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RATINGS: 237   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
Savant IPA :: Savant Just Knows Itís a Great Beer.

Without knowing quite why, Savant IPA knows a lot. It knows that itís built on Northwest 2-row malt, with touches of Munich, Cara-red and C-120 Crystal. It knows that it weighs in at around 6.3% alcohol by volume, that itís bittered with Northwest Chinook and finished with fruit-juicy New Zealand Nelson Sauvin hops. It knows that itíll be back as the first Manic IPA from Elysian Brewing in the new year of 2014, available in 22-ounce bottles and on draft. It knows that 22 ounces is the same as a touch over 650 milliliters (and 13012 drops for anyone whoís counting), but what it mainly knows is that itís a great beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 31, 2012
22 oz bottle. Pours amber with light tan head that provides good lacing. The aroma is grass and citrus with strong sweet caramel malt. The flavor brings out more of the hops, apricot, citrus, and toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TEJA (2469) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2012
Sampled at ot. Gift from omhper. nice caramell taste with balanced bitternass. Piny hop aroma. A very fineipa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (23728) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2012
Bottled at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Clear deep amber, faint head. Floral nose with grapefruit, pear and mint. Sweet, medium bodied, rounded mouthfeel. Salty bitterish finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
talon1117 (1152) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 28, 2012
The pour is a translucent auburn color with a moderately full, white, creamy, pillowy head which settles to a thin, rocky layer and leaves scattered, drippy lace. The nose has toasted toffee, resins, light rustic, some tangerine, and faint passionfruit. The flavor is similar, still toffee, still resinous, some rustic tones, passionfruit and stonefruit, and toasted breads. The palate is more than medium, soft to lively, velvety, and slightly drying. The finish is more rustic, drying, stonefruit, and resinous. Actually a very nice beer to drink with the balance yet a moderately high bitterness. The malt base was great, really making this more of a hybrid IPA. The Nelson Sauvin notes were pleasant and complementary but not overly done. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
malrubius (2615) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - MAY 26, 2012
Copper orange with lasting head and big chunks. Floral and fruit sweet aroma with grapefruit and orange. Toasted slightly overripe sweet orange and melon with some toasted biscuit and medium bitter orangey lingering finish. Nice mouthfeel. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RoyalFlushing (326) - Mamaroneck, New York, USA - MAY 21, 2012
Bottle to chalice poured a magnificent crystal clear amber with a giant white fluffy head that retreated quickly. Aroma introduces a tropical fruit frenzy including passion fruit and guava. First sip begins with citrus upfront followed by pine hoppiness and a smooth finish. Palatable bitterness and hints of tropical fruit linger in the mouth. Impressive IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
JHunter (676) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 20, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2012 Pours a dark copper colour with a medium size foamy off white head. Big fruity aroma Plum passion fruit. Flavor is light sweet super floral hop and lots of tropical fruits And a medium bitterness in the finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerbeer (3158) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 20, 2012
650 ml bottle. Pours a copper orange with medium head which dissipates but leaves heavy lacing. Aromas of grapefruit and pitted fruit. Very fruity taste, citrus, yep passionfruit, and peach. Light bitter finish. A very good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 20, 2012

Date: April 01, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, First Sunday
Appearance: hazy amber, frothy off white head, streaks of lace
Aroma: sweet tropical fruit aroma, crystal sweetness
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, big fruity character, lots of tropical fruits, light bitterness
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *** /4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crossovert (11424) - Illinois, USA - MAY 19, 2012
650ml bottle. It pours a deep amber with a foamy off-white head. The smell has a good bit of toasted grain, a nice change of pace in an IPA. It melds with some mangotomatomeloney scents. The flavor is nicely hoppy. Tropical goodness. Some resiny pine and citrus rind on the back end. The malt isnít too sweet and provides some backbone. This beer tastes freaking amazing, good one.

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