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Savant - Elysian Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

285 Ratings
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Ratings: 285
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 12.76%
Wants: 8
Gots: 7 | 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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Thads324

Connecticut

4.24/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 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

Serving type: on-tap

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

Idaho

2.25/5  rDev -41.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

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%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

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
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rab53

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

01-29-2014 05:22:02 | More by rab53
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bkwhoppa66

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-29-2014 04:44:19 | More by bkwhoppa66
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timmy2b

New York

3.7/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle into a pint glass.
Medium to dark orange color in the glass.
Piney and citrus, mostly orange smell. Very nice.
Decent flavor, pine on the tongue, light maltyness in the aftertaste.
Bitter and not overly smooth. Lingers after each sip.
Decent, but nothing I would race out for.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2014 00:50:07 | More by timmy2b
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Beerme5

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-27-2014 19:49:33 | More by Beerme5
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jpd026

New York

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

01-25-2014 04:41:53 | More by jpd026
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.53/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours two and half fingers of head on a hazy dark straw colored body.
The aroma is mostly pine with some orange.
The taste has a malty start with moderate pine and lemon bitterness quickly following.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
Very enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2014 03:24:27 | More by Fatehunter
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jklecko2

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

12-30-2013 19:34:38 | More by jklecko2
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lorkovicb

New York

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

12-23-2013 16:30:56 | More by lorkovicb
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Norm406

Montana

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

12-14-2013 01:59:15 | More by Norm406
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Jameswoody

Montana

2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

12-12-2013 04:32:05 | More by Jameswoody
Savant from Elysian Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 285 ratings.