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RATINGS: 256   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Our third beer, Tallgrass IPA, is an India Pale Ale that is rich, complex, and flavorful. We are proud to be the first brewery here in the Great Plains to have the first brewed, bottled, and draft IPA out on the market!

Tallgrass IPA originally came to life as a creation during Jeff’s early homebrewing days (batch Numero Uno), and it was consumed in short order by his friends who came over to cook out and help with the next batch. After some modifications over the years (because nobody’s rookie homebrew batch tastes all that great, but your friends will tell you it does) the recipe was dialed in to become what is now Tallgrass IPA. We love this beer and think you will too!

What is with the name “India Pale Ale”? Well, India Pale Ale’s have a history that reaches way back to the days of the British Empire and the need for good and proper British beer for the soldiers in India. It just so happens that hops not only taste and smell great, they also have natural preservative properties that help keep beer fresher. Obviously, there was no way to keep beer cool on the long voyage around Cape Horn from England to India, so the intellectual forebearers of modern microbiology (genius brewers of course!) figured that if some hops were good for storage then heaps of hops would be great!

With this technique, these hero brewers and their hops kept the beer good and the soldiers of the empire inebriated, even in the furthest corners of the globe. Even more, the hoppiness of the IPA preserved not only the beer itself, but the great taste it created has preserved the style as one of the most popular beer styles in the world in the 21st century. If those brewers weren’t knighted by the empire back then, they should have been!


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 12, 2012

Can 1 pint.

Light unclear light to medium yellow - orange amber colour with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate hoppy, wood, straw - tea. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, wood, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120320]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2012
50 cL can. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is peachy and grassy. Bitter and grapefruity and light peachy. Grapefruity and light citrusy hoppy. Bitter and grapefruity finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29018) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2012
Can. A hazy amber beer with a lazing yellowish head. The aroma has notes of straw, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, malt, and phenols, leading to a bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2012
Can 1 pt. Courtesy of Skyview. Pours a hazy amber with an off-white head leaving a rim of lacework. Spicy, citrusy hops in the nose. Body is a little light, a little skewed fruitiness and a rough, bitter finish. 200312

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20486) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2012
Can at yespr. Clear orange coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, hops, grass, tea and grape fruits. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, hops, grass and citrus. Dry hoppy finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20216) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 10, 2012
Can@Oliver Twist, Stockholm (old backlog). Amber colour with a small slightly off-white head. Aroma is fruity, wooden, bready malty with some slight toffee and mild spicy notes. Flavour is sweet malts, some fruits and mild toffeeish notes. Nice balance with everything in it, nothing is standing out that much.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19187) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 6, 2012
Canned at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Almost clear amber, midm sized head. Surprising red apple aroma. Really sweet with well sized body and fairly soft mouthfeel. Spicy and salty, more red apples and cane sugar than citrus. Cottony malt with spun sugar and lightly resiny bitterness. Too sweet to be really drinkable, even if the malt character is pleasant, too understated hops to be a sipper.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16245) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 1, 2012
Can @ yespr. Pours a slightly hazy golden orange color with a small white head. Has a fruity pinay hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter piney flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11925) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 16, 2010
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Cavie) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of apricot, pineapple, peach, lemon, caramel, and toasted grain. Flavor of pine, herbs, citrus, and caramel malt with mildly bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 27, 2010
Provisions beerfest, 16oz can. Small off-white head atop hazy amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit, caramel. Taste is moderately sweet, orange/grapefruit, some caramel. Light-medium body.


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