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RATINGS: 351   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   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 that are not specially labeled fall under this listing. Small hop changes in the boil are considered a tweak. This is confirmed via the brewer.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheHOFF43 (2032) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Bottle from arminjewell. Pours hazy gold with white head. Nice funk is the highlight of the aroma, really a cool beer. The brett and hops work well together, good work guys.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jflopsu (1161) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 23, 2016
Pours a lightly hazy gold with white head. A citrus hop and fruit aroma. A nice mix of flavors for a hop head having a sour - citrus hops, light tasty fruit malts, and pine. A lingering bitter hop taste with some fruity malts.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
fombe89 (1990) - Asturias, SPAIN - JUL 16, 2016
Botella @El Lúpulo Feroz, Oviedo 16/07/2016 Color amarillo, sabores citricos final acido y amarga refrescante.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
neepsntatties (1715) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 14, 2016
On tap at Crooked Stave. Colour...cloudy gold with a thick head. Nose...lightly funky and definitely bretty with some horse blanket and then loads of fruity hops. Palate...brisk, fresh and inviting with tart and tangy bretty notes and crisp, zippy hops. The mid palate is full and round and the finish is delightfully tangy and taut.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iphonephan (5976) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - JUL 6, 2016
On draft at The Sovereign. Pours a hazy gold with an off white head. Fruity nose. Flavors of mandarin orange and lemon rind. BItter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ippopotamo36 (1583) - Rome, ITALY - JUN 12, 2016
Bottle courtesy of Andrew, shared with friends. Bottled July 2015. Cloudy orange bright, white resistant foam. Nose: orange peel, new leather shoes, a bit herbs/sage. Mouth: Brett is mild and elegant, tart in a proper way, light pepper. Great. Thank you Andrew! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stevoj (3772) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 6, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 8, 2016 Draft at Old Chicago-Lakewood. Listed as sour/wild, but falls neatly into the Belgian IPS panel style. Yeasty notes, with the hop selection make for a fruity, snappy, floral mix. Mellow aroma leads into a folder flavor, finishes with a tingle. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andyhwcinc (1813) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Enjoyed on tap at Ale House in Grand Junction, CO. I didn't take tasting notes, but remember this being a very nice moderately hopped IPA with one of the best balances of Brett yeast I've noticed in a beer. Pretty good stuff, would have again.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Breezy4life (35) - - APR 16, 2016
Color is light straw. Very cloudy. Aroma is banana and clove with hints of hops. Taste of hops, sour, clove, and banana. Mouthfeel lingers but is fairly pleasant. *13 oz bottle poured into wine glass ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
maekchu (3359) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAR 30, 2016
Bottle. Moderate funk, some stinky overripe stone fruit. Bright medium straw color. Mild rounded funkiness. light tart fruit, some umami or saltiness, and light peach pit bittering in finish. Thin body, with small tingly carbonation, and moderate astringency. Very smooth all around, fruity and well balanced.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (9040) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 30, 2016
Bottle. Funky ass citrus nose, grapefruit, huge brett. Pretty pastel yellow, tall head, oily, silky, soft. Somewhat sweet, lemony, a bit of lacto, bretty funk. Good.


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