Tallgrass Velvet Rooster | Tallgrass Brewing Company

Tallgrass Velvet RoosterTallgrass Velvet Rooster
509 Ratings
Tallgrass Velvet RoosterTallgrass Velvet Rooster

Brewed by:
Tallgrass Brewing Company
Kansas, United States

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beer is a Belgian Tripel that lives up to its name. Smooth and carefully crafted like a fine velvet painting, but with an 8.5% ABV this bird has some spurs! The beer pours a golden straw color with brilliant clarity. Topped with a lofty pure white head the beer has a wonderful floral nose, with subtle fruit notes. The taste is clean and crisp, with subtle fruit notes and a touch of candy like sweetness. The beer has a Champagne-like effervescent that provides a crisp offset to its sweet finish. While a pint glass is always nice, Velvet Rooster would also be at home in a tulip glass or Champagne flute.

Malts: 2Row, Munich, Wheat, Oats
Hops: Northern Brewer, Tettnang, Saaz
Adjuncts: Cane Sugar

Added by indiapaleale on 11-05-2011

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Funky Buddha Brewery snifter. No freshness date.

A- Pours a hazy medium amber color with a 3/4 inch off-white head that retains very well before slowly relinquishing to a thick ring around the edge of the glass and random bubbly surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves a thin ring behind.

S- Lots of hay and lemongrass with a bit of barnyard funk. The Belgian yeast in this is less rich and more subdued.

T- The flavor isn't as complex and enticing as the aroma. Fairly average Tripel taste with some moderate wheat malt, slight spice and a noticeable alcohol presence.

M- Also quite average. Slightly sharp from the hops, booze and medium carbonation. The body leans toward the fuller side of things.

O- The aroma of this beer is deceiving as it tricks you into thinking great things lie ahead. In the end, it's just your standard Tripel.

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Tallgrass Velvet Rooster from Tallgrass Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 509 ratings
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