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Tallgrass 8-Bit Pale Ale - Tallgrass Brewing Company

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Tallgrass 8-Bit Pale AleTallgrass 8-Bit Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

717 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 717
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 63
Gots: 51 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Tallgrass Brewing Company visit their website
Kansas, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: zeff80 on 03-01-2012)
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MynamesRickJames

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +31.9%

04-04-2014 03:08:40 | More by MynamesRickJames
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cestlavie

New York

5/5  rDev +31.9%

10-14-2013 01:18:45 | More by cestlavie
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bencolvin

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +31.9%

12-17-2012 17:38:15 | More by bencolvin
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KarlHungus

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer pours a slightly hazy bright orange color. The head is a massive two inches in height, and recedes slowly into a firm inch cap of bright white foam. This is one handsome looking beer. The aroma is of stone fruit, passion fruit, tangerines, and flower bed. There is a lot going on in this aroma, and it is also quite strong for the size of this beer. The taste is a bit drier than the aroma leads on, but I am really liking that. There is ample passion fruit and stone fruit with some nice floral notes rounding out the back end. The malt is present, but soft. It supports the hops well, and really lets them shine. There is a nice assertive bitterness in the finish, but it is well integrated into the beer. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with lively carbonation, and a silky texture. Overall, this is the best pale ale I've ever drank. I can't see how this beer could possibly be improved on. It is sure to become a regular in my refrigerator.

Serving type: can

05-10-2012 22:29:09 | More by KarlHungus
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APB

Nebraska

5/5  rDev +31.9%

12-18-2012 07:31:49 | More by APB
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jcjerabek

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +31.9%

04-30-2012 02:16:27 | More by jcjerabek
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barleyswine

Kansas

5/5  rDev +31.9%

07-06-2012 23:02:34 | More by barleyswine
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karlt

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +31.9%

06-19-2013 11:49:31 | More by karlt
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MarshallMan

Kansas

5/5  rDev +31.9%

06-17-2012 22:07:40 | More by MarshallMan
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paladinjoe

Minnesota

4.76/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

When I first saw the can, I was intrigued right away, how can you not love the 8-bit video game era? I still sware by it. The real question then becomes, is it good beer? That answer is a resounding YES.

The flavor is better than Surly Furious IMO, and a much more reasonably priced Surly Abrasive Ale, yeah it's pretty damn close to that one, which is amazing!

Anyhow, 8-bit's got that classic orangish cloudy look, which is classic IPA, it's hoppy, but not over the top, it's full flavored, and intense, and again without being over bearing... I really really love this beer.

Serving type: can

02-09-2014 02:43:19 | More by paladinjoe
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TonyK41

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

07-10-2013 22:50:48 | More by TonyK41
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chocosushi

Oklahoma

4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

11-16-2012 02:39:41 | More by chocosushi
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lvoutlawjlh

Nebraska

4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

03-27-2012 21:12:50 | More by lvoutlawjlh
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OleJohnnieAle

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

04-15-2012 23:11:45 | More by OleJohnnieAle
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Kansas

4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

05-23-2013 01:21:19 | More by Sande
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minnesotaryan

Minnesota

4.53/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful pale gold, wonderful thick fluffy white head.

Sweet malts, citrus - lemon and orange, some grapefruit, nice balance.

Nice hop forward, slight bready malt, some piny, some orange peel, really nice balance, lots of flavor 5.2 abv.

Adequate carbonation, a little thin but very smooth and easy to drink.

Win! Load up the flavor in this easily sessionable beer.

Serving type: can

04-03-2012 01:51:54 | More by minnesotaryan
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akocina

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

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Wisconsin

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Illinois

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Georgia

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Cooper

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

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Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

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CrummyLuke

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

03-20-2014 14:31:43 | More by CrummyLuke
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Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

10-15-2012 03:57:02 | More by vlodko62
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Tallgrass 8-Bit Pale Ale from Tallgrass Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 717 ratings.