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Bison Organic Hop Cuvée West Coast Ale - Bison Brewing

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BA SCORE
82
good

75 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 75
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.37%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-01-2013)
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Photo of ToriBug13
2.1/5  rDev -41.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Palo Alto Brewing Co. Hoppy Ending Pale Ale
A- Sweet head! Thick head retention, 1 ½ inch thick, delicate lacing. Yellow amber color, not completely clear

S- I don’t smell anything! Even after trying desperately to find something distinctive.

T- Just flat. Okay mouth, definitely not what you’d hope for from a pale ale.

ToriBug13, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of Fatehunter
2.61/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Poured minimal head on a hazy, straw colored body.
The aroma is faint, but a little grain and lemon is there.
The taste is disjointed. Starts with mild lemon bitterness, moves to a strong, metallic bitterness at the end. Not particularly enjoyable.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
The bitterness at the finish lacked balance. Not sure I'm going to finish it.

Fatehunter, Sep 19, 2013
Photo of janna890
2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

janna890, Aug 20, 2013
Photo of StevenH
3/5  rDev -16.4%

StevenH, Apr 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

ygtbsm94, Aug 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

scot959, Sep 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

Davepoolesque, Jun 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

jenray, Dec 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

hmmmbeer10, Jun 11, 2014
Photo of jwill303
3/5  rDev -16.4%

jwill303, Mar 31, 2014
Photo of Sir_Goatman
3/5  rDev -16.4%

Sir_Goatman, Aug 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

Sound_Explorer, Sep 27, 2014
Photo of dertyd
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

dertyd, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of Kmlund
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

Kmlund, Mar 06, 2014
Photo of Zorro
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Clear amber colored ale with just a little chill haze. Small white colored head, pretty average looking.

The scent is light Northwestern style hop. Grapefruit and pine with a grassy scent you would expect from a noble hop variety. Mild toasted grain.

Starts out woody and dry with a mainly toasted grain flavor. Faint sweetness and medium level of bitterness. Pretty basic pale ale here, but it doesn't really standout as being something special.

Mouthfeel is OK.

Overall this is an OK APA. The problem with that is it just doesn't standout in anyway.

Zorro, Jun 22, 2013
Photo of Reidrover
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bought from "Lifesource" in Salem. $1.69 Poured into my favourite Santiam brewing nonic. Darker golden coloured body with a half inch white frothy head atop. Strange sort of composted soil aroma, some citrus hop..strange but not unpleasant. Taste has also some of the earthiness but its balanced by a bright citrus hoppiness..it actually works! Mouthfeel is fine honey smooth and long wet. A strange beer that was OK but might have been past its best

Reidrover, Aug 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

baklo, Jul 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

jkd03c, Oct 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

bcuz7, Sep 01, 2013
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3.48/5  rDev -3.1%

Ilovebeer1549, Oct 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

SoCalBeerIdiot, Sep 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

KevinGordon, Jun 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Hopmodium, Jan 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

sansho, Dec 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

CMOrak, Apr 25, 2014
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Bison Organic Hop Cuvée West Coast Ale from Bison Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 75 ratings.