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Tallgrass Vanilla Bean Buffalo Sweat - Tallgrass Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

378 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 378
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 31
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tallgrass Brewing Company visit their website
Kansas, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jera1350 on 01-12-2013)
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2.5/5  rDev -35.9%

just_in, Jul 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

atlbravsrno1, Jul 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

snarygare, Jul 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

miggy_smalls, Jul 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

drone, Jul 20, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev -4.9%

A-Black in the glass but a clear brown when pouring. Not much carbonation. One finger off white head that dissipates instantly.

S-Too sweet vanilla flavor. Some chocolate as well but mainly overly sweet (artificial?) vanilla.

T-Very sweet poorly balanced vanilla. Some chocolate and a tad bit of malt.

M-Light, watery, not much carbonation.

O- The vanilla kills this beer. It was poorly done, overly sweat and destroys any balance.

rlee1390, Jul 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

beardedvaper99, Jul 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

OregonGrown7, Jul 19, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +1.5%

16oz. can poured into a snifter.

(A)- Pours almost pitch black. Minimal tan froth.

(S)- Vanilla, right off the bat. Lots of raisin too. A subtle chalky cocoa to it.

(T)- Similar to the smell. Great vanilla character with the raisin and mild roasted malts.

(M)- A good carbonation level and balance. Smooth and malty with just the right amount of sweetness to it.

(O)- A solid variation with the vanilla added. Not overly sweet yet with plenty of richness.

sweemzander, Jul 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

alostplot, Jul 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

Sheepdog2169, Jul 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

djcosmo, Jul 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Beerlover, Jul 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

22Blue, Jul 08, 2014
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3.94/5  rDev +1%

A: Pours black from a 16-oz can into a tall glass. Tan head.

S: Definite coffee aroma

T: Sweet roast malt with hints of molasses, coffee, mocha and (slight) vanilla.

M: Very smooth, much moreso than other stouts or porters I've had recently.

O: Had a tallboy of this in a wine shop after a nice plate of chicken vesuvio at the Italian restaurant next door, and it really hit the spot. A fine stout that I hadn't had before but will definitely try again.

DaneBramage, Jul 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

DerekDudley, Jul 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

HeyYoMar, Jul 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

qksilverrs, Jul 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

csfcmitchell, Jun 24, 2014
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3.91/5  rDev +0.3%

This pours a dark brown color with a foamy, light brown head. The aroma is sweet with malts, coffee, and molasses but not much of a vanilla smell. The taste is smooth, sweet, and robust. The texture is lighter and not as thick or heavy as the regular Buffalo Sweat. There is a slight hint of vanilla, but it’s not as evident as other vanilla stouts in the market.

Lemke10, Jun 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

macubaseball6, Jun 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

thufflife, Jun 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

DaftPatrick, Jun 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

EdFed, Jun 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Hohnbaum, Jun 14, 2014
Tallgrass Vanilla Bean Buffalo Sweat from Tallgrass Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 378 ratings.