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Bison Organic Chocolate Stout - Bison Brewing

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79
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496 Ratings
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Ratings: 496
Reviews: 279
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 15.19%
Wants: 9
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bison Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 01-02-2002)
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Reviews by ocelot2500:
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ocelot2500

Arizona

4/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep coffee like color with a nice light brown cap that leaves a good sheet of lacing.

Smells of some deep roasted notes.

Tastes of the roasted notes with a touch of hops. Notes of coffee, bittersweet chocolate, and a bit of brown sugar lead the way. A touch of citric hops add in the end along with a bit of acidity to give a more coffee like feel.

Mouthfeel is medium with a smooth amount of carbonation.

Overall, I was pleasantly surprised, and this is a beer that contends with some of the second tier stouts.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2011 00:01:25 | More by ocelot2500
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Bison Organic Chocolate Stout from Bison Brewing
79 out of 100 based on 496 ratings.