Tallgrass 8-Bit Pale Ale | Tallgrass Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
1,168
Reviews:
206
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
11.81%
 
 
Wants:
79
Gots:
209
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 1,168 |  Reviews: 206
Photo of gtermi
3.77/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bark
2.97/5  rDev -22%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

The colour is gold; the liquid got some chill haze. The two finger head is white and compact; some lacing occurs white it sinks down.

The smell is surprisingly light. Some citric peels, some sweet floral notes and a touch of shortbread.

The taste is somewhat bitter with pilsner malt sweetness. Hints of alcohol and dough. Medium body. Growing bitterness in the aftertaste as well as notable alcohol and sour lemon candy. The finish is bitter with hints of green plants and watermelon.

The carbonation is strong, the many small bubbles short-lived. The liquid is light.

Not a very interesting APA. No off flavours, though.

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Photo of cdwil
3.67/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jame515
3.9/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BKotch
3.94/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of puftdank
3.99/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mehinaman
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bbealmear
4.01/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mkanne3616
4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Narthax
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Bought a can at AJ's New York Pizzaria in Manhattan, Kansas because it was a local beer and 8 Bit came highly recommended. Was not disappointed. Would definitely recommend this beer.

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Photo of Soneast
3.63/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gerred
3.4/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of nathanmiller
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AngEo
3.44/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tylerstravis
4.01/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Squire123
4.01/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Light hazy yellow with white cap and good lacing.

Aroma: Nice combination of floral hops and sweet malt.

Taste: Good, clear, malt forward flavor with well integrated hop influence. Hits the correct notes right on pitch. Makes me want to sing along. Great finish with just the right hop touch.

Texture: Very good, almost creamy, solid blend of components.

Overall: The Galaxy hops here used is a good choice which nicely cover without smothering the malt. Well played.

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

Photo of BigAl18
3.62/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Skillet
4.09/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brentk56
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a clear golden/amber color with a nice, frothy head that leaves a few shards of lacing

Smell: Tropical fruit tones dominate, with pineapple and mango, supported by tones of grapefruit and apricot; hints of graham cracker malt

Taste: Graham cracker malt, up front, with the tropical fruit and citrus tones from the aromatics building on the palate; modest bitterness through the middle which the graham cracker cuts through on the finish

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Pretty nice for a sessionable pale and and a step up from some of my other experiences with Tallgrass

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Photo of C_Adams
3.77/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LloydDobler
3.81/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Tallgrass 8-Bit Pale Ale from Tallgrass Brewing Company
3.81 out of 5 based on 1,168 ratings.
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