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RATINGS: 311   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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100% Brettanomyces Pale Ale. Dry Hopped Artisian Ale Fermented in Oak Foeders.
36% Citra, 36% Mosaic, 28% Simcoe.

All versions of Hop Savant fall under this listing. Small hop changes in the boil are considered a tweak and any further dry hopping differences don’t constitute a new listing. This is confirmed via the brewer.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
EricTeusink (686) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Forsyth County Bumble Tasting. Pours clear pear with minimal white head. Grape, earth, and touch of hops on nose. Boozey sweet earth flavor. Not overly sour. Less live than most wilds. Interesting hopped version of wild ale. Bottle - Shared by Westmeister

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fritz123 (1001) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Bottle from Luekens in Clearwater, FL. Poured into a snifter at home. Light, hazy color of gold and wheat chaff with a thick white pillow head. Head lasted and laced like crazy. The powerful aroma of brett, lemon citrus, grass, hay, cereal, and barnyard was amazing. The taste was the same with the brett dominant in creating a barnyard funk with the balanced malts to dial it down a little. So damn good. Light body, refreshing, dry, and crisp. I could drink this all day (with some TUMS of course.)

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (3804) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAR 19, 2014
375ml bottle. Almost clear, orangey golden colour with average to huge, thick, frothy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, white head. Sourish, hoppy and bretty aroma. Taste is mildly sourish, slightly bretty, minimally citrusy hoppy. Not overly complex, disappointing.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Miked1687 (608) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 18, 2014
Bottle to glass. Gold pour with a nice bone white head that has some staying power. Nose is lemon peel, tart, floral, and oak. Taste is full of sharp lemon peel, citrus, earthiness, some hop and hay bitterness and a nice dry finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Terminus (3241) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Bottle at a friends house snowed in dc pours hazy orange with a small fizzy white head and no lacing. Nose is funky and soapy at the same time. Hmm wierd but I like it. Flavors are soapy hoppy and lots of funk. Almost plastic notes. Long citric and soapy finish with lingering notes of funk. Very cool funky pale ale here! Dint know where the soapy notes came from.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (4425) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle: Thanks Papsø: Served in a Chouffe glass: Big white foamy head on top of a hazy yellow colored beer. Aroma is nice crispy with the brett. There’s some citrus and wood, stone and lemon, manure and flowers, cactus and soap, hops and smooth wild yeast. Flavours are a crispy mix of fruits like peach, apricot, some citrus, yeast, brett, dust, stone, flowers, some pine, some herbs, some bitters... Fruity, flowery, lovely! Aftertaste is a bit dry yeasty with hops, fruits, bitters and some malts. Low carbo, creamy foamy mouthfeel, good medium bodied and a creamy mouthfeel. Crispy, fruity with flowers and bitters. Good beer but absolutely no sour ale!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (6037) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - MAR 3, 2014
3/3/14. 375mL bottle from the Louisville Beer Store. Hazy orange pour with a nice khaki head. Funky aroma, lightly tart, some orange and citrus, a touch of vinegar. Light funky flavor, lightly tart, floral, a certain minerally aspect. Slick mouthfeel. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (6633) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Bottle thanks to a trade! Pours a hazy yellowish gold with a white head that lasts throughout the beer. Aroma has a good amount of citrus with some tropical fruit, a bit of funk, tartness and a hint of earthy grain. Flavor has more of a tart tropical fruit and citrus combination with a a touch funk towards the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sunevdj (3152) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - FEB 22, 2014
On tap at M&F. Pours a hazy pale orange with a tiny white head. Citric hops with some brett. Also some fruity notes of yuzu. Medium bodied. Soft carbonation. Bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Torrefacto (547) - Madrid, SPAIN - FEB 21, 2014
color dorado pálido, ligeramente turbio con abundante y densa espuma blanca. aromas afrutados, cítricos y tropicales con una presencia equilibrada del brett. En boca es ligera con un ligero picor de burbuja y un inicio afrutado al que le siguen los bretts. El final es amargo y seco, pero equilibrado y duradero. En el regusto hay también una acidez muy rica. Excelente.


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