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RATINGS: 334   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   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 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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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexandersh (196) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUL 30, 2013
Bottle; a dark, dull gold. Brett aroma that smelled a bit like dirty diaper (albeit I am new to Brett). Flavor was bretty, tarty and a bit hoppy. Didn’t come together to well for me.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alliance100 (1014) - 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 (335) - 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. It’s 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 (132) - 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 (5338) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EdKing (2173) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2015
Bottle in CBC Brixton. Almost clear medium to dark Amber with a large foam head. Nose is Brett yeasty, farmyard manure, light funk, lemon, some tropical exotic fruit, touch of papaya, grassy. Taste is tangy farmyardy Brett yeast, funky, fruit tangy, lychee, citrous and a bite of tropical and pine new world hops. Finish is very tangy and fruity but I’m not sure it’s all working in harmony.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kermis (7224) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2015
Bottle shared from Mi Orge Mi Houblon. Pours cloudy dull golden with an off white head. Aroma of grassy and fruity hops, Brett funk, citrus, big oaky notes and white wine. Flavor is light acidic, with a big vinous palate. Light medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
weark (447) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - MAR 31, 2015
Bouteille achetée à "La mise en bière" - De couleur dorée un peu pâle et un peu trouble, avec une magnifique mousse blanche, compact et crémeuse, qui tient longtemps et fait une jolie dentelle sur le verre - Au nez des arômes de pomme, de pêche, de cidre, de citron, une forte présence de brett, une pointe de houblon fraisn on note bien le fut - En bouche, le fut ressort plus, on garde ces note de pomme et de cidre, on commence à sentir le malt, on note aussi une pointe herbacée du houblonage à cru - Corp léger, amertume légère cachée par l?acidité, acidité moyenne, carbonation pétillante, final acide cidree - excellente bière complexe, difficile de tout cerner au premier abord, et cette bière est tres rafraîchissant

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bov (10614) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - FEB 26, 2015
from Au Trappiste - hazy dark orange beer with a solid and long lasting white foam; nice lacework; woody, fruity and funky brett-like aroma with notes of pears and cheese; full-bodied, solid carbonation, very dry and decently sourish, fruity and with notes of barnyards, light spicy- clearly excessive wood presence

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrepintado (1987) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - FEB 10, 2015
Bottle thanks to Papsoe. Light gold color. Head is medium and white. Body is thin. Taste is medium sour and bitter. Aroma is citrusy, hop, brett, wood, barnyard. Nice!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CousinBrenden (125) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 6, 2015
Brett and moldy hops...ok probably style wise great...strange but expected from description. Lemmon tart with some noble hop flavor. Dry and tad flat. Nuce fun beer to have.


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