Bison Organic IPA | Bison Brewing

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Bison Organic IPABison Organic IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Reidrover on 06-05-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
204
Reviews:
142
Avg:
3.47
pDev:
14.12%
 
 
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1
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10
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Photo of Samuel906
2.85/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Very average IPA. Pours a nice color, slightly cloudy, but has little to no head. Hops and citrus on the nose as you would expect but fairly mild. Some bread and almonds as well. Farily balanced, with some hops upfront with the taste, leaves some bitterness behind. Felt too soapy for me. Not a bad beer and very drinkable, but hard to recommend with so many other widely available winners.

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Photo of jwluvsIPA
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of ejimhof
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of teraflx
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of ek_ek
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of RedneckBeerz
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of mjtiernan
4/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of TheBeard89
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of shagal
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of BucannonXC5
3.18/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Plastic cup at a Motel 6
Price: $10.49 for the 6-pack
Misc.: Drinking out of a plastic cup in a Motel 6 might hurt the ratings | Had on Dec. 24, 2012

Caramel orange with 2-3 fingers of frothy white head. Thick white lacing on the sides with good retention on the top.

Smelled wet Cascade hops, caramel, tangerine and orange.

Tasted similar to the nose. Wet, icy Cascade hops. Also sharp citrus hops (orange and tangerine). Bitter finish.

Light body. Creamy texture. Lively (above average) carbonation. Bitter, but loner finish.

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Photo of cliff1066
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of bostonryan
2.5/5  rDev -28%

Photo of BigGingDrinker
4.75/5  rDev +36.9%

Photo of MaseFace
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of tizride
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of javahead71
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of grubefresh
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of schoolboy
3.41/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a very average IPA. It has no offensive qualities. It leaves very nice lace and it is a nice, slightly copper color. The aroma is weak for the style. The taste and aftertaste are also just slightly better than OK, nothing special, but very drinkable.

Overall, this would be a pretty good session beer where you didn't want to be distracted by great taste. I do not intend to try it again and based on this I am in no hurry to try any of their others.

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Photo of ryancl
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of mbacon3227
4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of arifeapa
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Buster
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of Pugs78
4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of twizzbeatz
4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of 4Socialanxiety
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Bison Organic IPA from Bison Brewing
3.47 out of 5 based on 204 ratings.
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