Savant Beersel | Perennial Artisan Ales

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89
very good
203 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Perennial Artisan Ales
Missouri, United States
perennialbeer.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Spring

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

Added by birchstick on 05-04-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
203
Reviews:
31
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
9.63%
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
37
For Trade:
7
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Ratings: 203 |  Reviews: 31
Photo of kjkinsey
4.24/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Word2BigBIrd
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of c-rum
3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of LeeEvolved
4.24/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of adrianholt
4.38/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottled 5/2015, drank 9/2015.
Awesome beer (sorry malt bev as the label reads). Almost like a Flanders Red.

Looks somewhere between amber/ruby/copper/red wine. Very little head, medium carbonation.

Smells tart / funky

Taste, a well balanced Brett with a hint of sour, hint of funk, and a hint of grape. None over power the other.

Overall. Well done. Would done again. Share this one with a lady friend who is skeptical about craft beer but loves wine.

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Photo of masterofsparks
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dfhhead25
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fosters9
3/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of VeganUndead
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hollywood_15063
4.43/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tafyob41
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of joemochas
4.46/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tertullian007
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gibgink
4.4/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a muddy, reddish brown with small/minimal head. For the nose, you can really pickup on the grapes, which was a pleasant departure from a lot of sour/wild ales. There was a tartness/funk from the Brett, but it was not overpowering. The taste was initially very smooth. The grape notes were there, followed by a sour-like finish(not a strong punch of a sour, but it was there).

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Photo of joshstl
4.93/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Another solid beer from perennial!!Will definitely will be buying more to cellar and enjoy later!!!!!!!

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Photo of Cynic-ale
3.77/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jamie4beer
4.33/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I see this beer as Savant Blanc but with red grapes. Delicious beer. The 2015 batch is a notch or two above the last (2013) batch. Definitely an underrated beer with the current score (87) and assume that's largely due to scores of the older batch.

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Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cbustard
4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Schlafly33
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of deadsincebirth
4.65/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled 05/15. Looks like Perennial has this about perfect now. Nice ruby orange color. Smells of grape and barn with a tart finish. Taste follows and confirms the tart, farm funk of acidic grapes. Mouthfeel is great with a lingering grape tart tingle finish. Overall very nice offering and will let my next bottle sit and see what the brett will do.

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Photo of desireonrepeat
4.69/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Tastes like wild grape aged love. A solid take on the style, well done yet again Perennial

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Photo of reebtaerG
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jschonert
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of julielynndubee
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Savant Beersel from Perennial Artisan Ales
4.05 out of 5 based on 203 ratings.
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