Tallboy & Moose Deadset Lager

Style
Lager
ABV
4.5%

Since launching in 2016, Tallboy & Moose have always poured a cream ale as their "house lager", a beer which eventually became known on their brewpub taps as simply The Cream. The classic American style isn't one that’s often seen in Australia, but the beer’s mix of flaked corn in the malt bill along with European noble hops proved a hit at the brewpub. That’s not to say it never changed, though, with tweaks to the recipe occurring over the years while retaining a focus on brewing a beer for drinking more than thinking.

In 2020, it morphed into Deadset Lager and became one of Tallboy’s first core range tinnies alongside Sunray XPA. With Deadset, the team pulled back on the flaked corn, kept the focus on European hops in the shape of Styrian Goldings and Hallertau Mittelfruh, and dialled the booze down to 4.5 percent ABV. What stays paramount is the determination to create a clean and lean, straightforward lager where the restrained malt character allows the floral notes from the hops to shine.

Will Ziebell

Published June 11, 2020

Name
Tallboy and Moose
Address

270 Raglan Street
Preston
VIC 3072

Phone
(03) 9484 7803
Open Hours

Mon & Tues: Closed
Wed - Fri: 4pm to late
Sat: 12pm to late
Sun: 12pm to 9:30pm

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