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Sah'tea

 
ABV: 
9.0
IBU: 
6
Availability: 
Limited
Original Release Date: 
05/2009

This Ancient Ale is a modern take on a 9th-century Finnish beer.

The wort for Sah'tea is caramelized over white-hot river rocks, and the beer is fermented with a German weizen yeast. In addition to juniper berries foraged from the Finnish countryside, Sah'tea is flavored with black tea.

The spicing is subtle and balanced, and Sah'tea is a highly-quaffable, truly unique brew with a full mouthfeel.

Sah'tea was first brewed at the small brewery in our Rehoboth Beach pub. The birth of Sah'tea was chronicled in a New Yorker article by Burkhard Bilger.

For the story behind the story of Sah'tea, check out our Quick Sip Clip. To get a sneak peek on our first brew day of Sah'tea, check out the other videos.

We currently send Sah'tea (when available) to our wholesale partners in the following states:

AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, VA, VT, WA

To find where our wholesalers have delivered this beer in the past 60 days, check out the Fish Finder (you can search by beer and by zip). As a reminder, it is always best to call and confirm a retailer still has the beer before making any treks!

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Food Pairing Recommendations: 
Good with sweeter savory dishes and hearty spices, coconut milk sauces, French onion soup, gingerbread
Wine Comparable: 
Viognier

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Nicole LeBoeuf is drinking Sah'teaYou can still taste remnants of how strong it is, but mostly it's black chai with no bite. Spices barely linger. All of the yum

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Rollmottle is drinking Sah'teaNot sure what to think. Interesting flavors. 3.8.

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