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Tallgrass Vanilla Bean Buffalo Sweat - Tallgrass Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

402 Ratings
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Ratings: 402
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 33
Gots: 29 | 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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Ratings: 402 | Reviews: 66 | Display Reviews Only:
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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%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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 18, 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
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3.71/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Black with a thin cocoa brown head; good lacing

S: Rich roasted malts: coffee and vanilla with some dark chocolate; so rich and roasty and awesome smelling

T: A bit disappointing in the flavors--especially considering the aromas; rich and roasty with coffee an chocolate and, of course, the vanilla beans, but it also becomes a bit cloying--especially as you near the end of the pint

F: Medium body and creamy; good overall mouth feel

O: This is a nice stout; so rich and roasty and the vanilla plays well of the roastiness; I just wish the flavors came together a bit better with something to balance the sweet finish of that vanilla

dbossman, Jun 13, 2014
Tallgrass Vanilla Bean Buffalo Sweat from Tallgrass Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 402 ratings.