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RATINGS: 230   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Savant IPA :: Savant Just Knows It’s a Great Beer.

Without knowing quite why, Savant IPA knows a lot. It knows that it’s 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 it’s bittered with Northwest Chinook and finished with fruit-juicy New Zealand Nelson Sauvin hops. It knows that it’ll 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 who’s counting), but what it mainly knows is that it’s a great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
stout_skier (3) - - APR 6, 2012 does not count
Very good look, lots of lace, copper color. Gray amount of head. Lots of citrus, tropical fruits and some pine. Flavor is much of the same with a solid malt backbone providing the sweetness to balance the hops. Michel it’s a medium, with soft carbonation that gives the beer a nice feel. Very drinkable, a solid offering from elysian.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (3304) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 6, 2012
Poured a hazy amber, with an off white head. Smells of mango, grapefruit, citrus, and a hint of caramel. Taste is very simple, pretty smooth, with a medium bitter finish. Kind of watery mouthfeel, but very drinkable. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tastybeer (1847) - Indiana, USA - APR 5, 2012
Draft. Copper pour, beige head, some retention/little lace. Aroma of melon, citrus hops, caramel malt. Taste is quite bitter, melon/citrus hops, lightly catty, light toast, caramel malt. Palate is oily, average carbonation, bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oteyj (2130) - New Hampshire, USA - APR 4, 2012
Hazy copper pour with a one finger white head. Big juicy tropical fruit and melon in the nose with super clean low alpha bitterness. Medium body with a very quenching palate and fruity finish. I love this hop.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (8500) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 3, 2012
Bomber. Pours clear deep copper with 3-finger creamy off-white head and copious lace. Looks great. Nose is that great citric feety passion fruity Nelson Sauvin hop, some caramel malt. Tastes very resiny, bitter, and with the characteristic NS hop flavor, with caramel malt, and finishing resiny notes. A lot of late passion fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheEpeeist (3523) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 3, 2012
22 oz bottle. Misty amber orange with lacy white froth. Nose is candi, pine and orange with hints of cat and musk. Resiny medium body with a biting tang. Taste is citrus pith, brief caramel and grapefruit, getting metallic. Mostly dry and bitter; good but missing that extra something to make it stand out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (5794) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 2, 2012
22oz bottle pours a hazy, dark orange with some cloudy white head. Nose is sweet, garlicky, onion, lime, orange, a little caramel. Flavor of oranges, sweet, bitter grapefruit, a little white grape juice. Full bodied, sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 1, 2012
22oz. Bottle: Aroma of hops, Nelson Sauvins, malt, fruit, light pine, citrus, passion fruit, orange, and some resin. Poured copper/orange in color with a small to medium-sized, creamy, dense, rocky, off-white/tan head that greatly diminished but lasted throughout as a film on top of the beer. Clear/cloudy. Sparkling. Full of small, large, and huge-sized particles throughout. Very good lacing. Flavor is lightly sweet and medium to heavily bitter. Tastes of malt, hops, Nelson Sauvins, orange, citrus, and some resin. Medium body. Dry texture. Average carbonation. Slightly sweet, medium to heavily bitter, hop, Nelson Sauvin, citrus, orange, resin, slight wood finish is dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anderson01 (235) - Idaho, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Cloudy,copper in color. Thick creamy white head. Good lacing. The aroma smells like citrus and pine trees. There is complexity in the aroma. Medium bitterness. Thin texture with medium carbonation. Aftertaste sticks with you well after the initial drink. Very smooth IPA and very sessionable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcweaver (768) - VA Beach, Virginia, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle. Pours cloudy amber with a small head. Slightly sweet with citrus/fruity hop aromas. Great fruity/citrus hop flavor with a hint of pine. A light caramel malt backbone and a hint of yeast. Very nice fruity but bitter finish.

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