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Wild Plum Farmhouse Ale - Tallgrass Brewing Company

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Wild Plum Farmhouse AleWild Plum Farmhouse Ale

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BA SCORE
81
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94 Ratings
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Ratings: 94
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 11.73%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tallgrass Brewing Company visit their website
Kansas, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GuinnessSmurf on 07-12-2013)
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TheMrFarnham

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +11.7%

09-17-2013 00:18:54 | More by TheMrFarnham
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Dreamkilla15601

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

09-16-2013 23:20:40 | More by Dreamkilla15601
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

3.59/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A clean golden yellow pour with about 4 fingers of fluffy white head. Tons of visible carbonation.

Smells of plums, dark fruit.. Almost smells like a dark Belgian ale. Nice peppery yeast scent, lemongrass. Definitely a unique aroma on this one.

Flavor is sugary sweet malts, candi sugar maybe? Subtle fruitiness (dark fruits), very yeast forward.. A pretty basic tasting beer but very well done.

A bit over carbonated, light in body.. Jut a little hard to drink with excessive amounts of head and carbonation bubbles.

Nothing mindblowing here, but definitely a nice offering from tallgrass.

Serving type: can

09-16-2013 22:07:08 | More by facundoCNB
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ohyayitstrey

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

09-14-2013 02:55:09 | More by ohyayitstrey
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Irishace9

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16.2%

09-14-2013 02:17:45 | More by Irishace9
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Bsetz

Missouri

4/5  rDev +11.7%

09-09-2013 01:15:01 | More by Bsetz
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eawolff99

Colorado

4/5  rDev +11.7%

09-08-2013 14:49:33 | More by eawolff99
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

09-08-2013 05:39:39 | More by Zachtheporter
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einman

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

09-08-2013 01:35:25 | More by einman
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

09-08-2013 00:12:39 | More by JamesStreet
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.66/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazed amber/pear with a thumb of ivory head. Great lacing & good head retention

S: Over-ripe plums, pears, grassy & hay notes, some serious & rot/sweetness coming through

T: Pear skins, some plum jammyness, grassiness & mustiness up front. White grapes, more rot, a touch of white pepper & light plummyness as this warms. Finishes, dry, jammy, & a bit grassy

MF: Medium bodied, light carbonation

Not my thing, works on a simple level, fairly drinkable, but not a 4 pack I'll be buying again. Sort of an odd duck. Love me some tallgrass, as long as they keeping experimenting, I'll keep buying, they can't all be gems....

Serving type: can

09-07-2013 04:03:10 | More by russpowell
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

16oz tallboy generously extra'd to me by Sam C, poured into an unlabeled snifter today, 9/2/2013.

Pours a hazy golden straw coloured body with a helluva thick white head that explodes in frothiness.. had to wait a few minutes for things to settle down before I could resume pouring. Spotty lacing, but the collar is über thick and bubbly. Looks like a sexy saison.

Smells basically like spices, cloves, and a little bit of mellow banana. In other words, smells like a typical saison. Don't get too much sweetness here that I would expect from a beer made with plums.

On the other hand, the taste of this beer is definitely sweeter than a typical yeasty saison. The yeast is certainly a major contributor to the flavour profile but there is a light underlying fruity sweetness that is probably best attributed to the plums. Not super complex but pretty tasty and easy on the palate.

Medium bodied brew that is very well carbonated and refreshing. Went very well paired with a salad lunch. Aftertaste is mostly the spices and bananas with clove, aka the yeastiness.

Nothing much to write home about. Refreshing and easy to drink saison, not out of ordinary for the brewing style.

Serving type: can

09-02-2013 20:20:33 | More by Stevedore
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

09-02-2013 01:02:38 | More by mothman
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bump8628

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

09-01-2013 21:49:13 | More by bump8628
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KFBR392

Illinois

3.43/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Poured with a massive head of about three or four fingers which subsided but was present throughout. Sticky levels of lacing left behind with each drink. Above average active carbonation in the glass.

Smell: Light plums are on the front. The yeast presence is filled with spices, herbs, butter, dough, and leafy greens. Some sweet hoppy tones going on as well. The plums are present but play a supplementary role.

Taste: The plum sweetness and bright active yeast combine well on the front. There is a slightly artificial feeling on the body which leave an odd funk on the palate but it is nothing too distracting. The finish continues some of the earthy tones with some bright tropical fruit left behind.

Mouthfeel: Pretty easy going, buttery doughy feeling on the palate.

Overall: Probably a middle of the road saison. The plums are interesting but seem to get lost a little bit. I love a funky saison but this one is just a little artificial. I love what Tallgrass is doing though, keep it up.

Serving type: can

09-01-2013 01:42:15 | More by KFBR392
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Timmah11

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

08-27-2013 01:16:55 | More by Timmah11
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marct

Nevada

4/5  rDev +11.7%

08-25-2013 17:17:49 | More by marct
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Chuck_25

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

08-24-2013 04:05:59 | More by Chuck_25
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maDUECEgunner

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-22-2013 19:15:13 | More by maDUECEgunner
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

3/5  rDev -16.2%

08-21-2013 17:01:39 | More by Kahlerbock
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

08-20-2013 11:21:56 | More by MN_Beerticker
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zeff80

Missouri

4/5  rDev +11.7%

08-19-2013 00:15:53 | More by zeff80
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deebo

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

08-17-2013 23:12:11 | More by deebo
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CTJman

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

08-17-2013 22:47:33 | More by CTJman
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-13-2013 18:18:00 | More by MNBeerGeek
Wild Plum Farmhouse Ale from Tallgrass Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 94 ratings.