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Tallgrass Buffalo Sweat - Tallgrass Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,039 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,039
Reviews: 304
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 61
Gots: 137 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Tallgrass Brewing Company visit their website
Kansas, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: russpowell on 11-29-2009

We love this beer here at the brewery, and think you will have one of those “I’ve never-tasted-a-beer-like-that” kind of moments when you try it!

What we really like about this beer is the smoothness that brewing with cream sugar brings to the palate. This smoothness balances out the copious quantities of roasted barley used in the brewing process to create a rich, complex, and delicious beer. If you have not been a stout drinker in the past, give this beer a try. It might just change your mind about how dark beers should taste. It tastes so rich, but is surprisingly easy to drink!

20 IBU
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of Bung
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

16 oz. Black, layer of light tan that retains well.

Aroma, Chocolate, dark chocolate. Faint roast. Reminiscent of Youngs Double Chocolate.

Taste, a much finer balance between the chocolates and roast malt. More roast and toasted malt here. Less milk chocolate and more dark chocolate. Cocoa finish.

Creamy mouthfeel, almost like it is nitrogenated. Not real heavy medium body. Drinks great. Very sessionable.

Would definetely seek this out again as a session stout, not as overwhelmingly sweet as some.

I'd say this is even an upgrade from Youngs.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of BretSikkink
4.05/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Dark and foreboding in color, pours from the can with a solid head and coating of lace. Looks big and bad. Nose is sweetly sticky with a strong note of roasted malt and raisins.

Flavor balances sweet with bitterness. Didn't pick it for a milk stout, although it is light of body and quite smooth to drink. Airy carbonation and full body. Chocolate and coffee prominent in the flavor, but little acidity. Sweet but not sickly. Bomb stout.

Photo of whynot44
4.39/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Dark, almost black opaque brew with a thick tan head that hangs around and leaves some nice lacing.

The aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, hints of vanilla, very nice.

The taste is nicely balanced, creamy, malty with the hints of vanilla with coffee and cocoa in the finish.

Medium bodied with a very smooth, creamy feel, very drinkable.

Overall this is a very well balanced, very enjoyable brew, an excellent sweet stout.

Photo of tvv375ia
3.53/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

poured from 16oz can into imperial pint glass

A-very dark brown with about a 1 finger head that faded to a small ring

S-mostly chocolate with a little coffee and just a bit of some hop spice

T-chocolate dominates the tastes too with just a hint of coffee

M-good carbonation but not as creamy as I would like for a stout

O-not bad but I just dont get much else for flavor other than the chocolate

Photo of MTNboy
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Opaque black body with some little brown bubbles floating up in the body. The head poured thick brown with great lacing.

Smell: The flavor is definitely dark chocolate there with a coffee chaser.

Taste: I liked the flavor not overly roasty but you know you are drinking a stout. The chocolate, toffee and sweet vanilla tones all complement each other well. Coffee like esters hit you at the beginning and the end of each sip.

Mouthfeel: Creamy with a good combination of sweet and dry.

Overall: This is a good just chilling in the evening or with a few friends type of beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of uustal
4.28/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a tar black with a two-finger coffee cream head. Solid lacing throughout. Aroma of delectable sweet chocolate and roasted coffee notes. Super sweet chocolate notes up front in the flavor profile. Tastes like out of the bag semi-sweet chocolate chips. A really creamy caramel flavor on the back end with the slightest touch of tongue tingling hops at the finish. Nice soft mouthfeel. A great sweet and silky beer without being too much. Great chocolate milk substitute.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of dtivp
4.07/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a deep dark black with a one finger dense tan head that faded slowly into a thin ring, spotty lacing.

Aroma of chocolate, coffee and roasted grain.

Taste was of dark roasted malt, coffee, chocolate with a sweetness of vanilla and caramel.

Mouth Feel was medium body, low carbonation, creamy smooth and sweet.

Overall this is a nice stout to enjoy with a chocolate desert, as it warmed the sweetness dominated.

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.96/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes.

Tallgrass has tall cans. Pours out that nearly black variation of dark brown that we all know and love our stouts to be. Two fingers of fluffy sand colored head leaves behind some really nice lacing and has decent retention for a stout. Smells (and tastes) appropriately true to form of a milk stout as well: Roasted malts and dark chocolate mixed with a very light mineral tone. The flavor starts out on the more roasted bitterness signature of a normal stout and transforms into the sweeter profile of a milk stout while held in the mouth. Medium body, very smooth and creamy in texture.. in a can! Just a normal can, no gas cartridge to be found. Color me impressed.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Tallgrass Buffalo Sweat from Tallgrass Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,039 ratings.