Tallgrass Halcyon Unfiltered Wheat Pro Series All-Grain Kit

SKU: U0804

Halcyon starts with raw Kansas wheat in the grain bill to give it a nice edge, but what really makes it shine is the hops - Tallgrass uses “hop-bursting” late in the brewing process to give Halcyon its palate of tropical fruit flavors & aromas with a bright and refreshing taste.

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Tallgrass Halcyon Unfiltered Wheat Pro Series All-Grain Kit

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Tallgrass originally brewed Halcyon as their first summer seasonal, but since all the Halcyon fans (a.k.a: kiteheads) asked so nicely, they now brew this magical brew year round. Halcyon starts with raw Kansas wheat in the grain bill to give it a nice edge, but what really makes it shine is the hops - Tallgrass uses “hop-bursting” late in the brewing process to give Halcyon its palate of tropical fruit flavors & aromas with a bright and refreshing taste like the best days of summer.

Since 2007, Tallgrass Brewing Co. has been crafting award-winning ales at the edge of the Flint Hills in Manhattan, Kansas. In addition to the quality of their beer, they’re known for their packaging, sense of humor, and an adventurous, experimental spirit that’s true to their homebrewing roots. Tallgrass chose Northern Brewer to help bring their recipes to homebrewers everywhere through our Pro Series line of beer kits - cheers!

A note on yeast: Tallgrass uses White Labs WLP007 Dry English Ale; with Tallgrass' blessing, we suggest Wyeast 1098 as the default option so customers (especially mail order customers) can more easily evaluate viability before brewing.

Additional Information

Beer Kit Yield 5 Gallons
Recipe and Instructions Click Here!
Regional Style USA
Beer Style Wheat Beers
Color Light
Original Gravity 1048
Total Time to Make 4 weeks

Customer Reviews

This beer has people thinking I'm some master brewer! Review by NG
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I brewed this recipe as stated, only I added 1oz of Amarillo (in addition to the citra) and whirlpooled. Needless to say, everyone is going nuts over this beer! I mashed a few degrees lower than I intended (thermometer issues), but the beer still turned out fabulous. Finished a bit dry, which in turn, allowed for big tangerine and apricot flavors to really shine through on this. One guy swore this is one of the best homebrews he's had, and even offered to buy a case off me. Props to Tallgrass and NB for making this kit available. I would highly recommend this to anyone, no doubt! (Posted on 6/6/14)
Not your typical wheat beer Review by Beerbythepool
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Don't expect a typical wheat beer when you brew this one. I couldn't find any Halcyon in my area this year so I decided to brew my own. Turned out great. The British ale yeast gives you the hint of an English session/pub beer, but the Citra hops make it all- American. Easy drinking, but somewhat complex because of the mix of wheat, hops and British yeast. It will keep you coming back for more. Some of my friends were confused by it because they hadn't tried Halcyon, but everyone enjoyed it. (Posted on 12/11/13)
Great Beer Review by Alex
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Hoppier than I would expect it to be, but a great beer. I haven't heard a bad thing about it from anyone that has tasted it. (Posted on 8/27/13)
Crowd Pleaser Review by Chris
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I've brewed this one before and recently ordered the kit again. It truly is a crowd pleaser that is fun and easy to brew time and time again. There's enough hop profile there for us "hop heads" to enjoy but at the same time it's a brew that your "American Light Lager" friends and family can enough as well. You may think about dry-hopping this one with an oz or two of something like Zythos. (Posted on 8/8/13)
Amazing Wheat Review by Brewinfool
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A beer as easy drinking as it is to brew, the citra hop bursting crowns this golden achievement. Halcyon marries a perfect balance of an unfiltered wheat palate with crisp and bright hop flavor. No dryness here, in fact its so deliciously sessionable this may be the perfect summer brew, even when it's snowing out.
Brew a batch today without reservation, this kit is a winner! (Posted on 7/12/13)
a keeper Review by JD
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Have brewed this three times, like it more each time! not a huge wheat beer fan but this has both the grain profile and just a tich of hops that won me over- (Posted on 6/15/13)
Awesome! Review by Richard
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While I cannot get Tallgrass to compare, I will say this beer is phenomenal. I love all wheat beers. Bell's Oberon is my favorite, but this is a very close second! (Posted on 3/30/13)
My most popular brew Review by chris
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I have brewed this twice (I accidentally ordered two kits) and it was consumed in record time (one keg went in 3 hours). I will be brewing this again. (Posted on 9/23/12)
very drinkable wheat beer Review by dan
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hazy, clean tasting beer. could be a year round lawnmower beer, can you mow snow? (Posted on 8/25/12)

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