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Savant Beersel - Perennial Artisan Ales

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89
very good

121 Ratings
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Ratings: 121
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11%
Wants: 36
Gots: 20 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Perennial Artisan Ales visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
100% Brettanomyces-fermented ale aged on Missouri wine grapes.

(Beer added by: birchstick on 05-04-2012)
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Ratings: 121 | Reviews: 19 | Display Reviews Only:
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

09-01-2013 05:03:08 | More by nmann08
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JasonSiedman

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

09-01-2013 01:12:40 | More by JasonSiedman
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ncaudle

Virginia

4/5  rDev 0%

08-31-2013 00:45:18 | More by ncaudle
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Yeti1979

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

08-29-2013 09:18:36 | More by Yeti1979
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FreshZ

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

08-27-2013 16:15:33 | More by FreshZ
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SGToliver

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

08-22-2013 17:06:02 | More by SGToliver
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brother_kenneth

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

08-18-2013 23:49:27 | More by brother_kenneth
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

08-16-2013 02:16:59 | More by outoffocus
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pknyc

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

08-10-2013 16:26:38 | More by pknyc
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wonothesane42

New Jersey

4/5  rDev 0%

08-04-2013 07:20:06 | More by wonothesane42
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OneDropSoup

Pennsylvania

4.11/5  rDev +2.8%

Poured into a New Belgium stemmed snifter: Nice bright amber with orange highlights, big island of thin head with an active collar, lots of little nucleation bubbles rushing to the surface.

Smell is pretty tart, with some cherry, red wine, oak, green apple.

Taste is sweeter than I expected, with the afore-mentioned flavors from the aroma plus a pineapple juice note backing it up & smoothing it out. Still a bracing tartness plus a little sweet tea character. Just when you think it's going to tip into lambic territory, that sweet tropical fruit picks it up & gives it some balance. A little melon in there, too.

Crisp, snappy mouthfeel with some tannins & that sweet flavor/feel giving it just a little lubrication. Now think I think about it, a little booze warmth as well.

Not sure what I expected, but it wasn't quite this. Very good, I like that kind of hidden note of sweetness to give it some legs.

08-03-2013 22:00:08 | More by OneDropSoup
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Chugger

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

07-25-2013 12:31:04 | More by Chugger
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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

4/5  rDev 0%

07-21-2013 21:06:06 | More by ThePorterSorter
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jklecko2

California

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

07-12-2013 21:06:36 | More by jklecko2
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emerge077

Illinois

4.28/5  rDev +7%

Poured into a tulip glass, there was a thin layer of white foam that faded after a couple minutes, leaving behind a broken surface skim and minimal collar of lacing. Color is a deep saturated russet reddish-orange. A ring of stray bubbles remains in the glass.

Funky and acidic aroma, Brett comes through with some farmy notes, as well as wet wood, acidic fruit. Barrel character lends some complexity, vanilla and woody aromas.

Pleasantly tart and rounded, lingering fruity vinous notes, moderate acidity that is balanced well by a tiny bit of sweetness upfront and dry tannic notes in the finish. Cherry pit and almond, tart and dry. Medium bodied and spritzy, creamy and slightly vinous. Stylistically it resembles a Flanders Oud Bruin.

07-07-2013 00:42:55 | More by emerge077
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JohnnyHopps

Indiana

4.13/5  rDev +3.3%

This is my first Perennial brew and I must state that I am impressed. The appearance was a ruby red color with a slight bubbly head topping off the glass. The aroma was the sour vinegary note that typifies the American wild ale style. It smelled like a sour. In the initial taste, one detects dry grape but little sweetness. It seems as though they used the grape skin but not the grape. I enjoy drier sours, but this may not be for everybody. The drier sour notes evolve to dominance in the aftertaste. The carbonation allows the taste to linger which is a generous aspect of the beer. Overall, this is an enjoyable beer though probably a bit too pricey.

07-05-2013 21:42:06 | More by JohnnyHopps
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beerist

Missouri

3/5  rDev -25%

06-30-2013 13:00:22 | More by beerist
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

06-27-2013 22:54:17 | More by ygtbsm94
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TheLevi4000

New York

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

06-20-2013 02:22:16 | More by TheLevi4000
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

06-16-2013 01:02:18 | More by BarrytheBear
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

4/5  rDev 0%

06-12-2013 16:52:56 | More by ColForbinBC
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Drucifer

Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

06-06-2013 02:51:36 | More by Drucifer
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Mark000

Kentucky

4/5  rDev 0%

06-03-2013 17:23:47 | More by Mark000
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vicsju1991

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev 0%

06-02-2013 21:29:34 | More by vicsju1991
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev 0%

06-02-2013 13:48:55 | More by Phillyz
Savant Beersel from Perennial Artisan Ales
89 out of 100 based on 121 ratings.