Tallgrass Pub Ale | Tallgrass Brewing Company

BA SCORE
83
good
177 Ratings
Tallgrass Pub AleTallgrass Pub Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 05-20-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
177
Reviews:
30
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
11.65%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
39
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 177 |  Reviews: 30
Photo of AGoodStout
4.23/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jpuetz
2.5/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Demi
3.65/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MJ64
3.44/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.4/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

this was significantly less impressive than other beer i had from tallgrass. they call it a mild, but for me it seemed as much like an american amber as anything else. i got very little of an english ale yeast in this, instead a sweet rich red malt base, caramel centered with notes of dried berries on the perimeter. to be critical, its much too sweet and not nearly carbonated enough, thats what stood out for me as negatives, just a style of beer that rarely does much for me, and here does almost nothing. it could use more hops on the back end to balance out the malt sweetness, but it would also benefit from a more robust yeast profile, i really missed that here. still, its easy drinking enough and a great alternative to any macro beer that might be offered in its place. i love low alcohol beer lately, but this left a bit to be desired.

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Photo of CTbrew32
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of johnyb
3.28/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BarryMFBurton
3.36/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of YodersBeerEmporium
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of blasass
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CTJman
3.27/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of myelo
3.36/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a 16 oz can along with some excellent brisket at Cox Bros. BBQ in Manhattan Kansas. First off, this is a classic brown mild, not a "Pale Mild Ale".

Tall, light tan head. Dark, reddish brown almost opaque.

Nose is roasty, caramel malt, no obvious hop aroma.

Taste is similar with moderate roasted malt, mild coffee and toffee. Mild bitterness. Smooth and easy.

Medium body, smooth. Mild to moderate carbonation.

Overall balance is to the malt, very easy to drink.

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Photo of BeerSamurai34
3.14/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Meh. Just drinks like a standard pilsner.

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Photo of MisterKilderkin
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Pours brilliant dark amber to light brown under a cream colored 2” rocky foam cap that hugs the side of the glass.
S: Light caramel, faint biscuit, faint nuttiness.
T: Rich, complex malt flavors, treacle, with light cola in the background, finishes crisp and dry.
F: Creamy, soft in the mouth, medium to medium light body, medium low carbonation.
O: Tallgrass has pretty well nailed this style. Refreshing, satisfying and sessionable.

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Photo of BeerWithMike
4.52/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sampling right now on 5/1/15, Comes in a 16 ounce can only and usually in a 4-pack. Can chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a "URTHEL" .33L tulip glass.

This 'English Pale Mild Ale' (? Doesn't look and taste like it) style brew pours a deep mahogany, almost pitch black in color with a good 1-2-finger foamy beige head that lasts a good while. A decent amount of lacing is seen when sipped but faded quickly. The aroma is of toasted bread, roasted grains and malt. Pretty much is said for the taste. Very smooth with no harsh or bitter aftertaste at all! A very tasty creamy brew! Lighter+ to medium bodied with perfect carbonation. Really liked this one!

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Photo of Rawwie
3.29/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LightnerLiquorKS
4.06/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerOps
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bpkrippner
3.66/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Iamjeff6
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jaydoc
3.79/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Scott-craft
4.52/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Maybe personal preference, but I really like this if I'm going to drink 4 or more beers at a time. It takes the place of a miller lite

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Tallgrass Pub Ale from Tallgrass Brewing Company
3.69 out of 5 based on 177 ratings.
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