Big Bison Ale - Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co.
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3.41/5 rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
Pours a semi-hazed auburn. Half finger off white head shows poor retention. Light lacing on the sides of the glass just fall back into the beer. Ripe sweet cherries and raisin really come out in the aroma which I found to be very pleasing. Some caramel malt, alcohol, yeast and biscuit are in there too. The flavor is heavy with prune juice and raisin. The cherry component is actually quite tart. A spicy bitterness presents itself, but it does not last. Very little Belgian yeast notes. Medium mouthfeel. Carbonation is average. Texture is watery.
This beer is a good take on the style, although it tastes a little "young." It is tasty without being too heavy.
Serving type: bottle
08-06-2013 23:41:19 | More by chickenflea
Big Bison Ale from Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co.
85 out of 100 based on 137 ratings.