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Tallgrass Pub Ale - Tallgrass Brewing Company

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82
good

80 Ratings
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Ratings: 80
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 7
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tallgrass Brewing Company visit their website
Kansas, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Mild Ale |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-20-2013)
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zeff80

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

07-05-2014 21:57:20 | More by zeff80
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.51/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Based on the original 2007 formula according to the can.. Listed as a brown, not a mild...

Pours cooper colored with a thumb of cream colored head. Average head retention & slightly better lacing

S: Faint fruittyness, leafy hops

T: Follows the nose, faint nuttyness also up front. Golden delicious apples, slight dryness & fairly faint caramel as this warms, some woody hops. Finsihes fruitty, with leafy hops & dryness/crispness

MF: Light bodied, soft carbonation

This does seem more like a mild than a brown to me, but could buy it as either. Easy to drink, but nothing too exciting here, doesn't really stack up against best examples of the style, which always shine in cask form. Not sure I would ever buy this again

Serving type: can

06-15-2013 20:46:39 | More by russpowell
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

07-20-2014 21:06:25 | More by XmnwildX12
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tempest

Pennsylvania

3.76/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Picked up a can from the Ale Jail in St. Paul. It's always a pleasant surprise to find another session beer on the shelf, and I'm always a fan of milds. As it should be, it's malty beer. It's a touch heavier than I'd expect, but doesn't feel too filling. It's a sweet mild, with a sugar cookie, English biscuit and a bit of toffee. There's a smooth fruity undertone and really no hops to speak of.

Serving type: can

09-08-2013 22:13:39 | More by tempest
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

I am actually not certain from where this CAN came. I think that tone77 dropped it off in his latest batch for me, but it seems odd that he did not review it himself. I would be highly flattered to think that he only got one CAN and passed it on to me. The CANQuest (TM) forges ahead!

From the CAN: "The original Pub Ale from Tallgrass"; "Original 2007 Formula"; "Just ask for a Tallgrass!"; "A fine Brown Ale with mild and rich flavors to win friends and influence enemies."

The Crack and inverted Glug went smoothly, right up until it started creating a massive head above a pseudo-cascading action and I was forced to back off. Color was a deep-copper with NE-quality clarity (SRM = ~ 34). Settling, I had two fingers of dense, foamy, light-tan head, like the top of a mocha shake. Nose was syrupy sweet and slightly buttery. I felt as though I were sitting down to pancakes. Mouthfeel was medium and the taste was, well, mild. Not too sweet, not at all bitter, and with just enough diacetyl that even I could discern it (and usually, I CANnot). Given the style's descriptor(s) on this site, I would say that they nailed it. Finish was semi-sweet, not over the top in terms of its sweetness in any way. This, combined with its relatively low ABV, made for a nice nightcap. I am going to retire for the day after I finish. I guess that if you are looking for a sessionable beer, you could do way worse than some of these.

Serving type: can

09-06-2013 00:02:11 | More by woodychandler
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

07-08-2014 23:10:57 | More by LXIXME
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.41/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Woodychandler, a couple of reviews below this one, has it wrong. I recieved this beer from him in one of his beautiful packages. Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has a bronze color with a 1 inch head. Smell is a bit malty, biscuity. Taste is nutty, a good bit of malts, a touch of toffee, just a bit unusual. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a different and enjoyable beer.

Serving type: can

09-14-2013 02:18:01 | More by tone77
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KAF

Iowa

3/5  rDev -16.9%

07-06-2014 16:53:34 | More by KAF
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drpimento

Wisconsin

3.98/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

I like this beer! Poured a bit cold out of the can, but with a large, fluffy, frothy, foamy, light tan head that soon settles to a light cover and some lace. Color is a clear mahogany with some bubble trails. Aroma is a fresh malt, molasses, grain, hop. Flavor's like nose and light with a touch of bitter at the end. Body is odd as it's good on one hand, yet a bit thin too. Carbonation is good. Finish is like flavor, has bitter going to sweet, and has some length. Pretty good drinking stuff all in all.

Serving type: can

07-23-2013 03:40:08 | More by drpimento
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -3%

10-23-2013 03:13:55 | More by EgadBananas
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.8%

03-04-2014 02:31:51 | More by bpfrush
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -3%

03-29-2014 19:47:29 | More by WDJersey
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egrace84

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

06-23-2013 08:03:57 | More by egrace84
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lupercmda

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3%

06-10-2014 23:10:50 | More by lupercmda
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Herky21

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -3%

04-02-2014 00:02:30 | More by Herky21
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.8%

12-21-2013 15:59:45 | More by bigbeers84
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Chucker17

South Dakota

4/5  rDev +10.8%

05-30-2013 23:34:35 | More by Chucker17
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22Blue

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

06-29-2014 00:28:13 | More by 22Blue
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Eric908

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

10-11-2013 01:00:51 | More by Eric908
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -10%

07-14-2013 14:05:37 | More by sgttibbs
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jklecko2

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

06-25-2013 21:04:21 | More by jklecko2
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

3.26/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pub Ale poured a darkish amber color with a nice large lacing head. There is a very mellow aroma with subtle roasted malt notes, and toffee notes. The taste is also very mellow and light. With some roasted malt notes, and toffee flavors. Light flavors, but nice either wise. Overall its a nice flavored lighter beer.

Serving type: on-tap

08-14-2013 03:15:24 | More by vette2006c5r
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

3/5  rDev -16.9%

07-01-2013 05:44:38 | More by LambicPentameter
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rrski198

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

03-05-2014 05:32:29 | More by rrski198
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3%

10-23-2013 03:20:17 | More by MN_Beerticker
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Tallgrass Pub Ale from Tallgrass Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.