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Tallgrass Halcyon Unfiltered Wheat - Tallgrass Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

260 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 260
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 13.09%
Wants: 30
Gots: 22 | 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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brentk56

North Carolina

3.8/5  rDev -0.5%

Appearance: The liquid color is goldenstraw; slightly hazy but the head is what is expected for a wheat beer; nice retention and a webby pattern of lace

Smell: Crusty bread, malted milk balls and a hint of lemon

Taste: Bready with a malted milk ball flavor, up front; slightly herbal and lemony, in the middle, but the finish returns the sweeter malts with a vengeance

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation; creamy

Overall: I imagine this is a crowd pleaser, particularly for those who like a sweeter style; a wheat beer with a difference, but I prefer mine hoppy

05-22-2014 01:58:34 | More by brentk56
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Bear1964

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

05-07-2014 21:39:57 | More by Bear1964
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muddyh2oblues

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-04-2014 20:17:04 | More by muddyh2oblues
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Bsetz

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-04-2014 01:30:40 | More by Bsetz
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Jamco_76

Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-28-2014 17:49:46 | More by Jamco_76
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ManMoosePig

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

04-26-2014 19:53:51 | More by ManMoosePig
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Lemke10

Wisconsin

4.13/5  rDev +8.1%

On-tap at Bernie's Taproom in Waukesha, WI. This pours a cloudy, golden amber color with a slight head. The taste is smooth, full of wheat and a hint of citrus. Overall pretty good and delicious. For being a lesser known wheat beer, this is pretty good.

04-23-2014 18:42:22 | More by Lemke10
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alostplot

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.7%

04-21-2014 05:31:26 | More by alostplot
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Beestin

Iowa

3/5  rDev -21.5%

04-20-2014 19:54:18 | More by Beestin
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oldmanscott

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

04-19-2014 20:06:47 | More by oldmanscott
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JohnSnowNW

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

04-18-2014 03:15:53 | More by JohnSnowNW
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Averwo

Iowa

4/5  rDev +4.7%

04-13-2014 00:27:16 | More by Averwo
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mkf629

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

04-12-2014 18:42:46 | More by mkf629
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Brob245

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-11-2014 21:17:30 | More by Brob245
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Rosstheboss

Iowa

4/5  rDev +4.7%

04-07-2014 03:43:31 | More by Rosstheboss
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Travitten

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-07-2014 03:37:07 | More by Travitten
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jsh420

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

04-06-2014 02:18:27 | More by jsh420
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Ri0

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-05-2014 22:26:27 | More by Ri0
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ohyayitstrey

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +4.7%

04-04-2014 17:45:00 | More by ohyayitstrey
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Herky21

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-02-2014 00:02:07 | More by Herky21
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bismarksays

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

04-01-2014 03:49:03 | More by bismarksays
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Buster

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

03-29-2014 03:54:32 | More by Buster
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Piske41

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.7%

03-25-2014 17:55:27 | More by Piske41
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BMart

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

03-24-2014 18:52:45 | More by BMart
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Tafyob41

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

03-22-2014 03:33:18 | More by Tafyob41
Tallgrass Halcyon Unfiltered Wheat from Tallgrass Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 260 ratings.