Tallgrass Vanilla Bean Buffalo Sweat | Tallgrass Brewing Company

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Tallgrass Vanilla Bean Buffalo SweatTallgrass Vanilla Bean 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: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by jera1350 on 01-12-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
731
Reviews:
121
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
10.89%
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
128
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 731 |  Reviews: 121
Photo of Gemini6
3.77/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.63/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigIslandfarmer
3.92/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Blackop555
4.04/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark brown with a creamy, medium, tan head that doesn't last long.

Smells of coffee, chocolate, roast malt, very faint hint of vanilla

Tastes vanilla, roasted malt, coffee, light chocolate. Finishes semi sweet with a vanilla linger. Lighter full body. Lower creamy carbonation

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Photo of chinchill
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 oz can from TN with a BB date stamp of 24 March 2017.
Pours blackish-brown with a sizable, fluffy tan head that settles to a durable top coat. Soapy lacing.

Aroma: roasted grains, vanilla, coffee, chocolate and a faint touch of smoke.

Flavor: lots of vanilla; at the threshold of too much. Roasted grains. Chocolate and and coffee in the aftertaste. Medium-high sweetness for style.

Overall: with sweet vanilla and faint coffee overtone, this makes a fine after dinner beverage.

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Photo of beergorrilla
3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmorgan310
3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
4.13/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of superspak
3.95/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce can into pint glass, best before 5/12/2017. Pours clear very dark brown color with a 2 finger fairly dense and fluffy light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Nice dense foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of big milk chocolate, cocoa, creamed coffee, vanilla, caramel, brown sugar, toffee, toasted brown bread, light nuttiness/herbal, and roast/toasted earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/roast/bready malt and vanilla/lactose notes; with great strength. Taste of big milk chocolate, cocoa, creamed coffee, vanilla, caramel, brown sugar, toffee, toasted brown bread, light nuttiness/herbal, and roast/toasted earthiness. Light herbal/roast bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of milk chocolate, cocoa, creamed coffee, vanilla, caramel, brown sugar, toffee, toasted brown bread, light nuttiness/herbal, and roast/toasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt and vanilla/lactose flavors; with a nice roasted bitter/sweet balance, and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Minimal dryness. Medium carbonation and medium-plus body; with a very smooth, creamy/silky, and slightly sticky/chalky mouthfeel that is awesome. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 5%. Overall this is a delicious milk stout! All around nice complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt and vanilla/lactose flavors; very smooth and easy to drink, almost refreshing. Very flavorful with an awesome mouthfeel for the low ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of TreyIsWilson
3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a very dark brown with a three finger sturdy tan head. Nice amount of soapy lacing.

S - Aroma is roasted malts, coffee and light vanilla.

T - The taste is roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate and vanilla.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Creamy mouthfeel with a soft dry finish.

O - This is solid stout. The flavors are not overly sweet and at 5% ABV easily drinkable.

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Photo of Zaphog
3.98/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Phoodcritic
3.69/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AGoodStout
3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of porters4life
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zbooks
3.25/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of FriedSlug
4.34/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A nice dark beer with a creamy tan head. The aroma is a nice roasted malt that has some coffee notes, oats and vanilla. The taste is big roasty malts and oats with chocolate and coffee components and a generous amount of vanilla flavor. This is a really nice stout with a big flavor. I thoroughly enjoyed this beer.

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Photo of mattflippin
4.08/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Buck89
4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter. An opaque black color with a thick and foamy light tan head. Great retention and nice tracks in the glass. A nice vanilla aroma with cocoa, milk, and roasted malt. A smooth, milky taste with vanilla up front that was balanced with a nice chocolatey and roasty stout flavor. A creamy and smooth feel. Very nice.

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Photo of monty79_1997
3.79/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ctb6582
4.17/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 16oz can into a tall glass. Not my ideal, but I'm not at home with my own glasses. Poured a dark chocolate brown with a minimal head and a fair amount of lacing. The vanilla is the first thing you notice, but it's not overpowering. After the vanilla, the sweetness of the milk stout style begins to shine thru. The carbonation is just about right for the style and coats very nicely.

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Photo of WaveDragon
3.86/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of AustinWadkins
4.02/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours blackish-brownish-red with a well carbonated but minimal head that soon disappears

Aromas include roasted barley, vanilla, coffee, lactose and a bit of chocolate

Taste is lots of vanilla with roasted barley and coffee. Sweet

Overall it's not too bad of a beer. Just be ready for sweet

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Photo of OKbrew89
3.68/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fubudu187
3.41/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Tallgrass Vanilla Bean Buffalo Sweat from Tallgrass Brewing Company
3.95 out of 5 based on 731 ratings.
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