RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
West Coast Ale brewed with a blend of the season’s best organic hops, hand-selected by Bison’s brewmaster and owner, Dan Del Grande.

Like California sunshine in a bottle, Hop Cuvée radiates a golden hue with brilliant clarity and bright effervescence. It is a crisp, citrusy and tropical ale with a touch of pine-like bitterness and a clean, dry finish. Refreshing and sessionable, Hop Cuvée satisfies both hop lovers and craft beer newbies. (5.5% abv 50 IBUS).

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BuckeyeBoy (8182) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 12, 2013
On tap at bier thirty pours out s straw yellow topped with a cream head. Aroma of citra hops, lots of floral and citrus notes and some bead malt. Taste more of the floral and light bitterness on the end.


3.4
klaing (282) - Florida, USA - APR 10, 2016
Cloudy orange gold with quickly disappearing head. Sweet orange sherbet with floral hops on the finish. A gentle beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
mjg74 (3140) - La Mesa, California, USA - SEP 29, 2015
Bottle from LifeSource. Hazy medium golden in color. Sweet nose of hops with a bit of breadiness. Malty up front with a big bready backbone. A little toasty. Mild hop finish. Not a great brew. Drinkable though.

2.5
poisoneddwarf (2599) - Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, USA - SEP 12, 2015
12 oz bottle, thanks brenn79. Aroma is doughy, light perfume, age. Pours hazy golden with a one finger white head that falls after a minute, leaving a little lace. Taste is lightly sweet with a significant bitter backing. Tastes a little old. Not too good. It would probably taste okay fresh, I’m sure. I can’t find a date anywhere.

3.1
Beerdrinker79 (2188) - Idaho, USA - AUG 28, 2015
12 oz bottle, couldn’t find a date- Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma is citrusy, hops, caramel malt. Taste is light malt, some caramel, very citrusy, medium bitterness, very dry finish. I think this is past it’s prime, but will never know because there is no date, frustrating.

3.4
tiong (7444) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2015
Draught @ Whole Foods 7th Ave Pub, San Diego, CA

Pours orange with a smooth head. Aroma of citrusy fruits, lemon and grapefruit. Taste is smooth, zesty and citrusy with some lemon and grapefruit. Finish is smooth and sweetish with some juicy notes. Okay.

3.4
olio (10431) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2015
Tap @ 7th Ave Pub, San Diego.
Pours hazy golden color with a small head. Lemon on the nose, spices and some herbal tones, mild yeast too. Grapefruit flavor, some spice notes, piney and some toffee too. Interesting.
3434

3.3
laiti (8505) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2015
Draught @ Whole Foods, Hillcrest, San Diego. Aroma has tropical fruits and pineapples. Also cereal. Flavour has minerals, grapefruit and some cereal. Too dry.

2.9
Sledutah (7753) - Utah, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Bottle at the RBSG hotel tasting
Cloudy golden with a medium sized white head, good lacing. Aroma of straw and grassy. Taste is straw and tart
Ok

2.5
mcberko (18429) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 22, 2015
12 oz. bottle, pours a cloudy murky orange with a small white head. Nose brings out earthy notes and astringent resinous hops - not good balance. Flavour is along the same lines, with vegetal herbal notes, some resin and bready malt. Pretty simple - nothing special but not offensive at least. Meh.

2.7
djd07 (15287) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle thanks to Eugene. Pours a hazy gold with small white head. The aroma is grass and earthy malt. Medium mouth, spruce, citrus, herbal, light bitterness, decent.


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