Bison Organic Gingerbread Ale | Bison Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bison Brewing
California, United States
bisonbrew.com

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
20 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-03-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,129
Reviews:
145
Ratings:
288
pDev:
15.59%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
21
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Ratings: 288 |  Reviews: 145
Photo of 1971bernat
3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DoctorRobert1969
2.75/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

I didn't really love the ginger spices. Too overpowering to me.

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Photo of Beernoobie
3.83/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cuervo_PCB
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of StevenMilligan
3.05/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of RBorsato
3.88/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sharpski
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NickThePyro
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RaysHops
2.1/5  rDev -38.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

At first I was pleased with the fragrance and overall look of the brew...but I think I got it a little too late on the shelf. I'll try it again when it's fresh.

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Photo of chrismattlin
3.6/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BPMeyer27
3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Bmcgarry84
3.71/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TonyLema1
3.55/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of deonreds
2.8/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of j0hnc2468
3.13/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of djchrismac
3.52/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of hreb
2.85/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

12oz bottle served in a chalice. Beer pours cola brown, crystal clear, and with no appreciable head. Smells like the aforementioned molasses cookies. Tastes like a highly carbonated version of the same. Actual ginger flavor here is, to my palate, too washed out, like all too much bad gingerbread. And unfortunately this beer hasn't got much else going for it. Mid-grade over-gassed molasses cookie beer.

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3.02/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Irwinnelson
3.32/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of JKG
4/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of heyjacqi
4.04/5  rDev +18.8%

Photo of chris1919
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of glinnebur
2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of ToddGingerich
4/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of JoePlail
2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

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Bison Organic Gingerbread Ale from Bison Brewing
Beer rating: 3.4 out of 5 with 288 ratings