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Tallgrass Pub Ale - Tallgrass Brewing Company

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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.37%
Wants: 12
Gots: 10 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

zeff80, Jul 05, 2014
Photo of russpowell
3.51/5  rDev -2.2%
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

russpowell, Jun 15, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

XmnwildX12, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of woodychandler
4.28/5  rDev +19.2%
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.

woodychandler, Sep 06, 2013
Photo of tempest
3.76/5  rDev +4.7%
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.

tempest, Sep 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

LXIXME, Jul 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

KAF, Jul 06, 2014
Photo of tone77
3.41/5  rDev -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.

tone77, Sep 14, 2013
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3.98/5  rDev +10.9%
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.

drpimento, Jul 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

atlbravsrno1, Oct 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

EgadBananas, Oct 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

bpfrush, Mar 04, 2014
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3.55/5  rDev -1.1%

mattmarka1, Nov 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

WDJersey, Mar 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

lupercmda, Jun 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

egrace84, Jun 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

jzlyo, Aug 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Herky21, Apr 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

22Blue, Jun 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

thufflife, Jun 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

Chucker17, May 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

bigbeers84, Dec 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

hooliganlife, Aug 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

jklecko2, Jun 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

sgttibbs, Jul 14, 2013
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Tallgrass Pub Ale from Tallgrass Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.