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Barrel Aged Big Bison - Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

19 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 19
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 13.2%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MammothTarantula on 06-12-2013)
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EEscobar

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

08-02-2014 13:09:39 | More by EEscobar
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IpeeA

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

07-28-2014 00:13:35 | More by IpeeA
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

07-18-2014 17:38:20 | More by wattoclone
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yankees27

Iowa

3/5  rDev -15.7%

07-14-2014 11:17:29 | More by yankees27
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Boca-X

Missouri

4/5  rDev +12.4%

06-21-2014 12:20:57 | More by Boca-X
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

4/5  rDev +12.4%

05-20-2014 16:39:31 | More by Whiskeydeez
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zeff80

Missouri

4/5  rDev +12.4%

05-16-2014 02:33:11 | More by zeff80
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MaillardRx

Kansas

3.36/5  rDev -5.6%

A: Light golden, slightly caramel in color. Thin to no head. Lacing falls quickly down the edge of the glass.

S: A pleasant nose. Initially, smelled just the malt, but after closer inspection, it smells more like a typical Dubbel. I smelled strawberry jam with hints of dry, sweeter red wine (Syrah perhaps?).

T: Very sweet and slightly sour. Uncharacteristically sour for this type. Wild fruit flavor.

M: Thin and effervescent.

O: I thought it had a great smell, but the taste was way too sour for this type of beer.

05-16-2014 02:06:58 | More by MaillardRx
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cmwilliq

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

04-28-2014 01:08:20 | More by cmwilliq
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snansel

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

03-29-2014 00:45:53 | More by snansel
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

03-26-2014 01:08:16 | More by Eaglefan344
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StaveHooks

Oklahoma

3.65/5  rDev +2.5%

A - Dark russet brown with a thick foamy cap. Light lacing with below average retention.

S - Tart grapes, very vinous, tart cherries, apple cider vinegar, acidic lemons, spicy yeast, nutmeg, sweet rich malts underneath, woody notes come out as it warms.

T - Lots of tart fruit, cherries, grapes, figs soaked in lemon juice, vinegar, hints if sour whiskey, vanilla, notes of banana, woody malts, finishes semi tart but kind of flat.

M - Medium lush body, moderate scrubbing carbonation helps lift the weight, finishes tart and dry.

We'll this is obviously infected....in a big way. Smells like an Oud Bruin. Nobody in the world would taste this and say, "that's a Belgian Dubbel".
But if you like sours this beer has some intrigue. It smells more sour than the flavor but if it's not pausturized this will only gain in sourness. I'm kind of torn on how to rate this beer so I'm gonna split it between a failed Dubbel and a nice start for a sour. It's not a Dubbel but an infected beer that might have a future if left on the shelf long enough.

03-22-2014 03:12:45 | More by StaveHooks
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justinp

Illinois

3/5  rDev -15.7%

03-21-2014 01:36:48 | More by justinp
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.94/5  rDev +10.7%

This beer is very good....just not my style so my rating might not be as just as others. The beer poured a slightly cloudy copper/amber color with thin white head that did not lace. The scent was out of the park...bourbon....whisky....hello!!! The taste was a tart ale with bourbon all over it. The mouthfeel was medium/light body with good carbonation. Overall this remind me of the kentucky bourbon ale...both very good.

09-09-2013 01:46:17 | More by WoodBrew
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pheelingIt

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -15.7%

08-13-2013 18:46:08 | More by pheelingIt
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RWNay

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-02-2013 22:26:38 | More by RWNay
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jduprey007

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

06-23-2013 01:14:08 | More by jduprey007
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -15.7%

06-19-2013 00:43:08 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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MammothTarantula

Oklahoma

3.68/5  rDev +3.4%

Picked this guy up when I was searching for a barrel-aged beer and couldn't say no to the price.

A-Pours a cloudy brown. Two-finger off-white head appeared rapidly and stopped abruptly.

S-Oak, whiskey (lots and lots of whiskey), Belgian yeasts

T-Whiskey up front fades into a typical dubbel taste. Oak and some sour notes linger after swallowing. Really felt like this beer was going to finish big, but it kind of dropped off and felt incomplete.

M-Lightly carbonated, much thinner than expected. Very average.

O-Had the taste of a much bigger beer and satisfied my craving for something barrel-aged. For the price ($6.99 for a bomber), it definitely delivered. Would buy again.

06-12-2013 01:51:20 | More by MammothTarantula
Barrel Aged Big Bison from Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co.
82 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.