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RATINGS: 427   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   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.

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4.1
MartinT (9961) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 22, 2017
My Bottom Line:
Peppery brettanomyces wilderness meets citrusy hops and their juiciness in this cuddly, refined Wild IPA.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A slice of foam laces nicely around the hazy golden.
-The finish is the meeting of delicate hop resins and tropical fruit juice.
-Drinkability is quite high because of the dryness, fruitiness and moderate flavour intensity.
-Floral notes add depth to the flavour profile.

Bottle.

4
DonGregorio (440) - POLAND - AUG 15, 2017
Bottle. Hazy orange beer with large, creamy, white head. Aroma of barnyard, grass, citrus, citrus peel, notes of grape, lemon. Taste is very light sweet, light+ sour and bitter, citrus, orange, lemon, citrus peel, grape, barnyard, light leather. Slightly tangy and bitter finish with notes of funk and citrus. Light to medium body, average carbonation. Very interesting, complex and palatable.

3.9
beer-yum (1782) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 14, 2017
Restrained aroma in a yellow gold pour. Lovely hop-malt balance provides an excellent stage for the undisputed star of this brew - the brett.

3.6
tapefuzz (626) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 11, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2017 Draught. Pours a hazy, slightly opaque pale gold with a moderate white head. Aroma is tart; floral hops, some earth, yeast, and apple. Fairly hoppy aroma. Taste is lightly tart; Brett-y earth, floral hops, funk, and green apple. Medium body. Average carbonation. Fluffy almost creamy mouthfeel.

4.1
swesson (462) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - JUL 31, 2017
From a can. Pours a hazy honey-gold and makes a thick head with lacing rings all the way down the glass. Aroma of juicy fresh hops and pale malts. Tastes of malted barley, juicy citrusy hops and a truly unique yeast profile. Yum! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
VamboladeTolly (2123) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 31, 2017
Tap@ alus celle, Riga. Pours hazy golden with small white head. Aroma : hay, dill, weak white wine vinegar. Taste : bitterish, dill, resin, sourish. Medium body. Soft carbonation. OK.

3.5
AndySnow (7795) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - JUL 31, 2017
How: Bottle.
Where: Alus celle, Riga.
Appearance: Golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Fruit, citrus, hops, pineapple, pine, a bit sour, funk.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Tropical fruit, citrus, sour, hops.

2.6
gnoff (10711) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2017
RBESG 2017, sampled on July 20, 2017.
Alus Celle, Riga.
From tap.
Hazy golden color, white head. Hoppy, brett, spicy scent. Brett, hoppy taste. Spicy aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, high bitterness.
5/3/5/3/10=2.6

3.6
Borup (14730) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2017
37,5 cl bottle. A hazy yellow coloured beer with a white head. Aroma and flavour of citrus, fruit, brettanomyces, yeast and spice.

3.9
scanovajr (706) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JUL 21, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 30, 2017 Very surprising beer. Hazy amber with small white head. Aroma is fruity with some Brett. Taste is fruity and dry with very well inserted Brett. Spicy. Great beer


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