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RATINGS: 463   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   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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3.3
cgarvieuk (26609) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 9, 2017
Keg at the BeaverFest 2017 Friday.. Hazy amber. M thin white lacing. Mdry herbal funk fruit nose...dry bitter floral fruit.. Light brett is

3.4
Stuu666 (15526) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 9, 2017
Keg at beaverfest. Pours deep orange, nose is floral, funk, toffee, taste is similar, dry.

3.6
SinH4 (6909) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - SEP 8, 2017
Tap. Hazy orange color with white head. Aroma is wheat, lacto, apricot, tropical fruit hops. Taste is peach, apricot, wheat, some lacto. Medium carbonation. Not bad.

3.4
ogivlado (8446) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 1, 2017
Bottled 375ml. -from Beergium. Unclear orange/golden coloured, small to medium sized white head, mild hops and Brett in the nose. Moderate malty, spicy hoppy, notes of oranges and Brett with rather dry finish. More body wouldn't hurt. 7.0%ABV.

3.9
jinroh (2574) - ESTONIA - AUG 27, 2017
Nice hazy yellow. Barnyard brett nose. Taste is nice barnyard and funky farmhouse, kind of exactly how I like it. Fruity and hoppy. Drinks nice and relatively smooth. Dry apple peel bitter finish.

3.6
Pdubyah (844) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 26, 2017
This isn’t a patch on the New Zealand McLeods 5 Brett Fresh Hopped IPB if I was being harsh and I am. This is however a brilliant looking beer, unfiltered brilliance, pours lovely, The ’brett’ is around the right level but it still swamps anything the hops might have had to offer. Rare as rare thing in NZ I’m stoked to have found this, not so impressed with the beer though. You can’t like every beer.

3.8
salvaticas (1049) - - AUG 23, 2017
On tap at As Is. Pours a hazy gold. Medium bodied. Mix of yeast, hops and a little sour flavor. Pretty nice.

4.1
MartinT (10239) - 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 (641) - 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 (2005) - 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.


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