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Tallgrass Velvet Rooster - Tallgrass Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

374 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 374
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.56%
Wants: 15
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tallgrass Brewing Company visit their website
Kansas, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is a Belgian Tripel that lives up to its name. Smooth and carefully crafted like a fine velvet painting, but with an 8.5% ABV this bird has some spurs! The beer pours a golden straw color with brilliant clarity. Topped with a lofty pure white head the beer has a wonderful floral nose, with subtle fruit notes. The taste is clean and crisp, with subtle fruit notes and a touch of candy like sweetness. The beer has a Champagne-like effervescent that provides a crisp offset to its sweet finish. While a pint glass is always nice, Velvet Rooster would also be at home in a tulip glass or Champagne flute.

(Beer added by: indiapaleale on 11-05-2011)
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Bighuge

Minnesota

4.55/5  rDev +21%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pillowy white head sits atop a regal gold body of nectoar. Lacing is very full. Aroma is bready and lemony. A little spice and hay. Flavor is a little sourdough, some lemongrass, cakey yeastiness, pepper.... Really nice. I expect nothing less from this fine brewery. Highly drinkable and flavorful. Light medium body with a soft feel to it and alcohol presence is barely detectable. A winner.

Serving type: cask

11-13-2011 04:46:28 | More by Bighuge
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richj1970

Alabama

3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from 16 oz can into tulip glass. Dated to enjoy by 11/04/2014.

A: Pours a light straw yellow with 2-3 finger fluffy off white head that seemed to last forever. Heavy sticky lacing,

S: Belgian yeast esters and a slight grassy funk. Banana and bubblegum. Rose petals and a bit of clove and pepper.

T: Ripe banana and biscuits. Belgian candy sugar. Some familiar flavors of a typical tripel, but not a strictly traditional one. Tends almost a little sweet.

M: Full bodied but with a champagne like carbonation. Fairly crisp finish that helps to offset the sweetness a bit.

O: Very drinkable and enjoyable brew. Maybe not a classic Belgian trippel, but a very good American version. Will have to grab a few more of these next time I'm through the midwest.

Serving type: can

07-25-2014 01:09:21 | More by richj1970
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AlbertVogler

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-24-2014 00:59:42 | More by AlbertVogler
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -20.2%

07-22-2014 20:03:52 | More by atlbravsrno1
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snarygare

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

07-22-2014 20:02:09 | More by snarygare
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-17-2014 23:35:40 | More by Gonzoillini
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Faroveryonder

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-16-2014 23:58:30 | More by Faroveryonder
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NorthSideSean

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-13-2014 16:49:23 | More by NorthSideSean
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-11-2014 18:53:05 | More by petermethot
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tbone64

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -46.8%

07-10-2014 03:58:05 | More by tbone64
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dmadsen

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-10-2014 02:38:41 | More by dmadsen
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BearMittens

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-09-2014 04:40:35 | More by BearMittens
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22Blue

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-08-2014 00:54:23 | More by 22Blue
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ffshore545

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-07-2014 02:11:11 | More by ffshore545
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Demon_Lung

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-06-2014 13:31:01 | More by Demon_Lung
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Sparky44

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-05-2014 20:09:13 | More by Sparky44
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miggs3030

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-04-2014 04:55:12 | More by miggs3030
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egrace84

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

06-28-2014 16:22:07 | More by egrace84
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Kurmaraja

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

06-27-2014 04:40:42 | More by Kurmaraja
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blandmath

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +13%

06-22-2014 03:16:15 | More by blandmath
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Franziskaner

Missouri

3.38/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Light golden hued with great clarity. A quarter inch of off white foam rests on top and there is light Brussels lacing. I smell faint light malt and Belgian candy sugar. There's a sweetness of light malt and Belgian candy sugar in the flavor. The mouth is moderately carbonated and dry. The sweetness in the flavor is slightly cloying.

Serving type: can

06-22-2014 01:01:40 | More by Franziskaner
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thufflife

Missouri

4/5  rDev +6.4%

06-19-2014 18:01:20 | More by thufflife
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whynot44

Missouri

3.64/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Slightly hazy golden color with a decent white head that doesn't stay around long but does leave a bit of lacing.

The aroma is light malt, biscuits, yeast, hints of apple and cloves.

The taste is similar, yeast, biscuits, slight fruitiness with a spicy , somewhat floral finish. A little different than a Belgian tripel, but that's not necessarily bad.

Medium bodied, very smooth and easily drinkable, alcohol content is barely noticeable.

Altogether it is enjoyable and worth a try, probably the best tripel from Kansas, at least.

I have to give this one a few points for can graphics.

Serving type: can

06-18-2014 08:39:56 | More by whynot44
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Zuidman

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

06-18-2014 02:03:26 | More by Zuidman
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miguellunarusso

Mississippi

4/5  rDev +6.4%

06-16-2014 23:54:29 | More by miguellunarusso
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Tallgrass Velvet Rooster from Tallgrass Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 374 ratings.