Tallgrass Halcyon Unfiltered Wheat - Tallgrass Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

294 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 294
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 13.05%
Wants: 30
Gots: 39 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Tallgrass Brewing Company visit their website
Kansas, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
We originally brewed Halcyon as our first summer seasonal, but since all the Halcyon fans (a.k.a: kiteheads) asked so nicely, we now brew this magical brew year around. Besides, who doesn't want a little taste of summer on a dark winter night?

We are proud of all our beers, but Halcyon is special. We are in “the wheat state” after all, so the pressure was on us to make a wheat beer, but we knew it had to be great. Halcyon Unfiltered Wheat is the result of that Midwestern angst, an all-American wheat with real Kansas-grown grain in the brew.

We start with raw Kansas white wheat in the mix to give it a nice edge, but what really makes it shine is the hops. We use “hop-bursting” late in the brewing process and this gives Halcyon its palate of tropical fruit flavors & aromas with a bright and refreshing taste like the best days of summer.

20 IBU

(Beer added by: jaycount on 03-30-2011)
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A - Pours a extremely pale yellow with a monstrous head that hands on for dear life. Nice chunks of unfiltered somethings floating near the bottom

S - Slightly yeasty aroma with hints of lemon and perhaps other citrus. Also has a very very slight peppery spiciness to it

T - Slight bitterness up font followed by lemon and yeast. Again very slightly peppery on the finish

M - pretty thin mouthfeel. Very slick. Refreshing in the mouth and dry on the finish

O - Nice summer wheat beer. Very drinkable but with more kick than most wheats. Not something I would crave all the time but can see myself picking it up from time to time.

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Tallgrass Halcyon Unfiltered Wheat from Tallgrass Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 294 ratings.