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Tallgrass 8-Bit Pale Ale | Tallgrass Brewing Company

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Tallgrass 8-Bit Pale AleTallgrass 8-Bit Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.76/5
Very Good
1,178 Ratings
Tallgrass 8-Bit Pale AleTallgrass 8-Bit Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by zeff80 on 03-01-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#20,531
Reviews:
208
Ratings:
1,178
pDev:
11.97%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
79
Gots:
208
Trade:
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Ratings: 1,178 |  Reviews: 208
Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.68/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

These come in pint cans? I thought mine was 12 oz. . . maybe there is both? Anyways, pours standard yellow color for a pale ale with a little bit of copper color thrown in for bad measure. The can design, is pretty damn cool, and yes, that is going to factor into the "look" score for me.

Seemed to lack much if any dry hopping. Just a little bit of grassiness in there and not much else for the nose. Standard pale and biscuit malt mouth feel, bitterness in the 45ibu range I would guess. Still kickin it grassy and brassy. Does nothing wrong nor exceptional, seems clearly in the realm of 'average'. If you're looking for something approaching balanced these days, this might fit the bill for you.

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Photo of Wasatch
4.12/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. Can
Drink By: 10/21/17

My first from this brewery.

Poured into a Tired Hands glass a pretty nice clean/clear dark golden yellow color, very nice carbonation, with a pretty nice thick/creamy two-finger off-white head, which also leaves some nice sticky lacing behind. The nose is hoppy, slight malt note, citrusy complex (lemon, oranges, tangerines), slight pine note. The taste is pretty nice, hoppy, slightly malty, with some pretty nice citrusy complex (lemon, oranges, tangerines), some pineyness. Medium body, ABV hidden pretty well, with a nice dry/bitter finish. Overall, this one surprised me, pretty tasty APA.

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Photo of MJSFS
3.74/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mooslerfitness
1.91/5  rDev -49.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Photo of StoutHunter
3.45/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Short Review. Not bad, but it seemed to be pretty average for a Pale Ale. The hop profile was a little more muted than I expected, but it did have some nice balance to it and the drinkability wasn't bad. I don't think I would get this one again since it's pretty easy to find a better tasting Pale Ale.

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Photo of GOBLIN
3.82/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of schoolboy
3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This may be the most distinguished brew I've come across from Tallgrass.

It pours a nice golden color, perfectly clear with fine bubbles. The aroma is fresh and hoppy. The taste is bitter and hoppy. The malts poke through a mound of hops. Nice balance,

Overall, this is a very satisfying pale that I would seek out. Highly recommended.

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Photo of puck1225
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into a pint glass. A cloudy yellow color with a decent head and lacing. Nice floral smell. The taste is citrusy and bready with a bit of a bitter finish. Good beer!

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Photo of mkyer
3.77/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of freewill35
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Euphoria69
3/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of OklahomaBeerDrinker38
1.64/5  rDev -56.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1

This beer tastes like bathroom cleaner. Would not recommend it to anyone.

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Photo of WDJersey
3.82/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of singletary
3.68/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

It pours a hazy orange hue with a massive head that lingers and leaves a good lacing on the glass. The smell is a piney and citrus to it and the taste is much the same. It has a goog medium body with just enough bitterness to it. Overall a good drink.

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Photo of AdamSteve
4.11/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cryptichead
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dubnation
3.04/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of carrollmel7
4.23/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eric_T_07
3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Turbo
3.99/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AdmiralOzone
3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a slightly hazy honey yellow color with a massive head that recedes slowly to leave lacing on the glass. The aroma is citrus, pine and cereal. The flavor follows the aroma and has just the right amount of bitterness on the finish. The feel is crisp and overall a very enjoyable low abv beer.

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Photo of ABabbidge
3.59/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L: Cloudy burnt orange color. White head with some lacing.

S: Fruity, especially orange or tangerine.

T: Bitter orange similar to the nose. Lingering bitter after taste.

O: Noty favorite pale ale, but still enjoyable.

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Photo of Zazzi82
3.35/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Tallgrass 8-Bit Pale Ale from Tallgrass Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 1,178 ratings
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