:15 | More by RockinRob925
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jsanford

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

01-30-2013 02:49:25 | More by jsanford
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axeman9182

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

01-29-2013 03:15:30 | More by axeman9182
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KiMiRaiK

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

01-27-2013 21:48:54 | More by KiMiRaiK
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

01-23-2013 17:38:45 | More by randylangford
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phishbone23

New York

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

01-23-2013 17:37:30 | More by phishbone23
Norse Legend Sahti from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
80 out of 100 based on 451 ratings.