Big Bison Ale | Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co.
Missouri, United States
crownvalleybrewery.com

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Great lengths were taken to ensure its authentic characteristics. German and Belgian malts, noble hops and a unique yeast strain are all necessary to produce this unique ale. It is aged for one month; beer that tends to please red wine drinkers and is definitely not for the novice beer drinker.

23 IBU

Added by Vancer on 05-11-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
194
Reviews:
61
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
12.87%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
18
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 194 |  Reviews: 61
Photo of ummswimmin
3.74/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of craigbelly
3.83/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Squire123
3.46/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dmorgan310
3.27/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JB62
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.42/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Burgieburg
4.6/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of socon67
3.51/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sirhc3034
3.63/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bamberger603
3.36/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I love the way this beer looks. Pours dark brick read with a half inch of fine off-white foam. The smell is pleasant; floral and slightly sour. The taste leaves something to be desired; surprisingly sour with a decent, funky malt finish. Not much to say about the mouthfeel- not creamy, but not entirely unpleasant. I certainly didn't hate this brew, but I'm not sure I would buy it in a bottle again. Definitely need to try this on tap next time I have a chance.

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Photo of Lucular
3.96/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kojevergas
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of animal69
3.62/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Volsdawg10
3.98/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bundy462
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ovaltine
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wander4
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crow
3.71/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlackhammerOhio
3.58/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kjkinsey
3.66/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bpkrippner
3.65/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Texasfan549
3.81/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Suds
3.74/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Reddish brown in color, with a modest white head. Slight haze. Restrained smell...a bit of yeast and malt. The taste is a bit drier than expected...acidic and hop forward for the style. Still, a drinkable and enjoyable brew.

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Photo of JNForsyth
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of 22Blue
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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Big Bison Ale from Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co.
3.73 out of 5 based on 194 ratings.
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