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RATINGS: 215   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
In 2013, two nine-gallon casks were filled with Buffalo Sweat and a handful of vanilla beans, and were stored in Tallgrass founder Jeff Gill’s office. A few weeks later, Jeff entered his office to find one of casks had exploded, spraying beer all over his office and leaving a hole in the ceiling above his desk shaped exactly like the cork bung used to seal the cask. Thankfully, the other cask did not explode. That night at an event in Wichita, Kansas, the beer was so well-received, it immediately got the call to become the brewery’s winter seasonal.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Reiscat (2) - Arkansas, USA - JAN 22, 2013
The Buffalo sweat was one of my favorites. It is much better without vanilla. The vanilla gives it more of an artificial additive taste

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
CObiased (331) - Bayfield, Colorado, USA - AUG 15, 2016
Pint can - pours a midnight brown with a thin tan head. Sweet chocolatey aroma along with vanilla cream and lactose. Sweet, roasty, creamy, thin and dessert like. This would be good with real campfire s’mores.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
George999 (410) - Colorado, USA - JUL 28, 2016
From the can the pour is dark but light barely permeates the glass,the only light is towards the bottom and is a rich chocolate brown. The head quickly dissipates to nothing but was light brown in color. The aroma chocolate and roasted coffee. The taste is initially sweet rich and smooth, there is a hint of cinnamon in the background and a richness from the vanilla. The finish is almost soda like because of the cinnamon, does not finish like a stout or traditional beer, nor does it leave any overriding flavor notes. The mouthfeel is medium. Overall if I had this without knowing it is a stout, I would not guess it is a stout, it does not finish like one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strykzone (6750) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUL 15, 2016
Sampled at rbsg. Dark brown with amber. Big vanilla. Roast and cocoa. Earth and cooked brown sugar. Nuts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MohaBeer (202) - Lima, PERU - JUN 22, 2016
Marrón muy oscuro con baja espuma buena adherencia. Fenol a vainilla alto, avena moderado alto, malta maltoso tostado moderado, ésteres a frutos negros, ciruela, regalís, chocolate, cacao, crema, lúpulo floral moderado bajo. En boca fenol a vainilla moderado alto, avena moderado alto, malta maltoso tostado moderado,ésteres a chocolate, cacao, café con leche, ciruela negra, bayas,, notas a pan tostado, lúpulo floral bajo, lúpulo de amargor bajo-nulo. Final maltoso seco, cuerpo bajo, baja carbonatación

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thepatrickman (891) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 31, 2016
Can from Greg (gregwilsonstl) -- cheers! This is a very smooth, creamy stout that starts off moderately sweet and quite vanilla-y. As I got towards the end of my glass I was personally pretty overwhelmed by the sweetness, but it was still pretty good -- at least the vanilla tasted authentic, instead of the fake, cream soda stuff that some brewers use!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (4254) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAY 28, 2016
A really nice dessert beer. There probably isn’t a better base beer to start with than Buffalo Sweat for this kind of vanilla beer because it doesn’t overwhelm the chocolate and the vanilla somehow accentuates the slickness of the mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (6375) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2016
Pint can (thanks Greg Wilson) on 26th May 2016. Poured (twice) into a lovely Kasteel stemmed glass while sat in the Californian sun. Black bodied with a deep and full head of tan coloured foam on each pour, sadly the head refused to hang around each time and the beer looked like flat cola. Luckily the aroma and taste made up for the looks, Vanilla first, Coffee second and Chocolate third in both the aroma and flavor stakes. Semi-sweet and smooth, not as rich body wise as I thought it might be, but a very pleasant beer none the less.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Suttree (6099) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 26, 2016
On tap, Casual Pint Northshore. Pours black, with a ring of foam. The first thing I smell is actually coffee, with vanilla in the background. Some ashy, burnt toast notes, too. Taste is coffee and chocolate, then vanilla. The vanilla is understated, but definitely there. I like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DWestrick (657) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 27, 2016
can. very tasty, easy to drink stout. fantastic vanilla bean finish. mild overall, but quite good

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cavie (4310) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 16, 2016
Can. Dark brown color, clear. Tan foamy head. Lovely bouquet of vanilla, sweet chocolate and light toast. Sweet flavor, coffee ground, vanilla bean and faint wood. Soft finish. Excellent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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