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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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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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RobertJBeer

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-27-2014 15:41:33 | More by RobertJBeer
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Aggro

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.2%

03-24-2014 17:46:21 | More by Aggro
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Kylemif

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

03-22-2014 19:25:26 | More by Kylemif
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PaBeerLover

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

03-21-2014 17:03:47 | More by PaBeerLover
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Eighty

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

03-20-2014 18:45:16 | More by Eighty
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utopiajane

New York

4.28/5  rDev +11.5%

Pours an orange color, cloudy and with a dark melon like hue from deep within it. Fat creamy head of khaki foam that left plenty of clinging lace. Nose is tropical fruit and citrus. Light fresh orange on passion fruit. No pine in the nose until it warmed a bit then it was earthy pine needles. A beautiful scent of brown sugar for malt. Taste is outrageously good. The fruits are juicy and a bit tart too so they fully engage the palate. The earthy pine is light and the the malt becomes a soft light caramel. The body approaches medium but stays light. There's a bit of sticky resin at the back to coat the throat and leaves a bitter that starts soft and then increases in intensity after the swallow. Lingering after tatse of caramel, sweet fruit and pine needles. Brilliant beer.

I loved this beer. This had a sensual caramel that stayed generally light but was like a ribbon underneath this beer. The fruit was bountiful and the bitter started soft and then became a bit stronger as it lingered.

03-14-2014 14:25:41 | More by utopiajane
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MikeRice1969

Oregon

4/5  rDev +4.2%

03-08-2014 03:58:00 | More by MikeRice1969
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

03-07-2014 00:28:38 | More by IdrinkGas
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Safsel1

New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

03-03-2014 03:27:09 | More by Safsel1
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Dhamma73

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

02-25-2014 22:26:24 | More by Dhamma73
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Thads324

Connecticut

4.24/5  rDev +10.4%

Pours a lovely orange color. A tad bit hazy with thin off white head and butt tons of lacing in stripes around the glass.
Heavy aromas of pine and bitter citrus peel. Grapefruit, mandarin and lime zest abound. Some sweetness underlying but not discernible.
Flavor goes right along with aromas. Zesty pine needles, earth leaves, big lime and grapefruit bitterness everywhere. Great sticky dankness in the finish, lovely dank after taste.
Heavier side of medium bodied. Sticky marijuana like finish that sits on the tongue. Very drinkable.

Awesome stuff, enough said

02-24-2014 22:24:15 | More by Thads324
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TheDrunkenDeer

Idaho

2.25/5  rDev -41.4%

I absolutely love Elysian Spacedust but this savant is not doing it for me. Smells of strong banana esters. Its bitter, the hops are not aromatic enough, and its doesn't even seem balanced with the malt. I tried eating to cleanse my palate, didn't help. Not an enjoyable beer for me.

02-24-2014 00:04:54 | More by TheDrunkenDeer
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Furley80

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-22-2014 18:35:23 | More by Furley80
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Micros32

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

02-17-2014 08:18:06 | More by Micros32
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-15-2014 21:15:32 | More by ColForbinBC
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

02-12-2014 22:45:20 | More by mikeburd1128
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WDJersey

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

02-12-2014 04:30:06 | More by WDJersey
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freeeekyyy

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

02-11-2014 22:46:56 | More by freeeekyyy
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-11-2014 06:12:16 | More by Kurmaraja
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cherche

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

02-09-2014 02:23:15 | More by cherche
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

02-06-2014 13:34:06 | More by hoppymcgee
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Johnny_Muir

New Jersey

4.16/5  rDev +8.3%

My first bomber as a beer fan! This was one of my Superb Owl beesr from last night. Taken from a thread here, I wanted at least one beer from Seattle and Denver for the big game, and this was all my bottle shop had for Seattle that I could find (I used a Great Divide Nomad for Denver, figured the camel was a close approximation of a horse). Delicious IPA, balanced and not too much alcohol so I was able to drink up and still watch the game!

Sadly, the competition between the beers was a lot closer than between the real life teams they were standing in for.

02-03-2014 22:41:40 | More by Johnny_Muir
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davet100

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-03-2014 19:46:41 | More by davet100
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-03-2014 12:08:18 | More by dcbeers
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cw13

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-03-2014 00:02:31 | More by cw13
Savant from Elysian Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 295 ratings.