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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

763 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 763
Reviews: 137
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 65
Gots: 63 | 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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fatboy91

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-24-2013 02:28:27 | More by fatboy91
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ohyayitstrey

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +5.5%

09-24-2013 02:25:48 | More by ohyayitstrey
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pixieskid

Germany

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

09-21-2013 21:43:28 | More by pixieskid
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moarmare

Missouri

4/5  rDev +5.5%

09-20-2013 12:40:37 | More by moarmare
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RWNay

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-19-2013 22:07:42 | More by RWNay
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TastyIsBeer

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

09-17-2013 01:37:05 | More by TastyIsBeer
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kemoarps

Washington

4.04/5  rDev +6.6%

The pour is a classic hazy amber, White cloudy head that faces to a petri dish sample before eventually dissipating completely.
Nose is a beautiful balance of piney hops and honey sweet malt. So delicious.
Once it hits your lips its more of the same. A blunt earthy dankness hits up front but its calmed by the voices in the background whispering sweet backbone. The finish blends these seemingly incongruous characters into a buddy cop movie with a feel good bittersweet ending.
Seek this out. I only wish it came in bottles so I could save the label

09-16-2013 02:12:59 | More by kemoarps
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elNopalero

Texas

4.45/5  rDev +17.4%

Great art on this can. Comes in a tallboy so there’s more to enjoy! Thanks to a (non-BA) buddy for passing this my way.

This pouts a pale golden in color with some nice foaming that leaves clouds as it dies down
It has a nicely understated aroma that’s citrusy with a light spice. By itself the aroma isn't much but the flavor is just fantastic—it’s light, crisp and hoppy, with a lemony lime zest and a touch of pineapple with a hint of resin backed by a gentle malt that keeps the hops in check. Finishes clean and clear. It’s good.

09-12-2013 19:30:31 | More by elNopalero
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Purp1eOne

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-11-2013 23:42:51 | More by Purp1eOne
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Rosethoj

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

09-10-2013 00:14:17 | More by Rosethoj
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dowen17

Alabama

3.84/5  rDev +1.3%

I originally wasn't going to give this beer a full review but after I tasted it I changed my mind.

I didn't get a chance to pour this beer but I have it a 5 because the can is bad ass.

Smell is nice and this begins why I decided to actually review this beer. It's the most unique pale ale I've had so far. TEA. Deginite green or light tea in the nose. A bit of grapefruit or pineapple in the nose.

Taste it sweet malt up front. Tea settles in te middle of the flavor and then some citrus and pine hit on the aftertaste. Very refreshing.

Mouthfeel is refreshing. Nice carbonation. Not too thin.

This is one of the most unique tasting beers I've had. Definitely worth the try. Pick it up if you can.

09-09-2013 23:19:53 | More by dowen17
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-08-2013 20:08:04 | More by jjd315
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Bsetz

Missouri

4/5  rDev +5.5%

09-08-2013 18:12:25 | More by Bsetz
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Zuidman

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-07-2013 16:30:02 | More by Zuidman
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dedbeer

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

09-06-2013 19:11:39 | More by dedbeer
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Djsaturn1

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

09-06-2013 03:57:20 | More by Djsaturn1
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kodt

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

09-05-2013 02:35:47 | More by kodt
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HarmonMW

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-04-2013 01:43:48 | More by HarmonMW
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RedRabbit

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

09-02-2013 00:59:20 | More by RedRabbit
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vande

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-31-2013 01:40:51 | More by vande
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stangski83

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

08-29-2013 00:48:48 | More by stangski83
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Lookjoesays

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-28-2013 00:59:43 | More by Lookjoesays
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L3MI

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-26-2013 00:21:13 | More by L3MI
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elevatedgreens

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-25-2013 14:42:13 | More by elevatedgreens
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KFBR392

Illinois

4.14/5  rDev +9.2%

Appearance: Pours with a light head. Good lacing on the sides of the glass at each level. Average to above average carbonation active in the glass while drinking. Some brunt orange accents with a pretty golden colored brew.

Smell: This aroma is filled with bubble gum, straw, molasses, and cane sugar. The sugary sweetness jumps out right away on the nose. A caramelized sugary tone really dominates in a very delicious way. A solid yeast backbone keeps the aroma balanced.

Taste: The gummy sugary tones hit the palate right away. Bright hops continue to ride through the body of the beer. The straw and grassy tones kick in on the body as well which balanced out this APA after the front. A caramel and molasses finish really round out an outstanding APA.

Mouthfeel: Sweet hops with bright malt texture.

Overall: I loved this great example of a very bright and hoppy APA. I could drink this all day. I have never seen this side of galaxy hops before, much less palate attacking and drying then I remember previously. Well done with this one Tallgrass.

08-25-2013 02:06:45 | More by KFBR392
Tallgrass 8-Bit Pale Ale from Tallgrass Brewing Company
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