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Big Bison Ale - Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

150 Ratings
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Ratings: 150
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.87%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Great lengths were taken to ensure its authentic characteristics. German and Belgian malts, noble hops and a unique yeast strain are all necessary to produce this unique ale. It is aged for one month; beer that tends to please red wine drinkers and is definitely not for the novice beer drinker.

23 IBU

(Beer added by: Vancer on 05-11-2009)
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3.24/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

pjbfromkc, Sunday at 03:43 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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Furley80, Sep 07, 2014
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ckollias, Sep 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20%

atlbravsrno1, Sep 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Hellpop65, Sep 01, 2014
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slym, Sep 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20%

caustin90, Aug 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

thufflife, Aug 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

12 oz. bottle poured in a glass. Medium head, dissipates quickly but sticks to the glass. Fruit flavor and candy notes. Malt. Strong earthy, floral aftertaste with a combination of sweetness and bitter oak/wood. An interesting, complex taste.

ENogueira, Aug 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

duds4suds, Aug 16, 2014
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hoptician, Jul 20, 2014
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NYR_Rob, May 31, 2014
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jharris0624, May 31, 2014
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Rosiex7, May 28, 2014
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Carl_R, May 25, 2014
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InfragilisBrew, May 18, 2014
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4.03/5  rDev +7.5%

Appearance: Pours deep, translucent reddish-brown with 1 cm of white foam. The foam dissipates quickly into a slight cap. Looks almost wine-like in the challice. Decent lacing.
Smell: Smells very bready and slightly plumby with a slight smell of booze. Smells sweet.
Taste: Slightly toasty, with raisiny, caramel sweetness with something reminiscent of dark chocolate and figs. This is followed by a pleasant bitterness.
Mouth-Feel: Slightly thick, but nicely carbonated. Nice carbonic bite.
Overall: Great job! This is a very tasty brew. The smells and flavored are tuned up strongly and in a good way. It isn't overt balanced, but unique and delicious. It isn't that often that I am impressed enough by one beer to be motivated to check out a brewery's other offerings; this is one of those times.

Henrich, May 11, 2014
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Big Bison Ale from Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co.
85 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.