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Savant - Elysian Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

295 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 295
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 12.76%
Wants: 9
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly known as Idiot Sauvin.

(Beer added by: barleywinefiend on 08-29-2010)
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.7/5  rDev -3.6%

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a deep golden amber color with a one finger head of just off white foam. The head has a decent level of retention, slowly fading to leave a great level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is on the sweeter side with lots of caramel and some lighter fruit notes of a tropical variety. Along with these are some light aromas of a grapefruit hop as well as a bit of pine.

Taste – The taste begins with a sweeter caramel taste with a little bit of fruity sweetness. Along with these are some lighter grapefruit hop flavors as well as a little bit of earthy hop. As the taste advances some floral hops increase in intensity with the caramel really getting rather strong toward the end of the taste. The earthy ups it up a bit at the end and with a light herbal flavor that also comes to the tongue leaving one with a sweet, but decently hopped IPA flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the medium side with a carbonation level that is average. The mid range body and carbonation are quite nice for the easy drinking nature of the brew, all while upholding the hop and sweeter flavors nicely.

Overall – A rather easy drinking but quite tasty IPA. Not too high in abv. with a nice blend of hops. While nothing super out of the ordinary, it is rather tasty and at least worth one try.

05-25-2014 01:22:21 | More by Darkmagus82
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mactrail

Washington

3.73/5  rDev -2.9%

Orangey amber color with a modest foam in the Kasteel chalice. Pleasantly lively in the mouth. Medium body and rather malty with a sweet background like a DIPA.

Fruity like orange juice with a bitter aftertaste. A toasty, dark flavor along with the bright fruit. Fairly sharp on the tongue. Aromas of honeysuckle and papaya.

This is a clean and perky brew, but quite bitter. The sweet mango and citrus flavors are rich and this seems stronger than it actually is. Not a bad big-hop brew.
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08-29-2014 05:19:51 | More by mactrail
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Dogleg

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

08-27-2014 15:24:23 | More by Dogleg
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ttylicki

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-25-2014 11:54:25 | More by ttylicki
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GeorgeCarroll

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

08-21-2014 15:05:02 | More by GeorgeCarroll
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rxthree

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

08-17-2014 02:20:45 | More by rxthree
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claybob43

Washington

5/5  rDev +30.2%

08-15-2014 01:49:42 | More by claybob43
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poorbuthappy

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-13-2014 19:54:48 | More by poorbuthappy
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zestd

Idaho

3/5  rDev -21.9%

08-04-2014 14:00:39 | More by zestd
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ryang1428

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-03-2014 21:29:45 | More by ryang1428
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-02-2014 23:22:54 | More by ummswimmin
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MikeDAdams

Idaho

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-28-2014 12:54:57 | More by MikeDAdams
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-26-2014 19:29:29 | More by DrBier
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-20-2014 15:14:33 | More by Howlader
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Kubrickx

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

07-19-2014 11:12:57 | More by Kubrickx
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Chvck1

Maryland

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-18-2014 00:35:58 | More by Chvck1
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pjvie

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-17-2014 13:16:08 | More by pjvie
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SJbigtuna

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-13-2014 00:56:58 | More by SJbigtuna
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tpacek

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

07-09-2014 14:38:53 | More by tpacek
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wrightst

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

06-28-2014 02:44:44 | More by wrightst
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Liverocks

Delaware

4/5  rDev +4.2%

06-27-2014 14:11:29 | More by Liverocks
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Phi_Psi_OR_Beta

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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BcOneSeven

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

06-23-2014 13:11:37 | More by BcOneSeven
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

06-22-2014 12:27:09 | More by jpd7374
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jakewatt135

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

06-12-2014 19:50:39 | More by jakewatt135
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Savant from Elysian Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 295 ratings.