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RATINGS: 339   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


TheHOFF43's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheHOFF43 (1857) - 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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TXBadger (2230) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 9, 2016
Pours a hazy light yellow golden color with white head. Citrus, yeast, pine, and some grass on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied. Finishes with citrus and grass.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (3789) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JAN 31, 2016
The Brett gives this a hoppy saison character. Less sour than spicy. Sharp appeal in both aroma and flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11739) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2016
cloudy yellow, small white head. aroma is quite nice milky and citrussy sour, faint dough, mild and rounded, but some distance from the best aromas iíve had from crooked stave beers. flavor is close to aroma, sour and milky. also some bitterness from hops, and some yeasty dough like notes. i think the flavor i dislike is a bit like glue or rubber. it is not a lot, but it distracts a little. ignoring that distraction the beer is a very well tasting, well rounded sour, with a good bitter herbal hoppy balance.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scotchzombie (485) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JAN 19, 2016
Pours very hazy tanned gold with a finger width white head. Fine wet lacing. Aroma is strong yeast and citrus. Taste is very juicy and tangy. Brett baby. Sour predominates with grapefruit citrus and some backing bitter tang.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
unclemike (2747) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - DEC 18, 2015
Pours hazy orange gold with white head. Great nose of florals, citrus, and funk. Tastes of citrus orange, pine, floral, horse blanket, Brett, and cheerios. Very dry on finish making you immediately want another sip. Really nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
malrubius (2324) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Bottle from Brewfest. Hazy straw yellow with small head and lotsa lace. Tart lemon and woody funk and old leather shoes aroma Tropical fruit sweetness with lemon and leather and funk and wood and spice and citrus rind finish. Very complex and fairly delicious.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alliance100 (1090) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 31, 2015
355ml bottle - pours a medium gold , thin off white head . Mild citrus aroma leads to some barnyard notes . Moderate hop bitterness with pleasant funk . Very good . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
falco242 (356) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Excited CS entered MN! This guy is super interesting, with a lot of funk and citrus but with a very dry bitter finish given the dry hopping. Itís almost too much of a medicinal herbal finish for me but I love that they went for it and still think it succeeds. Barnyard and earthy and solid overall.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewMstr (167) - Pleasant View, Utah, USA - JUN 29, 2015
Draft at world of beer denver. Aroma is pure saison funk, thin white head and hazy gold color. The hops balance nicely though are very subtle. Grass, citrus, lemon notes in the finish. Nice summer seasonal!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerguy101 (5342) - Newark, California, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Sampled on 6/22/15. This wild ale pours a cloudy yellow orange gold color from a 375ml bottle. Medium to large sized white foamy head, The aroma is citrusy, bretty, fruity and tropical. A medium to light bodied wild IPA. The malts are fruity and sweet, tropical and peaches. The hops are citrusy and herbal. Lively carbonation. Bretty and a touch funky, but there is a whole lot else going on here. Nice mix of tropical and hops. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean, crisp and dry. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.


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