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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.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheHOFF43 (1751) - 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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
g_georgiou (219) - CYPRUS - SEP 11, 2014
Hazy yellow to orange body with a big white head. Aroma is fruit, citrus, leather. Taste is medium sweet with medium to heavy bitterness. Medium body with bitter dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (3107) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - SEP 10, 2014
Bottle thnx to the brewer . Pours unclear yellow small white head . Smell is funky yoghurt and oak . Bit lemon Taste is sour , yoghurty , balanced , brett , wood , lactic aftertaste . Nice

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
slowrunner77 (1609) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 10, 2014
"Faaaaaantastic use of brett, oak, and hops...and a nice mix of hop varietals as well. Explodes with barnyard funk, oak, and juicy hop profile, Dry lingering tart finish. Loved every sip."

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Creekygoose (9) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014 does not count
Bottle at home, bought for £16 from the Evening Star in Brighton. Pours a clear golden colour. Aroma of citrus, pine & brett. Taste is sour, woody, hint of biscuit malt, some fruitiness; finish is dry & hoppy. Top beer from a top brewery....looking forward to going back there in October!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ionlyrate5s (52) - New York, USA - AUG 29, 2014
I usually do not care for hopped sours, but this one rocks. Perfect balance. Its not to hoppy to overcome the wonderfull sour nature of this brew. It is still a wild ale sour tart lemon green apple witht the added extras of grassy citrus and pineapple. Great

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsniclas (5607) - Billdal, SWEDEN - AUG 29, 2014
Bottled from Mikkeller and friends Slightly hazy, golden with a white head. Sour, earthy aroma with grassy, flowery hops. Sour flavour with medicine and some leather-notes. Medium bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
devman171 (965) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - AUG 20, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 22, 2014 Pours big carbed yellow, aroma is floral and Brett funky sweet. Taste is nice light tart and sweet funk, well done

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jstraw (1919) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Orange-gold with good, foamy, white head, wet lacing / Very funky nose of citrus and orchard fruit / Medium body, tart, good balance with light bitterness / Flavors of pineapple, orange rind, grass, vinegar, green apple, very light brett and oak / Solid, but not special.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lubiere (9999) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 15, 2014
A hazed blonde ale with a thick frothy white head, In aroma, loads of Brett, horse blanket, fresh cork, nice resinous hops coming through, humic substances, soil, very nice and wild. In mouth, nice fruity citrusy malt with light acidity, good Brett, ground cherries, cork, nice esters, refreshing yet complex. Really liked this. 8.99$.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tomy63 (190) - Clermont-Ferrand, FRANCE - AUG 13, 2014
couleur or, mousse blanche épaisse, nez discret sur la levure et le citron. Bouche acidulée, citronnée, carbonatation élevée, légèrement boisée et amère, peu houblonnée. Finale de bonne longueur, acidulée, toujours du citron et un léger boisé, c’est bien équilibré mais assez pauvre aromatiquement, plus proche d’une gueuze que d’une pale ale


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