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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Our version of a Belgian style Dubbel, full-bodied and rich with notes of raisin and plum.


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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hfmejias (818) - Dover, Delaware, USA - JUN 16, 2013
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Pours Dark amber, clear, medium beige head. Aroma is not too strong, mostly caramel and fruits. Taste is sweet and fruity some earthiness to it; the beer is very well balanced alcohol is well hidden. Nice beer, enjoyable.


2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (13304) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle. Clear ruby maroon color, off white head. Aroma of figgy pudding. Taste has caramel, toffee, dark fruit.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Braudog (5894) - Traveling the USA, Missouri, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle. Brown and a little murky, but looking more American than Belgian. The aroma, and no surprise the flavor, are both super sweet, overpoweringly sugary, and not in the high octane way the master Belgians are. This is sweet grape, not yet raisin, and downright artificial sweetener-strength sugary wetness. (#5857, 11/15/2014)

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
degbert (1197) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy medium amber with a off-white, fine-grained, blown-insulation head. Nose is burnt sugar, pickles, cardamom, and roasted peanuts. More vinegar on the tongue; there is some plum and raisin, but that malic/acetic edge mars what might otherwise be a pretty decent stab at the style. Some sweetness as well. Finish is prickly and sweet/sour. Average.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bkurtz (866) - PERU - AUG 29, 2014
Pours a hazy dark amber with an off-white head. Head dissipates quickly, Aroma is sweet plums. Taste is fairly complex with dried fruits, fig, and some caramel. I don’t really like how it sits on the palate and has some off flavors.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
emacgee (4139) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Pours a cloudy ruddy reddish brown with one finger of tan head. Nose is pretty bad, oxidized and stale with little to no nuance. This just leaves much to be desired in a sort of indescribable way. Flavor is stale and bleh, old tasting. Not putting more thought into describing this one….

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOSSbrewer (1979) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Pours amber with off white head. Had at Foamfest in Fayetteville. Slight malt aroma. Slightly sweet. Medium bodied decent.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hotstuff (4269) - Indiana, USA - APR 11, 2014
Rated on 5-16-2011. This bottled beer’s appearance is a medium sized frothy, very fizzy head with a moderate retention, transparent orange body, slow rising carbonation, and virtually no lacing. The aroma is malty, toffee, semi-sweet, and fruity. The taste is sweet, some malt, fruity, and some toffee. The mouthfeel is smooth and watery. This beer is light-medium bodied. This beer’s flavor is a let down since this is one of my favorite beer styles to drink/rate. It lacks character, the flavor is on the weak side and it left me not wanting this beer again.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
ronaldtheriot (1334) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - APR 5, 2014
Crown Valley Big Bison Ale has a thick, fizzy, cream-colored head, a murky, lighter, reddish-brown appearance, but with a brilliance, when the sunlight catches it, a thin lace sheeting, and racing bubble streams. The aroma is of rich, sweet, fruity, bread crust, some booze, brandy, and rock candy. Taste is of all those elements, with specifically fig, caramalized syrup, and a noticeable, but not harsh, bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium and somewhat slick, and Crown Valley Big Bison Ale finishes semi-dry, dessert-like, and sip-able. Overall, this is a most excellent beer and another winner from the brewery. RJT

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tnkw01 (1184) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle. Amber-red color. Medium head. Aroma is a fruity oaky smell. Taste is dry fruit and oak.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
edgallow (2348) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 29, 2013
12 oz bottle pours amber with an off white head. Aroma of caramel and fruit. Taste is fruit, malts and grass. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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