Tallgrass Buffalo Sweat | Tallgrass Brewing Company

BA SCORE
86
very good
1,383 Ratings
Tallgrass Buffalo SweatTallgrass Buffalo Sweat
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tallgrass Brewing Company
Kansas, United States
tallgrassbeer.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
We love this beer here at the brewery, and think you will have one of those “I’ve never-tasted-a-beer-like-that” kind of moments when you try it!

What we really like about this beer is the smoothness that brewing with cream sugar brings to the palate. This smoothness balances out the copious quantities of roasted barley used in the brewing process to create a rich, complex, and delicious beer. If you have not been a stout drinker in the past, give this beer a try. It might just change your mind about how dark beers should taste. It tastes so rich, but is surprisingly easy to drink!

20 IBU

Added by russpowell on 11-29-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,383
Reviews:
366
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
11.49%
 
 
Wants:
84
Gots:
308
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 1,383 |  Reviews: 366
Photo of superspak
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce can into pint glass, best before 6/8/2017. Pours crystal clear very dark brown color with a 2 finger fairly dense and fluffy light khaki head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of big milk chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toasted dark bread, nuttiness, cream, herbal, light pepper, slight smoke, and roast/toasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of roast/bready malt, lactose, and light earthy hop notes; with great strength. Taste of big milk chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toasted dark bread, nuttiness, cream, herbal, light pepper, slight smoke, and roast/toasted earthiness. Light herbal/spicy hop and roast bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of milk chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toasted dark bread, nuttiness, cream, herbal, and roast/toasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Great complexity, robustness, and balance of roast/bready malt, lactose, and light earthy hop flavors; with a great roasted bitter/sweet balance, and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light dryness from roast/hop bitterness, lightly increasing through the glass. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, creamy/bready/grainy, and lightly sticky/chalky mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 5%. Overall this is a great milk stout! All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of roast/bready malt, lactose, and light earthy hop flavors; very smooth and easy to drink, almost refreshing. Very flavorful, with a nice body and mouthfeel for the low ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of ipeters1017
4.35/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark brown with a tan head that dissipates quickly.

Smells roasty, hints of coffee and chocolate but no strong, prevailing scent.

Tastes of cocoa and coffee, and it's definitely sweeter than your average stout. Vanilla comes through at the end.

Mouthfeel is creamy and full with little carbonation.

Overall, this is one of my favorite stouts and it's a must-have for my fridge during the winter. Easy to drink and I highly recommend it.

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Photo of Jodio
4.07/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TurboBrew
4.04/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmich24
3.94/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of delgotit99
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Blackop555
4.12/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours black with medium, creamy, tan head that didn't last long.

Smells of coffee, chocolate and roast malt

Tastes sweet roast malts, coffee, cocoa fading to vanilla hints and more roast malt. Semi sweet finish with short coffee linger. Full body with lower smooth, creamy carbonation

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Photo of MrDis
3.54/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kinggimp
3.68/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Agriverbear
3.96/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kcnih
4.85/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of LeRose
4.03/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On draft served in a Shaker pint. Rich, dark brown, almost black, with a typical beige head.

Smell of coffee, chocolate, toasty malt, and a mild spiciness.

The flavor held no surprises. Slightly sweet, roast malt, coffee with cream, a bit of chocolate and that mild spice on the aftertaste. The chocolate is more toward the bittersweet end of the spectrum.

The feel is where this really shines. It is velvety smooth, lightly carbonated, and creamy as can be. Very low bitterness, and it is an extremely clean beer.

Overall, an easily accessible milk stout that can appeal to stout newbies and veteran drinkers alike. Very nice brew, recommended.

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Photo of WunderLlama
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap poured into pint glass
Black liquid
Ring of bubbles
Aroma of roast Malts
Roast malt, smoked coffee taste
Thin mouthfeel , no sudsing
Nice beer

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Photo of rbrandt22
4.41/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DanGeo
3.79/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beerguy04
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a soda black with a tan head. Smells of coffee and chocolate. Taste is the same. Sweet at first, bitter for the aftertaste. Mouthfeel is creamy. Overall, the beer is delicious.

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Photo of smcel371
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Davit
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AuntBea
4.02/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ctb6582
4.16/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Timtac
3.34/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.12/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.73/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of secondtooth
4.25/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pitch black, with a huge head of tan suds and thick, loopy lace.

Aroma: Coffee, cocoa, chocolate goodness. Really nice.

Taste: Rich cocoa, creamy and smooth as can be. Hint of sweetness and a little bitter at finish. One of the easiest to drink, beautiful, and creamy stouts I’ve had in a long time. Absolute winner and a great stout!

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Photo of SMH_NWI
3.57/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Tallgrass Buffalo Sweat from Tallgrass Brewing Company
3.83 out of 5 based on 1,383 ratings.
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