Tallgrass Halcyon Unfiltered Wheat | Tallgrass Brewing Company

BA SCORE
86
very good
358 Ratings
Tallgrass Halcyon Unfiltered WheatTallgrass Halcyon Unfiltered Wheat
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
We originally brewed Halcyon as our first summer seasonal, but since all the Halcyon fans (a.k.a: kiteheads) asked so nicely, we now brew this magical brew year around. Besides, who doesn't want a little taste of summer on a dark winter night?

We are proud of all our beers, but Halcyon is special. We are in “the wheat state” after all, so the pressure was on us to make a wheat beer, but we knew it had to be great. Halcyon Unfiltered Wheat is the result of that Midwestern angst, an all-American wheat with real Kansas-grown grain in the brew.

We start with raw Kansas white wheat in the mix to give it a nice edge, but what really makes it shine is the hops. We use “hop-bursting” late in the brewing process and this gives Halcyon its palate of tropical fruit flavors & aromas with a bright and refreshing taste like the best days of summer.

20 IBU

Added by jaycount on 03-30-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
358
Reviews:
101
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
12.5%
 
 
Wants:
38
Gots:
70
For Trade:
1
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Photo of msumike89
4.29/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OneBadBadger
4.71/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Awesome beer. Really stands out against other wheat beers. Theres some unique taste to me.

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Photo of warrendietrich2001
3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CraigTravor
3.91/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jayhawknv
4.79/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Very nice wheat beer; but then it better be since it's from my home state, the Wheat Capital. Was visiting from Nevada,my new found home of 28 years and decided I should try some Kansas wheat beer...nice color, nice white pillowy head, nice aroma--but wow-very very tasty--a keeper.

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Photo of Kyseber
3.81/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sohearn
3.16/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

I am not a wheat fan.

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Photo of Smconnor
3.94/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AlbertVogler
3.54/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BarrelAgedG
3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ParnellJoseph1138
4.03/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Radiant gold blond but with a slight haze
S:The lemon taste becomes readily apparent and bready wheat malt.
T: The lemon character establishes its self first and then the wheat character. It has a great balance between yeast and malt with a very slight hop presence. slightly dry and not sweet.
M: Crisp, slightly dry, and an ideal lawn mower beer.
Overall: A strong entry into the category, but some more malt and hop complexity to the taste profile would be welcome

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Photo of Pacioli1445
4.31/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LukasOP
4.31/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ovaltine
4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gordonj
4.74/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A nice, crisp wheat beer. I love the subtle citrus taste.

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Photo of 22Blue
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of mhudson26
4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

Photo of tbryan5
4.05/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Hellpop65
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of JMilk
4.72/5  rDev +22.9%

Photo of TuggyRuggz
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of justinrphillips
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of jmulroy
3.72/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of ShawnL
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of LukeGude
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Tallgrass Halcyon Unfiltered Wheat from Tallgrass Brewing Company
3.84 out of 5 based on 358 ratings.
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