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Bison Organic Hop Cuvée West Coast Ale - Bison Brewing

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BA SCORE
81
good

80 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 80
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.97%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bison Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Jason on 05-01-2013

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Ratings: 80 | Reviews: 21 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of loubar
4.29/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle from BevMo. Pours a hazy orange with a beige head that settles to a partial film on top. Smell is of malt, citrus zest and slightly herbal hops. Taste is rich toasted caramel malt up front that blends beautifully into a moderate hop bitter finish. A little heavier than most pale ales but smooth and well balanced. Great flavor, an excellent ale.

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2.91/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Handsome pour in the tall tumbler, with a big foam on the hazy golden brew. Spritzy on the tongue. Light body. Some grainy malt with a touch of sweetness.

Flavor is peculiar. Herbal and grainy. Finishes on a harsh note. A little sticky and resiny. Some decent aromatics to start, but the slide into terminal bitterness is less than drinkable.

From the 12 oz bottles purchased at Whole Foods in San Francisco

Photo of Bearded_Buckeye
2.07/5  rDev -42.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Very pale almost white appearance. Lacks any hoppiness that APA's provide. Taste was very bland and had no complexity. Very disappointed in this entry from Bison.

Photo of BigTrubble
3.65/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of a2mfk
3.95/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hayden34
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.48/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of jonathaniler
4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

Photo of TwoForty
5/5  rDev +39.7%

Photo of Sound_Explorer
3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of IRONRakkasan
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of coopdog1000
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of GinDC
4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of einman
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of bbqwalt
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It did not sell well at Costco so it has been discontinued. $14.97 per case as they unload it. It has a different flavor but I like it. A little heavier than some pale ales but lighter than a IPA. They were asking almost $25 per case before it was discontinued. Only about 6-8 left at the Costco near us. They are having trouble because Lagunitas and Sierra are both cheaper.

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

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Bison Organic Hop Cuvée West Coast Ale from Bison Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.